PORTLAND — Since opening in 1946, the Portland Meadows racetrack has withstood a fire that burned its grandstand to the ground and the massive flood that eliminated Vanport City. But it might not survive the exodus of gamblers who prefer the simplicity of slot machines to the inscrutable numbers inside the Daily Racing Form.
PORTLAND — Developers proposing a $7 billion plant to export natural gas from the Rockies and Canada to Asia filed a formal application this week with federal regulators.
ONTARIO, Ore. — An Eastern Oregon checkpoint aimed at keeping invasive species from hitchhiking into Oregon on boats has opened for the spring, and it found an infested boat the next day.
SEATTLE — News Census figures show Seattle had the 14th largest population jump among all U.S. cities between 2011 and 2012.
Woman was stabbed multiple times, her body dumped
Camas police Officer Stefan Hausinger thought he was about to write just another routine speeding ticket in the early morning hours of May 26, 2011, when he pulled over Dennis Wolter, who was driving a blue Dodge pickup on Southeast Evergreen Highway.
The beheaded "Wendy Rose" sculpture was given a temporary, futuristic replacement Wednesday afternoon by high school students.
OLYMPIA — Gov. Jay Inslee and most statewide elected officials and lawmakers won't get a pay raise this year, but judges will see a salary hike under the salary schedule adopted by the Washington Citizen's Commission on Salaries for Elected Officials.
ALOHA, Ore. — The parents and an 11-year-old child have been rescued from a burning apartment in Beaverton and sent to the hospital.
SPOKANE — A 37-year-old janitor who has been charged with threatening to kill a federal judge in a case that involves letters containing the deadly poison ricin is a registered sex offender who lived in a rundown apartment building near downtown Spokane.
RICHLAND — The only nuclear power plant in the Northwest is shut down for a refueling that takes place every two years.
PORTLAND — Portland Police Chief Mike Reese was asked to cut down on department overtime and he's doing something about it.
SEATTLE — A Seattle City Council committee has approved zoning for large indoor marijuana farms in some industrial areas of the city.
Troopers are investigating a hit-and-run incident involving a black Ford F150 pickup that appeared to have been driving aggressively and caused a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 5 southbound near La Center this morning.
Dog being monitored for signs of rabies
The pit bull that bit a 3-year-old Hazel Dell girl will be euthanized at the end of the month. The dog's owner, a woman from Ridgefield, turned the dog over to Clark County Animal Control and Protection, which put the dog on a 10-day quarantine.
A Vancouver woman was sent to the hospital after Washington State Patrol said she lost control of her vehicle and crashed into a tractor trailer on Interstate 5 south of Woodland early this morning.