Local sheriffs say they are being shamed by the Trump administration for abiding by the U.S. Constitution.
Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, a Republican congresswoman from Clark County, says she can't support the sweeping health care bill sponsored by her party's leadership.
News | Agriculture | NW Life | Nation | localNPR | March 22, 2017 3:41 p.m.
Immigration lawyers are getting a wave of calls from farmers looking for foreign "guest workers." The farmers are worried that they'll lose their existing workers to an immigration crackdown.
Classrooms in Washington’s fifth largest school district are undergoing tests for radon. Evergreen Public Schools recently announced above average levels in two facilities in the Vancouver area.
Washington’s 105-day legislative session is more than half over. But the big job of negotiating a new two-year state budget has yet to begin.
Environment | NW Life | localOPB | March 18, 2017 9:05 a.m. | Bend, Oregon
OPB members and guests from around Central Oregon said goodbye to "Oregon Field Guide" host Steve Amen, who is retiring after 28 years on the show.
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee is calling the Republican healthcare plan in Congress “a disaster.” Inslee made his comments Wednesday as new projections on the impact to the state were released.
News | Environment | localNorthwest News Network | March 15, 2017 4:09 p.m.
Washington state and the U.S. Forest Service signed an agreement last week that officials say will improve on-the-ground management of public lands susceptible to wildfire.
U.S. Magistrate Judge James P. Donohue in his recommendation Tuesday said arguments that Daniel Ramirez Medina's constitutional rights were violated deserve to be heard in U.S. District Court.
U.S. District Judge James Robart said in an order that motions or a complaint over the revised ban need to be filed before he can make a decision.
local | News | Environment | EnergyAP | March 11, 2017 3:02 p.m. | Richland, Washington
Demolition of a major plutonium plant at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in Washington state has resumed after radioactive contamination was detected in a rubble pile.
News | Politics | Technology | localNorthwest News Network | March 9, 2017 7:27 p.m.
Wireless carriers are pushing legislation in Washington state to give them access to power poles, street lights and other public infrastructure for placement of the small antennas.
Vancouver city officials and community organizers gathered Thursday in a show of support for Southwest Washington’s immigrant community.
Lawmakers in Salem and Olympia are debating measures intended to crack down on distracted driving.
local | News | Agriculture | EnvironmentNorthwest News Network | March 3, 2017 7:11 p.m.
Wine scientists and grape growers will converge in the Tri-Cities, Washington, next week to talk about how to produce high-quality wine when the climate is getting more extreme.
Some drivers in the Puget Sound region are experiencing sticker shock over their car tab renewals.
The Federal Aviation Administration says reports of unsafe flying by civilian drones "have increased dramatically" over the past two years.
Washington state lawmakers voted 84 to 13 vote Friday to require gun dealers to alert the State Patrol when someone fails a background check to buy a gun.