Recovery plans for Snake River salmon, steelhead released

The final plans were released Tuesday by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Fisheries.

  • Dec 12, 2017

Vera Katz, who helped turn Portland into hipster haven, dies

“She was a force. She escaped the Nazis. She battled cancer. She ran the House. She ran the city.”

  • Dec 11, 2017

Lawmaker placed on leave from college due to investigation

Rep. Matt Manweller denies the allegations of sexual harassment at Central Washington University.

  • Dec 11, 2017

Oregon woman threatened to kill everyone on a plane

She apparently became agitated after being told to put out her cigarette.

  • Dec 11, 2017

Reward for information on slain wolves grows to $20,000

The animals were members of the Smackout and Dirty Shirt packs.

  • Dec 11, 2017

“Help me,” kidnapped woman mouths, is rescued

A man is accused of breaking into the woman’s house and holding her and her child at knifepoint.

  • Dec 11, 2017

Report: No alternatives in fatal Seattle police shooting

Controversial shooting of Charleena Lyles was deemed to be reasonable and necessary.

  • Dec 10, 2017

Testing urged for students exposed to tuberculosis case

The Clark County Public Health department said it sent letters to those who may have been exposed.

  • Dec 10, 2017

2 wolves monitored by wildlife officials found shot dead

Officials discovered one of the two female wolves though a collar that stopped working in November.

  • Dec 10, 2017

Washington, Amazon sue company over seller training programs

Braintree is accused of using deceptive ads promising information on how to make money on Amazon.

  • Dec 10, 2017

Oregon town seeks first microbrewery, offers benefits

Madras sits between irrigated farmland and high desert within sight of the snow-capped Cascade Range.

Tribe wary of new monument in Montana as others reduced by Trump

The White House is pursuing creation of a new monument on the border of a Montana reservation.

  • Dec 9, 2017

Former Amazon analyst gets 6 months for insider trading

Prosecutors said his former fraternity brother used inside info to make $116,000 on stock trades.

  • Dec 8, 2017

State lawmaker accused of harassment won’t resign

Rep. Matt Manweller, a professor at CWU, has been investigated for alleged sexual harassment.

  • Dec 8, 2017

Report: Wolf population increase not hurting deer numbers

Wolves started migrating into the state in the early 2000s from Idaho and Canada.

  • Dec 8, 2017

Investigation into Washington poaching widens

Three suspects are are accused of animal cruelty, and unlawfully hunting bears and wild cats with dogs.

  • Dec 8, 2017

Charge dismissed against ex-cop accused in 1986 murder

Former Pasco officer Richard Aguirre, 53, had been charged with killing a prostitute in Spokane.

  • Dec 8, 2017

Former Skagit sheriff’s deputy pleads guilty to assault

Russell Whitmore, 34, allegedly choked his wife and threatened to shoot himself and his wife.

  • Dec 8, 2017

Longtime medical marijuana JoAnna McKee activist dies at 74

She was a fixture at marijuana policy hearings at the Legislature, where she testified from a wheelchair.

  • Dec 8, 2017

Tribal members sentenced in separate sex crime cases

One case involved rape of a child in Taholah, the other sexual assault on the Puyallup reservation.

  • Dec 8, 2017