Jessica Robinson

Inland Northwest Correspondent

Inland Northwest Correspondent Jessica Robinson reports from the Northwest News Network's bureau in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. From the politics of wolves to mining regulation to small town gay rights movements, Jessica covers the economic, demographic and environmental trends that are shaping places east of the Cascades.

Prior to joining the Northwest News Network team, Jessica was the news director of Jefferson Public Radio in Ashland, Oregon, where she produced a newsmagazine on Northern California and Southern Oregon. In 2010, she spent a year in central Mexico and reported for an English-language newspaper in San Miguel de Allende. Jessica's investigative and feature stories have earned awards from the Society of Professional Journalists, the Idaho Press Club, the Radio Television Digital News Association, and Public Radio News Directors Inc. A Northwest native, Jessica grew up in an off-the-grid log cabin in the Columbia River Gorge.

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Recent Articles

Idaho Lawmakers Re-Evaluate Instant Racing

Jan. 30, 2015 5:33 p.m.


Idaho Gay Rights Bill Dies In Tearful Committee Hearing

Jan. 29, 2015 3:20 p.m.


After 20 Hours Of Testimony, Idaho Panel Set To Vote On Gay Rights Bill

Jan. 29, 2015 8:21 a.m.


High Enrollment At Idaho's Largest University Brings 'Bottleneck' Problem

Jan. 28, 2015 2:54 p.m.


'Gender Identity' Protection A Top Concern For Critics Of Idaho Gay Rights Bill

Jan. 27, 2015 3:39 p.m.


Parents Of Gay, Trans Kids Ask Idaho Lawmakers To Pass Gay Rights Bill

Jan. 26, 2015 3:51 p.m.


Idaho Biologists Count Fewer Wolves But More Breeding Pairs

Jan. 22, 2015 6:28 p.m.


Estimates Show Wolf Pairs In Idaho Nearing Minimum Requirement

Jan. 22, 2015 4:52 p.m.


Long-Awaited Report Could Dictate Next Chapter For Bergdahl

Jan. 20, 2015 9:44 p.m.


Supreme Court Gay Marriage Cases Will Decide Idaho

Jan. 16, 2015 4:43 p.m.


Smaller Wildfires Bring Larger Cost To Idaho Taxpayers

Jan. 16, 2015 3:30 p.m.


Gay Rights Bill To Get First Hearing In Idaho Legislature

Jan. 15, 2015 10:40 a.m.


Idaho Democrats Say Otter's Budget Proposals Sound Familiar

Jan. 13, 2015 3:19 p.m.


Idaho Governor Pledges To Continue Fight Against Gay Marriage This Year

Jan. 12, 2015 5:46 p.m.


Idaho Governor Calls For Reversal Of Recession-Era Cuts To Schools

Jan. 12, 2015 5:08 p.m.


Idaho Could Legalize One Form Of Medical Marijuana

Jan. 09, 2015 4:31 p.m.


Expect Schools, Roads To Be Major Issues At Idaho Capitol

Jan. 08, 2015 3:46 p.m.


More Restrictions May Be Coming For 'Vape Shops' In 2015

Dec. 31, 2014 5:20 p.m.


Sun Valley Joins Small Boom In Resort Renovations

Dec. 30, 2014 8 a.m.


Goose Takes A Wrong Turn, Winds Up Bird Celebrity In Oregon

Dec. 29, 2014 3:15 p.m.

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