Wolf OR-7 stands on the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest in southwest Oregon’s Cascade Range in 2014. Environmental groups have withdrawn from talks aimed at updating the wolf management plan in Oregon. Wolf conservation advocates, ranchers and hunters have been meeting with the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife for months to update the rules that protect and manage the state’s rebounding wolf population. (Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife via AP, File)

Environmental groups withdraw from Oregon wolf plan talks

Announcement comes after months of negotiations to update rules on how, when wolves can be killed.

  • Jan 7, 2019
Wolf OR-7 stands on the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest in southwest Oregon’s Cascade Range in 2014. Environmental groups have withdrawn from talks aimed at updating the wolf management plan in Oregon. Wolf conservation advocates, ranchers and hunters have been meeting with the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife for months to update the rules that protect and manage the state’s rebounding wolf population. (Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife via AP, File)

Kent police fatally shoot man after pursuit from Auburn

Police managed to force the suspect to stop his vehicle, and he fired at least once at an officer.

  • Jan 7, 2019

Whitman County GOP ejects far-right activist James Allsup

The 22-year-old gained attention in 2016 when he erected a “Trump Wall” on the WSU campus in Pullman.

  • Jan 7, 2019

Trial in welfare fraud case set for March 4

Nkechi Diallo, formerly known as Rachel Dolezal, has pleaded innocent to the charges.

  • Jan 7, 2019

Hearing set for July to determine if youth is tried as adult

Caleb Sharpe is charged for the Sept. 13, 2017, shootings that killed classmate Sam Strahan,

  • Jan 7, 2019

Hundreds of federal scientists miss conferences in shutdown

Among the events affected: the “Super Bowl of Astronomy” this week in Seattle.

Crews work to restore power after storm

Gusts of about 60 mph were registered at Sea-Tac Airport.

  • Jan 6, 2019

The orca and the orca catcher: How a generation of killer whales was taken from Puget Sound

How a generation of killer whales was taken from Puget Sound

  • Jan 6, 2019

Oregon woman ordered held without bail in shooting death

Authorities say Moore Reed’s smartphone was recording when Shane Patrick Moore was shot in July 2016.

  • Jan 5, 2019

NAACP links earthquake signs in Oregon to white supremacy

The group says signs warning of danger are aimed at forcing black people to move out of neighborhoods.

  • Jan 5, 2019

Officials: No tsunami expected from earthquake near Alaska

The large earthquake struck in a remote area of the Aleutian Islands.

  • Jan 5, 2019

Man held at facility for sexually violent predator dies

He suffered a head injury during a fight Wednesday in the facility’s cafeteria.

  • Jan 4, 2019

Oregon women achieve historic milestone next week

Oregonians elect five statewide officials to the executive branch.

  • Jan 4, 2019

Judge allows one last trial delay for school shooting suspect

One student was killed and three injured in the incident at a high school near Spokane.

  • Jan 4, 2019

110-foot sequoia in Port Angeles felled after 2½-year debate

A woman was arrested after she allegedly refused to leave the site after the tree was cut down.

  • Jan 4, 2019

Patients moved after hazmat crew called to Olympia hospital

The man told officials he bought an ingredient online to make the highly toxic protein ricin.

  • Jan 4, 2019

The biggest jet engines ever seen are set to roar on Boeing’s 777X

The front fan’s 16 carbon composite blades are each twisted into a thin, aerodynamically curved shape.

‘Entire family in disbelief’ after triple homicide near Port Angeles

The younger Iverson and May were helping Darrell Iverson through the recent death of his partner.

Tossed cigarette leads to arrest in 1992 Bremerton murder

In 2017, police discovered the man’s DNA matched a similar 1994 killing in Boise.

Spokane County prosecutor finds deadly force was reasonable

Deputies had responded to a driver was pointed a pistol at them in August.

  • Jan 3, 2019