Local & Regional

Local Redfish Lake teeming with record number of sockeye salmon (New) Redfish Lake teeming with record number of sockeye salmon
Some 1,400 fish have returned so far from a population that in the 1990s bumped along with one and sometimes no fish returning, ultimately becoming the focus of an intense state and federal effort to prevent the unique population from extinction.
Local No Cellphones: Seattle school going tech-free No Cellphones: Seattle school going tech-free
You won't find cell phones and iPads in the backpacks of students at the Seattle Waldorf High School. Instead these kids are encouraged to use their imagination, artistic ability and intellect to navigate the world of high school.
Local Oregon minimum wage increases by 15 cents
The state Bureau of Labor and Industries says more than 140,000 Oregon workers will get a pay raise when the minimum wage goes up the first of the year.