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Endangered loggerhead turtle recovering after stranding on Oregon beach

February 24, 2021, 1:54pm Life

A young endangered loggerhead turtle is recovering after it was found, stunned by cold ocean waters, on the Oregon Coast earlier this month. Read story

Oaks Park roller rink plans to reopen to skaters Monday

February 24, 2021, 12:50pm Entertainment

Oaks Park roller rink will reopen to skaters beginning Monday, March 1, under easing Multnomah County coronavirus restrictions. Multnomah County’s “high risk” designation currently allows for 50 people in the space at the Southeast Portland amusement park. Read story

Man arrested, charged with murder in wife’s death

February 24, 2021, 12:50pm Northwest

HILLSBORO, Ore. (AP) — A Hillsboro man has been charged with killing his wife, who was found dead on Sunday. Read story

Washington Capitol to honor Black pioneer with monument

February 24, 2021, 10:06am Latest News

OLYMPIA — The Washington State Capitol will receive a new monument honoring the state's first Black pioneer George Bush and his son, William Owen Bush, who was the state's first Black lawmaker. Read story

A bust of York, a member of the Lewis and Clark expedition, is seen on Mount Tabor in southeast Portland, Ore., on Sunday Feb. 21, 2021. The statue appeared the day before.

Bust of Black hero of Lewis & Clark trip goes up in Portland

A bust of York, a member of the Lewis and Clark expedition, is seen on Mount Tabor in southeast Portland, Ore., on Sunday Feb. 21, 2021. The statue appeared the day before.

February 24, 2021, 10:05am Latest News

Last year, protesters against racial injustice toppled numerous statues around the country. Now, one of the first works of art to emerge in their place depicts an unsung hero of the Lewis and Clark expedition. Read story

A train hauling oil passes through the Gorge on its way to Vancouver, Tuesday, March 18, 2014.

Federal court says Washington can require two-person train crews

A train hauling oil passes through the Gorge on its way to Vancouver, Tuesday, March 18, 2014.

February 24, 2021, 7:40am Business

Dozens of daily trains that haul cargo such as wheat, aircraft parts and crude oil across Washington state can be required to operate with two-person crews, a federal court has ruled. Read story

Appeals court: Edmonds can’t enforce safe storage gun law

February 24, 2021, 7:40am Northwest

EDMONDS — The city of Edmonds lost another legal battle this week in its effort to enforce a statute telling residents how to store their guns. Read story

Man who worked as UPS driver pleads guilty in I-5 shootings

February 24, 2021, 7:39am Northwest

MEDFORD, Ore. — A Roseburg man who shot at cars along Interstate 5 in southwest Oregon from his UPS vehicle has pleaded guilty to multiple charges, according to county officials. Read story

1 critically injured, 1 dead after shooting in Benton County

February 24, 2021, 7:39am Northwest

KENNEWIC — A 48-year-old shooting victim remained in critical condition Tuesday after he was shot outside a Plymouth home. The shooter then turned the gun on himself Monday night. Read story

Des Moines police search for man slashing car brake lines

February 24, 2021, 7:38am Northwest

DES MOINES — Des Moines police are trying to identify a man who is slashing the brake lines on parked cars, leaving at least 18 vehicles sabotaged. Read story