Tag Archive for WASHINGTON

Report: Washington tuition among fastest growing

By By DONNA GORDON BLANKINSHIP SEATTLE (AP) — A national report shows tuition at Washington’s public universities increased more during the recession than in any state except Arizona. But Washington still doesn’t approach the highest public university tuition in the nation…. …read more

From: AP Washington News

Fungus causing valley fever found in Washington

By By NICHOLAS K. GERANIOS SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A fungus that can cause a potentially fatal illness called valley fever has been found for the first time in the soil of Washington, officials at Washington State University said Monday…. …read more

From: AP Washington News

Washington celebrates National Bike to School Day on May 7

Washington celebrates National Bike to School Day on May 7 …read more

From: WSDOT Northwest Travel News

Bremerton police arrest man waving rifle

BREMERTON, Wash. (AP) — Police in Bremerton, Washington, have arrested a man after several reports of someone carrying a rifle and waving at cars…. …read more

From: AP Washington News

7-year reign: Washington retains its title as nation’s most ‘Bicycle-Friendly State’

For the seventh consecutive year, Washington has been named the nation’s No. 1 “Bicycle-Friendly State” by the League of American Bicyclists. …read more

From: WSDOT Northwest Travel News

Boat found in Washington might be tsunami debris

OCEAN SHORES, Wash. (AP) — Washington authorities are working with the Japanese consulate to determine whether a small boat found on a beach in the town of Ocean Shores might have crossed the Pacific from the March 2011 tsunami…. …read more

From: AP Washington News

Man charged in Washington bomb plot dead in cell

SEATAC, Washington (AP) — A Washington state man charged this week with plotting to blow up a Walmart and two gas stations as a diversion for a robbery spree has been found dead in his cell…. …read more

From: AP Washington News

6 police dogs in Washington equipped with vests

LAKEWOOD, Wash. (AP) — Six police dogs in Washington have been equipped with protective vests thanks to donations through a Massachusetts organization…. …read more

From: AP Washington News

Mystery Boat Washes Up on West Coast

An old boat that washed ashore in Washington this week might be a blast from the past – a ship that was swept away from Japan during the devastating 2011 tsunami, officials said. …read more

From: ABC US News

Early cherry blooms promise good Washington crop

By By CHERYL SCHWEIZER QUINCY, Wash. (AP) — If Mother Nature does her part, it could be a good year for Washington cherries…. …read more

From: AP Washington News