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Fant likely to get second start at tackle for Seahawks

Oct. 18, 2019 7:53 PM EDT

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Seahawks lineman George Fant made his first start in three years at left tackle for Seattle in Cleveland. He was just slightly more prepared for the opportunity this time than he was in 2016. "It took a little time to get going, knock a little rust off," Fant said. "Once I got going I...

Washington state to vote on affirmative action referendum

Oct. 18, 2019 7:02 PM EDT

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — More than two decades after Washington state voters banned affirmative action, the question of whether one's minority status should be considered as a contributing factor in state employment, contracting and admission to public colleges and universities is back on the ballot. The Nov....

Man convicted of killing senator's nephew gets life sentence

Oct. 18, 2019 6:20 PM EDT

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A man convicted of first-degree murder in the death of a nephew of Montana Sen. Jon Tester has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole. Spokane County Superior Court Judge Maryann Moreno sentenced 25-year-old John A. Radavich on Friday for the slaying of...

Man who threatened Trump family, media figures gets 5 years

Oct. 18, 2019 4:40 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — A Seattle-area man with a history of severe mental illness has been sentenced to five years in prison for making threats against President Donald Trump's family, synagogues and media figures. Chase Bliss Colasurdo was sentenced Friday after pleading guilty in May. He was arrested after...

Washington state seismologists propose new tracking sensors

Oct. 18, 2019 4:30 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Washington state seismologists have proposed new earthquake sensors amid concerns about a lack of monitoring technology offshore. KOMO-TV reported Thursday that state seismologists submitted the proposal to the International Ocean Drilling Program to add four new sensors a thousand feet...

King of the North? No. 12 Oregon visits No. 25 Washington

Oct. 18, 2019 2:55 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — A year ago, Jacob Eason sat on his couch in Seattle and watched on television as a sea of yellow and green enveloped the field at Autzen Stadium after Oregon got the better of its northern neighbors. Eason couldn't do anything that day other than watch since he was sitting out a year after...

Washington St, Colorado both stumbling heading into showdown

Oct. 18, 2019 2:19 PM EDT

Washington State coach Mike Leach has seen improvement in his defense but more is needed as the Cougars seek their first Pac-12 win of the season when Colorado visits Saturday. The Cougars have given up 143 points and 1,715 yards in losing to UCLA, No. 13 Utah and No. 17 Arizona State in consecutive games. The...

University of Washington warns of poisonous, fatal mushrooms

Oct. 18, 2019 1:13 PM EDT

BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — The University of Washington has alerted students and staff to avoid eating potentially deadly mushrooms found on the Seattle campus. The Bellingham Herald reported Thursday that university staff discovered the highly toxic death cap mushrooms and sent a warning Wednesday. Federal...

Alaska State Troopers say Washington state man dies from injuries suffered in Alaska plane crash

Oct. 18, 2019 12:50 PM EDT
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska State Troopers say Washington state man dies from injuries suffered in Alaska plane crash.

ASU, Utah offenses take center stage in key Pac-12 showdown

Oct. 18, 2019 12:13 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Rugged defense has defined Utah and Arizona State since the start of the season. Now their offenses are grabbing the attention as they prepare to face off in a key Pac-12 South showdown Saturday. Tyler Huntley was the driving force behind back-to-back wins over Washington State and...