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Gonzaga forward Drew Timme celebrates after scoring a basket during the first half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Pacific in Spokane, Wash., Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)

Timme scores 22, leads No. 1 Gonzaga over Pacific 95-49

Jan. 24, 2021 1:26 AM EST

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Top-ranked Gonzaga struggled a bit in beating two of the best teams in the West Coast Conference last week, so coach Mark Few pushed his squad to step up its defense. The undefeated Zags did just that. Drew Timme scored 22 points and freshman Jalen Suggs came close to a triple-double...

Gonzaga forward Drew Timme (2) shoots while pressured by Pepperdine forward Kene Chukwuka (24) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Spokane, Wash., Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)

No. 1 Gonzaga beats Pepperdine 95-70, runs win streak to 17

Jan. 15, 2021 12:12 AM EST

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Top-ranked Gonzaga has been jumping on opponents early this season, leading by an average of more than 20 points at halftime in home games. That didn't happen against Pepperdine, as the Zags led by just four points at the break. Corey Kispert had 23 points and eight rebounds as...

Search and rescue crews continue to look for a missing woman whose car was swept away by a mudslide Wednesday in the Dodson area of the Columbia River Gorge, in Oregon, Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021. Searchers used inflatable yellow rafts and drove metal poles into deep mud as they searched for a woman who was missing in Oregon during a powerful winter storm. Authorities have found part of the SUV that 50-year-old Jennifer Camus Moore was driving when she was swept away. (Brooke Herbert/The Oregonian via AP)

Search now recovery mission for Oregon woman in landslide

Jan. 14, 2021 9:18 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Searchers used inflatable yellow rafts and drove metal poles into deep mud Thursday as they searched for a woman who was swept away by a landslide in Oregon during a powerful winter storm. Authorities said in social media posts that they have found part of the SUV that 50-year-old...

Crews remove a large ponderosa pine that fell on a vehicle, killing a woman during a  windstorm Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021 in Spokane, Wash. (Colin Mulvany/The Spokesman-Review via AP)

Northwest storm kills 1, causes landslide and power outages

Jan. 13, 2021 6:10 PM EST

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A powerful wind storm rolled through the Pacific Northwest, killing one person and leaving a trail of damage -- including a highway shut down after a landslide and a tractor-trailer that was nearly blown off a bridge. More than 500,000 people lost power. The death happened in Spokane,...

Jenn Wirth has 21, No. 21 Gonzaga women sink Pilots 75-43

Jan. 9, 2021 7:04 PM EST

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Senior Jenn Wirth scored 21 points, twin sister LeeAnne added 12 and No. 21 Gonzaga rolled to a 75-43 win over Portland on Saturday. The Bulldogs (10-2, 5-0 West Coast Conference) were never challenged after scoring the first 11 points of the game, cruising to their eighth-straight...

Gonzaga forward Drew Timme (2) grabs a rebound between BYU guard Connor Harding (44) and center Richard Harward (42) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Spokane, Wash., Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)

Kispert's 23 points lead No. 1 Gonzaga past rival BYU 86-69

Jan. 7, 2021 11:43 PM EST

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Jalen Suggs put up plenty of impressive numbers for No. 1 Gonzaga against BYU, but after the game, his coach and teammates wanted to talk about something that doesn't always show up on the stat sheet — his passing. Suggs had 16 points, five rebounds, five assists, four steals...

Major construction done at Hanford waste treatment plant

Jan. 6, 2021 4:44 PM EST

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A gigantic nuclear waste treatment plant in eastern Washington state that has been under construction for 18 years is largely completed and soon will be ready to start processing radioactive wastes left over from the construction of the nation's nuclear arsenal, the U.S. Department of...

J. Wirth scores 26, No. 21 Gonzaga women sink Pacific 79-59

Jan. 4, 2021 11:02 PM EST

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Jenn Wirth scored a career-high 26 points on 11-of-14 shooting and grabbed seven rebounds to lead No. 21 Gonzaga to a 79-59 win over Pacific on Monday night, the Bulldogs' seventh-straight win. Melody Kempton and Cierra Walker each scored 11 for the Bulldogs (9-2, 4-0 West Coast...

Gonzaga forward Corey Kispert, right, dribbles while pressured by San Francisco guard Khalil Shabazz during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Spokane, Wash., Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)

Kispert leads No. 1 Gonzaga past San Francisco 85-62

Jan. 2, 2021 11:04 PM EST

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Top-ranked Gonzaga has the most potent offense in the country, but coach Mark Few thinks the Bulldogs can be really good on defense, too. Corey Kispert scored 26 points on 9-of-11 shooting and Gonzaga shut down hot-shooting San Francisco in the second half to win 85-62 on Saturday....

Wirth twins lead Gonzaga to easy win over Saint Mary's 69-37

Jan. 2, 2021 7:00 PM EST

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Jenn Wirth scored 11 points and grabbed 14 rebounds for her fifth-straight double-double and No. 23 Gonzaga shut down Saint Mary's 69-37 on Saturday. LeeAnne Wirth added 10 points for the Bulldogs (8-2, 3-0 West Coast Conference), who won their seventh straight. Three other players...