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The Department of Health has passed a rule allowing a third gender option on Washington state birth certificates. Washington state residents will be able to change their gender to a third option -- "X" -- beginning on January 27. Proposed at the end of last August, the rule saw passionate public support as ...
One area of agreement: Republicans and Democrats both have identical positive outlooks for the state of Washington with 56 percent of Republicans saying things in the state will get better, and 57 percent of Democrats believing that too. That's interesting in a state that is politically dominated by Democrats ...

NEW YORK -- Sears Holdings will be closing over 100 more stores -- including four in Washington state -- as the struggling department store chain tries to turn around its business. The Hoffman Estates, Illinois-based company says that includes 64 Kmart stores and 39 Sears stores that will be shuttered ...
(CNN) Washington state residents who don't identify as male or female will soon be able to choose X as their gender on birth certificates. Starting January 27, they will be able to identify as male, female or X on birth certificates. The policy lets Washingtonians change existing documents; it does not apply to ...
WASHINGTON -- The damage from a deadly Amtrak train crash in Washington state in December topped $40.4 million, the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board said in a preliminary report on Thursday. The safety board also said the Dec. 18 crash that killed three and injured 70 could have been ...

20 Die From flu in Washington state. State health officials say 20 people have died from the flu so far this season in Washington state. Jan. 4, 2018, at 9:15 a.m.. 20 Die From Flu in Washington state ...
Washington state Governor Jay Inslee was quick to defend his state's legal cannabis industry in the wake of US Attorney General Jeff Sessions' decision Thursday morning to rescind the Cole memo, an Obama-era Justice Department guideline that set a policy of federal noninterference with legal-cannabis ...
coal company Sues Washington state Over Coal-Export Terminal. Developers of a massive coal-export terminal proposed on the Columbia River have sued Washington state over the project. Jan. 3, 2018, at 6:25 p.m.. Coal Company Sues Washington state Over Coal-Export Terminal ...
Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson announces the state is suing Motel 6, alleging the budget hotel illegally disclosed the personal ... that the agents used the guest-registry information to single out guests based on their national origin in violation of Washington state's Anti-Discrimination law, ...
Seattle -- Whimpering in pain, bleeding from head injuries and dazed by the enormity of the crash, victims in the Amtrak train derailment south of Seattle begged 911 dispatchers for help and said "tons of people" had been hurt. Dozens of emergency recordings released Wednesday by South Sound 911 ...
Hello Spartan fans! We're back for the bowl season. Michigan State has been matched up against the Washington state Cougars. Both teams finished in the Top 25 (unlike some) and are one victory away from a ten win season. If Michigan State wins, it would be Mark Dantonio's sixth in eleven years.
The bill was introduced by Washington state Sen. Kevin Van De Wege, a Democrat from Sequim, out on the Olympic Peninsula. "There are a lot of people out here that do telecommute and the bill really favors everybody in the state because it benefits both rural areas, like this one, and urban areas to get ...
We have a couple of bowl games for you Thursday night kicking off at 6 p.m. PT, so let's get it started with an Alamo Bowl preview courtesy of USA Today sports, as the Cardinal takes on TCU in San Antonio on ESPN. Washington state. And here's a USA TODAY Sports preview of the Holiday Bowl ...
San Diego - Backup Washington state quarterback Tyler Hilinski will start in place of Luke Falk Thursday at the Holiday Bowl against Michigan State. Falk was seen wearing a cast when he arrived at the Cougars' bowl practice Tuesday at Southwestern College and the Cougars' fourth-year senior starter ...
Washington state Cougars defensive lineman Hercules Mata'afa (50) speaks with Strength Coach Jason Loscalzo after the 2017 Holiday Bowl Thursday, December 28, 2017, at SDCCU Stadium in San Diego, Calif. Michigan State won the game 42-17. Tyler Tjomsland/THE SPOKESMAN-REVIEW (Tyler ...
This one may have been decided before the first kickoff, which featured the first of many poor Washington state decisions. But James Williams' choice to take the opening kick out of the end zone, and to be stoned by Michigan State at the WSU 15, wasn't as crucial as the one made before Thursday night's ...

