Local & Regional

Local Feds weigh moving grizzlies into Washington Feds weigh moving grizzlies into Washington
The National Park Service said Thursday it will consider moving grizzly bears into the North Cascade Mountains of Washington state to aid their recovery.
Local Supreme Court rules against state in health-benefits case Supreme Court rules against state in health-benefits case
The state Supreme Court on Thursday unanimously upheld a lower court's ruling that says that damages to be paid to part-time state employees who were wrongfully denied health benefits must take into account more than actual out-of-pocket costs.
Local Naked woman climbs downtown Portland flagpole
Police say they've sent a 34-year-old woman to the hospital for a mental evaluation after she made a naked flagpole climb on the roof of a downtown Portland office building.
Local Study: Gorge Amphitheater has huge economic impact Study: Gorge Amphitheater has huge economic impact
Nearly 400,000 people attended concerts at The Gorge Amphitheater in 2013, generating $4.6 million in state and local taxes, according to an economic study created by the owners as they seek to expand the scenic venue.