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Yakama Chief Accepts Thanks From Alaska's Largest Tribal Organization

Northwest News Network | Oct. 20, 2016 5:34 p.m.

Alaska’s largest statewide native organization honored the Yakama Nation during their annual convention Thursday.

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Wealthy Washingtonians Dump $350K Into Effort To Defeat Supreme Court Justice

Northwest News Network | Oct. 20, 2016 4:18 p.m.

A trio of wealthy Washingtonians has just put $350,000 into an effort to defeat a sitting state Supreme Court justice. Their target is Charlie Wiggins who’s been on the court since 2011.

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VIDEO: Being A Columbia River Bar Pilot

OPB | Oct. 20, 2016 3:55 p.m.

Complaining about the weather? Imagine being a Columbia River bar pilot when the weather goes south! 

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Combative Campaigns, Competing Narratives Drive Lopsided Washington Governor's Race

Northwest News Network | Oct. 20, 2016 3:25 p.m.

Washington’s race for governor is a lopsided affair. Incumbent Democrat Jay Inslee has a three-to-one fundraising advantage over Republican challenger Bill Bryant.

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Report: Portland's Johnson Creek Has High Level Of PCBs

Pamplin Media Group | Oct. 20, 2016 12:53 p.m.

Oregon environmental regulators have found a steady increase in the levels of contamination in Southeast Portland’s Johnson Creek.

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Firefighter Thrown 20 Feet By Gas Explosion

OPB | Oct. 20, 2016 10:52 a.m.

A firefighter who's being hailed as a hero for evacuating a building before a powerful gas explosion in a Northwest Portland shopping district says the blast threw him up to 20 feet.

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Obama Endorses Oregon Governor Kate Brown, Says She Is 'Getting Things Done'

OPB | Oct. 20, 2016 10:45 a.m.

President Barack Obama endorses Oregon Gov. Kate Brown in a video that focuses on her ability to sign legislation that's been blocked at the federal level.

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Study: 'Patient-Centered Primary Care Homes' Save Oregon Millions

OPB | Oct. 20, 2016 10:42 a.m. | Portland

A Portland State University study has found that Oregon’s new system of primary care homes is saving the state millions of dollars.

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Bryant And Inslee Spar Over Hanford Cleanup At Debate In Pasco

Northwest News Network | Oct. 20, 2016 10:16 a.m.

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, a Democrat, and his Republican challenger Bill Bryant sparred in their last scheduled debate in Pasco Wednesday night over Inslee's record at Hanford.

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Alaska Air Confident DOJ Will Clear Merger With Virgin America Despite Delay

Northwest News Network | Oct. 20, 2016 10:14 a.m.

Alaska Airlines CEO Brad Tilden said he remains confident that a proposed takeover of rival Virgin America will happen.