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Pacific Northwest tribes: Remove Columbia River dams

Oct. 14, 2019 9:23 PM EDT

THE DALLES, Ore. (AP) — Two Pacific Northwest tribes on Monday demanded the removal of three major hydroelectric dams on the Columbia River to save migrating salmon and starving orcas and restore fishing sites that were guaranteed to the tribes in a treaty more than 150 years ago. The Yakama and Lummi...

Seahawks evoking thoughts of special season off to 5-1 start

Oct. 14, 2019 8:09 PM EDT

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The last time the Seattle Seahawks started the season 5-1, they ended the year claiming their only Super Bowl title. Right now, the Seahawks aren't even the best team in the NFC West. That distinction belongs to undefeated San Francisco. But there are plenty of signs that a special...

Washington's MJ Tafisi suffers stinger in win over Arizona

Oct. 14, 2019 5:12 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Washington linebacker MJ Tafisi, who was taken off the field on a stretcher during the 25th-ranked Huskies' win over Arizona, suffered a "significant" stinger and there is no timeline yet for his return to action, coach Chris Petersen said Monday. Tafisi was strapped down on the stretcher...

No. 15 Utah routs Oregon State 52-7

Oct. 13, 2019 12:40 AM EDT

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Zack Moss declared his return in a striking way. He rushed for 121 yards and two touchdowns, including a 91-yard scoring run in the opening quarter, and No. 15 Utah routed Oregon State 52-7 on Saturday night. Moss, who was returning from a shoulder injury, sat out the second half. He...

No. 18 Arizona State rallies to beat Washington State 38-34

Oct. 12, 2019 9:11 PM EDT

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona State's defense limited the damage of a late shanked punt, holding Washington State to a field goal and a three-point lead. That set the stage for Jayden Daniels. The unflappable freshman quarterback has thrived in late moments like these through his first season and added...

Barriere helps Eastern Washington thump Northern Colorado

Oct. 12, 2019 7:43 PM EDT

CHENEY, Wash. (AP) — Eric Barriere passed for 445 yards and five touchdowns, three of them to Talolo Limu-Jones, and Eastern Washington rolled to a 54-21 victory over Northern Colorado on Saturday. The Eagles (3-4, 2-1 Big Sky Conference) set a record with their 12th straight win at Roos Field and beat the...

Seahawks flying high as they visit unpredictable Browns

Oct. 12, 2019 12:37 PM EDT

The Seahawks were supposed to be continuing their retool this year, one season after their remake helped get them back into the playoffs. Instead, they have one of the NFL's best records. The Browns were pegged (hyped?) to be a budding powerhouse with all of the improvements in talent, plus the predicted maturity...

Herbert has 2 TDs in No. 13 Oregon's 45-3 win over Colorado

Oct. 12, 2019 3:14 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Quarterback Justin Herbert said the No. 13 Oregon Ducks focused all week on a more balanced attack. They saw results on Friday night. Herbert threw for 261 yards and two touchdowns, while Cyrus Habibi-Likio rushed for three more, and Oregon beat Colorado 45-3 on Friday night for its...

Judges block green card denials for immigrants on public aid

Oct. 11, 2019 8:04 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Federal judges in three states on Friday temporarily blocked Donald Trump's policy to deny green cards to many immigrants who use Medicaid, food stamps and other government benefits, dealing a setback to one of the president's most aggressive moves yet to cut legal immigration and make it...

Seahawks could be down 2 offensive linemen vs. Browns

Oct. 11, 2019 7:46 PM EDT

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks could be without starting offensive linemen Duane Brown and D.J. Fluker for Sunday's game at Cleveland. Brown and Fluker were both listed as doubtful on Friday's injury report. Fluker left Seattle's game against the Los Angeles Rams with a hamstring injury, while...