Northwest News Network

Six players with ties to the Northwest are entered in golf’s U.S. Open as the event tees off in the Pacific Northwest for the very first time this week.

At a Monday night rally in downtown Spokane, members of the city's black community said they want to put former NAACP president Rachel Dolezal behind them.

A man sentenced to decades in prison for the shotgun slaying of a Spokane pizza delivery driver won’t go free -- at least for now.

Some of the favorites to win this year’s U.S. Open are saying nice things about the golf course after practice rounds at Chambers Bay near Tacoma, Washington.

Oregon Governor Kate Brown signed into law Monday the first ethics bill to reach her desk since she took office in February.

Oregon House Speaker Tina Kotek said she thinks the state's minimum wage should rise to $13 per hour.

Budget negotiators continue to meet at the Washington capitol, but there’s still no deal on a spending plan for the next two years.

Rachel Dolezal, the controversial head of the Spokane chapter of the NAACP, announced Monday she’s stepping down from her post.

A steak-knife fight on the high seas has captivated Northwest yachting fans for the past day.

A planned meeting Monday where Spokane NAACP president Rachel Dolezal was supposed to give an explanation to members has been postponed.

Many of the world's best golfers will descend on a public course near Tacoma, Washington, this coming week for the 2015 U.S. Open.

Northwest cherry season is upon us. And officials have just struck a deal to get more of those cherries to prime Asian markets like South Korea and China.

The NAACP is standing behind the besieged president of the Spokane chapter, at least for the time being.

Indicted Washington State Auditor Troy Kelley will get to keep his lawyer after a federal judge Friday found no obvious conflict of interest that would preclude Mark Bartlett from staying on the case.

Team Elsie Piddock, a Seattle-based team of experienced open-ocean racers, are about to win the inaugural Race to Alaska.

Idaho ranks consistently among the top states with the highest rates of youth suicide in the nation.

All signs are pointing to a strong El Niño developing by this fall according to an update from the National Weather Service Thursday.

Oregon will become the first state in the nation to let patients get up to a year's worth of prescription birth control at a time.

Washington Governor Jay Inslee said Wednesday there’s still “a lot of mileage to cover” as budget talks continue in Olympia. But he was reluctant to characterize where negotiations stand.

Oregon lawmakers are advancing a measure that would require many employers to offer paid sick leave.

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