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Washington Legislature Considers Compacts With Tribes Over Marijuana

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.

New Washington Casino Expected To Impact Oregon's Bottom Line

OPB | March 17, 2015

TUESDAY: The new Cowlitz mega-casino is expect to have a big impact on Oregon gaming revenue.

Does "In God We Trust" Belong On Government Buildings?

OPB | Feb. 24, 2015

TUESDAY: Clark County councilors are meeting Tuesday to discuss posting the words "In God We Trust" in a government building.

Local Puzzle Master Wins Competition

OPB | Feb. 20, 2015

FRIDAY: Thomas Gazzola, a professor at Washington State University Vancouver, competed in MIT's annual puzzle challenge.

Pot Glut Good For Consumers And Retailers, But Not Growers

OPB | Jan. 30, 2015

FRIDAY: Washington's increasing pot supply is driving down prices and leaving growers struggling to make money.

Washington Constitutional Amendment Would Change Ballot Initiative Process

OPB | Jan. 21, 2015

WEDNESDAY: A Washington constitutional amendment would force ballot initiatives to include specific funding plans.

Washington County May Change How It Handles Dangerous Dogs

OPB | Jan. 09, 2015

FRIDAY: Washington County is considering updates to its animal code for the first time in 30 years.

Two Bills Look To Change Medical Marijuana In Washington

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.

WA Governor Inslee Lays Out Plans For Roads, Schools, And Taxes

OPB | Dec. 18, 2014

THURSDAY: Washington Governor Jay Inslee is rolling out his two-year budget proposal this week. OPB reporter Austin Jenkins gives us the highlights.

The Most Interesting Races On Washington's Ballot

OPB | Oct. 30, 2014

THURSDAY: OPB reporter Austin Jenkins fills us in on the ballot measures and legislative races to watch.

Two Gun Measures On Washington's Ballot

OPB | Oct. 20, 2014

MONDAY: Voters in Washington are being asked to weigh in on two competing ballot measures on background checks for gun sales.

Will Washington State Be Held In Contempt Over School Funding?

OPB | Sept. 04, 2014

THURSDAY: We'll get an update about the legal battle over school funding in Washington state.

News Roundtable: August 8, 2014

OPB | Aug. 08, 2014

FRIDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.

Checking In On The Washington Top-Two Primary

OPB | Aug. 06, 2014

WEDNESDAY: We'll check in with OPB reporter Austin Jenkins on the Washington primary races.

Clemency Offers Little Relief For Washington's Prison System

OPB | July 29, 2014

TUESDAY: As the prison population continues to grow, and older inmates put stress on the system, clemency is a narrow avenue for relief.

Marijuana Retail Stores Open Across Washington

OPB | July 09, 2014

WEDNESDAY: We're live from Vancouver's first recreational marijuana store, Main Street Marijuana, which opens for business today.

New Law Helps Adoptees Access Records

OPB | July 08, 2014

TUESDAY: A new change in Washington's adoption law will affect how thousands of adoptees find out their histories.

Washington Initiative Campaigns Turn In Signatures

OPB | July 03, 2014

THURSDAY: Today is the deadline for initiative campaigns in Washington to turn in signatures to qualify for the November ballot.

Washington Gears Up For Marijuana Sales

OPB | June 25, 2014

WEDNESDAY: Washington's first licenses for marijuana stores will be issued on July 7. We'll explore how store owners and growers are getting ready.

Primary Election Preview

OPB | May 13, 2014

TUESDAY: Jim Moore, Director of the Tom McCall Center for Policy Innovation at Pacific University, speaks about some of the races in the upcoming primary.