Stories tagged: region
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 3, 2018, 4:32 p.m.
With President Donald Trump clamoring to defeat U.S. Sen. Jon Tester and conservative groups spending heavily against him, the Democrat is falling back on a well-worn strategy in his pursuit …
Thu., Nov. 9, 2017, 5:48 p.m.
A celebrated Oregon winemaker who helped found several well-known wineries died in her isolated cabin in southern Oregon, a newspaper reported Thursday.
Sun., Sept. 17, 2017, 9:09 p.m.
For nearly three and a half years, the damaged Sitka spruce has stood guard at the site of the Oso mudslide. More than 100 feet tall, it was the largest …
UPDATED: Sat., July 29, 2017, 10:26 p.m.
Artist, whose work covers walls in Whitefish, has a lot of talent and, as some don’t know, Down syndrome.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 8, 2017, 5:48 p.m.
A U.S. Senate committee on Wednesday advanced a bill that would give federal recognition to Montana’s Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians following a decades-long effort.
Thu., Feb. 2, 2017, 11:05 p.m.
Marijuana regulators in Alaska narrowly rejected a proposal Thursday that would have made the state the first in the nation to allow marijuana consumers to use the pot they buy …
Sat., Dec. 31, 2016, 6 a.m.
Clothing and furniture can be replaced. But Kristen Doig of Lacey is learning that it’s the little things – items like a set of keepsake “Baby’s First Christmas” ornaments and …
Sun., Nov. 27, 2016, 6 a.m.
EUGENE, Ore. – As a freshman at Springfield High School, Leyah Krimbow dreaded going to class. “I used to ask my mom every morning if I could stay home,” Krimbow, …
Sat., Nov. 26, 2016, 4:08 p.m.
The Manhattan Project National Historical Park at Hanford is a year old and proving to be quite popular.
Thu., Nov. 17, 2016, 10:55 p.m.
A man who was adopted from South Korea by Americans when he was 3 years old landed on Thursday in his native country – one that is completely unknown to …
Fri., Oct. 14, 2016, 5:24 p.m.
Hillary Clinton supporters stood in a long, rain-soaked line to attend a fundraising event at Seattle’s Paramount Theatre.
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 24, 2016, 1:48 p.m.
As Burlington absorbed the news of Friday night’s shooting, critical questions remained, including the identity of the shooter, his motive and his whereabouts. A massive manhunt continued and police broadcast …
Wed., Aug. 24, 2016, 5:23 p.m.
State officials say the sale of hunting and fishing licenses has been suspended due to a cybersecurity breach.
Mon., Aug. 15, 2016, 1:54 p.m.
Republican gubernatorial candidate Bill Bryant says he won’t be voting for his party’s presidential candidate, Donald Trump.
Mon., Aug. 8, 2016, 1:52 p.m.
Fire officials in Centralia say a resident sparked a small fire in an apartment while trying to kill cockroaches with a homemade flamethrower.
Mon., Aug. 8, 2016, 11:42 a.m.
Walking across the Hanford Reach National Monument lands that burned in last week’s Range 12 Fire is an otherworldly experience.
Thu., July 28, 2016, 1:25 p.m.
Forrest E. Mars Jr., who helped shape Mars Inc. into a multi-billion dollar confectionary empire with beloved brands such as M&M’s and Snickers bars, has died. He was 84.
Thu., July 28, 2016, 1:20 p.m.
It was 20 years ago that the ancient skeleton known as Kennewick Man was discovered.
Thu., July 28, 2016, 12:59 p.m.
A Portland man suffered serious injuries after falling about 250 feet into a drainage area at Crater Lake National Park.
Thu., July 28, 2016, 12:52 p.m.
Portland officials will wait to start a major cleanup planned on the Springwater Corridor where hundreds without homes have been camping.
Thu., July 28, 2016, 12:48 p.m.
A former Oregon State University student has been found guilty of raping a woman at the Phi Kappa Psi fraternity last year.
Tue., July 19, 2016, 11:15 a.m.
SEATTLE – Bertha the tunnel machine is rolling again. The massive machine boring a tunnel to replace the State Route 99 Alaskan Way Viaduct stopped drilling on June 23 to …
Tue., July 19, 2016, 11:13 a.m.
OLYMPIA – Republican gubernatorial candidate Bill Bryant is kicking off a 23-city tour across Washington state in his bid to unseat incumbent Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee. Bryant was starting the …
Tue., July 19, 2016, 11:11 a.m.
MISSOULA – The University of Montana is getting rid of crate after crate of Cold War-era fallout shelter supplies. The Missoulian reports that the university’s 11-story Aber Hall has a …
Tue., July 12, 2016, 2:22 p.m.
OLYMPIA – State regulators say that Cascade Natural Gas Corporation is unable to provide required documentation for nearly 40 percent of its high-pressure pipelines in the state of Washington. The …
Tue., July 12, 2016, 1:50 p.m.
SEATTLE – The FBI said Tuesday it is no longer investigating the enduring mystery of the skyjacker known as D.B. Cooper, nearly 45 years after he vanished out the back …
Tue., July 12, 2016, 11:46 a.m.
OLYMPIA – Olympia Police say a 46-year-old driver has been arrested in connection with the shooting of a pedestrian during an altercation at an intersection.
Tue., July 12, 2016, 11:37 a.m.
KENT, Wash. – Kent police said a 69-year-old woman from Kent was operating her motorized wheelchair heading east when an Amtrak train passed through the intersection, striking her legs.
Tue., July 12, 2016, 11:35 a.m.
PORTLAND – Crater Lake National Park rangers have seized 234 pounds of morel mushrooms worth an estimated $8,000 that were harvested illegally from the park over the Fourth of July …
Tue., July 12, 2016, 11:31 a.m.
PORT ANGELES, Wash. – Wildlife biologists are counting mountain goats in Olympic National Park and nearby forest areas.