CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- A storm system dumped up to 9 inches of rain on parts of West Virginia, trapping 500 people in a shopping center when a bridge washed out and people had to be plucked off rooftops or rescued from the upper stories of their homes as the waters quickly rose during the deluge.
NEW YORK — Stocks are plunging in the U.S. and worldwide Friday after Britain voted to leave the European Union. The result stunned investors, who reacted by rushing to the safety of gold and U.S. government bonds as they wondered what will come next for Britain, Europe and the global economy.
The board of directors at Evergreen Public Schools will meet in a board retreat all day today and Saturday at Educational Service District 112, 2500 N.E. 65th Ave. Today's retreat is from 9 a.m. to about 8 p.m. Saturday's retreat is from 9 a.m. until about noon.
FRUIT VALLEY —Bending down on one knee, Miriam Bates plucked a plump raspberry from a bush and dropped it into a three-quart ice cream tub. She’d already filled nearly two containers with the fragile fruit.
The rate of vehicle thefts in the Portland metropolitan increased by 10 percent from 2014 to 2015, according to a new report from a collection of insurance companies, but the total number of vehicle stolen in Washington state fell.