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The Republican running for Oregon governor is dialing up the rhetoric against incumbent Democrat John Kitzhaber.

The battle for control of the Washington state Senate is getting a lot of attention. But all Washington House members are also up for re-election this year.

The Chinese government approved market access to Northwest apples Wednesday after a two-year market closure.

Washington’s rail safety regulator says there are about 3,000 rail crossings in the state that inspectors have never looked at. That's because they're on private land.

Growing populations of wild horses in the inland Northwest are creating headaches for federal land managers. Wild and feral horse herds overrun tribal lands in our region too.

The current and former attorneys general of Washington state are among the subjects of a New York Times special report. The story in Wednesday’s Times details how companies under investigation by state AGs try to influence those cases.

The race for Oregon governor was supposed to be predictable. An incumbent Democrat is running in a state that hasn't elected a Republican as governor since 1982.

Across the Northwest medical professionals are getting ready for Ebola.

Republicans say an out-of-state Democratic group is trying to suppress the GOP vote in a hotly contested Washington state Senate race.

The shooting at Marysville-Pilchuck High School Friday comes as Washington voters are about to decide two competing gun-related ballot measures.

The latest get-out-the-vote tool is a new app lets Oregonians see if their Facebook friends have voted yet. If they haven't, the app lets the user badger them until they do.

You might have heard of “Hanford Downwinders.” Now, a new book penned by a Northwest author tackles the stories of nuclear “downwinders” in the broader West.

It's like deja vu all over again for Oregon voters this year. And it's not just because John Kitzhaber is making his fourth run for governor.

We’re learning some details about the student who opened fire at Marysville-Pilchuck High School before turning the gun on himself.

A student opened fire in a high school cafeteria north of Seattle Friday morning. One female classmate is dead and four other students are seriously injured.

One student was killed and four others are being treated at area hospitals after a school shooting north of Seattle.

The city of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, said a for-profit wedding chapel owned by two ministers doesn't have to perform same-sex marriages.

The pay and treatment of top Northwest hockey players is the subject of a new class action lawsuit that commenced earlier this week in Canada.

An Oregon chef is asking if you have the guts to celebrate World Tripe Day on Friday.

Political campaigns and committees in Washington have spent nearly $70 million so far this year. That includes statewide initiatives and legislative races.

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