GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Voters in two Oregon timber counties — Curry and Josephine — have turned down tax increases to fund law enforcement, but a jail levy passed in a third, Lane County.
UNEAU, Alaska — A Washington man convicted of murdering a Juneau woman is scheduled to be sentenced next week.
PORT TOWNSEND — Lighting and security are being improved at a cruise ship dock at Port Townsend where vandals cut mooring lines last week.
A suspicious metallic object left in a staff bathroom at Tukes Valley Middle School prompted an evacuation of the middle and primary school this morning.
SPOKANE — Officials in Washington are expressing disappointment that Fairchild Air Force base was not chosen as the first home of the Air Force's new aerial refueling tankers.
CENTRALIA — A man was arrested at the Centralia Police Station after showing up in handcuffs.
OLYMPIA — College coaches are the top-paid state employees in Washington, according to a list recently released by the state Office of Financial Management.
PULLMAN — Washington State University regents meeting Thursday in Pullman are expected to propose limiting a tuition increase to 2 percent for the coming school year.
SEATTLE — Police say they've taken their best shot at finding missing Utah mother Susan Powell. Now, her dad is hoping a review of the newly released case file — containing tens of thousands of pages of detective reports, maps, interview transcripts and more — might turn up something the investigators missed.
A federal judge has chastised TriMet for failing to release scores of internal emails, memos and other documents to attorneys in a lawsuit on behalf of two pedestrians struck and killed by a bus in 2010.
PORTLAND — The Portland mayor's office says the police Mounted Patrol Unit would survive this year if a private fundraising effort comes up with $200,000 in support.
Power knocked out for 2,000 Clackamas customers
A Battle Ground man wrecked his newly purchased sports car Tuesday night, and then had to sit in the wreckage for an hour until downed power lines could be made safe.
An Oregon tourist who vanished on Oahu has been found dead.
Northwest's geology holds great potential
The Northwest's geology holds the potential to offer a cavernous storage bank for excess energy on the regional power grid, according to a broad study released this week.
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