Upgrades to Washington state’s alert system are helping track missing persons ~| Washington

The Washington State Patrol issued 77 missing persons reports this year, of which 70 have successfully located people, the agency recently announced. Five people highlighted in alerts are still missing and two people have been found dead, according to an update from the State Patrol to Washington’s missing person alert system. The agency is issuing … Read more

Musk’s Twitter no longer bans Covid misinformation ~| Washington

Comment on this story comment Twitter will no longer enforce its policy against coronavirus misinformation, worrying experts who say the move amid a still deadly pandemic could have serious consequences. The rollback of Twitter’s Covid-19 misinformation policy is just the latest turning point since Elon Musk took control of the company a month ago. Twitter … Read more

Dawgs Open NCAA Championships Friday Vs. TCU ~| Washington

similar links story links NCAA bracket Tournament Headquarters THIS WEEK IN HUSKY VOLLEYBALL NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS • 1st/2nd ROUNDMADISON, WISC. | UW FELDHAUS FRIDAY, DEC. 2 (8th) Washington vs. TCU • 2:30 p.m. PT | ESPN+ live stream | Live Stats (1) Wisconsin vs. Quinnipiac • 5 p.m. PT | … Read more

Bank downplays ties to FTX sister company in recent episodes of crypto exchange failure – GeekWire ~| Washington

(Bigstock image) A bank in rural Washington state tried to distance itself from FTX on Tuesday after releasing a report last week detailing its ties to the failed cryptocurrency exchange. Moonstone Bank, formerly known as Farmington State Bank, said in a statement that FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried’s trading firm Alameda Research owns less than 10% … Read more

Biden in Michigan signals his eye is on 2024 ~| Washington

Comment on this story comment BAY CITY, Mich. – President Biden celebrated the accomplishments of his first two years here on Tuesday and vowed Americans would feel its impact more strongly for the remainder of his term — a time that will likely be more one of investigation than legislation while Republicans are in control … Read more

Four huskies receive All Pac 12 honors ~| Washington

SEATTLE – senior citizens Marin Grote, Claire Hoffmanand Ella MayPowell were all reinstated as All Pac 12 team members in their sophomore year Emoni Busch received an honorable mention for the first time. The conference honors were announced today based on the vote of the Pac-12 head coaches. Powell becomes the second Husky ever to … Read more

Three Pacific Northwest Cities You Must Visit ~| Washington

Comment on this story comment On their final push to and from the Pacific Ocean in the early 19th century, explorers Meriwether Lewis and William Clark forever changed the Pacific Northwest and its people. Tracing their footsteps today offers a vivid contrast to the harsh conditions they encountered. Contemporary travelers can easily delve into three … Read more