By Doug Esser, Associated Press
December 2, 2013 12:01 p.m.
SEATTLE — Officials are reviewing security for a commercial U.S.-to-Canada ferry service after they say a sex offender managed to take off in one of the ships from the Seattle waterfront, a theft that risked collisions in busy Elliott Bay.
GLENDALE, Ore. — State lottery proceeds of up to $4.56 million have been pledged to a project to enlarge four railroad tunnels so modern freight cars can transport wood products from Southern Oregon mills on the Central Oregon & Pacific Railroad.
By DIANE DIETZ, The Register-Guard
December 2, 2013 6 a.m.
EUGENE, Ore. — Casey Beason, her boyfriend and 2-year-old daughter were facing an interminable Thanksgiving weekend in their cracker-box apartment on Roosevelt Boulevard while they waited for their Oregon Trail food stamp card to recharge.
GRESHAM, Ore. — A 29-year-old stabbing victim who tried to break up a fight between a husband and wife on a Gresham, Ore., street says he didn't know the man was armed but intervened to protect the woman.