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Seattle man accused of stalking massage client, installing tracking device on his Jeep

November 29, 2019, 8:28am Northwest

SEATTLE — After a 47-year-old Seattle man got a massage in May, King County prosecutors say he was stalked for months by his masseur, who showed up at the victim’s gym and coffee shop, slopped paint on his vehicle and doorstep, twice appeared naked in his front yard, and installed a tracking device on his Jeep. Read story

Oregon ranks highest in nation for homework over Thanksgiving

November 29, 2019, 8:27am Northwest

SOUTH COAST, Ore. — Oregon ranks number one in the nation when it comes to assigning students homework over the Thanksgiving holiday. Read story

Washington high schools do away with federal testing requirements, create seven pathways for student success

November 29, 2019, 8:27am Latest News

SPOKANE — Depending on whom you talk to, the Washington state Board of Education has either diluted the value of a high school diploma or made it more relevant in the real world. Read story

Pierce County deputies shoot, kill man

November 29, 2019, 8:27am Northwest

EATONVILLE — Authorities say a man died in a shooting involving three Pierce County deputies. Read story

WTO protests in Seattle 2 decades ago have lasting impact

November 28, 2019, 7:14pm Northwest

SEATTLE — Nancy Haque worried about the conditions in sweatshops around the world. For Lynne Dodson, it was the possibility of attacks on public education. The plight of imperiled sea turtles got Lisa Wathne. Read story

Lawsuit: Officials in Idaho county refused to release body

November 28, 2019, 6:32pm Northwest

BOISE, Idaho — Two parents who are members of a Northern Idaho tribe have filed a lawsuit contending Kootenai County officials refused to return their daughter’s body after she died in a car crash and planned an autopsy despite the family’s objections because of religious beliefs. Read story

Agnes Pilgrim, global advocate for indigenous rights, dies

November 28, 2019, 6:30pm Northwest

PORTLAND — Agnes Baker Pilgrim, the oldest member of Oregon’s Takelma tribe and a vocal advocate for clean water and Native American rights, has died. She was 95. Read story

Senator blasts Ecology over methanol plant decision

November 28, 2019, 6:23pm Northwest

LONGVIEW — In a letter to Gov. Jay Inslee, state Sen. Dean Takko Wednesday blasted the state Department of Ecology over its decision to delay approval of a key permit for the proposed $2 billion Kalama methanol project. Read story

Silver Falls State Park building viewpoint, day-use area for 2022

November 28, 2019, 6:21pm Northwest

Visitors to Silver Falls State Park will have a new viewpoint and an expanded day-use area to visit in a couple of years. Read story

Portland Diamond Project backers get extension to study transportation issues of Port site

November 28, 2019, 12:30pm Latest News

PORTLAND — The Portland Diamond Project and the Port of Portland said this week that they had reached an agreement to give investors another six months to study a Northwest Portland marine cargo terminal as a potential baseball stadium site. Read story