SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Family members who escaped from a burning recreational vehicle in the Salem, Oregon, area say a grandfather went back into the burning camper to save two 11-year-old twin grandchildren. KPTV reports (http://is.gd/GzW8ub ) that Chris Laing is recovering in a Portland hospital from second- and third-degree burns to his arms and blisters on his head and feet.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A man has reportedly died in an apartment fire in southeast Portland. KGW also reports (http://www.kgw.com/ ) firefighters pulled a woman and child from another apartment early Friday.
MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — The Congress is again considering legislation to expand the Oregon Caves National Monument nearly tenfold.
GARIBALDI, Ore. (AP) — When a 14-foot boat capsized in front of the Coast Guard's Tillamook Bay station at Garibaldi on the north Oregon coast, guardsmen swung into action, rescuing two children and one adult.
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — An inmate who told FBI agents he was "at war with the world" has been convicted a second time for attacks on other inmates at the federal prison in Yamhill County.
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Understanding how the state's public records and open meeting laws work is no longer an option for elected local officials in Washington. It's a requirement.
NEW YORK (AP) — Boeing has finalized a $56 billion agreement to build 150 777X aircraft for Dubai's Emirates Airline. The order's value is based on list prices, which can vary greatly after negotiations.
SEATTLE (AP) — Gov. Jay Inslee on Wednesday proposed toughening the state's clean water rules by setting a fish-consumption rate that would be among the highest in the nation.
MOSES LAKE, Wash. (AP) — Metal thieves are hitting some ranches and farms in Grant County. The sheriff's office says there have been five thefts recently of steel and aluminum livestock corral panels in the Moses Lake area.
SEATTLE (AP) — Officials in Washington state are searching for the person who donated three human skulls to a thrift store in a Seattle suburb.
VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — Legal pot means Portlandia is going to get to know "The Couv" a little better. Mayor Tim Leavitt cut a green ribbon outside Main Street Marijuana on Wednesday, opening the doors to the first recreational marijuana store in Vancouver. The city in southwest Washington is just a 10-mile drive from downtown Portland. Culturally, however, it is many miles apart, and Portlanders say they have little reason to cross the I-5 bridge to visit their suburban neighbors.
RICHLAND, Wash. (AP) — About 12,000 air samples taken on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation this year after more than three dozen workers reported being sickened by chemical vapors have failed to find a cause for the problem, Hanford officials said Wednesday.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Searchers have found a woman who was lost on a hike near Horsetail Falls in the Columbia River Gorge about 30 miles east of Portland.
SPOKANE, Wash.— Workers are preparing to enter one of the most dangerous rooms on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation — the site of a 1976 blast that exposed a technician to a massive dose of radiation, which led to him being nicknamed the “Atomic Man.”
SALEM (AP) — The man fired as leader of Oregon’s workers compensation agency after just three months on the job has filed notice that he plans to sue over his ouster.