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Socialist Kshama Sawant faces recall vote in Seattle

Dec. 06, 2021 12:48 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — At first, Henry Bridger II supported Kshama Sawant, Seattle’s combative socialist city councilmember. A liberal voter in one of the most liberal neighborhoods in an extremely liberal city, he liked her fresh outlook and support for a $15 minimum wage. Seven years...

Judicial conduct commission files charges against judge

Dec. 06, 2021 09:28 AM EST

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — The Washington Commission on Judicial Conduct announced it has filed a statement of charges against former Clark County District Court Judge Darvin Zimmerman. The commission found probable cause that Zimmerman allegedly violated the Code of...

Struggling Canucks name Boudreau coach amid leadership purge

Dec. 06, 2021 03:02 AM EST

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The Vancouver Canucks named veteran Bruce Boudreau coach following a leadership purge late Sunday night in which three executives and head coach Travis Green were let go. The Canucks, in a statement, said general manager Jim Benning...

49ers miss chance to separate in jumbled NFC playoff race

Dec. 05, 2021 22:27 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Jimmy Garoppolo believed the play was there. There likely was going to be an open target with all the attention focused on George Kittle. But the pass never got to its intended target, deflected at the line of scrimmage by Carlos Dunlap. When...

Seahawks hold on late for wild 30-23 win over 49ers

Dec. 05, 2021 21:34 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — For all the late-game mistakes and missed opportunities throughout their disappointing season, the Seattle Seahawks continue to believe there is something worth playing for. They showed the San Francisco 49ers exactly that Sunday. ...

Stephens leads VMI past Seattle 89-82

Dec. 05, 2021 20:22 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Jake Stephens had 23 points plus 10 rebounds as VMI beat Seattle 89-82 on Sunday. Kamdyn Curfman added 22 points for the Keydets. Sean Conway had 12 points and eight rebounds for VMI (6-4). Honor Huff added 12 points and six assists....

Washington St., Miami to meet in rematch of 2015 Sun Bowl

Dec. 05, 2021 19:40 PM EST

Washington St. (7-5, PAC-12) vs. Miami (7-5, ACC), Dec. 31, noon ET LOCATION: El Paso. TOP PLAYERS Washington St: QB Jayden de Laura, 2,751 yards and 23 TDs passing; WR Calvin Jackson, 955 yards and seven touchdowns receiving. ...

Salvation Army bell ringer robbed, suspect caught

Dec. 05, 2021 12:26 PM EST

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — A man was chased down and caught by deputies in Washington state after allegedly assaulting a Salvation Army bell ringer and fleeing with his donations kettle. Clark County deputies responded just before 8 p.m. Saturday night to a reported...

1-year-old girl dies from gunshot wound in Washington state

Dec. 05, 2021 11:31 AM EST

GRANITE FALLS, Wash. (AP) — Authorities in Washington state are investigating the fatal shooting of a 1-year-old girl. The Snohomish County Sheriff's Office says deputies responding to a weapons assault complaint Saturday evening in Granite Falls and arrived to find the...

More omicron detected as hospitals strain under delta surge

Dec. 04, 2021 23:56 PM EST

New York announced three more cases of the omicron variant of the coronavirus Saturday, bringing the number of state cases linked to the new variant to eight. “The omicron variant is here, and as anticipated we are seeing the beginning of community spread," state...