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Washington State's June Daugherty earns 400th career win

Washington State News Wire - Mon, 02/16/2015 - 07:06
Washington State's June Daugherty earns 400th career win SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Lia Galdeira scored 23 points on and pulled down 10 rebounds to lead Washington State to a 61-52 win over Utah on Sunday, giving coach June Daugherty her 400th career win.

Washington State women hold off Utah 61-52

Washington State News Wire - Mon, 02/16/2015 - 07:05
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Lia Galdeira scored 23 points on and pulled down 10 rebounds to lead Washington State to a 61-52 win over Utah on Sunday, giving coach June Daugherty her 400th career win. Leading by two at the break, the Cougars broke it open early in the second half with an 11-2 run capped by Presley's bucket to make it 37-28 with 13:43 left.

Some lawmakers want more focus on costs of initiatives

Washington State News Wire - Mon, 02/16/2015 - 01:36
Rare is the year in Washington state when voters don't weigh in on a ballot measure. Same-sex marriage, the legalization of first medical, then recreational, marijuana and statewide minimum wage increases were all decided by a vote the people.

Arizona-Washington St. Preview

Washington State News Wire - Mon, 02/16/2015 - 00:22
Arizona opened a three-game road swing with a surprising defeat before regrouping with relative ease. The seventh-ranked and heavily favored Wildcats would appear to have another favorable matchup in store Sunday at Washington State. Tied with No. 11 Utah atop the Pac-12, Arizona (21-3, 9-2) is looking to make it two in a row after cruising to an 86-62 win at Washington on Friday. Stanley ...

Arizona-Washington St. Preview

Washington State News Wire - Mon, 02/16/2015 - 00:22
Arizona opened a three-game road swing with a surprising defeat before regrouping with relative ease. The seventh-ranked and heavily favored Wildcats would appear to have another favorable matchup in store Sunday at Washington State. Tied with No. 11 Utah atop the Pac-12, Arizona (21-3, 9-2) is looking to make it two in a row after cruising to an 86-62 win at Washington on Friday. Stanley ...

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Washington State News Wire - Sun, 02/15/2015 - 16:01
2015 Washington State Apple Blossom Festival Royalty Selection Pageant. Queen Gabby Waterman and princesses Francesca Nevil, and Anissa Sangster were crowned.

Hundreds Protest Police Shooting in Washington State

Washington State News Wire - Sun, 02/15/2015 - 14:51
Hundreds gather to protest police shooting in Washington state

Proposal tries to help wean Washington off coal-fired power

Washington State News Wire - Sun, 02/15/2015 - 13:07
SEATTLE (AP) — Lawmakers hoping to wean Washington state off coal power are trying to ease the way for the state's utilities to end the electricity it gets from coal.

Proposal tries to help wean state off coal-fired power

Washington State News Wire - Sun, 02/15/2015 - 04:27
Lawmakers hoping to wean Washington state off coal power are trying to ease the way for the state's utilities to end the electricity it gets from coal.

Coroner orders inquest in fatal police shooting in Washington state: paper

Washington State News Wire - Sat, 02/14/2015 - 17:46
By Victoria Cavaliere SEATTLE (Reuters) - A Washington state coroner has ordered an inquest into the fatal shooting by police of a man who was throwing rocks at the officers in an incident captured on video, according to a newspaper report on Saturday. Franklin County coroner Dan Blasdel ordered the review to determine whether the killing of Antonio Zambrano-Montes in the city of Pasco, about ...

Kernich-Drew lifts Washington State by Arizona State 74-71

Washington State News Wire - Sat, 02/14/2015 - 15:49
PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) -- Washington State coach Ernie Kent gave Dexter Kernich-Drew his first start since the fourth game of the season, and Kernich-Drew gave Kent the performance of a lifetime.

Dexter Kernich-Drew lifts Washington State by Arizona State - Fri, 13 Feb 2015 PST

Washington State News Wire - Sat, 02/14/2015 - 14:50
PULLMAN — Dexter Kernich-Drew, making his first start since Nov. 27, scored a career-high 27 points to lead Washington State past Arizona State, 74-71, Friday night.

Washington AG files lawsuit against owners of Seattle venue

Washington State News Wire - Sat, 02/14/2015 - 13:31
 The Washington State Attorney General has filed a lawsuit against the owners of a Seattle art gallery that allegedly scammed dozens of couples out of thousands of dollars and a place to hold their wedding. Investigators says the scheme goes much further than anyone thought. Newer information reveals Roland and Amanda Crane, the owners of EM Fine Art Gallery in South Lake Union, didn’t have the ...

Washington State Patrol hosts Kiwanis Youth Law Enforcement Career Camp

Washington State News Wire - Sat, 02/14/2015 - 08:21
Washington State high school juniors and seniors with an interest in law enforcement as a career will have an opportunity to spend a week this summer learning about the roles and job opportunities within law enforcement.

Mexico condemns fatal shooting by police in Washington state

Washington State News Wire - Sat, 02/14/2015 - 07:22
The Mexican government is condemning this week's fatal shooting by police in Washington state of a Mexico-born man who had thrown rocks at officers in an incident captured on video. Mexico's Foreign Affairs Ministry called for an exhaustive investigation of the killing of Antonio Zambrano-Montes in the city of Pasco, about 200 miles (320 km) southeast of Seattle, and said it is offering legal ...

Senate passes to overhaul medical marijuana industry

Washington State News Wire - Sat, 02/14/2015 - 06:55
A measure seeking to reconcile Washington state's medical marijuana industry with its heavily taxed recreational sector passed the Washington state Senate on Friday. Senate Bill 5052 passed on a bipartisan 36­11 vote and now heads to the House for consideration. It is one of several measures brought forth by lawmakers this year after efforts to address the dual markets died in the House last ...

US: Islamic State fighters killed by Iraqi forces

Washington State News Wire - Sat, 02/14/2015 - 04:07
WASHINGTON (AP) — Islamic State fighters led a suicide attack on an air base where U.S. and coalition troops are training Iraqi forces after taking a nearby town, the first territorial gain by the militant group in months, the Pentagon said Friday.

US: Islamic State fighters killed by Iraqi forces

Washington State News Wire - Sat, 02/14/2015 - 04:02
WASHINGTON (AP) — Islamic State fighters led a suicide attack on an air base where U.S. and coalition troops are training Iraqi forces after taking a nearby town, the first territorial gain by the militant group in months, the Pentagon said Friday.

Nation’s Workforce Leaders to Convene in Washington for NASWA Winter Meeting

Washington State News Wire - Sat, 02/14/2015 - 03:12
The nation’s leaders responsible for heading State Workforce Agencies will gather in Washington, D.C., February 19-20, for the National Association of State Workforce Agencies’ Winter Policy Forum.

It's Raining Milk! Odd Weather Puzzles Scientists

Washington State News Wire - Fri, 02/13/2015 - 23:35
Milky white rain poured down on eastern Washington state and northeast Oregon on a wintery morning last week. "I walked out to go somewhere in my car, and I noticed it was covered with mud," said Robin Priddy, director of Benton Clean Air in Kennewick, Washington. Dust likely gave the rain its light hue, but it's unclear where the dust came from, especially since it was a windless day, Priddy ...