OLYMPIA (AP) — Gov. Jay Inslee signed a bill Monday morning to allow awarding the Medal of Valor to a group of recipients rather than a single person, clearing the way to give one of Washington's highest honors to several communities for rescue efforts after last year's deadly Oso mudslide.
SUNNYSIDE — The state Ecology Department says as much as 1,500 gallons of used motor oil spilled Sunday from a tank that failed at a former feed lot near Sunnyside and flowed into Sulphur Creek and the Yakima River.
By STEVEN DuBOIS, Associated Press
March 2, 2015 9:31 p.m.
A man with a history of criminal behavior was arrested on a murder charge Monday after a Southwest Washington woman arrived home to find the suspect and the sexually violated corpse of her roommate, police said.
EUGENE, Ore. — The University of Oregon is opening a mass vaccination clinic Monday at Matthew Knight Arena in the campaign against a blood stream infection that can cause a form of meningitis, called meningococcemia.