LA CONNER — Ninety-one-year-old Noémi Ban has quite the story to share. Born in Budapest, Hungary, in 1922, she has gone from a life of normalcy, to a prisoner in a Nazi concentration camp, a survivor, an escapee and finally: a free woman.
SEATTLE — A frugal Seattle attorney who nurtured a secret fortune for more than 40 years before his death in September has bequeathed Seattle Children’s Research Institute the largest charitable gift in the hospital’s 106-year history.
EUGENE — The city of Eugene has signed an agreement with a nonprofit agency to establish the first “rest stop” for homeless people on city-owned property.
BAKER CITY, Ore. — A new judge has been appointed to oversee the case of a 14-year-old boy accused of killing his foster father and the father’s uncle last month in Eastern Oregon.
MEDFORD — The smell of money helped land a Southern Oregon man in jail.
SEATTLE — The city of Seattle is backing away from a proposed requirement that child care centers meet with union representatives or lose city funding.
TACOMA, Wash. — State regulators have fined the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department for equipping jail deputies with outdated protective vests.
SALEM — Seasonal workers wade through a sea of green at Holiday Tree Farms’ Red Prairie Division in Polk County.
Mahamed Mohamud was convicted of plotting to bomb a Christmas-tree lighting ceremony.
The State Liquor Control Board on Tuesday released the names and addresses of more than 400 applicants in the state to produce cannabis products.
When he spotted a bargain price on frozen orange juice one year, Jack MacDonald bought so many cans that he had to purchase a new stand-alone freezer just to hold them all.
SEATAC — As supporters of a $15 minimum wage for workers in and around Seattle-Tacoma International Airport declared victory Tuesday, opponents made clear the fight is far from over.
TACOMA — The trooper was hot on the tail of a red car in a minutes-long pursuit when a truck made a U-turn in front of him and the two vehicles collided.
SEATTLE — Washington state’s Medicaid program that gives free health insurance to poor and disabled people is working with the federal government on an experiment that is expected to save taxpayer dollars and improve services.
Winter weather could complicate travel in the Northwest toward the end of this Thanksgiving weekend.
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