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Competing For Trash: The Hidden Landfills Of The Columbia River Gorge

Northwest News Network | Sept. 24, 2017 11:45 a.m.

Every weekday, 50 to 60 semi-trucks pull off the interstate at Arlington, Oregon, and head up to the Columbia Ridge Landfill with Portland's garbage. Seattle and Kitsap County's also goes there, but by train.

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Magnitude-6.2 Earthquake Rattles Corner Of Canada, Alaska

AP | May 1, 2017 7:34 a.m. | Anchorage, Alaska

The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude-6.2 earthquake has rattled the corner of British Columbia, near the boundary with Alaska.

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Proposed Victoria Travel Ban Withdrawn By Washington State Lawmakers

Northwest News Network | March 29, 2016 5:44 p.m.

Washington state lawmakers proposed a ban on state business travel to Victoria, British Columbia, in an attempt to pressure the city to stop dumping raw sewage into shared border waters.

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Wildfire Smoke Envelops Large Parts Of British Columbia

OPB | July 7, 2015 4:15 p.m. | Portland

NASA said the blanket of smoke is coming from the the Boulder Creek Fire complex that’s been burning since June northeast of Vancouver and now cover about 58 square miles.

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Another Foot In Tennis Shoe Washes Up On Seattle Waterfront

OPB | June 2, 2014 3:10 p.m. | Portland

The Salish Sea foot mystery is into its seventh year after another lone foot was found near Pier 86 on Seattle’s waterfront.