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The Gonzaga Bulldogs are ranked No. 1 in men’s college basketball. Do they have a shot to win a national championship?

The Gonzaga Bulldogs are ranked No. 1 in men's college basketball. Do they have a shot to win a national championship?… Continue reading

  • Nov 24, 2020

 

FILE - In this March 11, 2020, file photo, Washington State's Isaac Bonton (10) shoots over Colorado's Eli Parquet (24) and Maddox Daniels (3) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the first round of the Pac-12 men's tournament in Las Vegas. The Cougars went 16-16 last year, 6-12 in the Pac-12, and won their first game in the Pac-12 tournament in a decade when they beat Colorado before the rest of the tournament was terminated because of the coronavirus. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Cougars optimistic with new recruits

Kyle Smith’s first season at Washington State was better than expected. Keeping the Cougars moving… Continue reading

 

The General Services Administration has approved federal funding for President-elect Joe Biden and his transition team. Right move or still too early?

The General Services Administration has approved federal funding for President-elect Joe Biden and his transition team. Right move or still too early?… Continue reading

  • Nov 23, 2020

 

With Mount Rainier for a backdrop, Jason Warner, rowing, and his son, Jackson, from Bremerton, row to shore Sunday with empty crab pots following a weekend camping trip to Fort Worden State Park. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)

Weekend trip

With Mount Rainier for a backdrop, Jason Warner, rowing, and his son, Jackson, from Bremerton, row to shore Sunday with empty crab pots following a… Continue reading

With Mount Rainier for a backdrop, Jason Warner, rowing, and his son, Jackson, from Bremerton, row to shore Sunday with empty crab pots following a weekend camping trip to Fort Worden State Park. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)

As COVID-19 cases continue to rise on the Peninsula, several school districts are returning to fully virtual instruction. Is that the right decision?

As COVID-19 cases continue to rise on the Peninsula, several school districts are returning to fully virtual instruction. Is that the right decision?… Continue reading

  • Nov 22, 2020
Washington's Kamari Pleasant, left, pushes away Arizona's Rhedi Short on Pleasant's 21-yard touchdown run during the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

HUSKIES: UW roars to huge lead, hangs on for 44-27 win over Arizona

Four plays into his second game as Washington’s head coach Jimmy Lake put to rest any worry about not being aggressive enough. Running… Continue reading

Washington's Kamari Pleasant, left, pushes away Arizona's Rhedi Short on Pleasant's 21-yard touchdown run during the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Newspaper delivery late on Sunday

Newspaper delivery for Peninsula Daily News will be late Sunday, Nov. 22, due to a production error. Papers are scheduled to be delivered about four… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: Ten garden picks for your holiday shopping list

THIS IS THANKSGIVING holiday season, but we are being asked to limit gatherings to keep each other safe. So, since we are going to be… Continue reading

FILE - In this Nov. 16, 2020, file photo, a runner passes by a window displaying portraits of people wearing face coverings to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus in Lewiston, Maine. A deadly rise in COVID-19 infections is forcing state and local officials to adjust their blueprints for fighting a virus that is threatening to overwhelm health care systems. Schools are scrapping plans to reopen classrooms. More states are adopting mask mandates. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File)

Explainer: Confusion over masks

By Andrew Selsky The Associated Press A lot of the effort to slow the spread of the coronavirus comes down to a seemingly simple concept:… Continue reading

FILE - In this Nov. 16, 2020, file photo, a runner passes by a window displaying portraits of people wearing face coverings to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus in Lewiston, Maine. A deadly rise in COVID-19 infections is forcing state and local officials to adjust their blueprints for fighting a virus that is threatening to overwhelm health care systems. Schools are scrapping plans to reopen classrooms. More states are adopting mask mandates. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File)
Amputee Dana Lawson, left, celebrates arriving at Deer Lake after a 4-mile trail ride on narrow, steep and rocky terrain  aboard horses and mules with friends Sherry Baysinger, center, and Lindsay Leiendecker. (Larry Baysinger)

HORSEPLAY: Amputee provides inspiration, help

LOOKING FOR SOME inspiration, positive energy and respite from today’s pandemic-weary world? Dana Lawson is a one-legged horse rider, who, despite living with a painful… Continue reading

Amputee Dana Lawson, left, celebrates arriving at Deer Lake after a 4-mile trail ride on narrow, steep and rocky terrain  aboard horses and mules with friends Sherry Baysinger, center, and Lindsay Leiendecker. (Larry Baysinger)

LETTER: Firearms

The Nov. 8 Point of View column “Reflections on open-carry of firearms” was excellent. The writer explained in detail, by use of the Washington State… Continue reading

LETTER:Media elects Biden

Twitter — Facebook — Google — the entire mainstream media — the… Continue reading

Seattle Seahawks defensive end Carlos Dunlap II sacksl Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray on fourth down late in the second half an NFL football game, Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020, in Seattle. The Seahawks won 28-21. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)

SEAHAWKS: Dunlap a huge boost for Seattle’s pass rush

Which surprised Carlos Dunlap more? How cleanly he got free off the edge of Arizona’s offensive line on fourth and 10 with 38… Continue reading

Seattle Seahawks defensive end Carlos Dunlap II sacksl Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray on fourth down late in the second half an NFL football game, Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020, in Seattle. The Seahawks won 28-21. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)

State offers $135 million in grants, loans for businesses

Gov. Jay Inslee has announced $135 million in grants, loans and other assistance to help businesses… Continue reading

COUGARS: Saturday WSU game against Stanford canceled due to COVID-19

By the time Pat Chun joined reporters for a Zoom call, most in the Washington State universe… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: It’s OK to not be ‘fine’

“I’M FINE.” WE say it all the time. It’s short and sweet. But, often, it’s not true. And while everyone occasionally says they’re fine when… Continue reading

Man sues Clark County jail over lack of gluten-free food

A Michigan man says he lost about 35 pounds and was malnourished to the point of unconsciousness during a three-week stay in a… Continue reading

Public health officers under stress from COVID-19 pandemic

Public health officials throughout the state have resigned or been fired in recent weeks as coronavirus case counts reach record… Continue reading

Uncertainty remains, but state sees revenues increase

Washington’s revenues continued to improve over the past few months, but officials warned there is significant… Continue reading