A rare corpse flower growing at the Volunteer Park Conservatory is drawing crowds in Seattle.
A California produce company is issuing a recall of some lots of tomatoes and salad kits that include them because they may be contaminated with salmonella.
Crews hope their work to improve a 27-mile hiking and biking trail between Arlington and Darrington will bring tourists to the mudslide-ravaged region.
The City of Salem is considering banning smoking on some public sidewalks, including the walkways next to Salem Hospital and Willamette University.
Federal Communications Commission investigators have joined an inquiry into Idaho's handling of a school broadband contract.
Teamsters Local Union 117 has authorized a strike, and were out educating shoppers on what they say are attempts by Fred Meyer to degrade warehouse workers' health care plans and outsource jobs.
A proposed conservation plan for the National Elk Refuge in northwest Wyoming includes building wildlife crossings over a highway, restoring beavers to wetlands and allowing wildfires to burn naturally.
Every two years for at least a decade, the governor and the Legislature have asked public university and college presidents to project what kind of cuts they would make if they have to slash their state budgets. And every time, they groan and figure something out.
Police in Seattle say a man in his 30s who walked into a downtown Seattle store and asked to see some expensive jewelry pulled out a gun and took off with items worth roughly $25,000.
Spokane's police chief says officers testing out the use of body cameras will stop recording in private residences if asked by the occupant.
Portland Fire and Rescue says a girl in her early teens sustained life-threatening injuries when she fell more than 40 feet off the cliffs at a popular hiking and climbing spot.
Olympic National Park says that for the first time in more than a century, chinook salmon have been spotted in the upper reaches of the Elwha River following the recent removal of two dams.
Oregon Zoo staff say they think a 4-day-old lion cub that had to be euthanized was inadvertently injured shortly after birth by its first-time mother.
Derrick Skou was playing guitar, jamming with friends at the campsite when it happened. The attack was caught on video.