Northwest News

Portland’s downtown police precinct boarded up

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Workers have installed plywood over windows and washed off graffiti near the entrance to the downtown Portland police headquarters after police say windows were smashed and plywood was removed from doors. The vandalism happened after the…

Washington population tops 7.6 million

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington’s population has topped 7.6 million, with growth coming mostly from those moving to the state. Numbers released Monday by the Office of Financial Management shows the state has grown by 109,800 residents over the past…

Climber missing at Mount Rainier park near 2014 tragedy site

A climber missing since Friday while traveling through treacherous terrain at Mount Rainier National Park marks the third person to go missing at the Washington park in a little more than a week. Seattle resident Matthew Bunker was descending the…