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Cougar women take over in 2nd half, leaving Huskies ‘disappointed’

Washington State News Wire - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 03:52
The Washington State women’s basketball team kept its NCAA tournament hopes afloat by knocking off Washington 83-72 on Friday night at Alaska Airlines Arena, the Cougars’ third consecutive victory in a rivalry that was forever one-sided the other way.

Cougar women take over in 2nd half, leaving Huskies ‘disappointed’

Washington State News Wire - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 03:23
The Washington State women’s basketball team kept its NCAA tournament hopes afloat by knocking off Washington 83-72 on Friday night at Alaska Airlines Arena, the Cougars’ third consecutive victory in a rivalry that was forever one-sided the other way.

Toughest job in the Pac-12

Washington State News Wire - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 03:11
Before we dive into why Washington State is the toughest job in the Pac-12, there is an important distinction that needs to be made. This is not about desirability. That can be judged only on a case-by-case basis. Mike Riley was always a better fit in Corvallis, Oregon, than he would have been in Tempe, Arizona. No one will ever convince David Shaw that Los Angeles is a better place to live than ...

Toughest job in the Pac-12

Washington State News Wire - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 03:11
Before we dive into why Washington State is the toughest job in the Pac-12, there is an important distinction that needs to be made. This is not about desirability. That can be judged only on a case-by-case basis. Mike Riley was always a better fit in Corvallis, Oregon, than he would have been in Tempe, Arizona. No one will ever convince David Shaw that Los Angeles is a better place to live than ...

Washington women clobber Washington State

Washington State News Wire - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 03:06
On Sunday, the Huskies avenged Friday’s 11-point upset with a dominating defensive effort during their 83-43 victory in front of 1,203 at Beasley Coliseum.

Washington women clobber Washington State

Washington State News Wire - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 03:06
On Sunday, the Huskies avenged Friday’s 11-point upset with a dominating defensive effort during their 83-43 victory in front of 1,203 at Beasley Coliseum.

State senate says no to marijuana vending machines

Washington State News Wire - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 02:56
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The Washington state Senate has passed a bill to forbid selling marijuana through a drive-through window or in a vending machine. In a 47-0 vote Monday, Senators voted to add the new restriction to the state’s legalized trade in recreational marijuana, which is restricted to sales in state-licensed stores. Sen. Barbara […]

State senate says no to marijuana vending machines

Washington State News Wire - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 02:56
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The Washington state Senate has passed a bill to forbid selling marijuana through a drive-through window or in a vending machine. In a 47-0 vote Monday, Senators voted to add the new restriction to the state’s legalized trade in recreational marijuana, which is restricted to sales in state-licensed stores. Sen. Barbara […]

Hawkinson leads Washington State over Colorado 96-91 in OT

Washington State News Wire - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 01:56
PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Washington State coach Ernie Kent had an easy time giving his team a grade after the Cougars beat Colorado 96-91 in overtime on Saturday in the regular-season finale for both teams.

Andrew Andrews hits game-winner to lift UW over WSU

Washington State News Wire - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 01:45
Andrew Andrews scored a career-high 35 points, including a game-winning three-pointer with 2.7 seconds left, to lift Washington to an 87-84 triumph over Washington State on Sunday night.

Andrew Andrews hits game-winner to lift UW over WSU

Washington State News Wire - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 01:45
Andrew Andrews scored a career-high 35 points, including a game-winning three-pointer with 2.7 seconds left, to lift Washington to an 87-84 triumph over Washington State on Sunday night.

Hawkinson leads Washington State over Colorado 96-91 in OT

Washington State News Wire - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 01:11
PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Washington State coach Ernie Kent had an easy time giving his team a grade after the Cougars beat Colorado 96-91 in overtime on Saturday in the regular-season finale for both teams.

Washington county considering 'book and release' policy for criminal defendants

Washington State News Wire - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 00:44
King County in Washington State could be about to get a lot softer on crime. County Executive Dow Constantine announced that if judges, prosecutors and public defenders can’t figure out a way to speed up the time it takes criminal defendants to go from their arrest to trial, he’ll institute a ‘book and release’ policy.

Washington county considering 'book and release' policy for criminal defendants

Washington State News Wire - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 00:44
King County in Washington State could be about to get a lot softer on crime. County Executive Dow Constantine announced that if judges, prosecutors and public defenders can’t figure out a way to speed up the time it takes criminal defendants to go from their arrest to trial, he’ll institute a ‘book and release’ policy.

WSU women lose to Arizona State, 67-48, in Pac-12 tournament quarterfinals

Washington State News Wire - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 00:11
Washington State’s bubble burst at the Pac-12 women’s basketball tournament with a 67-48 quarterfinal defeat against ninth-ranked Arizona State on Friday afternoon at KeyArena. But the Cougars (17-14) still hope to nab a postseason berth.

WSU Tri-Cities gets Running Start on attracting students

Washington State News Wire - Sun, 03/08/2015 - 20:07
Washington State University Tri-Cities will offer Running Start, an early college credit program for high school students, beginning this fall. The program has already been in place at Columbia Basin… Click to Continue »

Passage of Joel’s Law only a start to fixing the problem

Washington State News Wire - Sun, 03/08/2015 - 15:57
Since 1974 the Involuntary Treatment Act has been law in Washington state. It allows holding someone against their will if they are a danger to themselves or others. Its purpose is to provide evaluation and short-term treatment for the mentally ill.

Hawkinson, Lacy lead WSU over Colorado 96-91 in OT

Washington State News Wire - Sun, 03/08/2015 - 11:12
Shorewood High School product Josh Hawkinson scored 21 points and Ike Iroegbu added 18 as Washington State beat Colorado 96-91 in overtime on Saturday in the regular-season finale for both teams.

Hawkinson leads Washington State over Colorado 96-91 in OT

Washington State News Wire - Sun, 03/08/2015 - 11:09
Washington State coach Ernie Kent had an easy time giving his team a grade after the Cougars beat Colorado 96-91 in overtime on Saturday in the regular-season finale for both teams. ''Everybody brought their offense.'' Josh Hawkinson scored 21 points and Ike Iroegbu added 18 as six players scored in double figures for Washington State (13-17, 7-11 Pac-12). Josh Scott scored 32 points and Askia ...

CU Loses 96-91 In OT To Washington State In Regular Season Finale

Washington State News Wire - Sun, 03/08/2015 - 10:43
Josh Hawkinson scored 21 points and Ike Iroegbu added 18 as Washington State beat Colorado 96-91 in overtime on Saturday in the regular-season finale for both teams.