Local & Regional

Local Alaska governor tours Shell oil rig in Seattle Alaska governor tours Shell oil rig in Seattle
The governor of Alaska on Wednesday toured a massive oil drill rig parked on Seattle's waterfront then met with Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee to tell him that Washington's position on future Arctic drilling will hurt the economy of Alaska.
Local House passes transportation measure to keep state moving House passes transportation measure to keep state moving
The state House of Representatives has approved a compromise $7.6 billion transportation package that will keep the state ferries moving, the State Patrol on the road and continue road- and bridge-repair projects into the next fiscal year.
Local Man who leaked Kitzhaber emails goes public Man who leaked Kitzhaber emails goes public
The man who leaked thousands of emails from the personal account of former Gov. John Kitzhaber to a Portland newspaper is coming forward publicly.