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Native Americans navigate past, present as other cultures celebrate their heritage

November 28, 2019, 9:14am Northwest

SPOKANE— Isaac Tonasket has found his voice. Read story

How the flu vaccine is made each year to keep up with constantly mutating versions of the virus

November 28, 2019, 9:11am Health

Flu viruses are mutating masters, always on the move to outwit scientists and their vaccines. This ability to adapt quickly, and the range of flu-virus strains, requires a new vaccine every flu season to match what’s circulating that year. Read story

Cause of death identified for man who died after September fight with Salem police

November 28, 2019, 9:11am Northwest

PORTLAND — Police have identified the cause of death for a Salem man, who died in police custody after being arrested in September. Read story

House fire caused by turkey smoker causes $75K damage

November 28, 2019, 9:10am Northwest

PORTLAND -- Firefighters in Portland have determined that a house fire in the early morning hours was sparked by an electric turkey smoker placed too close to the home. Read story

Native leaders: Thanksgiving holiday is complicated

November 28, 2019, 6:52am Northwest

Eugene, Ore. — The story of Thanksgiving often told to elementary students is one of friendship and festivities shared between Pilgrims, new immigrants to American colonies, and the Wampanoag, indigenous people who helped feed them in 1621. Read story

10 fun facts about Portland airport

November 28, 2019, 6:00am Latest News

The holiday season is upon us, which means more travelers will be headed to Portland International Airport. Read story

Eugene has high hopes for expanding high-speed internet

November 28, 2019, 5:49am Northwest

Eugene, Ore. — Before downtown Eugene’s high-speed internet network can snake through the rest of the city, local officials say they first have pressing questions to answer. Read story

Interstate 5 reopens in aftermath of major snowstorm

November 27, 2019, 4:15pm Latest News

PORTLAND — A major highway linking California and Oregon fully reopened late Wednesday, nearly 24 hours after a major storm blew in off the Pacific Ocean and slammed the region with heavy snow, gale-force winds and drenching rain. Read story

Ruckelshaus, who defied Nixon in Watergate firing, dies

November 27, 2019, 1:37pm Northwest

SEATTLE (AP) — William Doyle Ruckelshaus, who famously quit his job in the U.S. Justice Department rather than carry out President Richard Nixon’s order to fire the special prosecutor investigating the Watergate scandal, has died. He was 87. Read story

King County judge blocks Tim Eyman’s $30 car tab measure

November 27, 2019, 10:18am Election

SEATTLE — A judge on Wednesday blocked Tim Eyman’s $30 car tab measure from taking effect in Washington state while cities and counties challenge its legality, citing “substantial concerns” that the initiative’s description on the ballot was misleading. Read story