Listen Live Follow Us On:
For Email Marketing you can trust

 

Washington State News Wire

Auditor raps Washington State Parks on accounting gaps

Washington State News Wire - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 02:48
The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission must better account for money spent on fuel and for its Discover Passes and other park revenues, the Washington State Auditor’s Office says.

Bloomberg Group's $1M Aimed at Washington Gun Vote

Washington State News Wire - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 02:30
Everytown for Gun Safety, the nation???s largest gun safety advocacy organization, is funneling $1 million into a Washington State campaign to pass a ballot initiative for stronger background checks.

Auditor: State Parks must correct sloppy accounting methods

Washington State News Wire - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 02:16
The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission needs to do a better job of accounting for money spent on motor vehicle fuel and for its Discover Passes and other park revenues, the Washington State Auditor's Office said Thursday.

No. 25 Stanford hopes to ground WSU's 'Air Raid'

Washington State News Wire - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 02:15
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) -- On the plane ride back from Notre Dame last weekend, Stanford players watched the Washington State-California game looking to learn about their next opponent.

Bloomberg Group's $1 Million Aimed at Washington State Gun Vote

Washington State News Wire - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 02:11
Washington State Ballot Includes Vote on Stronger Background Checks

Washington State-Stanford Preview Capsule

Washington State News Wire - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 00:13
Washington State (2-4, 1-2 Pac-12) at No. 25 Stanford (3-2, 1-1), 9 p.m. Friday (ESPN) Line: Stanford by 17 1/2. Series Record: Stanford leads 38-25-1. WHAT'S AT STAKE Stanford is trying to regroup from a nonconference loss at Notre Dame and refocus its efforts on ...

Turkey, Kurd tensions worry US in fight for Kobani

Washington State News Wire - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 20:36
WASHINGTON (AP) — Even as it prods Turkey to step up in the global fight against Islamic State militants, the United States is worried that Ankara might use military action to target Kurdish fighters who are the last line of defense against extremists trying to take over the Syrian border town of Kobani.

State officials recognize roads are fraught with peril

Washington State News Wire - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 17:08
Thu, 09 Oct 2014 09:01:16 GMT By Molly Rosbach Yakima Herald-Republic Photos by GORDON KING/Yakima Herald-Republic Trucks travel north on Interstate 82 near the Yakima Avenue exit on Wednesday. Washington state Department of Transportation officials have said that widening the interstate to six lanes from four in the downtown area is a priority if funding becomes available. Earlier this year ...

Stanford Cardinal vs. Washington State Cougars: TV coverage, live stream, preview

Washington State News Wire - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 08:18
Stanford Cardinal vs. Washington State Cougars: TV coverage, live stream, preview

Bigfoot believers gather in Washington state

Washington State News Wire - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 04:02
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — Bigfoot believers are gathering this weekend in Washington state. The Yakima Valley Museum is hosting a Bigfoot Round-Up.

State to receive settlement over phone charges

Washington State News Wire - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 02:41
Washington state will receive more than $807,000 under a settlement with AT&T Mobility LLC over unauthorized phone charges.

State to receive settlement over phone charges

Washington State News Wire - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 02:04
Washington state will receive more than $807,000 under a settlement with AT&T Mobility LLC over unauthorized phone charges.

24 Washington growers win lottery for new apple

Washington State News Wire - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 01:13
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) - Gary Cox plans to make hard cider from Cosmic Crisp, the new apple variety that Washington State University breeders pitch as near-perfect and uniquely homegrown in an industry crowded with new choices. Cox is one of 24 growers who won a lottery to receive ...

Washington State University Vancouver will host Preview Day on October 18

Washington State News Wire - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 00:16
Washington State University Vancouver will hold Preview Day Oct. 18 for prospective students and family members to learn about the university's academic programs, application process, financial aid and scholarships; campus life and more.

Washington visits Stanford in Pac-12 melee

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 23:21
An unstoppable force will meet an immovable object on Friday night, as the aerial assault of Washington State matches up with the defensive might of the Stanford Cardinal.

Washington visits Stanford in Pac-12 melee

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 23:12
Palo Alto, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - An unstoppable force will meet an immovable object on Friday night, as the aerial assault of Washington State matches up with the defensive might of the Stanford Cardinal. It may take all week for Washington State to catch its breath following last Saturday's showdown with California. Led by an NCAA-record 734 passing yards from Connor Halliday, the Cougars ...

UPDATE: Heated, emotional debate at Colville wolf management meeting

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 08:30
COLVILLE, Wash.- The public will have an opportunity to discuss wolf management in northeast Washington state, with Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) leaders during a meeting Tuesday night in Colville.WDFW officials will provide information on recent wolf attacks on livestock in the region, and on the packs involved in those incidents: the Huckleberry pack in Stevens County and ...

Seattle Tops U.S. for Pedestrian Safety as Detroit Trails

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 00:48
Seattle in Washington state has few pedestrian deaths and has invested in infrastructure that residents say makes walking safer, Liberty Mutual Holding Co. said today in releasing the results of a study.

Briefs: EvCC receives $1.4 million

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 15:32
Washington state community colleges, including Everett Community College, will share nearly $12.5 million in the latest round of the Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training initiative.