Conrad Wilson covers Southwest Washington for OPB News. Prior to coming to OPB, he was a reporter at Minnesota Public Radio. Before that he ran the news department at an NPR member station in Colorado. His work has aired on Marketplace and NPR shows such as Morning Edition and All Things Considered. He has also written for Mashable, The Oregonian, Business Week, City Pages and The Christian Science Monitor. Conrad is an avid photographer and loves spending time in the snow or on a trail.
Officials in Clark County, Washington, are investigating the death of an inmate at the county jail as a possible suicide, the second in as many weeks.
More than 920 Oregon National Guard troops are expected to return to Oregon starting in April.
Vancouver, Washington, Mayor Tim Leavitt gave his State of the City Address Thursday to more than 100 people at Vancouver City Hall.
A new report recommends no further action against Clark County Auditor Greg Kimsey for his role in last November’s election.
A series of conversations about affordable housing in Southwest Washington gets underway Tuesday.
West Coast ports are back to work following a months long labor dispute. But at the Port of Portland, things are far from normal. The port's largest carrier, Hanjin, left this week.
The first government-run recreational marijuana store in the country opens in Washington State on Saturday. Revenue from the pot shop will benefit the small town of North Bonneville.
An Oregon veterinarian who’s been held in the country of East Timor since last fall is on her way home. Stacey Addison says she was held without due process. Her family says it’s all because she was in the wrong place at the wrong time.
An Oregon veterinarian who’s been held in the country of East Timor since last fall is on her way home.
Last spring, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs was embroiled in a scandal over long wait times at its clinics around the country. Some of the longest wait times in the country were right here in the Pacific Northwest. But now that's changed.