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Washington State coach Rolovich fired for refusing vaccine

Oct. 18, 2021 23:02 PM EDT

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Washington State fired football coach Nick Rolovich and four of his assistants on Monday for refusing a state mandate that all employees get vaccinated against COVID-19, making him the first major college coach to lose his job over vaccination status. ...

AP source: Washington State has fired football coach Nick Rolovich for refusing state's vaccination mandate

Oct. 18, 2021 20:23 PM EDT
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — AP source: Washington State has fired football coach Nick Rolovich for refusing state's vaccination mandate.

20 federal health care workers to help with COVID in Spokane

Oct. 16, 2021 08:31 AM EDT

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Providence Health Care in Spokane announced Friday it has requested federal resources to help address an increasing number of COVID-19 hospitalizations. Providence said it requested the resources through the Washington State Department of Health...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 16, 2021 02:50 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Almira/Coulee-Hartline 58, Wellpinit 6 Anacortes 34, Cedarcrest 10 Arlington 28, Marysville-Pilchuck 14 Auburn 71, Kent Meridian 20 Bellarmine Prep 34, Rogers (Puyallup) 6 ...

Credit unions in Alaska, Washington intend to merge

Oct. 14, 2021 23:20 PM EDT

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Two credit unions, one based in Washington state and one in Alaska, said Thursday they are seeking regulatory approval of their intent to merge. The credit unions said in a news release that the merger would combine Anchorage, Alaska-based USA...

Man arrested for alleged attack on Ritzville state senator

Oct. 14, 2021 19:32 PM EDT

RITZVILLE, Wash. (AP) — A political activist has been charged with assault and other crimes for an attack on state Sen. Mark Schoesler, R-Ritzville, in the town of Ritzville, the city prosecutor's office said Thursday. Glen Stockwell, 71, of Ritzville, was released from...

Spokane officer gets suspended sentence for reckless driving

Oct. 13, 2021 08:54 AM EDT

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A Spokane police officer who crashed his patrol car into a passenger car while driving twice the speed limit in front of MultiCare Deaconess Hospital, injuring two people, will not spend time in jail. Officer Michael J. Brunner, 28, pleaded guilty...

Gonzaga coach Mark Few to miss 3 games following DUI arrest

Oct. 09, 2021 12:54 PM EDT

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Gonzaga coach Mark Few will miss two exhibition games and the first game of the regular season after he was arrested last month on suspicion of driving under the influence. The school made the announcement before the Bulldogs' kickoff event —...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 09, 2021 02:31 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Aberdeen/Wishkah Valley Co-op 28, Centralia 12 Adna 47, Stevenson 6 Almira/Coulee-Hartline 50, Odessa 20 Arlington 55, Marysville-Getchell 13 Auburn Riverside 41, Mt....

Rep. McMorris Rodgers has tested positive for COVID-19

Oct. 08, 2021 12:10 PM EDT

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers said Friday she has tested positive for COVID-19, despite being fully vaccinated. In a statement, the eastern Washington Republican said her symptoms were mild. “I am quarantining at home and...