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  1. Drought-like conditions will affect boating in some southwest Washington waterwaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Seattle Times

    The effect of an extremely low snowpack and lack of spring-time rainfall is now playing into boating activities in southwest Washington, and water levels are the lowest they have been in more than 85 years since record taking began. Low water levels on the Lewis River drainage has made the Cougar Camp boat ramp now unusable, and the Swift Camp launch will be unusable by the Fourth of July weekend, and closures will likely last for the rest of the season.


  2. In Our View: Elson Floyd's Cougar PrideRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | The Columbian

    It was a tough Father's Day weekend for Washington State University and its thousands of alumni and supporters around the state and the world. On Saturday, the Cougars lost their father figure, WSU President Elson S. Floyd.


  3. Remembering Elson Floyd on Father's DayRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 21 | Coug Center

    Good morning, Cougar fans, and Happy Father's Day. Many of us who are dads, and/or are still lucky enough to have our dads in our life are likely preparing to celebrate the day.


  4. EXCLUSIVE: Acting WSU President Dan Bernardo: 'Elson Floyd was a fighter to the end'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 20 | Business Journal

    ... He was an iconic person and a great friend, and that's what's so difficult. He was more than a leader of the 'Cougar nation.' He was the leader of higher education in Washington state. No one would argue that. And around the issues of access and ...


  5. Story Lead ImageRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 20 | The Columbian

    ... Washington. Referring to Washington State's athletic mascot, Gov. Jay Inslee said Elson "turned Washington State into Cougar State, dramatically expanding the scope of the university on both sides of the mountains." Inslee also expressed thanks for ...


  6. Community praises Elson Floyd's leadership - Sat, 20 Jun 2015 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 20 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... to serving his state and expanding opportunities for all of Washington's students. He turned Washington State into Cougar State, dramatically expanding the scope of the university on both sides of the mountains. He loved inspiring students and ...


  7. Next steps, new faces for Bellevue College, WSU partnership talks |...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | Bellevue Reporter

    As parties from Bellevue College and Washington State University begin to hash out the nitty-gritty details of a potential partnership between the two institutions, new faces will be at the helm of the Cougar contingent. WSU Provost Daniel Bernardo, who has helmed the WSU side of the talks for the last few months, has appointed Vice President of the WSU Global Campus David Cillay as his point person for the next stage of the partnership talks.


  8. Weather Eye: Rainfall totals were way down in MayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2015 | The Columbian

    As promised, let's review some rainfall totals from May from your friends and neighbors: Claudia Chiasson, Carson, 2.35 inches; Tyler Mode, Battle Ground, 1.30 inches; Bob Starr, Cougar, 1.82 inches; Phil Delany, Dole Valley, 1.90 inches; Robin Ruzek, Lake Shore, .88 of an inch; Pete Conrad near Tukes Mountain, 1.22 inches; Merle Moore, two miles west of Yacolt, 2.15 inches; Dave Campbell, one mile west of Heisson, 1.49 inches; Judy Darke, Felida, .79 of an inch; Larry Lebsack, Barberton, 1.08 inches; Bob Mode, Minnehaha, .81 of an inch; Murphy Dennis, near Clark County Rifles, 1.80 inches; Ellen Smart, Ridgefield, .85 of an inch; Tom Dixon, Amboy, 2.61 inches; Irving St. Germain, Prune Hill, 1.05 inches; Gary Collins, Brush Prairie, 1.36 inches; Jim Knoll, Five Corners, .88 of an inch; Dan Hein, Camas, 3.26 inches; and our friend, Roland Derksen, from the Vancouver up north, with .42 of ... (more)


  9. Best backpacking loops trips in Oregon, WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 8 |

    ... Harney County. Mount St. Helens: A 30-mile circuit on the rugged and dry Loowit Trail, from Climbers Bivouac near Cougar, Wash. Three Fingered Jack: North from Santiam Pass, on the Pacific Crest Trail, with return through Canyon Creek Meadows; a ...


