No. 14 Washington St. rallies past No. 24 Stanford 41-38

Football 10/27/18, 22:41

Gardner Minshew completed his first 19 passes of the second half and drove No. 14 Washington State to a 42-yard field goal by Blake Mazza with 19 seconds remaining to put the Cougars in sole possession of first place in the Pac-12 North with a 41-38 victory over No. 24 ...

Cal uses defense to stun No. 15 Washington, 12-10

Football 10/27/18, 22:00

Linebacker Evan Weaver scored on a 36-yard interception return in the third quarter after Washington made a change at quarterback, and California overcome a sluggish day offensively to beat the No. 15 Huskies 12-10 on Saturday.The Golden Bears (5-3, 2-3 Pac-12) had only 245 yards and were limited to two ...

No. 19 Oregon looking for better start against Arizona

Football 10/26/18, 16:11

Oregon's bid to win the Pac-12 North took a hit with last week's loss to No. 14 Washington State.The No. 19 Ducks are still in the hunt, but a loss at Arizona on Saturday night could all but take them out of the race.The key: Getting off to a better ...

No. 15 Washington in control of Pac-12 destiny against Cal

Football 10/26/18, 15:16

Washington defensive tackle Greg Gains found himself in the strange position of having to root for rival Washington State last week.He's still not sure how he feels about it.But with the No. 14 Cougars beating the No. 19 Ducks, the 15th-ranked Huskies moved back atop the Pac-12 North standings and ...

No. 14 Washington St provides tough test for No. 24 Stanford

Football 10/26/18, 14:30

It's never been particularly easy to defend the Air Raid offense that Mike Leach has been running for two decades at several schools.The version he has now at Washington State is particularly challenging and is a major reason why the 14th-ranked Cougars (6-1, 3-1 Pac-12) are having so much success ...

Nuclear waste site workers ordered inside after steam leak

U.S. 10/26/18, 09:15

Some workers at a nuclear weapons production site in Washington state were ordered to stay inside Friday because steam escaped from a tunnel with radioactive waste as it was being filled with cement, officials said.There no indication that the steam seen at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation contained radiation or any ...

Washington Supreme Court upholds most of charter school law

U.S. 10/25/18, 10:49

The Washington Supreme Court upheld most of the state's charter school law Thursday, eliminating the specter that a dozen schools serving about 3,400 students might have to close.Teachers unions, civil rights groups and others had challenged the charter school law, arguing that using public money to operate alternative, nonprofit charter ...

Microsoft’s fiscal 1Q shines with help from new bright spots

Business 10/24/18, 18:51

Microsoft Corp.'s expansion beyond its empire in personal computer software paid off again in its fiscal first quarter as it mined new revenue sources in online subscriptions, gaming and its LinkedIn professional networking service.The Redmond, Washington, maker of Windows and Office software said Wednesday that it earned $8.8 billion during ...

Growing quinoa in Skagit County

America 10/24/18, 13:16

This fall, almost every variety of quinoa available in North America and some from Europe and South America was growing at the Washington State University Mount Vernon Research Center.The varieties, grown in 250 separate plots on 2.5 acres, are part of a project to develop a strain of quinoa that ...

Washington voters asked to ban future soda taxes

Business 10/24/18, 07:07

In the wake of Seattle's new tax on sugary beverages, a group backed by millions of dollars from the soda industry will ask voters in November whether to prevent other cities and counties in Washington from following suit.Under Initiative 1634, local governments would no longer be able to impose their ...

What the heck is going on in the Pac-12? It’s complicated

Football 10/23/18, 18:48

Washington State is the Pac-12's only team with a shot, albeit a long one, at the College Football Playoff. And as for the Pac-12 South, well, it's a jumble.Plot twists are dominating this Pac-12 season.The Cougars are coming off a big win over Oregon under the spotlight brought by ESPN's ...

Ovechkin has 2 goals, 2 assists as Caps beat Canucks 5-2

Hockey 10/23/18, 01:22

Alex Ovechkin had two goals and two assists to lift the Washington Capitals over the Vancouver Canucks 5-2 on Monday night.The defending Stanley Cup champions also got goals from John Carlson, Evgeny Kuznetsov and T.J. Oshie.Vancouver Canucks' Antoine Roussel, left, of France, and Washington Capitals' Michal Kempny, of the Czech ...

Man shot by guard in lobby of local Washington Fox station

U.S. 10/22/18, 22:12

A security guard shot a man at Washington's local Fox station Monday after he kicked through a pair of locked doors and tried to enter the lobby, police said.Commander Melvin Gresham of the Metropolitan Police Department told reporters that the man was apparently unarmed and was in stable condition at ...

Gaskin injury giving Washington chance to display RB depth

Football 10/22/18, 22:04

Myles Gaskin missed the first game of his career with Washington last weekend, which speaks to the durability of the Huskies' star running back after 3 ½ seasons as the primary ball carrier.And yet, even without Gaskin in uniform, No. 15 Washington managed to rush for a season-high 201 yards ...

Cowboys get Amari Cooper from Raiders for 1st-round pick

Football 10/22/18, 21:59

The Dallas Cowboys made a bold move for the present Monday, trading a first-round pick for Oakland receiver Amari Cooper in Raiders coach Jon Gruden's latest play for the future. The Cowboys gave up their top pick in the next draft in hopes of giving quarterback Dak Prescott another weapon just ...

Kerrigan’s strip-sack, missed FG help ‘Skins top ‘Boys 20-17

Football 10/21/18, 21:06

Redskins linebacker Ryan Kerrigan's strip-sack of Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott was recovered for a touchdown by Preston Smith with just under five minutes left in the fourth quarter Sunday, and Washington held on to edge Dallas 20-17 when a last-second field-goal attempt by Brett Maher went off the left upright.What ...

No. 25 Washington State beats No. 12 Oregon 34-20

Football 10/20/18, 23:54

Gardner Minshew threw a 22-yard touchdown pass to Dezmon Patmon in the back of the end zone with 3:40 left and No. 25 Washington State beat No. 12 Oregon 34-20 on Saturday night.The Cougars (6-1, 3-1 Pac-12) capped one of the biggest days in program history by taking control of ...

No. 15 Washington pulls away late to top Colorado 27-13

Football 10/20/18, 19:07

Jake Browning threw a 26-yard touchdown pass to Aaron Fuller on fourth down with less than four minutes remaining, and No. 15 Washington held off Colorado 27-13 on Saturday.Washington's four-year starting quarterback had an unremarkable game up until the Huskies (6-2, 4-1 Pac-12) needed a big play. Rather than trying ...

Chinese broadens its propaganda drive to heartland America

China 10/20/18, 09:29

China's propaganda machine has taken aim at American soybean farmers as part of its high-stakes trade war with the Trump administration.The publication last month of a four-page advertising section in the Des Moines Register opened a new battle line in China's effort to break the administration's resolve. U.S. farmers are ...

One losing streak will end when Oregon St hosts Cal

Football 10/19/18, 19:36

The California Golden Bears are looking for a boost after a three-game losing streak.The last thing the team wants is a repeat of last season, when Cal lost four of its last five games to finish fifth in the Pac-12 North above only Oregon State — the team that the ...

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