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Portland City Council hopeful demands waiver of $77K fine

September 28, 2022, 7:51am Northwest

A Portland City Council candidate has formally asked elections officials to waive a $77,000 fine, arguing that a deeply discounted downtown office space he received from a wealthy backer doesn’t go against the city’s campaign finance rules. Read story

Spokane sets heat record for latest 90-degree day

September 28, 2022, 7:50am Northwest

In 141 years of record keeping, Spokane had never reached 90 degrees this late into the year — until Tuesday. Read story

King County to create new hotline for victims of hate crime

September 28, 2022, 7:50am Northwest

King County will create a new community-based, hate-crime hotline to help victims access services more easily, and to improve the county’s data collection on reported crimes motivated by hate and bias. Read story

Oregon governor candidates, seated from left, Betsy Johnson, Tina Kotek and Christine Drazan prepare for a debate at Oregon State University- Cascades Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2022, in Bend, Ore.

Oregon gubernatorial candidates clash over guns, abortion

Oregon governor candidates, seated from left, Betsy Johnson, Tina Kotek and Christine Drazan prepare for a debate at Oregon State University- Cascades Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2022, in Bend, Ore.

September 28, 2022, 7:50am Election

The three women who want to be Oregon’s next governor clashed Tuesday over gun control, abortions and other hot-button issues at an in-person debate, just six weeks before election day. Read story

County burn bans lifted in Yakima, Kittitas counties

September 27, 2022, 8:52pm Northwest

County-level burn bans in Yakima and Kittitas counties have ended. Read story

Highway 2 closes again due to fire

September 27, 2022, 8:16pm Northwest

US Highway 2 near Skykomish is again closed because of the Bolt Creek Fire burning near the roadway. Read story

Wounded state trooper expected to recover

September 27, 2022, 8:05pm Northwest

A Washington state trooper who was shot and wounded in Walla Walla on Thursday is expected to make a full recovery, according to the man’s father. Read story

Prototype electric airplane takes first flight in Washington

September 27, 2022, 1:19pm Business

A prototype, all-electric airplane took its first flight Tuesday morning in central Washington state. Read story

Aerial view of Goat Rocks Fire on Monday. (U.S.

Red Flag Warning comes as Goat Rocks Fire grows

Aerial view of Goat Rocks Fire on Monday. (U.S.

September 27, 2022, 12:41pm Latest News

The Goat Rocks Fire northeast of Packwood continues to grow and is still 0% contained after having consumed 3,675 acres of forest as of Monday morning. Read story

Amtrak’s Cascade service is running again. Here’s what you need to know

September 27, 2022, 12:37pm Latest News

After two and a half years, Amtrak’s Cascades passenger service from Seattle to Vancouver, B.C., through Bellingham, restarted Monday, Sept. 26, 2022. Read story