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Monroe prison’s worm composting program a national model

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 06:25
Washington State Reformatory inmate Robin Combs separates worms from drying soil that will be used to collect worm castings by the vermiculture program at the Monroe Correctional Complex on Thursday morning.

Monroe prison’s worm composting program a national model

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 06:13
Washington State Reformatory inmate Robin Combs separates worms from drying soil that will be used to collect worm castings by the vermiculture program at the Monroe Correctional Complex on Thursday morning.

Monroe prison’s worm composting program a national model

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 06:10
Washington State Reformatory inmate Robin Combs separates worms from drying soil that will be used to collect worm castings by the vermiculture program at the Monroe Correctional Complex on Thursday morning.

Highway swallowed by Washington mudslide to reopen, six months later

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 02:03
By Victoria Cavaliere SEATTLE (Reuters) - A Washington state highway destroyed by a deadly mudslide in March was scheduled to reopen this week, officials said on Monday, as residents of a rural community devastated by the disaster marked its six-month anniversary. Forty-three people were killed when a rain-soaked hillside collapsed above the Stillaguamish River on March 22, unleashing a torrent ...

WSU football: things we learned from (almost) beating Oregon

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 00:24
Washington State almost pulled off the impossible, narrowly losing at home to Oregon 38-31. Powered by a suddenly rejuvenated defense, the Cougars held the high powered Duck ground game to a paltry 172 yards and sacked Marcus Mariota seven times. The Cougars almost pulled off the one of the biggest wins in school history, but in the end fell to Oregon 38-31.

Ducks remain at No. 2 after scare from WSU

Washington State News Wire - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 03:13
After an unexpectedly close game with Washington State, Oregon lost some ground on top-ranked Florida State, but remains at No. 2 in the AP poll. The Ducks picked up 12 first-place votes, five less than last week, and are joined in the top-five by No. 3 Alabama, No. 4 Oklahoma and No. 5 Auburn. With the other four ranked Pac-12 teams on byes this weekend, there was little movement. UCLA moved up ...

5 Things we learned from Oregon vs. Washington State

Washington State News Wire - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 02:03
It wasn't a game that Oregon fans have become used to over the years but there are a number of lessons we should take away as we carry through the season. 1. Washington State is getting better and we need to stop thinking of them as the conference doormat. While it hasn't appeared this way in the win column, Mike Leach has their program going in a good direction and has dramatically improved the ...

No. 2 Oregon Ducks hold off Washington State, 38-31

Washington State News Wire - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 23:58
Mariota threw for 329 yards and five touchdowns to stay in contention for the Heisman Trophy and help Oregon hold off Washington State 38-31 Saturday night in a matchup of two of the top offenses in the nation.

Washington State falls short against No. 2 Oregon

Washington State News Wire - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 16:13
PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) - Underdog Washington State almost beat No. 2 Oregon on Saturday, but Cougars quarterback Connor Halliday was not impressed. "I think we played well, but I think we left a lot of plays out there," Halliday said. "We're putting ourselves in good positions, we just ...

Mariota throws 5 TDs as Oregon tops Washington State

Washington State News Wire - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 16:08
PULLMAN, Wash. -- Oregon coach Mark Helfrich had one word to describe Marcus Mariota's play against Washington State: 'Ridiculous.'

Washington State falls short against No. 2 Oregon

Washington State News Wire - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 15:59
Oregon embarked on a 79-yard drive in nine plays that ended with Marcus Mariota's 6-yard touchdown pass to Keanon Lowe for the winning points. Washington State played stout defense in the first half, sacking Mariota five times and recording seven tackles for losses, while holding the Ducks to a total of 210 yards. Oregon drove to the Cougars' 15 on the first drive of the second half, but Matt ...

No .2 Oregon Edges Washington State at Martin Stadium

Washington State News Wire - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 15:34
Marcus Mariota threw for 329 yards and five touchdowns as No. 2 Oregon held off Washington State 38-31 on Saturday night in a matchup of two of the top offenses in the nation.

No. 2 Oregon holds off Washington State, 38-31

Washington State News Wire - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 15:11
Oregon coach Mark Helfrich had one word to describe Marcus Mariota's play against Washington State: ''Ridiculous.'' Mariota threw for 329 yards and five touchdowns to stay in contention for the Heisman Trophy and help Oregon hold off Washington State 38-31 Saturday night in a matchup of two of the top offenses in the nation. ''The guy is special.'' Devon Allen and Keanon Lowe each had two ...

Marcus Mariota's 5 TDs help No. 2 Oregon hold off Washington St.

Washington State News Wire - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 14:49
Marcus Mariota threw for 329 yards and five touchdowns as No. 2 Oregon held off Washington State 38-31 on Saturday night in a matchup of two of the top offenses in the nation.

Mariota's 5 TDs help Oregon hold off WSU

Washington State News Wire - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 14:44
Marcus Mariota threw for 329 yards and five touchdowns as No. 2 Oregon held off Washington State 38-31 on Saturday night in a matchup of two of the top offenses in the nation.

No. 2 Oregon holds off Washington State, 38-31

Washington State News Wire - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 14:40
PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Marcus Mariota threw for 329 yards and five touchdowns as No. 2 Oregon held off Washington State 38-31 on Saturday night in a matchup of two of the top offenses in the nation.

No. 2 Oregon beats Washington St. 38-31

Washington State News Wire - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 14:33
Marcus Mariota threw for 329 yards and five touchdowns as No. 2 Oregon held off Washington State 38-31 on Saturday night in a matchup of two of the top offenses in the nation.

Washington State throws everything it has at second-ranked Oregon, loses 38-31

Washington State News Wire - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 14:27
Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota spectacular in leading Ducks to tight victory

Washington State throws everything it has at second-ranked Oregon, loses 38-31

Washington State News Wire - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 14:27
Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota spectacular in leading Ducks to tight victory

Washington state's unemployment rate stays steady at 5.6 percent

Washington State News Wire - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 13:31
Washington state's unemployment rate remained steady at 5.6 percent last month, but the state saw an overall loss of 1,500 jobs from the previous month, state officials said Wednesday.