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Navy sailor flown to onshore Washington state hospital

December 4, 2019, 9:52am Northwest

PORT ANGELES— A Coast Guard crew has transported a Navy sailor with a medical emergency on a U.S. warship to an onshore hospital in Washington state. Read story

DA: Officer justified in fatal ramming of man with car

December 4, 2019, 9:51am Northwest

ST. HELENS, Ore. — The Columbia County district attorney says a St. Helens police officer was justified in using his patrol car to ram and kill a man who shot at a gas station, tried to carjack two people and sprayed bullets at motorists. Read story

Washington readies legislative response to vaping

December 4, 2019, 9:50am Health

SEATTLE — Gov. Jay Inslee and other state officials are working on a firmer response to a rise in vaping as Washington’s 120-day ban on flavored vaping products reaches its halfway point. Read story

More women than men among Oregon’s vaping-related lung illnesses

December 3, 2019, 8:16pm Northwest

PORTLAND — The people in Oregon sickened by vaping-related lung illness came from eight counties, were 34 years old on average and were more likely to be women than men, according to data published Tuesday by state health officials. Read story

Buehler dumps Sondland campaign gifts

December 3, 2019, 8:13pm Northwest

SALEM, Ore. — A leading Republican in Oregon announced Tuesday he will dump campaign contributions from Gordon Sondland after sexual misconduct allegations against the Portland businessman-turned-diplomat surfaced last week. Read story

Two fatally hit by Sounder trains

December 3, 2019, 8:13pm Northwest

SUMNER — Officials say two pedestrians were struck and killed by Sound Transit trains in separate incidents in Sumner and Kent, and a third person may have been hit in Seattle. Read story

Man pleads not guilty to Portland arson fires

December 3, 2019, 12:13pm Latest News

PORTLAND — A man has pleaded not guilty to multiple arson charges stemming from fires authorities say caused devastating damage in Portland, Oregon. Read story

Person killed when struck by Sounder train

December 3, 2019, 10:26am Northwest

SUMNER — Authorities say a person was killed after being struck by a Sounder train. Read story

Ecology working on Kalama methanol plant emissions review

December 3, 2019, 10:25am Latest News

Longview — After nearly five years of environmental review, a major question continues to stall the proposed $2 billion Kalama methanol plant. Read story

Eugene to ban more single-use plastic items

December 3, 2019, 10:24am Northwest

Eugene, Ore. — At month’s end, residents no longer will be able to takeaway a Styrofoam container in a plastic bag from their favorite restaurants. Read story