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Message from US asylum hopefuls: Financial sponsors needed

Jan. 06, 2023 17:40 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Migrants and asylum seekers fleeing violence and persecution in their home countries have increasingly found that protections in the United States are available to those with money or the savvy to find someone to vouch for them financially. President Joe Biden...

Gonzaga ponders future with realignment beckoning

Dec. 22, 2022 13:24 PM EST

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Snowflakes were just starting to fall in earnest as students hurriedly erected tents with the intent of camping out for a basketball game more than 24 hours away. The overnight party was eventually called off over concerns about the snow and frigid...

Ejim's 32 points send No. 22 Gonzaga women past Queens

Dec. 06, 2022 23:03 PM EST

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Yvonne Ejim scored a career-high 32 points shooting 13 for 17 and No. 22 Gonzaga put away Queens in the second quarter and went on to a 73-49 win on Tuesday night. The Royals led 17-16 after the first quarter before the Bulldogs took control with a 12-0 run to...

No. 18 Gonzaga withstands scare from Kent St for 73-66 win

Dec. 06, 2022 00:04 AM EST

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Drew Timme scored 29 points and grabbed 17 rebounds, and No. 18 Gonzaga closed the game on an 11-0 run to rally past Kent State 73-66 on Monday night. The nation’s longest home win streak was extended to 69 games but not without a major scare by the Golden...

Inslee touts new housing program for Spokane's homeless

Dec. 05, 2022 18:36 PM EST

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee was in Spokane Monday to preview the opening of a new housing project for homeless people, calling the Catalyst Project a step toward ending the state's homelessness crisis. The new housing, in a converted hotel, aims to provide...

Truong leads Gonzaga past Maine as Lady Zags crack top 25

Nov. 28, 2022 23:23 PM EST

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Kaylynne Truong scored 15 points, Brynna Maxwell scored 13 shooting 4 for 6 and No. 23 Gonzaga stifled Maine 62-43 on Monday just hours after breaking into the AP Top 25 poll. Gonzaga (6-1) outscored Maine 10-2 in the final 3:45 of the second quarter and...

No. 12 Washington looks for payback vs Washington State

Nov. 23, 2022 10:56 AM EST

One moment summed up the frustration of seven straight losses last November, when then-Washington State quarterback Jayden de Laura took a giant flag with the famous Cougar head logo and spiked it on the purple ‘W’ at Husky Stadium. Names and faces have changed in the 12 months...

Mullins, WSU ride parade of 3s past E. Washington 82-56

Nov. 21, 2022 23:32 PM EST

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Jabe Mullins scored a career-high 24 points on 8-for-11 shooting from 3-point range and Washington State avenged last year's loss beating Eastern Washington 82-56 on Monday night. Last year, Pac-12 Washington State led the Big Sky Eagles (1-4) 40-28 at...

Bolton's 24 points lead No. 2 Gonzaga over No. 4 Kentucky

Nov. 20, 2022 22:46 PM EST

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Gonzaga coach Mark Few wasn't sure how the No. 2 Bulldogs would play against No. 4 Kentucky after losing at No. 11 Texas earlier in the week. He needn't have worried. Rasir Bolton scored 24 points, Drew Timme added 22, and Gonzaga beat...

Coroner: Idaho students were stabbed to death in their beds

Nov. 18, 2022 22:32 PM EST

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Four University of Idaho students who were found dead in a rental house near campus were stabbed to death in their beds and likely were asleep when they were attacked, a county coroner told a cable news channel. Latah County Coroner Cathy Mabbutt also told...