Next Washington state ferry will be called Wishkah

The next Washington state ferry will bear the name Wishkah when it sails in 2024. The Washington State Transportation Commission voted 7-0 Tuesday to select the name after receiving citizen suggestions for months.

Portland sees surge in traffic fatalities

Authorities say 2021 has seen the most fatal crashes in Portland in more than 30 years — something police say is due in part to part to low law enforcement staffing.