PORTLAND, Ore. — Oregon appears poised to significantly expand access to prescription birth control, with bipartisan support for legislation that family planning experts said on Wednesday is unique in the United States.
SALMON, Idaho — Boise State University has revised its policies for campus protests to end a lawsuit alleging it violated free-speech rights by requiring an anti-abortion group to post warning signs about graphic pictures, a lawyer in the case said on Wednesday.
SEATTLE — A 22-year-old man, previously arrested and charged with murdering his grandmother when he was 13 but deemed unfit for trial, was charged again this week by Seattle-area prosecutors who said he poses an “extreme danger to his community.”
SALMON, Idaho — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposed actions on Tuesday to bolster the bull trout, a native fish found in pristine, cold-water streams and some lakes in Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon and Washington.
An aerial map compiled a year before the deadly Oso landslide shows that the upper portion of the hillside was being dangerously undercut, which could point the way to identifying other high-risk slopes, according to a new analysis.
SEATTLE — Two activists climbed atop an excavator on Monday, one locking himself to the equipment, in a protest over the building of an animal-testing facility at the University of Washington, halting construction at the site, sympathizers and police said.