West Coast ocean chemistry is changing

Global carbon dioxide emissions are changing the ocean chemistry on the West Coast, according to a report released Monday by the West Coast …

Ken Burns was named Interim Chief for Portland Fire & Rescue on April 4, 2016 (PFR)

Ken Burns named Interim Chief at PF&R

After Erin Janssens announced her retirement recently, the search for a new chief began. City Commissioner Dan Saltzman appointed Burns to t…

The Board of Regents of Washington State University has chosen Schulz of Kansas State University as the 11th president of the Pullman-based school. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)

New WSU president tours state

New Washington State University president Kirk Schulz is continuing his tour introducing himself to students, faculty and staff across the s…

Coast Guard rescues man with severed leg

The Coast Guard rescued a 41-year-old man who suffered a severe leg injury while on the north jetty of Grays Harbor, Washington. The initial…

A fire at this Gleneden Beach house claimed 2 lives. April 4, 2016 (KOIN)

Gleneden Beach house fire claims 2 lives

The fire broke out in a 2-story home on the 100 Block of Sijota Street near Alderwood shortly before midnight, Lincoln County Sheriff’s Offi…

An Alaska Airlines jet takes off at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in SeaTac, Wash. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Alaska Air to buy Virgin America

Alaska Air Group Inc. is buying Virgin America in a deal worth more than $2 billion, creating a powerhouse airline with an expanded West Coa…

Portland Trail Blazers' Damian Lillard, right, drives the ball against Golden State Warriors' Draymond Green (23) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, April 3, 2016, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Warriors pour it on late, beat Blazers

Damian Lillard scored 38 points to lead the Trail Blazers, who had their four-game winning streak snapped. Portland remained a half-game beh…

Oregon State's Gabriella Hanson (11) drives to the basket against Connecticut's Morgan Tuck (3) during the first half of a national semifinal game at the women's Final Four in the NCAA college basketball tournament Sunday, April 3, 2016, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/AJ Mast)

Photos: Oregon State vs UConn in Final 4

The Oregon State Beavers, in their first-ever Final 4 game, took on perennial powerhouse UConn Huskies in Indianapolis in the NCAA Women’s F…