1st AP Northwest News Minute

SEATTLE (AP) — Dungeness crab could be harder to come by if hundreds of fishing boats remain tied up at docks from California to Washington state amid a dispute between crabbers and seafood processors over the price of the sought-after crustaceans. At Fisherman’s Wharf in San Francisco, crab pots remained stacked up along the docks during what typically would be a busy season. From Half Moon Bay, California, to Westport, Washington, crabbers said they would stay put.

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The district attorneys for Multnomah, Washington and Clackamas counties say they’re going to cut back on prosecutions of people who evade paying fares for TriMet buses or trains. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports that prosecutors announced the move on Tuesday.

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Authorities have identified two women who died after falling from a bridge on Interstate 5 following a single-vehicle crash. The Register-Guard reports that 32-year-old Amanda Fuller, of Roseburg, and 29-year-old Stephanie Tomas, of San Bernardino, California, fell off the bridge early Monday.

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Investigators were trying to piece together events after firefighters early Tuesday found a home and two other structures on fire. A body was found inside one of them, and the family that owns the property in western Oregon is missing.