SALEM — A bill expected to become law in Oregon would allow some of the state’s elementary, middle and high schools to continue using Native American mascots if local boards and tribes can agree to terms.
Family members describe Jane Hungerford-Trapp as charismatic, smart and beautiful — someone who dealt with her fair share of inner demons, but liked to dance and have fun.
SEATTLE — Gov. Jay Inslee said Tuesday he has reached a deal with lawmakers from both parties to revise the state’s teacher evaluation system in a way that will satisfy the federal government.
SEATTLE — Another government proposal for increasing state dollars for Washington public schools was dropped into the already overloaded cart on Tuesday.
SEATTLE — Skiers and snowboarders rejoiced when a series of storms dumped several feet of snow in the mountains across the West, after what had been a disappointing start for those seeking fresh powder in the backcountry.
OLYMPIA — The Senate’s majority caucus proposed a supplementary budget Monday that increases funding for a soon-to-be signed measure expanding college financial aid to include students who were brought to the state illegally as children.
SALEM (AP) — Oregon sheriffs are looking to the Legislature for relief from some of the cost of caring for inmates in the county jail.
PULLMAN (AP) — The Board of Regents of Washington State University has given a five-year contract extension to school President Elson S. Floyd.
TWISP, Wash. (AP) — The state Department of Fish and Wildlife has issued five special permits in the Methow Valley allowing hunters to use dogs to track and kill cougars in response to numerous problems this winter.
GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Oregon leads the nation in the percentage of kids entering kindergarten with non-medical waivers for one or more vaccinations. State health officials hope a law taking effect March 1 changes that by requiring parents to get the facts before opting out.
PORTLAND (AP) — After a wet spell unusual even for Portland, a second homeowner has found a sinkhole in the yard, but this one didn’t swallow anybody.
Every year, state legislators and other public officials in Washington must file paperwork revealing details of their personal finances, including income, debts, investments and meals or trips paid for by lobbyists.
Some churches are having a difficult time filling the pews, but that’s not the case at Crestline Baptist Church on the South Hill.
SEATTLE (AP) — When the currently stalled Highway 99 tunnel project in Seattle is completed, drivers could face an all-day $1 toll, with an increase to $1.25 during peak hours.
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers said Thursday an overhaul of the nation’s immigration laws still has a shot in 2014.
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