State Senator: Gov. Inslee’s ‘broad sweeping’ emergency powers ‘should scare us’

State Senator Mark Schoesler (R-Ritzville) says he’s been told it’s possible that the governor could use his emergency powers to stretch the COVID-19 vaccine mandate to private businesses. ‘Real world consequences’ to vaccine mandate terminations, says state lawmaker “I was alerted to it by colleagues from the House, and the timeline was essentially non-existent to … Read more

Broncos Trade Linebacker Von Miller To Los Angeles Rams

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (CBS4) — The Denver Broncos are trading Von Miller to the Los Angeles Rams. At age 32, Miller is in the final season of the six-year, $114.5 million deal he signed in the aftermath of his Super Bowl 50 MVP exploits. The Broncos are getting a second and third-round pick in next year’s … Read more

Washington schools must offer option of seven-day quarantine with negative test

Washington schools will be required to offer families a seven-day quarantine option with a negative test after COVID-19 exposure at school. Nearly 90% of Washington’s public school employees vaccinated against COVID That option offers students a chance to return on the eighth day if they’ve also had a negative test. “We will be requiring schools … Read more

Two injured in shooting Sunday in Seattle’s Chinatown-International District

Seattle police are investigating after two people were shot Sunday evening in the Chinatown-International District. At 4:55 p.m., according to SPD, a 911 caller reported a man had been shot in the 1200 block of South Jackson Street. Upon arrival, police found two victims, both had been shot in the leg. Officers applied tourniquets, then … Read more

Lincicome: It’s official. The Bears no longer matter this season

Now roughly half way to whatever the Bears are trying to be, conclusions can be drawn. The Bears are afterthoughts. Poster art for insignificance. Milk carton material. They are the worst thing a team with ambition can be. The Bears are a local story. Losers are always a local story. The fascination with Justin Fields … Read more

Supreme Court reviewing abortion law, and Houston pet peeves (Nov. 1, 2021) | Houston Public Media

Houston Matters begins at 9 a.m. CT on 88.7FM or listen online. Join the discussion at 713-440-8870, [email protected] or @HoustonMatters. On Monday’s Houston Matters: We learn what the Supreme Court is reviewing today about the controversial new Texas abortion law. Also this hour: Another chance to vent about your Houston pet peeves. Share yours now … Read more

Marwin Gonzalez’s slump-busting hit came at perfect time for Astros

ATLANTA — When Marwin Gonzalez stepped to the plate as a pinch hitter in the fifth inning Sunday it had been almost a month since his last hit. The Astros’ utilityman was excluded from the ALDS and ALCS rosters, but activated for the World Series largely because of the need for bench depth in the … Read more