Local & Regional

Local Will low turnout plague November election? Will low turnout plague November election?
Oregon's voter participation rate hit a near record low for the modern era in the May primary. That begs the question: Why?
Local Deputies find Eagle Creek woman with dementia safe Deputies find Eagle Creek woman with dementia safe
Deputies have found Paulette Louise Chandler, 68. She is safe. They found her near 82nd Drive and Highway 212 in Clackamas at about 11 a.m., the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office said.
Local Will traffic deaths rise as states legalize pot? Will traffic deaths rise as states legalize pot?
As states liberalize their marijuana laws, public officials and safety advocates worry that more drivers high on pot will lead to a big increase in traffic deaths. Researchers who have studied the issue, though, are divided on the question.
Local Seattle man found guilty in fatal Oregon crash
A Seattle man has been found guilty of second-degree manslaughter after driving a car that crossed a center line and crashed head-on against another vehicle, killing two Seaside residents.
Local Molalla teen driver arrested after DUII crash Molalla teen driver arrested after DUII crash
A teen driver was arrested for a DUII after he drove his truck with five passengers over a hill and lost control causing the truck to flip onto a grassy field.
Local 25 vehicles crash, nearly a dozen injured in I-90 pile-up 25 vehicles crash, nearly a dozen injured in I-90 pile-up
Fifteen cars and nine tractor-trailers collided on Interstate 90 on Thursday, leaving nearly a dozen people injured and causing a pileup that snarled traffic on the main route across Washington state, authorities said.
Local Oregon blows by South Dakota, 62-13 in season opener Oregon blows by South Dakota, 62-13 in season opener (Photo Gallery)
Marcus Mariota accounted for four touchdowns in the first half of No. 3 Oregon's season-opening 62-13 win against South Dakota on Saturday night. He threw for 267 yards and three touchdowns, and then ran for one more before sitting out the final two quarters.
Local St. Helens police: Oregon's dog tethering law difficult to enforce St. Helens police: Oregon's dog tethering law difficult to enforce (Video)
A viewer called KATU with concerns that her neighbor was breaking Oregon's dog tethering law, which forbids dogs from being tethered for more than a few hours at a time. The On Your Side Investigators pressed for answers from St. Helen's police and the dog's owner.
Local Washington judge upholds small city's pot shop ban Washington judge upholds small city's pot shop ban
A state judge said Friday that a small city can continue to ban state-licensed marijuana businesses, in a case with big implications for Washington's experiment in legal pot.
Local Small city's lawsuit could derail state's recreational marijuana law Small city's lawsuit could derail state's recreational marijuana law
If the courts won't let Fife ban licensed pot growers, processors or sellers, the city wants the judge to address a second question: Should Washington's entire legal marijuana scheme be thrown out as incompatible with the federal prohibition on pot?