A new software problem has been found in the troubled Boeing 737 Max that could push the plane's nose down automatically, and fixing the flaw is almost certain to further delay the plane's return to flying after two deadly crashes.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The divide in Oregon between the state's liberal cities and its conservative and economically depressed rural areas has made it fertile ground for the political crisis unfolding over a push by Democrats to enact sweeping climate legislation.
WASHOUGAL, Wash. (AP) — Two German tourists visiting family in nearby Portland, Oregon, were run over and killed by a local man as they sunbathed by a swimming hole, police in Washington state said Wednesday.
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Capitol was at a standstill Wednesday with only four days left in the legislative session, and it remains unclear when — or if— the Senate's 11 Republicans will return to the statehouse and end a walkout over a climate bill.
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — A Washington state senator said her comments to a chamber of commerce audience about experiencing "hate, sexism, racism and misogyny" during closed-door Democratic meetings was a reference to coded language she hears everywhere, including the caucus room.
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington state intends to move ahead with a new voter-registration system ahead of the Aug. 6 primary despite concerns from election officials in a handful of counties about problems they've encountered.
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Authorities are warning shoppers in the Seattle and Tacoma areas to be careful at store parking lots after seeing an uptick in purse snatchings.
WASHOUGAL, Wash. (AP) — The Latest on two German tourists who were killed in a car crash in Washington state (all times local):
VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — The Port of Vancouver has closed the door on courting bulk fossil fuel terminals, some 17 months after Gov. Jay Inslee rejected plans to build a giant crude oil terminal on port property.
BRAINERD, Minn. (AP) — Federal officials are weighing impassioned testimony from farmers, ranchers, hunters and wildlife advocates at the only public hearing in the country on the government's latest attempt to take gray wolves off the endangered and threatened species list.
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The state Department of Corrections says a tower officer at the Washington State Penitentiary in Walla Walla shot and wounded an inmate who had been assaulting another inmate.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Low-fare carrier Frontier Airlines has announced it will launch seven new routes out of Las Vegas.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A company that failed to report a large-scale ammonia discharge from its plant near St. Helens, Oregon, and annual ammonia emission estimates has entered into a consent decree with the U.S. Department of Justice.
SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle is supplementing its police ranks by hiring unarmed, noncommissioned officers.
WASHOUGAL, Wash. (AP) — Police say two people died after a motorist drove through a fence and over the people as they were lying on a southwestern Washington beach.
AMBOY, Wash. (AP) — The Clark County Sheriff's Office has released the names of two men found shot to death Saturday night in southwestern Washington.
SEATTLE (AP) — The Washington State Patrol says a person fleeing a trooper jumped off the 520 bridge near Seattle into Lake Washington.
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on a walkout by Republican state senators in Oregon over a proposed climate legislation (all times local):