The Coast Guard says it has revoked the inspection certificate for a Salem-based sternwheeler vessel that operates on the Willamette River because the Willamette Queen's owners have not completed an out-of-water hull examination.
An American traveler detained for months in East Timor has been released by the government of that Southeast Asia country and has boarded a plane to begin her trip home.
A total of 770 University of Oregon students were vaccinated Monday at a clinic at Matthew Knight Arena in the campaign against a blood stream infection that has killed one student and sickened three others.
Last spring, the Veterans Administration was embroiled in a scandal over long wait times at its clinics around the country. Some of the longest wait times in the country were right here in the Pacific Northwest. But now that's changed.
A federal appeals court has rejected a timber industry lawsuit seeking to strip Endangered Species Act protection from a threatened seabird that nests in old-growth forests.
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When you bought your first bike with all the bells and whistles, did you also think to buy the flashy neon vests and pants? An Oregon lawmaker hopes that bike riders will be outfitted in reflective gear soon enough.
Idaho lawmakers on a Senate committee advanced to the full Senate a bill that will give the public access to oil and natural gas production records and that more closely follows national standards.
With the Washington Legislature starting a stretch of intense work to vote on scores of policy proposals before a March 11 deadline, a series of labor and workforce bills moving through the House and Senate highlight the ideological differences between the leaders of each chamber.