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Gov. Inslee Seeks A Cap On Washington's Carbon


Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on Tuesday directed the state Department of Ecology to put a cap on carbon emissions by stepping up enforcement of existing pollution laws.

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Oregon Governor Orders State Agencies To Conserve Water


As drought conditions worsen across the state, Oregon Gov. Kate Brown issued an executive order Tuesday to help conserve water.

Photo: Katrin Baustmann

Portland Arts Tax Fails To Deliver On Some Ballot Promises


The Portland arts tax's biggest problem is simple: Not enough people are paying the $35.

Photo: Rebecca Roberts Galloway / OPB

Redmond Reveals Plans For New City Hall


Redmond's new city hall will be located at the old Evergreen Elementary School. The city bought the school five years ago with the vision of transforming the historic building into a community gathering place.

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