SALEM, Ore. — Dozens of teens expecting to compete at the 4-H Horse Fair at the Oregon State Fairgrounds left Salem disappointed Tuesday after events such as barrel racing were canceled because the arena is unsafe.
HILLSBORO, Ore. — A second woman who worked at the Washington County Jail in Hillsboro has been accused of having sex with the same inmate — a man held on charges that include failing to register as a sex offender.
By Ralph Schwartz, The Bellingham Herald
August 20, 2014 6 a.m.
BELLINGHAM — Whatcom County and Seattle declared a victory in their regional fight against coal terminals, after the state of Oregon on Monday rejected a permit for construction of the Coyote Island Terminal at the Port of Morrow on the Columbia River.
COOS BAY, Ore. — A Michigan camper was shot and killed as he slept when a drive-by gunman shot up five vehicles in an Oregon beach parking lot before turning the gun on himself, authorities said Tuesday.
Because most Washington school districts don't have 100 percent of their students passing state math and reading tests, the federal No Child Left Behind law says the districts must send letters to families explaining why.