Our news coverage plans for Washington. If you have questions or suggestions about the report, please call the Seattle bureau at 206-682-1812 or 1-800-552-7694. The West Regional Desk can be reached at (602) 417-2400.
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Washington at 4:45 p.m.
SPOKANE, Wash. — The state’s commissioner of Public Lands released a proposal Monday that provides some $63 million each year to fight wildfires and take steps to prevent them in the first place. By Nicholas K. Geranios. SENT: 600 words. AP Photos.
US FRANCE TECH TAX
WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is proposing tariffs on up to $2.4 billion worth of French imports — including Roquefort cheese, handbags, lipstick and sparkling wine — in retaliation for France’s tax on American tech giants like Google, Amazon and Facebook. By Paul Wiseman. SENT: 540 words. With AP photos.
EUROPE US AIRBUS
GENEVA — A World Trade Organization panel ruled Monday that the European Union has not complied with an order to end illegal subsidies for plane-maker Airbus. By Jamey Keaten. SENT: 770 words. With AP photos.
SEATTLE — Washington coach Chris Petersen says he is stepping down six seasons at the school, with defensive coordinator Jimmy Lake promoted to over the program. By Tim Booth. SENT: 880 words. AP Photos.
SEATTLE — Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks can move into first place in the NFC West with a win over the Minnesota Vikings on Monday night. Minnesota needs a victory to keep pace in the NFC North, but hasn’t beat Seattle since 2009. By Tim Booth. UPCOMING: Game at 8:15 p.m. PT.
SEATTLE — No. 23 Washington plays for the first time in more than a week when the Huskies host South Dakota on Monday night. UPCOMING: Game at 7:30 p.m. PT. 700 words.
SEATTLE — The Mariners failed to offer 2020 contracts to infielder Tim Beckham and outfielder Domingo Santana on Monday, making them free agents. With 180 words.
FBN–VIKINGS SEAHAWKS INACTIVES: Seahawks have Clowney, Reed, Kendricks ready vs. Vikings.
—AIRPORT DELAYS: Washington’s Sea-Tac airport expects delays caused by storm.
—DRIVER PEDESTRIANS STRUCK: Police: Driver who hit pedestrians was high, had eyes shut.
—HOSPITAL LAWSUIT MOLD: Lawsuit filed over mold infections at Seattle hospital.
—FORKS-SHOOTING: Boy arrested after fatal shooting of man in Forks.
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