Dozens of goats and sheep used by a Seattle medical research firm backed by a prominent food-safety expert were found in dirty, dilapidated conditions that endangered the animals’ welfare, a federal inspection found.
PORTLAND, Ore. — Two men accused of hunting a pair of protected bighorn sheep on private land and beheading them alongside an interstate highway in northern Oregon have been arrested on suspicion of poaching, police say.
A longtime employee of the Swanson's supermarket in Hoquiam has been charged with first-degree theft in connection with allegations she stole thousands of dollars from the store while working as a grocery checker.
OLYMPIA — New laws in Washington will allow police officers to refer a person who attempts suicide to a mental health worker, let Mead School District use an older middle school for kindergarten classrooms, and allow homeowners to use wood stoves when the power’s out during a burn ban.
OLYMPIA — Washington state remains dotted with racially offensive place names. Glance at a map and in any part of the state, and one might see landmarks such as Negro Creek, Squaw Lake, Redman Slough and Coon Creek.
OLYMPIA — Gov. Jay Inslee signed a bill Friday to set up a joint legislative task force to review laws, practices and training programs related to the use of deadly force by police in Washington and other states, including nonlethal alternatives.
MALHEUR NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE, Ore. — Linda Beck is a fish biologist in charge of a struggle against millions of invasive carp that have uprooted aquatic plants, severely diminishing the food supply here for waterfowl.