After a full day of rainfall which totaled over an inch-and-a-half, and included wind gusts over 30MPH, some areas of Mason County were left in the dark. Rainwater soaked delicate electrical equipment, and sent flooded-out critters scrambling up power lines to escape the wet. Linemen for Mason PUD3 were themselves… Read More +
Police kept a close eye on about 30 people who staged a protest inside the Bellevue Square Mall during a busy holiday shopping time Saturday, but made no arrests. The group protested the recent killings of unarmed black men by police. They chanted and staged a "die-in" in the mall's center courtyard.
Victor Robbins scored a career-high 27 points as Oregon State dominated DePaul 90-59 on Thursday night. Olaf Schaftenaar added a career-high 21 points and Gary Payton II had 15 points and five steals for the Beavers (8-2). Jamee Crockett had 14 points for the Blue Demons (6-4). Schaftenaar scored 11 of the Beavers' first 13 points to give Oregon State a 13-6 lead at the 15:47 mark. A Robbins 3-pointer stretched the margin to 42-21 with 3:23 remaining in the half.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will come up with its own water quality standards for Washington state that are partly tied to how much fish people eat. EPA regional administrator Dennis McLerran on Thursday said the federal process will run parallel to the state's own, which is currently underway. READ MORE
TUMWATER - A new six-year plan that will be used by the state to develop hunting seasons and guide management of game species was approved by the Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission during its meeting Dec. 12-13 in Tumwater.