911 Dispatcher Tells Woman About To Be Sexually Assaulted There Are No Cops To Help Her Due To Budget CutsAn Oregon woman was told by a 911 dispatcher that authorities wouldn’t be able be able to help her as her ex-boyfriend broke into her place because of budget cuts.
Unemployment Benefits Lower Due To Budget Cuts State officials say federal automatic budget cuts will lower an unemployment benefits program for people in Washington.
Alaska Ferries Lose Nature Experts To Budget Cuts As the sun creeps into the sleeping quarters of the Tustumena, passengers who take a second to look out the window wake up to volcanic topography, sky blue lakes and wildlife that looks extraterrestrial even to most Alaskans.
Oregon Lawmakers Spare Prison Jobs, Cut OthersA key Oregon legislative panel voted Wednesday to spare the jobs of 19 corrections officers and other prison officials that had been on the chopping block.
Seattle Public Libraries to Close Aug 29 - Sept 5Due to citywide budget cuts, all Seattle libraries will be closed from August 29 - through the Labor day holiday, Monday, September 5.