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  1. Boy, 13, accused of fatally shooting boy, 14

    10.07 / 11:37 columbian.com Columbian.com - WA
    Authorities say a 13-year-old boy is accused of fatally shooting a 14-year-old boy after the victim challenged his gang…
  2. Repeal of Oregon health care tax appears headed for January ballot

    10.07 / 11:37 columbian.com Columbian.com - WA
    SALEM, Ore. — Opponents of a new tax on health insurance providers and hospitals on Thursday submitted what they said are enough signatures to put the issue on the b…
  3. Microsoft to help expand rural broadband in six states

    10.07 / 01:10 columbian.com Columbian.com - WA
    FARGO, N.D. — Microsoft announced Thursday it is teaming up with communities in six states to invest in technology and related jobs in rural and smaller metropolitan a…
  4. First hearing in public records lawsuit against Legislature

    10.06 / 22:03 columbian.com Columbian.com - WA
    OLYMPIA — An initial hearing Friday on a public records lawsuit filed against the Washington state Legislature by a coalition of news organizations established some ground rules in the case moving forward, but a date for arguments won't be set for a few more d…
  5. Expect border delays this holiday weekend

    10.06 / 18:28 columbian.com Columbian.com - WA
    BELLINGHAM — Those traveling across the U.S.-Canada border this weekend may experience longer than usual wait times because of Canadian Thanksgiving/U.S. Columbus Day on Monday, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection and Canada Border Services Agency news r…
  6. Oregon police chief won’t be charged with drunken driving

    10.06 / 18:28 columbian.com Columbian.com - WA
    WEST LINN, Ore. — The Washington County District Attorney’s Office says it won’t charge the West Linn police chief with driving under the influence of intoxicants in an off-duty encounter with city officers in May because it didn’t find enough evidence to prove the allegation beyond a reasonable doubt…
  7. Small plane crashes at Hillsboro airport; 2 injured

    10.06 / 18:28 columbian.com Columbian.com - WA
    PORTLAND — Two men were injured after a small plane crash landed at an airport in Hillsboro, officials said T…
  8. Police investigate possible file theft at Oregon school

    10.06 / 18:28 columbian.com Columbian.com - WA
    BEND, Ore. — After a principal was fired from an Oregon private school, Bend police are investigating claims that she illegally downloaded thousands of student f…
  9. Sheriff: Man leads high speed chase on I-5 after threatening ‘Las Vegas’-type shooting

    10.06 / 14:58 columbian.com Columbian.com - WA
    A man was arrested Wednesday after he threatened to commit a "Las Vegas"-type mass shooting, then led deputies on a high speed chase along Interstate 5, Cowlitz County sheriff's deputies said…
  10. Judge: BLM plan for wild horse herd broke law

    10.06 / 10:24 columbian.com Columbian.com - WA
    BOISE, Idaho — The U.S. Bureau of Land Management violated environmental law in its plan to sterilize a herd of wild horses in southwestern Idaho, according to a recent ruling from a federal j…
  11. County gets $1M justice system grant

    10.06 / 10:24 columbian.com Columbian.com - WA
    BOISE, Idaho — The Idaho county encompassing Boise was awarded a $1 million grant aimed at reforming the criminal justice system and reducing its jail p…
  12. State to schools: come up with plan to find gifted kids

    10.06 / 10:24 columbian.com Columbian.com - WA
    With minimal fanfare, parents pushing for more attention to gifted children have won a significant victory that could change the complexion of advanced-education classrooms…
  13. Oregon drivers hit more deer than those in Washington, California

    10.06 / 10:24 columbian.com Columbian.com - WA
    Oregonians are the best in the West at a lot of things: ice cream, athletic shoes, cheese, pocket knives. And now it seems we’ve got one more best thing to add to the list: driving cars into d…
  14. Effort to repeal Oregon gun law fails

    10.06 / 10:24 columbian.com Columbian.com - WA
    SALEM, Ore. — An effort to repeal a new Oregon law that enables a court to order confiscation of a gun belonging to a person deemed at risk of suicide or hurting others has failed, its organizers said Thursday, after they failed to get enough signatures to place it on the b…