WALLA WALLA — English entertainer and former Monty Python member Eric Idle delivered the commencement speech Sunday at Whitman College in Walla Walla where his daughter Lily was among the 375 graduates.
PORTLAND — Law enforcement agencies across Oregon are taking part in the "click it or ticket" seat belt enforcement campaign through June 2.
SPOKANE — The FBI said Monday that no one has been arrested after last week’s discovery of a pair of letters containing the deadly poison ricin in Spokane, but the agency remained tight-lipped about the investigation and a weekend raid at a downtown apartment building.
SEATTLE — Marijuana growing is not a green industry.
OMAHA, Neb. — Billionaire Warren Buffett is spending his day listening to business pitches from a select group of kids, but the ideas aren't likely to generate new acquisitions for Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway conglomerate.
WILSONVILLE, Ore. -- Police say a 14-year-old boy was arrested Monday morning in Wilsonville after leading officers on a chase on Interstate 5 from Woodburn.
$239 million project will install seismic monitors, more off Northwest coast
SEATTLE — Scientists are eager for access to information from a quarter-billion dollar lab at the bottom of the Pacific Ocean that they hope will teach them about climate change, earthquakes and even the origins of life on Earth and other planets.
Oregon man claims he was beaten by officers in 2010
McMINNVILLE, Ore. — A trial date could be set this week for a lawsuit claiming Yamhill County law enforcement officers used excessive and unnecessary force in making an arrest three years ago.
Officials: If union declines wage deal, class size may grow
EUGENE, Ore. — The Eugene School District wants wage concessions from teachers because of a projected $16 million budget gap.
BLAINE A report from the state Department of Revenue shows that online commerce is a big boon for the Whatcom County towns of Blaine and Sumas on the Canadian border.
Backers, foes have spent a bundle ahead of vote on adding it to water supply
PORTLAND — While soaking up the rays in what's been an unusually sunny season, Portlanders have broken away from their polite chatter about food, wine and outdoor adventure to fight about whether to fluoridate the water supply.
EVERETT — The main transit organization in Snohomish County is declining to run advertisements from a statewide gun control group on public buses.
HILLSBORO, Ore. — Washington County sheriff's deputies say no charges are expected against a minivan driver who struck and killed a 23-year-old woman who was walking on a rural highway south of Hillsboro.
Authorities say the residents of building are not in danger
SPOKANE -- Authorities in hazardous materials suits searched a downtown Spokane apartment Saturday, investigating the recent discovery of a pair of letters containing the deadly poison ricin.
MEDFORD, Ore. — A man with two out-of-state warrants for his arrest allegedly kidnapped and assaulted a woman for several days in a Medford hotel, police said.