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Barrett: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

Feb. 28, 2024 17:38 PM EST

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — Barrett Business Services Inc. (BBSI) on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter profit of $14.6 million. On a per-share basis, the Vancouver, Washington-based company said it had net income of $2.16. The human resources...

Washington state House overwhelmingly passes ban on hog-tying by police

Feb. 28, 2024 17:02 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — The Washington state House overwhelmingly approved legislation Wednesday that would ban police from hog-tying suspects, a restraint technique that has long drawn concern because of the risk of suffocation. “This practice is dehumanizing, and it’s dangerous,”...

MicroVision: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

Feb. 28, 2024 16:31 PM EST

REDMOND, Wash. (AP) — REDMOND, Wash. (AP) — MicroVision Inc. (MVIS) on Wednesday reported a loss of $19.7 million in its fourth quarter. The Redmond, Washington-based company said it had a loss of 10 cents per share. The maker of drivers for miniature video...

Eastern Washington faces Montana following Coward's 30-point game

Feb. 28, 2024 03:55 AM EST

Montana Grizzlies (19-9, 10-5 Big Sky) at Eastern Washington Eagles (18-10, 12-3 Big Sky) Cheney, Washington; Thursday, 9 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Eastern Washington takes on the Montana Grizzlies after Cedric Coward scored 30 points in Eastern Washington's 85-76 win...

Effort to repeal Washington's landmark carbon program puts budget in limbo with billions at stake

Feb. 27, 2024 21:05 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — A conservative-backed effort to repeal Washington state's landmark carbon pricing program and tax on the sale of stocks and bonds is putting the budget into limbo, with billions of dollars at stake in the final days of this year’s Legislative session. Lawmakers are...

Man to plead guilty in 'killing spree' of eagles and other birds for feathers prized by tribes

Feb. 27, 2024 18:39 PM EST

A Washington state man accused of helping kill more than 3,000 birds — including eagles on a Montana Indian reservation — then illegally selling their carcasses and feathers intends to plead guilty to illegal wildlife trafficking and other criminal charges, court documents show. ...

Bill to set minimum marriage age to 18 in Washington state heads to governor

Feb. 27, 2024 18:27 PM EST

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — A law to establish 18 as the minimum marriage age in Washington state is headed to the governor's desk for his signature. State lawmakers in the House and Senate passed House Bill 1455 this session after the measure stalled in the Senate last year and other...

As Pac-12 falls apart, No. 19 Washington State provides conference one more underdog story

Feb. 26, 2024 15:32 PM EST

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Coach Kyle Smith had spent much of the previous 36 hours trying to get his Washington State basketball team to refocus on the task ahead, moving on from the program's massive road win over then-No. 4 Arizona two days earlier. Then his phone buzzed. ...

Itron: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

Feb. 26, 2024 08:52 AM EST

LIBERTY LAKE, Wash. (AP) — LIBERTY LAKE, Wash. (AP) — Itron Inc. (ITRI) on Monday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $44.4 million. The Liberty Lake, Washington-based company said it had profit of 96 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, came to $1.23...

Arizona State beats No. 21 Washington State 73-61, snapping Cougars' eight-game win streak

Feb. 24, 2024 22:54 PM EST

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Jose Perez scored 16 points, Frankie Collins added 14 and Arizona State surprised No. 21 Washington State 73-61 on Saturday night, ending the Cougars' eight-game winning streak. Washington State (21-7, 12-5 Pac-12) trailed by seven at halftime, but opened the...