By JONATHAN J. COOPER and SHEILA V KUMAR, Associated Press
July 3, 2015 7:29 p.m.
SALEM, Ore. — Schools would have access to millions of dollars for earthquake-safety improvements, but the state Capitol would remain vulnerable under a $1.2 billion plan for statewide construction projects that advanced Friday.
By PHUONG LE, Associated Press
July 3, 2015 8:56 p.m.
SEATTLE — Predictions of an early wildfire season have come true in the Northwest as low snowpack levels, record warm temperatures and very dry conditions have helped fuel blazes weeks earlier than usual.
PORTLAND — Police in Portland say a woman first reported to be causing a disturbance outside a detox center then carjacked a vehicle and crashed it in a Starbucks drive-up window area a few blocks away.