seattle times

Frank Blethen will speak at the Dec. Commencement

PULLMAN — Frank Blethen, publisher and chief executive officer of The Seattle Times, will be the WSU Fall 2008 Commencement speaker.   The event will begin 10 a.m. Dec.13 in the Beasley Performing Arts Coliseum. WSU President Elson S. Floyd will preside over the ceremony.   Blethen is a fourth-generation member of the family that […]

Cougars to UW: It’s our state

PULLMAN – The homemade sign from a Washington State fan in the front row stared at the Huskies from the opening tipoff until the game’s merciful conclusion: “Whose state? Our state.” And any doubt as to the validity of that claim was put to rest as the host team turned in a performance that made […]

Presidents coauthor editorial endorsing gov’s position

The Council of Presidents, whose members are the presidents of Washington’s six public universities and college, enthusiastically endorses the governor’s vision and pledges to work with her and legislators to develop and implement strategies to achieve it. For the full story see To hear audio interview go to:

Property tax limitation initiative tossed out by judge

King County Superior Court judge on June 13 tossed out an initiative by anti-tax guru Tim Eyman, finding that I-747, passed by voters in 2001, was unconstitutionally deceptive. The initiative, which voters approved overwhelmingly, limited property-tax growth to 1 percent a year. How does rejection of I-747 affect you and WSU? For details, go to the following […]

CEO of The Seattle Times to speak at WSU

Frank A. Blethen, publisher and chief executive officer of The Seattle Times, will speak at Washington State University on Friday, Oct. 3 at 10 a.m. in Bryan Hall Auditorium. His topic will be “Edward R. Murrow and the 21st Century Threat to Democracy.” Blethen is a fourth-generation member of the Blethen family, which founded The […]