Oregon state AP news
19 Jun. 20134:29 AM ET
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — These Oregon lotteries were drawn Tuesday:
Driver accused of killing soccer dribbler released
19 Jun. 20131:24 AM ET
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The driver accused of fatally hitting a man attempting to walk from Seattle to Brazil in time for the 2014 World Cup was released from jail on Tuesday after telling the court he is in hospice.
Police: Couple bought gun for man accused in spree
19 Jun. 20131:04 AM ET
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A Springfield, Ore., couple face federal charges after authorities say they bought a gun for two people accused of a three-state killing spree and then helped them avoid capture.
Work crew teen injured in Ore. fall
18 Jun. 201311:23 PM ET
SISTERS, Ore. (AP) — Search and rescue officials in central Oregon say a 16-year-old girl on a youth work crew doing trail maintenance in the Pole Creek area southwest of Sisters has been injured in a fall down a steep hill.
Senate panel OKs renewal of timber county funding
18 Jun. 20138:54 PM ET
GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — A U. S. Senate committee on Tuesday endorsed legislation to extend federal subsidies for timber counties one more year, and to protect more wilderness and wild rivers in Oregon.
Budget deal would aid Ore. colleges, universities
18 Jun. 20138:38 PM ET
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon's public universities and community colleges will be among the first in line to get more money if a so-far-elusive budget compromise results in more revenue and lower employee pension costs.
New charges added in medical marijuana busts
18 Jun. 20138:21 PM ET
MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — Three people arrested in raids on medical marijuana dispensaries in Southern Oregon are facing new criminal charges of racketeering and money laundering.
House passes bill to track chemicals toxic to kids
18 Jun. 20138:19 PM ET
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon House passed a bill Tuesday that would set up a public database to track 19 toxic chemicals used in children's toys and products and would require manufactures to remove the chemicals from their products within five years.
Washington state AP news
Energy Secretary to visit Hanford site in Wash.
19 Jun. 20133:31 AM ET
RICHLAND, Wash. (AP) — New Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz was set to make his first visit Wednesday to the nation's most contaminated nuclear site since being confirmed by the Senate last month.
19 Jun. 20131:05 AM ET
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — These Washington lotteries were drawn Tuesday:
Driver, 79, crashes into Seattle building
18 Jun. 201311:10 PM ET
SEATTLE (AP) — Emergency officials say a 79-year-old woman suffered minor injuries when she crashed her car into a commercial building in north Seattle, damaging two offices. No one else was hurt.
United 787 heading to Tokyo diverted to Seattle
18 Jun. 20139:54 PM ET
SEATTLE (AP) — An indication of an oil filter problem prompted the crew of a Boeing 787 flying from Denver to Tokyo to divert to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport on Tuesday afternoon, a United Airlines spokeswoman said.
EPA report critical of Wash. oversight at Hanford
18 Jun. 20139:02 PM ET
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — A new report released Tuesday faults Washington state for lax oversight at the nation's most contaminated nuclear site, saying the state employs too few inspectors and gives advance notice of inspections to the federal agency charged with managing the cleanup.
Closing arguments held in public defense trial
18 Jun. 20137:57 PM ET
SEATTLE (AP) — Lawyers working with the state chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union asked a federal judge Tuesday to find the public defense systems in two northwest Washington cities inadequate, saying "a warm body with a law degree doesn't cut it" when it comes to providing legal representation to poor defendants.
Collapsed I-5 Skagit bridge reopens Wednesday
18 Jun. 20137:23 PM ET
MOUNT VERNON, Wash. (AP) — A temporary bridge over the Skagit River will reopen Wednesday, restoring Interstate 5 traffic less than a month after the old bridge collapsed.
Army Corps won't do overall study of coal exports
18 Jun. 20136:07 PM ET
SEATTLE (AP) — An official with the Army Corps of Engineers told a Congressional committee Tuesday that the agency doesn't plan a broad environmental study on exporting coal from the Western United States.