Local & Regional

Local Study: Natural changes in wind cause Pacific warming (New) Study: Natural changes in wind cause Pacific warming
A new study released Monday found that warming temperatures in Pacific Ocean waters off the coast of North America over the past century closely followed natural changes in the wind, not increases in greenhouse gases related to global warming.
Local Prosecutor to drop all Seattle marijuana tickets (New) Prosecutor to drop all Seattle marijuana tickets (Photo Gallery)
Seattle's elected prosecutor says he's dropping all tickets issued for the public use of marijuana through the first seven months of this year, because most of them were issued by a single police officer who disagrees with the legal pot law.
Local Washington County Sheriff: Reckless driver arrested after car chase Washington County Sheriff: Reckless driver arrested after car chase
CORNELIUS, Ore. -- A routine traffic stop leads to a car chase and arrest of a 26-year-old man.

A sheriff deputy from Washington County were attempting to stop a vehicle on Sept. 20 just before 3 a.m. on South 10th Ave. at South Flax Plant Rd. for traffic violations.
Local Rescue dog that worked Oso mudslide found Rescue dog that worked Oso mudslide found
The Snohomish County Sheriff's office says a search and rescue dog that worked in the Oso mudslide has been found safely, swimming in a pool.
Local Study shows 95 percent of Oregonians now insured Study shows 95 percent of Oregonians now insured
A new study shows 95 percent of Oregonians now have health insurance coverage, largely thanks to the state's expansion of Medicaid to many previously ineligible low-income adults.
Local UO professor launches study to find rate of campus sex assaults UO professor launches study to find rate of campus sex assaults (Video)
University of Oregon psychology Professor Jennifer Freyd, who consults the White House on sexual violence, has been studying the topic for more than 20 years. She also knows college sports, serving on UO’s intercollegiate athletics committee.