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Portland’s downtown police precinct boarded up

June 30, 2020, 8:21pm Northwest

PORTLAND -- Workers have installed plywood over windows and washed off graffiti near the entrance to the downtown Portland police headquarters after police say windows were smashed and plywood was removed from doors. Read story

Washington Supreme Court considers fate of $30 car tabs initiative

June 30, 2020, 8:01pm Latest News

OLYMPIA – A ballot measure that reduced most vehicle taxes and fees should be thrown out as misleading because the $30 tabs it promotes won’t exist and it’s guilty of “logrolling” by including more than one topic, attorneys for local governments opposing the proposal told the state Supreme Court Tuesday. Read story

Police: Human remains found in bags in West Seattle were from woman, man

June 30, 2020, 7:45pm Northwest

SEATTLE — Authorities say they have identified the remains of two people found inside bags at Duwamish Head in West Seattle. Read story

Multnomah County works to rebuild ties with immigrant communities as virus cases rise

June 30, 2020, 7:44pm Northwest

PORTLAND — Multnomah County health officials acknowledged Tuesday that they are still working to rebuild relationships with refugee and immigrant community leaders to try to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. Read story

WSU President Schulz takes voluntary 10% pay cut

June 30, 2020, 6:19pm Northwest

SPOKANE — Washington State University President Kirk Schulz has taken a voluntary 10 percent pay cut for one year and turned down a $50,000 retention bonus as the university works to regain its financial footing during the pandemic. Read story

Thurston County eyed for Washington airport

June 30, 2020, 6:10pm Northwest

CENTRALIA — A southern Thurston County location is being considered for construction of another large airport in Washington state to meet the increasing need for aviation capacity statewide. Read story

Inslee heckled off stage during Tri-Cities appearance

June 30, 2020, 1:58pm Editor's Choice

PASCO — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee was heckled and had to cut short his speech Tuesday on battling the coronavirus pandemic in Eastern Washington. Read story

Police say missing kids’ mom helped keep their bodies hidden

June 30, 2020, 12:56pm Latest News

BOISE, Idaho — Prosecutors say the mother of two children who were found dead in rural Idaho months after they vanished in a bizarre case that captured worldwide attention had conspired with her new husband to hide or destroy the kids’ bodies. Read story

City crews remove some barriers from Seattle protest zone

June 30, 2020, 11:44am Latest News

SEATTLE — Seattle transportation crews used heavy equipment Tuesday to remove some makeshift barriers around the city’s “occupied” protest zone following two fatal shootings in the area. Read story

Suspected shoplifter detained at gunpoint by citizens in Spokane

June 30, 2020, 8:32am Latest News

SPOKANE — Two people who pointed handguns at a suspected shoplifter in Washington state and threatened to shoot her have received some cautionary advice from police: Be reasonable. Read story