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Monthly Archives: November 2016

Eastern Washington football gets back to work for playoff game

Even with snowdrifts piled along the sidelines and temperatures in the mid-30s, Roos Field was full of warm feelings. Eastern Washington football players are back from a well-earned Thanksgiving break, … Click to Continue »

Columbia Theatre presents and “The Celtic Tenors Christmas”

Celebrate the holidays the Irish way with The Celtic Tenors Christmas at Longview's Columbia Theatre.

Police line street outside hospital after officer shot and killed in Tacoma

Police line the street outside Tacoma General Hospital in Tacoma after an officer was shot and killed Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016. … Click to Continue »

Black Hills 49, Timberline 39: Wolves find offense after slow first half to top...

It took the Black Hills High School girls basketball team a shaky first half to find its rhythm. But, as soon as senior Emma Duff grabbed an offensive rebound and … Click to Continue »

Wolves find offense after slow first half to top Blazers in nonleague opener

It took the Black Hills High School girls basketball team a shaky first half to find its rhythm. But, as soon as senior Emma Duff grabbed an offensive rebound and … Click to Continue »

Tacoma officer killed responding to domestic violence call

Officer is injured in a shooting incident in Tacoma Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016. … Click to Continue »

Niagara Falls gets $4M lighting makeover; LED brightens view

NIAGARA FALLS, Ontario (AP) — A $4 million lighting makeover promises to dial up the wow factor of Niagara Falls at night. Officials say energy-efficient LED lighting being unveiled Thursday will provide brighter and more robust color than the halogen technology that’s been used to cast the Falls in rainbow hues after dark for the […]

Michael Bennett is back, in case you haven’t heard (him)

In case you couldn’t hear his return from whatever deep cave you were trapped in, Michael Bennett is back. “No, I didn’t vote for Trump,” the Seahawks’ Pro Bowl defensive … Click to Continue »

Protesters march through Charlotte, demanding answers on police shootings

Dozens of protesters marched from Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police headquarters to the city center Wednesday night after a prosecutor’s announcement that Officer Brentley Vinson would not be charged in Keith Lamont Scott’s … Click to Continue »

Everyone scores as Evansville tops D-III Wabash 83-39

Ryan Taylor scored 21 points off the bench, Willie Wiley added 14 and Jaylon Brown 11 as Evansville defeated Division III Wabash College 83-39 Wednesday night. The Purple Aces (3-4) … Click to Continue »

Jim Delligatti, who gave the world the Big Mac, dies at 98

Neither the humpbacked 747 nor the cherry-red public buses that crisscross London surpass the Big Mac as the world’s most famous double-decker. Ever since Jim Delligatti, who died Nov. 28 … Click to Continue »

St. Bonaventure regains Franciscan Cup by beating Siena

Jaylen Adams scored 27 points, Matt Mobley had 20 points and eight rebounds, and St. Bonaventure beat Siena 81-74 on Wednesday night to regain the Franciscan Cup. The Bonnies hadn't … Click to Continue »

No. 16 Arizona rolls over Texas Southern 85-63

Lauri Markkanen scored 19 points and hit five 3-pointers, helping No. 16 Arizona bounce back from its first loss of the season with an 85-63 rout of Texas Southern on … Click to Continue »

Dave Boling: Carolina’s slump counterpoints Seahawks’ steadiness

The Carolina Panthers come to Seattle this week with a timely gift for anxious Seahawks fans: context. The 14-5 loss on Sunday at Tampa Bay left the Seahawks at 7-3-1, … Click to Continue »

As legalization spreads, treat marijuana like cigarettes or alcohol, Obama says

President Barack Obama, who admitted to smoking marijuana in his youth, said the drug should be treated as a “public-health issue, the same way we do with cigarettes or alcohol,” … Click to Continue »

No chance Dempsey plays in MLS Cup, Schmetzer says

There Clint Dempsey was, bushy-bearded and bundled up, jogging around the perimeter of the Seattle Sounders grass practice field Tuesday at Starfire Sports. There Dempsey was, in the brightest orange … Click to Continue »

Vegans demand a ‘fat-free’ UK 5-pound bank note

The Bank of England’s new plastic 5-pound note is stronger, cleaner and safer – but apparently not suitable for vegetarians. Vegans and vegetarians are calling for the new bank notes, … Click to Continue »

UConn holds off Boston University 51-49 for first home win

Freshman Christian Vital scored 13 points and UConn held off Boston University 51-49 on Wednesday night. Kentan Facey added eight points and seven rebounds for the Huskies (3-4), who picked … Click to Continue »

Dixson, Ottey lead Illinois-Chicago past Chicago State 74-58

Dikembe Dixson scored 20 points, Marcus Ottey added 15 and Illinois-Chicago defeated its cross-town rival Chicago State 74-58 on Wednesday night. Tai Odiase scored all 11 of his points in … Click to Continue »