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Oregon Legislature crashes over climate, leaving acrimony

A total of three bills passed while hundreds died as the Oregon legislative session went down in flames and cost taxpayers a half-million dollars, including $151 per diems to minority Republican lawmakers who went into hiding to kill environmental legislation.

COVID-19 Live Updates

Live, daily roundup of efforts to stop the spread of COVID-19 across the Pacific Northwest.

Report of ‘animal serial killer’ prompts 10,000 calls, emails to Tacoma Animal Control

Thousands of people across the country have called Tacoma Animal Control in the past few weeks, most of them with identical messages about an alleged animal killer in an East Tacoma neighborhood. There are so many calls — some 10,083, as of Wednesday, said Joe Satter-Hunt, Tacoma Animal Control supervisor — it’s interfering with Tacoma Animal Control’s work.

3 structures at high risk of collapsing at Hanford site

Three radioactively contaminated structures are at high risk of collapsing on a former nuclear weapons production site, but could be stabilized by filling them with a concrete-like grout within the next year, the federal government said.

Girl, 11, brings AR-15 to Idaho hearing on gun legislation

An 11-year-old girl toting a loaded AR-15 assault weapon appeared Monday with her grandfather, who is supporting legislation that would allow visitors to Idaho who can legally possess firearms to carry a concealed handgun within city limits.

Man guilty of killing 2 who tried to stop his slurs on train

A man accused of fatally stabbing two people who prosecutors say tried to stop his racist tirade against two young black women on a Portland commuter train was convicted of murder Friday after an emotional trial that featured testimony from both women and the sole survivor of the attack nearly three years ago.

Most winter residential evictions banned in pricey Seattle

Most residential evictions in pricey Seattle have been banned for the city’s coldest and wettest months of December, January and February but the city leaders decided against invoking the ban for November and March.

Flooding starts to abate, allowing damage assessment

A Red Cross official says waters covering roads in flood-hit northeastern Oregon are starting to recede, allowing residents who spent the night in shelters or with friends to return and assess the damage.

Rescues by chopper, front loader as flood hits northwest U.S.

Residents in northeastern Oregon were plucked from rapidly rising floodwaters by helicopter or rode to safety in the bucket of a front-end loader as relentless rain and melting snow pushed multiple rivers high above flood stage.