OPB | Nov. 10, 2015
Isolde Raftery shares a story of a young Jehovah's Witness in Washington state who was allowed to refuse a life-saving blood transfusion.
OPB | Sept. 28, 2015
Marijuana businesses face some significant challenges when it comes to banking, leading many to operate cash-only businesses. But solutions could be on the horizon.
OPB | Sept. 22, 2015
Kelso teachers voted to defy a court order that would have sent them back to work today.
OPB | Aug. 24, 2015
The Carlton Complex fire ripped through Okanogan County last year. The same area is currently battling fires again.
OPB | Aug. 21, 2015
Randy Simmons is leaving his job at the Washington Liquor and Cannabis Board after spearheading the state's rule-making process for recreational marijuana.
OPB | June 29, 2015
The legislatures in Washington and Oregon are still struggling to pass the final bills of their respective sessions.
OPB | June 22, 2015
If lawmakers in Olympia can't agree on a budget by the end of the month, Washington will face a government shutdown.
OPB | June 22, 2015
We check in with members of our EarthFix team about Google Trekker and one man's effort to get information on oil trains.
OPB | June 02, 2015
Washington Governor Jay Inslee declared a statewide drought emergency in May. We discuss what that means for the state's residents and wildlife.
OPB | June 01, 2015
Our correspondent in Olympia gives us a rundown on what's on the agenda for Washington's lawmakers.
OPB | May 06, 2015
Teachers across Washington have been going on one-day strikes to protest a lack of education funding.
OPB | March 30, 2015
MONDAY: A bill before the Washington state legislature would allow the Governor to enter into agreements with Native American tribes if they choose to get involved in marijuana production, processing, or retail.
OPB | March 17, 2015
TUESDAY: The new Cowlitz mega-casino is expect to have a big impact on Oregon gaming revenue.
OPB | Feb. 24, 2015
TUESDAY: Clark County councilors are meeting Tuesday to discuss posting the words "In God We Trust" in a government building.
OPB | Feb. 20, 2015
FRIDAY: Thomas Gazzola, a professor at Washington State University Vancouver, competed in MIT's annual puzzle challenge.
OPB | Jan. 30, 2015
FRIDAY: Washington's increasing pot supply is driving down prices and leaving growers struggling to make money.
OPB | Jan. 21, 2015
WEDNESDAY: A Washington constitutional amendment would force ballot initiatives to include specific funding plans.
OPB | Jan. 09, 2015
FRIDAY: Washington County is considering updates to its animal code for the first time in 30 years.
OPB | Jan. 08, 2015
THURSDAY: One bill would keep medical marijuana shops from selling dried bud, while another would get rid of medical pot shops altogether.