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Police: Woman fatally shoots her 2 kids, self in Gresham

May 12, 2022, 1:15pm Latest News

A 31-year-old woman in suburban Portland shot and killed her two children and herself, police said. Read story

FILE -  Capt. Corey Wheeler, front, commander of B Company, 1st Battalion, 52nd Aviation Regiment at Fort Wainwright, Alaska, walks away from a Chinook helicopter that landed on the glacier near Denali, April 24, 2016, on the Kahiltna Glacier in Alaska. The U.S. Army helped set up base camp on North America's tallest mountain. The U.S. Army is poised to revamp its forces in Alaska to better prepare for future cold-weather conflicts, and it is expected to replace the larger, heavily equipped Stryker Brigade there with a more mobile, infantry unit better suited for the frigid fight, according to Army leaders.

Army poised to revamp Alaska forces to prep for Arctic fight

FILE -  Capt. Corey Wheeler, front, commander of B Company, 1st Battalion, 52nd Aviation Regiment at Fort Wainwright, Alaska, walks away from a Chinook helicopter that landed on the glacier near Denali, April 24, 2016, on the Kahiltna Glacier in Alaska. The U.S. Army helped set up base camp on North America's tallest mountain. The U.S. Army is poised to revamp its forces in Alaska to better prepare for future cold-weather conflicts, and it is expected to replace the larger, heavily equipped Stryker Brigade there with a more mobile, infantry unit better suited for the frigid fight, according to Army leaders.

May 12, 2022, 12:05pm Latest News

JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska (AP) — The U.S. Army is poised to revamp its forces in Alaska to better prepare for future cold-weather conflicts, and it is expected to replace the larger, heavily equipped Stryker Brigade in the state with a more mobile infantry unit better suited for the frigid… Read story

FILE - Republican Loren Culp greets a large crowd, Saturday, Oct. 31, 2020, at a rally near Graham, Wash., during his unsuccessful run for governor. Culp is now challenging incumbent GOP Rep. Dan Newhouse in Washington's 4th U.S. House District. He has been endorsed by former President Donald Trump but has lagged other Republican candidates in reported fundraising figures. (AP Photo/Ted S.

Culp, Trump-backed candidate in Washington House race, appears to stall

FILE - Republican Loren Culp greets a large crowd, Saturday, Oct. 31, 2020, at a rally near Graham, Wash., during his unsuccessful run for governor. Culp is now challenging incumbent GOP Rep. Dan Newhouse in Washington's 4th U.S. House District. He has been endorsed by former President Donald Trump but has lagged other Republican candidates in reported fundraising figures. (AP Photo/Ted S.

May 12, 2022, 10:06am Election

The insurgent candidate backed by former President Donald Trump appears to be stalling in a crowded field of Republicans challenging the GOP incumbent for a U.S. House seat in conservative central Washington state. Read story

Weyerhaeuser settles suit for $600K over water violations

May 12, 2022, 9:29am Business

Timber company Weyerhaeuser will pay $600,000 after reaching a settlement with conservation group Columbia Riverkeeper, despite denying allegations it had broken Washington state water quality laws. Read story

Duwamish Tribe sues again for federal recognition

May 12, 2022, 7:27am Latest News

A lawsuit was filed Wednesday seeking federal recognition for the Duwamish Tribe, whose forebears include Chief Seattle for whom the city of Seattle was named. Read story

Judge permanently blocks ban on homebuyer ‘love letters’

May 12, 2022, 7:26am Business

Prospective homebuyers in Oregon can continue to send “love letters” to people selling homes. Read story

Former SeaTac school employee accused of sending sexual message to teen student

May 12, 2022, 7:26am Northwest

King County prosecutors have accused a former Highline School District employee of sending a sexual message to a 16-year-old student, according to court documents. Read story

Point Defiance Zoo euthanizes Blizzard, beloved polar bear

May 12, 2022, 7:26am Northwest

Blizzard, the 26-year-old polar bear who had been at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium in Tacoma since he was orphaned as a cub, was euthanized Sunday due to a rapidly growing cancerous tumor. Read story

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., left, with Assistant Majority Leader Patty Murray, D-Wash., and other Democrats, arrive to speak to reporters about a news report by Politico that a Supreme Court draft opinion suggests the justices could be poised to overturn the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade case that legalized abortion nationwide, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, May 3, 2022. (AP Photo/J.

Patty Murray leads Democrats in symbolic vote as abortion rights bill falls short

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., left, with Assistant Majority Leader Patty Murray, D-Wash., and other Democrats, arrive to speak to reporters about a news report by Politico that a Supreme Court draft opinion suggests the justices could be poised to overturn the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade case that legalized abortion nationwide, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, May 3, 2022. (AP Photo/J.

May 12, 2022, 7:25am Latest News

Senate Democrats on Wednesday failed to pass a bill to enshrine in law the right to terminate a pregnancy, a largely symbolic vote held in response to a leaked document that suggests the Supreme Court is poised to overturn a half-century-old decision that protects abortion access. Read story

UW Medicine looks to teach friends and family of sexual assault survivors how to offer support

May 12, 2022, 7:25am Health

Most services for sexual assault survivors focus on survivors alone, but what if loved ones were taught how to help? Read story