If you have been arrested for DUI, the stiff penalties in Washington state loom large and may dramatically affect your life. Key aspects of Washington’s tough DUI laws include: .08 Legal Limit A few years back, Washington state lowered the legal limit to .08% in order to make it easier for prosecutors to win DUI… Read more »

Police search for hit-and-run driver who injured student

Police need your help finding the driver responsible for hitting and injuring a college student home for the holidays. Police told KATU News when they arrived near the intersection of NLombard Street and Jordan Avenue early Wednesday morning, they found20-year-old Conor McMahon on the street injured. He’d been run over. McMahon had cuts, bruises and… Read more »

Controversial studded tires now legal in Ore., Wash.

Starting Friday, studded tires are now legal on Oregon and Washington roadways, but state transportation department leaders would like to seethe current law changed. The Washington state Transportation Department would like to see studded tires banned year-round because of the ruts they cause on highways. In Oregon, a study from 2000 estimated that studded tires… Read more »

Montana woman faces DUI charge for telling 911 she was too drunk to exit car

BILLINGS, Mont. – Next time perhaps she’ll call a neighbor. A woman faces a felony drunken driving charge after police said she phoned 911 saying she was too drunk to get out of her vehicle. The Billings Gazette reported Carol Frances Omeara, 55, was arrested Tuesday night after a woman called dispatchers and said she… Read more »

Donations allow sheriff to add three new K9s

Donations allow sheriff to add three new K9s By Emily Gillespie Columbian staff writer Friday, August 16, 2013 The Clark County Sheriff’s Office has added three dogs to its canine unit, restoring the program to its intended size. Donations from citizens and the nonprofit group DOGPAW helped the agency buy Ringo and Jango, two East… Read more »