BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — Flood watches were issued for much of western Washington as storms associated with multiple “atmospheric rivers” threaten parts of the Northwest that saw heavy damage from extreme weather earlier this month.
LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Taylor Heinicke saw what Russell Wilson was doing in college and the NFL and wanted to emulate him as a mobile quarterback.
SEATTLE (AP) — New state data shows school systems in Washington still have not recovered their enrollment losses from pandemic.
The Seattle Times reports that between October 2019 and October 2020, 39,000 fewer students enrolled in public school, about a 3.5% drop.
Oregon State (7-4, 5-3 Pac-12) at No. 11 Oregon (9-2, 6-2), Saturday at 3:30 p.m. EST (ESPN).
Line: Oregon by 7, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
SEATTLE (AP) — A week and a half after damaging floods in Washington state, forecasters warned that multiple “atmospheric rivers” threaten to once again drench the Pacific Northwest beginning Thanksgiving Day.
SEATTLE (AP) — The third week of October is when it could have all fallen apart at Washington State. There were easy built-in reasons and explanations if the Cougars had crumbled at that point of the season.
MOUNT RAINIER, Md. (AP) — A Maryland man has been sentenced to more than two years in prison after selling pit bull puppies online but failing to deliver the animals to buyers.
The Washington Post reported Thursday that Fonjeck Eric Azoh, 42, of Mount Rainier, received his sentence in U.S.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Parking fees will once again be waived at Pacific Northwest state park sites on Friday, the day after Thanksgiving in an ongoing tradition that encourages people to go outside rather than go shopping.
Things to watch in Week 13 of the Pac-12 Conference:
GAME OF THE WEEK
Oregon State (7-4, 5-3 Pac-12) at Oregon (9-2, 6-2): The Ducks will capture the North Division and a spot in next week's championship game against Utah with a win in their annual rivalry game against the Beavers on Saturday.
SEATTLE (AP) — Philipp Grubauer appreciates the echo of chants that come when the Seattle Kraken goaltender is making big saves.
The chants of “Gruuuuu,” were constant and well deserved Wednesday night in maybe his best performance yet with the NHL's newest team.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Evgeny Kuznetsov scored his seventh goal and added an assist, Alex Ovechkin had three assists in a game for the first time in nearly four years, and the Washington Capitals cruised to a 6-3 win over the Montreal Canadiens on Wednesday night.
TUKWILA, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say two people were shot Wednesday night outside a shopping mall in Tukwila, Washington.
KOMO reports the shooting happened after 6:30 p.m.
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — The Yakima Health District has reported that staff members and people in custody have contracted COVID-19 in the latest outbreak inside the Yakima County Jail.
KIMA-TV reports health officials said they were notified Friday that staff and inmates had tested positive.
SEATTLE (3-7) at WASHINGTON (4-6)
Monday, 8:15 p.m. EST, ESPN
BETTING LINE: Washington by 1, according to FanDuel SportsBook.
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A Spokane Valley woman who was missing since Thursday was found injured in her vehicle near Blewett Pass Monday night, sheriff's officials said.
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — A handful of Republican state lawmakers and others are suing Democratic leaders and a House official over a plan that allows a limited number of lawmakers vaccinated for COVID-19 on the chamber floor during the upcoming legislative session.
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — Damages from flooding last week in northwest Washington’s Whatcom County could reach as high as $50 million, officials said, as forecasters warn that multiple “atmospheric rivers” may drench the Pacific Northwest in the coming days.
ASTORIA, Ore. (AP) — Marine toxins, skinny crabs and contentious price negotiations have all had a hand in delaying the start of Oregon’s lucrative commercial Dungeness crab season in recent years.
Bruce Boudreau does not believe in the NHL's Thanksgiving rule.
Which teams occupied playoff spots on the annual U.S. holiday had long been a strong indicator of who makes and misses the postseason.
There have been 14 coaching changes at the FBS level this season.
Three of those were in the Pac-12, with Washington, Washington Sate and USC all dismissing their coaches in the midst of the regular season.
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — A Washington state energy utility’s liquified natural gas facility in Tacoma, Washington, has cleared another legal hurdle — this time getting a green light from the Washington Pollution Control Hearings Board.
