Samples of Zika virus from the outbreak raging across Brazil and Latin America arrived at the University of Washington last month, where they were quickly locked in a biosafety freezer, awaiting research aimed at stopping the germ tied to growing numbers of devastating birth defects.
PORTLAND -- Portland police say a woman either fell or jumped from a building in downtown Portland on Saturday afternoon. The Oregonian reports there are no indications of foul play involved in her death.
KANAB, Utah - Some of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge occupiers who were not among the 16 recently indicted attended memorial services for occupation spokesman Robert “LaVoy” Finicum in southwestern Utah on Friday.
OLYMPIA — Months after Washington state saw record low voter turnout, several lawmakers and Secretary of State Kim Wyman say they want to help increase engagement with automatic voter registration for some.
SALEM, Ore. — The minimum wage debate gained momentum at the Legislature on Friday when a handful of senators narrowly favored a newly proposed bill to raise wages in a three-tiered approached aimed at pleasing Oregon's wide spectrum of urban and rural areas.
BISMARCK, N.D. — The federal trial for a woman accused of bilking investors in a North Dakota oil patch trucking firm has been delayed so she can testify in the ongoing murder-for-hire trial of her ex-husband.