Senate passes universal, all-grade sex education bill

The Washington state Senate has passed a bill requiring all schools in the state teach sex education classes
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Blowing snow closing highways in Eastern Washington

Blowing and drifting snow has closed portions of several highways in Eastern Washington
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McMorris Rodgers, Herrera Buetler join Dems in Trump vote

Two of the three Republicans in Washington's congressional delegation joined every Democrat in the U.S. House in voting to overturn President Donald Trump's dec
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Washington state to sue over Trump's new abortion policy

Washington state says it will sue to challenge President Donald Trump's policy setting up new obstacles for women seeking abortions, just days after administrat
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Washington man faces federal charge of threatening sheriffs

A man in north-central Washington state is facing a federal charge that he threatened to kill sheriffs who are refusing to enforce new gun restrictions
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House passes measure to create long-term care program

The House has approved a proposal for a new employee-funded program that would create a benefit to help offset long-term care costs
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Veteran teams riding experience toward March Madness

Veteran experience paying dividends for teams across college basketball as the season winds toward the postseason
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Washington state snow plow rage: 2 plow drivers threatened

There's snow plow rage in Spokane after storms dropped 21 inches of snow so far in February
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State Supreme Court overturns manslaughter conviction

The Washington Supreme Court on Thursday overturned the manslaughter conviction of a Spokane man because the charges against him were amended near the end of th
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State Patrol trooper injured when car is struck

A Washington State Patrol trooper investigating a crash on Interstate 90 in Spokane Valley was injured when his car was struck by a passing vehicle
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Some Washington sheriffs refuse to enforce new gun laws

Sheriffs in a dozen Washington counties say they won't enforce the state's sweeping new restrictions on semi-automatic rifles until the courts decide whether th
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Grant County sheriff says he will not enforce gun initiative

Grant County Sheriff Tom Jones says he will not enforce a gun control initiative that passed last November until it clears federal court hurdles
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Hachimura leads No. 4 Gonzaga over San Diego 85-69

Rui Hachimura scored 32 points and No. 4 Gonzaga beat San Diego 85-69 to go undefeated through the first half of the West Coast Conference season
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Researcher says wolf population likely larger than estimates

A University of Washington researcher says the number of wolves in the state is likely much higher than estimates
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Friday's Scores

Friday's Scores
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Dwarf event ban draws support, breadth concerns at hearing

Support, concerns heard for bill that would broadly prohibit risky dwarf events
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No. 4 Gonzaga enters tough stretch of league play

No basketball team in NCAA history has won more consecutive conference road games than No. 4 Gonzaga
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Report: Eastern Washington residents have higher mortality

People in eastern Washington are more likely to die from cancer, heart disease, Alzheimer's disease and other common causes of death than people in western Wash
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Tuesday's Scores

Tuesday's Scores
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Inslee names Lisa Brown to head state Commerce Dept.

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has chosen former state Sen. Lisa Brown as director of the state Department of Commerce
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Townsend helps No. 18 Gonzaga women top Santa Clara 78-61

Jill Townsend scored 14 points on 4-of-6 shooting from 3-point range and Chandler Smith had a double-double to help No. 18 Gonzaga pull away from Santa Clara fo
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Rice scores 15, No. 18 Gonzaga women top San Francisco 78-51

Zykera Rice scored 15 points and No. 18 Gonzaga had its best shooting night of the season to roll to its third-straight win, 78-51 over San Francisco
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Avista, Hydro One abandon plans for sale

Avista Corp. and Hydro One Ltd. have abandoned plans for the Canadian utility to buy Avista. The Spokesman-Review reports the two companies announced the termin
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Winter storm impacts schools in inland Northwest

Numerous schools delayed or canceled classes after the biggest storm of the new year brought several inches of snow and slick roads to the inland Northwest
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