VANCOUVER, Wash. -- A man has been sentenced to three life terms without the possibility of parole for killing three of his friends at a home in Washington state. The Columbian newspaper reports that Judge Robert Lewis also sentenced 37-year-old Brent Luyster on Friday to 54 years for attempted ...
A 24-year-old Washington state woman is under investigation for homicide and reckless care that caused the death of her infant son, Kent police said late Saturday. >> Read more trending news. Medics were called on Dec. 12 after the 2-month old baby was found unresponsive, police said. Police said the ...
CONCRETE, Wash. (AP) -- A western Washington state town has selected a design for its new flag. The Skagit Valley Herald reports that the Concrete Town Council earlier this month selected a design by Concrete high school senior Becky Azure. The flag shows Sauk Mountain in the background and the ...
Washington state police officers Wounded in gun Battle. Two western Washington state police officers have been hospitalized with gunshot wounds, and a 53-year-old Bremerton man is dead after an exchange of gunfire just west of Seattle. Dec. 17, 2017, at 10:30 a.m.. Washington state Police Officers Wounded in Gun ...
Washington state Cancels Salmon farm Lease After fish Escape. Washington state officials have canceled an Atlantic salmon farm lease belonging to a company that also operates another salmon farm where more than 160,000 adult fish escaped into the Puget Sound last summer. Dec. 17, 2017, at 3:14 ...
The Washington state outside receivers coach generally checks in Friday, stays two nights, then checks back out on Sunday. Since the Cougars played the Huskies in the Apple Cup, 23 days have elapsed and Sage estimates he's spent just five of those under his own roof. December has always been a ...
Washington state woman Charged After Man Found Shot in Head. Authorities say a western Washington state woman working as an escort told police she shot a man in the back of the head because he was performing a sex act wrong. Dec. 16, 2017, at 3:00 p.m.. Washington state Woman Charged After Man Found Shot ...
Good morning, Coug fans. The Holiday Bowl is 12 days away, but we're talking basketball today. That's because the Cougs are up against the biggest name in college basketball: the Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis Jaguars. Whew. That's a mouthful. Anyway, remember when WSU was ...
But the rollback is just the start of a long regulatory and legal battle: Washington state leaders announced that they will implement rules designed to protect net neutrality in the state. Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson also launched a lawsuit against the FCC's ruling and Washington Senator Maria ...
Seattle -- JoAnna McKee, a pioneering medical marijuana activist in Washington state who went to sometimes difficult lengths to obtain the drug for the patients she served, has died at age 74. Ms. McKee passed away Nov. 18, said her longtime friend and fellow activist Dale Rogers. He was not certain ...
A trip to western Texas both started and ended ominiously for the Washington state basketball team. The Cougars missed their initial flight to El Paso on Friday because of an accident on U.S. Highway 195, were split into two parties and boarded separate airplanes to Texas - both of which landed seven ...
PULLMAN - A roundabout recruiting trip finally brought Mike Leach back to Pullman just a shade after 3 a.m. on Saturday and no more than eight hours later, the Washington state coach was blowing a whistle and orchestrating the Cougars' second bowl practice at Martin Stadium. The simple fact that ...
Frederick Darren Berg, mastermind of Washington state's biggest Ponzi scheme, escapes from California prison. Originally published December 7, 2017 at 12:02 pm Updated December 8, 2017 at 6:53 am. Frederick Darren Berg, the man responsible for the biggest Ponzi scheme in Washington history by bilking nearly ...
Universities are in the crosshairs of a tax reform bill expected to go into effect Jan. 1. The legislation would impose taxes on endowment earnings at private colleges and universities, and on graduate student tuition waivers; end deductions for student loan interest; eliminate IRS provisions that allow ...
Meghann Quinn grew up on her family's hop farm working the fields every summer in the Yakima Valley. Now she's the co-owner of family-run Bale Breaker Brewing Co. It's part of the state's $1.77 billion hop-powered craft beer industry, which ranks second in the U.S. with 334 breweries and counting.
A week off following a wild week full of games, coaching changes, injuries, and drama, UTEP returns to the floor Saturday to host Washington state out of the PAC-12. The Cougars were the early college basketball surprise after solid wins against St. Mary's, Saint Joseph's, and San Diego State, but fell flat ...
Five years ago today on December 6, 2012, I-502 went into effect, legalizing recreational cannabis and forever changing the landscape of cannabis culture in our little corner of the country. It's gone by in a blur--or a haze, maybe--with so much change that it's difficult to keep track of it all. I decided to give it ...
Moscow - Idaho and Washington state have played 273 times in the oldest college basketball rivalry west of the Mississippi River. It's known as the Battle of the Palouse, but Wednesday evening at the Cowan Spectrum, only one of the teams seemed to take the "battle" portion of the game seriously.
The second and third periods between Gonzaga and Washington state ended in a tie, even with Jill Barta leaving the game in the third with a foot/ankle injury. As the game came to a close, the Bulldogs went on a run while the Cougars completely ran out of momentum. By Bridget Case Dec 7, 2017, ...
JoAnna McKee, a pioneering medical marijuana activist in Washington state who went to sometimes difficult lengths to obtain the drug for the patients she served, has died at age 74. McKee passed away Nov. 18, said her longtime friend and fellow activist Dale Rogers. He was not certain of the cause.
The Holiday Bowl marks the eighth meeting between Michigan State and Washington state of the Pac-12. MSU leads the all-time series, 5-2, with the last meeting being in 1977, with Warren Powers leading Wazzu and Darryl Rogers coaching MSU. It will be the first meeting between the two teams in a ...
18 Washington state (9-3, 6-3 Pac-12) in the Dec. 28 Holiday Bowl in San Diego. It will mark Michigan State's first trip to the Holiday Bowl and Washington state's fourth, including a 17-12 loss to Minnesota last year. Michigan State owns a 5-2 all-time record against Washington state. The teams haven't met ...
Spectators gather in the public gallery above the Washington state Senate floor in 2015. A new Senate rule will ban all firearms in the gallery ...
Seattle (AP) -- A Washington state man has pleaded not guilty to acquisitions that he sent threatening messages to pastors at a University ...
After almost two decades of work, the government has nearly finished removing radioactive wastes from one group of underground storage ...
A rescued olive ridley sea turtle rests at the aquarium in Newport, Ore., after being rescued from a beach at Cape Disappointment, Wash., last ...
Washington state Cougars head coach Mike Leach reacts to a targeting call on defensive lineman Hercules Mata'afa during the second half.
Nebraska commit Tate Wildeman spent the weekend in Washington state on a recruiting trip, marking the latest sign of unrest within a ...
PULLMAN, Wash. - The 25th-ranked Kentucky women's basketball team used a 20-3 run to turn a 10-point deficit into a seven-point lead, ...
Washington players heft the Apple Cup trophy after beating Washington state in an NCAA college football game Friday, Nov. 27, 2015, in ...
VANCOUVER, Wash. -- A jury has convicted a 37-year-old man of three counts of aggravated murder in the 2016 shooting deaths of three ...
Washington state plans to use its $112.7 million share of a federal settlement with Volkswagen to improve air quality and "transform the ...
Washington state head coach Mike Leach, center, speaks with his players during the first half of an NCAA college football game against ...


 

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