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 noon.
SEATTLE — The chance to bet on sporting events is a step closer to reality in Washington state after a House appropriations committee approved a bill allowing tribal casinos to offer such bets. SENT: 380 words.
PULLMAN, Wash. — Some employees of Washington State University were responsible for the misappropriation of thousands of dollars between 2014 and 2019. SENT: 200 words.
SALEM, Ore. — The City Council in Salem, Oregon, is debating an ordinance that would bar people from sitting and sleeping on city sidewalks. SENT: 290 words.
—HAIR DISCRIMINATION: House approves ban on race-based hairstyle discrimination.
—DRIVER SHOT: A man was shot while driving on a Seattle street.
—WIFE SLAIN: Sheriff’s deputy who killed wife returning to Spokane.
-SPOKANE HOME SALES: Housing market in Spokane County remains strong.
—WOMAN ASSAULTED: Washington state man gets 11 years for attacking mother.
—FATAL SHOOTING SENTENCE: Vancouver man sentenced to 10 years for fatal shooting.
—ECOLA STATE PARK CLOSED: Ecola State Park in Oregon closed because of slide damage.