Good morning. Our news coverage plans Thursday. If you have questions or suggestions about the report, please call the Seattle bureau at 206-682-1812 or 1-800-552-7694.
SEATTLE — The Washington Supreme Court has reinstated a rule designed to cap carbon pollution in the state — but it has drastically limited its application. By Gene Johnson. DEVELOPING.
SKYKOMISH, Wash. — Portions of a road through rural mountain communities northeast of Seattle reopened, allowing some supplies into an area that has been without power for days because of a series of winter storms that brought several feet of snow to parts of western Washington. DEVELOPING. AP Photos.
A government committee reviewing how the Federal Aviation Administration certifies new passenger planes for flight has determined that the system is safe and effective but small changes need to be made. By Tom Krisher. SENT: 650 words. AP Photos.
DETROIT — Starbucks is expanding a program that tries to help low-income communities by opening coffee shops and hiring local workers. By Dee-Ann Durbin. SENT: 480 words. AP Photos.
Nick Rolovich rebuilt Hawaii in a hurry. He won’t be rebuilding in his new job as the head coach at Washington State. He’ll trying to maintain what Mike Leach started but against better competition. By Tim Booth. UPCOMING: 500 words. Developing from at 2:30 p.m. news conference. Pursuing Photo
SPOKANE, Wash. — Santa Clara plays at No. 1 Gonzaga on Thursday at McCarthey Athletic Center. By Nicholas K. Geranios. Upcoming: 600 words. Game starts at 8 p.m. PT. Photos.
No. 8 Oregon plays at Washington State on Thursday. By Will Ferguson. Upcoming: 600 words. Game starts at 6 p.m. PT. Photos
SEATTLE — Oregon State travels north to face slumping Washington on Thursday night. The Huskies have dropped three of four to start conference play while the Beavers are coming off an impressive romp over Arizona last weekend. By Tim Booth. UPCOMING: Game at 8 p.m. PT. 600 words.
Eastern Washington plays Idaho at Cowan Spectrum. game at 6:05 p.m. PT.
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