The Oregon State Penitentiary, June 5, 2013 (KOIN 6 News/Gary Kahne)

Suit awards $100K to dead inmate’s mom

Deborah Gifford filed suit in 2011, alleging that prison officials were negligent in their treatment of her autistic son — failing to stop …

Bomb threat disrupts Wash. ferry service

Washington State Ferries announced service was resuming Tuesday with an 8:30 p.m. sailing from Port Townsend and a 9:15 p.m. sailing from Co…

Want your mortgage paid for a year?

A new Oregon state program to help struggling homeowners make their mortgage payments goes into effect Wednesday. Applications will be taken…

Boat sinks, leaks 50-100 gal. of fuel

A 75-foot vessel, Granby, sunk at Willow Grove Island about five miles west of Longview, Wash. The boat's owner reported the incident to the…

Child admits to setting Govt Island fire

A child has admitted to lighting a fire on Government Island that ended up burning about 25 acres and forcing the island's evacuation Aug. 1…