Legendary Portland NBA Coach Jack Ramsay Dies
He led the Blazers to Oregon's only professional sports title.
Search for Bodies of Victims from Oso Landslide Officially Ends
Officials say it's difficult because two more victims who are unaccounted for still have not been recovered from the mud and debris.
Seattle Mariners Top Prospect Suspended 50 Games for Failed Drug Test
Seattle Mariners first baseman Ji-Man Choi has been suspended for 50 games following a positive test for a performance-enhancing substance.
Spokane Legislator Part of Bundy Ranch Resistance Movement
Among the people who showed up to support Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy last week was conservative state Rep. Matt Shea, R-Spokane Valley.
German Shepherd Dog Summoned for Jury Duty in New Jersey
BRIDGETON, N.J. (AP) — At least one prospective juror in New Jersey could take a bite out of crime. Cumberland County has summoned IV Griner to jury duty. The only problem is IV is a 5-year-old German Shepherd. Her owner tells KYW-TV in Philadelphia (http://cbsloc...
State Ready to Send Furlough Notices to Employees If Budget Deal Fails
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington state agencies are preparing to notify thousands of government workers that they may be temporarily laid off starting next week. A spokeswoman for Gov. Jay Inslee said that agencies will send notices to workers Monday because lawmakers have been unable to finalize a budget...
Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Closer to Reality in Oregon
Medical marijuana dispensaries are one step closer to becoming legal in Oregon. The state House voted 31-27 today to legalize and regulate dispensaries. The bill goes next to the Senate. Under existing law, the state's nearly 55,000 medical marijuana cardholders must grow the pot themselves or find a person to grow it for them...
Authorities Trying to Identify Body Found in Burned Out Car Near Sunnyside
SUNNYSIDE, Wash. (AP) — The Yakima County coroner's office is checking dental records and DNA to identify the body found in the trunk of a burned out car near Sunnyside.
15 Year Old Faces Rape Charges in Pilot Rock, Oregon
PENDLETON, Ore. (AP) — A 15-year-old Eastern Oregon boy has pleaded not guilty to rape and other charges.
Oregon Theives Help Themselves to 5 Tons of Watermelon Outside WinCo Foods!
Police and Clackamas County sheriff's detectives say two men stole 17 pallets of watermelon — about five tons — from WinCo stores in Beaverton and Tigard early on June 7. The watermelons had been left outside for sale. The Oregonian reports surveillance video helped investigators identify two suspects — William Traverso of Canby and Brad Taylor of Molalla...