  10. King County Councilman Reagan Dunn at National Trails Day at Cougar/Squak Corridor Park Grand OpeningRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 7 | Covington Reporter

    Metropolitan King County Councilman Reagan Dunn released this statement regarding the grand opening of the Cougar/Squak Corridor Park on June 6, National Trails Day: "In 2012, this land was under threat of being clear-cut. Thankfully, through the work of many, we are able to celebrate the opening of a new park that provides varied recreational opportunities and protects critical habitat," said Reagan Dunn, whose Council district includes the Cougar/Squak Corridor Park.


  11. It's officially summer time in college athleticsRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 7 | Coug Center

    ... First Team - Washington State University Official Athletic Site Luzina, from Moscow, Russia, recently completed her Cougar career third on WSU's all-time singles victories list with 105. Playing mainly at the No. 1 singles position, Luzina posted a ...


  12. 2015 WSU football player profiles: LB Reggie CoatesRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 4 | Coug Center

    Reggie Coates will get his first opportunity to make an impact as a Cougar after sitting out the 2014 season. The defensive line was arguably the best unit of last years plagued WSU defense, but it will need to reload after losing starters Xavier Cooper and Toni Pole.


  13. Cinder the bear returns to wild with new friendRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 3 | KREM-TV Spokane

    ... valley's symbol of hope. "If Cinder can make it through this, then I can make it through this," said WDFW Bear & Cougar Specialist Rich Beausoleil. At just 34 pounds, starving, and critically injured, Cinder was discovered crawling on her elbows and ...


  14. UWa s Al Worley, WSUa s Mike Utley on College Football Hall of Fame ballotRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 2 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Both a Washington Husky and a Washington State Cougar are on the 2016 College Football Hall Fame ballot released Tuesday morning. Former Washington State offensive guard Mike Utley, who was paralyzed during an NFL game in 1991, works out with the help of his wife, Dani, in 2006.


  15. WSU rowers 8th in nation - Mon, 01 Jun 2015 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... LaRiviere said. "They did what they needed to do, there was no giving up and no letting up. I really think they made Cougar Nation proud, finishing in the rowing version of the 'Elite Eight'." Washington finished fourth in the team standings. The ...


  16. Ranking the Pac-12 football stadiumsRead the original story

    May 30, 2015 | Coug Center

    ... something about certain stadiums that bring your inner child out, especially if it's your first time attending. With Cougar football less than 100 days away, I thought it'd be appropriate to rank all 12 Pac-12 stadiums. Is there anything special ...


  17. WSU fires baseball coach Marbut after 11 seasons - Wed, 27 May 2015 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | The Spokesman-Review

    Donnie Marbut's decade as skipper of the Washington State baseball program ended on Tuesday, when athletic director Bill Moos fired him. "Though Donnie and his staff have worked hard over the past 11 years it is my feeling that a change in leadership at this time was necessary to get Cougar baseball back to a position of prominence," Moos said in a statement.


  18. Tuesday news and notesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | HeraldNet

    ... worked hard over the past 11 years it is my feeling that a change in leadership at this time was necessary to get Cougar baseball back to a position of prominence." Moos has never been one to shy away from a bold personnel move, but making WSU ...


  19. Donnie Marbut fired as coach of WSU baseballRead the original story

    May 26, 2015 | Coug Center

    ... worked hard over the past 11 years it is my feeling that a change in leadership at this time was necessary to get Cougar baseball back to a position of prominence," Moos said in a statement. Marbut was hired before the 2005 season and tasked with ...


  20. Cougar makes an early morning appearance in townRead the original story

    May 22, 2015 | Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune

    The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife Police received a call about a cougar treed by a dog on Seventh Street in Tonasket Thursday, May 20. Sargent Dan Christensen said the dog's owner heard his dog barking, and noticed the cougar in the tree around 4 a.m. He saw it jump down and head up Highway 20 about 20 minutes later. Christensen said WDF&W police officer Troy McCormick responded to the call, and notified both school and police about the incident.


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