Local & Regional

Local GOP's Rand Paul makes Seattle campaign stop GOP's Rand Paul makes Seattle campaign stop
Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul, making the first of several Pacific Northwest campaign stops in Seattle, spoke about constitutional issues and dysfunction in the nation's capital.
Local Whatcom County man charged again in Border Patrol incident Whatcom County man charged again in Border Patrol incident
A Whatcom County man who spent time in federal prison for shining a spotlight at a U.S. Border Patrol Blackhawk helicopter that was flying over his house has been indicted on new charges involving Border Patrol agents, but his wife says he was just trying to get away from them.
Local 'Cougar nation' remembers WSU President Elson Floyd 'Cougar nation' remembers WSU President Elson Floyd (Photo Gallery)
Everyone in Washington state seemed to be part of the "Cougar Nation" on Wednesday as students, politicians, alumni, faculty and staff gathered at Washington State University to remember university President Elson Floyd, who died in June.
Local Oregonians will get $402 million in 'kicker' rebates
Oregon will send $402 million back to taxpayers next year after the state collected more than expected in personal-income taxes over the last two years, state economists said Wednesday.
Local Review finds 362 vulnerabilities with Hanford waste plant Review finds 362 vulnerabilities with Hanford waste plant
A partial review of an unfinished nuclear waste treatment plant on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation found 362 vulnerabilities in its design, according to the watchdog group Hanford Challenge, which obtained a leaked copy of the review.