Renovation work end at the Oxbow regional park just east of Troutdale, Oregon.
The economy shows signs of stabilizing into a slow growth, and the Washington legislature shows signs of stabilizing, period. And much of Idaho is riveted by a viral photo of a wolf hunt (even as Oregon's OR-7 re-crosses into California).
Meantime Oregon, which comes up first in the Northwest with its round of primary elections, begins to get ready. Newspaper endorsements last week (Oregonian, city council, no surprises) were one early sign of that.
And much more in this week's three editions of the Briefing, for Washington, Oregon and Idaho.