Local & Regional

Local Artwork behind bars, serving time on taxpayer dime Artwork behind bars, serving time on taxpayer dime (Video)
For over a year, “Transitions,” was artist Michael Boonstra’s life. He was commissioned to create the publicly funded artwork during the construction of the Wapato Jail. Shortly after the completion of his piece, Boonstra learned there wasn’t enough money to open the jail.
Local Washington to sue over nuclear site's tank vapors
Washington plans to sue the U.S. Department of Energy and its contractor to protect workers from hazardous vapors at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation, the nation's most polluted nuclear site, state Attorney General Bob Ferguson said Wednesday.
Local 'Because She Cares': Important women in Portland's nonprofits 'Because She Cares': Important women in Portland's nonprofits (Video)
A local artist is reconstructing the way we see Portland's leading women through a new project called “Because She Cares”. Photojournalist Michael Driver followed up with Theresa Weil on the artwork profiling local women doing great things for our community.