SEATTLE (AP) — King County has named a new interim sheriff as the department moves under the authority of the county executive.
County Executive Dow Constantine announced Tuesday that Patti Cole-Tindall, currently second in command at the sheriff’s department, will be appointed interim sheriff and will start Jan.
SEATTLE (AP) — When Jake Dickert stepped into the role of interim head coach at Washington State, it was the beginning of a six-week interview in the midst of chaos.
When Bob Gregory stepped into the same role for Washington, it was serving as a stopgap for the final couple of weeks of the season and an expected bridge between one regime and the next.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The mouthguards that some college football players are wearing this season have a dual purpose.
Not only does the equipment provide the obvious protection for teeth and jaws, it also includes sensors collecting data to help research the best way to prevent serious head injuries.
PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Michael Flowers and Noah Williams combined for 39 points and Washington State survived a second-half 3-point barrage from Winthrop's Patrick Good to beat the Eagles 92-86 on Monday night.
VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — About two dozen people lodged in a southwest Washington jail have tested positive for COVID-19.
Clark County Jail Chief Phil Sample estimated as of Monday morning that between 20 to 25 inmates tested positive out of a facility population of about 340.
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — State flood inspectors are in northwest Washington’s Whatcom County this week to formally assess the level of damage and dollar impact from severe flooding after days of rain fueled by an atmospheric river last week in the region.
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Steve Hobbs was sworn in Monday as Washington's 16th secretary of state, the first person of color to head the office and the first Democrat to hold the position in 56 years.
Hobbs, who is of Japanese descent, is leaving his Senate seat representing the 44th legislative district to replace Republican Secretary of State Kim Wyman.
Terry McLaurin has already been Washington's best skill position player for his three seasons in the NFL.
McLaurin has shown in back-to-back victories that he's still getting better. Making five catches for 103 yards and a touchdown in a win at the Carolina Panthers was more evidence of McLaurin's continued improvement and the impact he can make on a game.
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife announced Monday that an adult male wolf was killed in Columbia County, drawing criticism from wildlife advocates who contend endangered wolves should not be slain for preying on livestock.
SEATTLE (AP) — Jaden Schwartz had a goal and three assists and the Seattle Kraken beat the Washington Capitals 5-2 on Sunday night to snap a six-game losing streak.
Calle Jarnkrok and Yanni Gorde each added a goal and an assist, and Schwartz reached 401 career points in Seattle's first win since Nov.
Monday, Nov. 22
Giants at Buccaneers, 8:15 p.m. EST. The Bucs (6-3) and Tom Brady are riding a two-game losing streak. The 44-year-old Brady has lost three games in a row only once, in 2002, his full season as Patriots starting quarterback.
Washington Capitals (11-2-5, second in the Metropolitan) vs. Seattle Kraken (4-12-1, eighth in the Pacific)
Seattle; Sunday, 9 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Kraken +109, Capitals -131; over/under is 5.5
SEATTLE (AP) — Kianna Smith and Liz Dixon each scored 13 points for No. 10 Louisville, which beat Washington 61-53 on Saturday.
The Cardinals (3-1) led by as much as 16 late in the third quarter, but had to hold off a late charge by the Huskies to win their third straight.
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Out with a shoulder injury, Nate Landman still wanted in on the action.
No longer content to merely listen in on the headset in street clothes late in the game, the Colorado senior linebacker ducked into the back, changed into his uniform and took the field for the game-ending kneel-down.
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Police in eastern Washington say they have solved the slaying of a 9-year-old girl, 62 years after the crime occurred.
The Spokane Police Department used advanced DNA analysis, forensic genealogy and traditional detective work to name John Reigh Hoff as the killer of young Candice “Candy” Elaine Rogers in 1959.
NORTH BEND, Wash. (AP) — The Snoqualmie/North Bend police officer who shot to death a 33-year-old man Tuesday night in a North Bend park joined the Eastside police department five months ago after serving as a police officer in Eastern Washington, police said.
PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Max Borghi rushed for a career-high 139 yards and two touchdowns in the last home game of his career, Travell Harris and Calvin Jackson Jr. each had two touchdown receptions, and Washington State became bowl eligible with a 44-18 win over Arizona on Friday night.