Dozens of Native American tribes in six Western states are bashing President Donald Trump's proposed budget cuts to American Indian programs.
News | Nation | Think Out LoudOPB | May 25, 2017 noon
Lawmakers in Washington State are struggling to agree on a budget by deadline. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler reacts to Pres. Trumps budget. We hear from a local doctor has an issue with a soap opera, and about an effort to bring Muslims and non-Muslims together.
News | Environment | Politics | local | EnergyAP | May 23, 2017 3:04 p.m. | Spokane, Washington
Hanford for decades made plutonium for nuclear weapons, and it now is engaged in a massive environmental cleanup that costs more than $2 billion per year.
Washington’s 30-day special session of the legislature ends Tuesday. But there’s still no sign of a budget deal or a plan to fully fund education.
Entertainment | Arts | NW Life | localOPB | May 20, 2017 5:03 p.m. | Vancouver, Washington
This week five women will take the stage for Vancouver’s first all-female storytelling event.
The same law took effect in Oregon last year. It requires insurance companies to cover a 12-month refill of birth control prescriptions instead of making women go to the pharmacy every month.
News | Environment | local | Fish & WildlifeDaily Astorian | May 13, 2017 12:03 p.m.
Oregon fishery managers say abnormal water conditions this spring have flung them, and their ability to predict what will happen next, into new territory.
Gun dealers in Washington state will soon be required to report when someone tries to buy a gun and fails a background check.
The halfway mark has come and gone in Washington’s 30-day special session of the legislature. But there’s still no deal on a budget or a school funding solution.
Geographic inequality in lifespan is growing in the United States, with people in some counties living more than 20 years longer than those in others.
A Washington state prison inmate was accidentally held 3 1/2 years beyond his release date. The error was discovered last month.
News | Environment | Transportation | localOPB | May 5, 2017 3:32 p.m.
Drivers in southwest Washington could see some relief on their commute home. After being closed for seven weeks, State Route 503 near Woodland is set to reopen after a massive landslide.
The Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians of Oregon are revisiting plans to bring a casino to North Salem, aiming to wrest customers from the popular ilani Casino Resort in southern Washington.
Lowry, a Democrat who served in Congress for a decade before ultimately being elected governor in 1992, died Monday following complications from a stroke, according to a news release issued by his family. He was 78.
News | Environment | local | Fish & WildlifeAP | April 29, 2017 11:44 a.m. | Bremerton, Washington
Officials in Washington state say an invasion of the European green crabs that could disrupt the Puget Sound ecosystem is continuing.
Matt Compton, of Vancouver, Washington, has not been ringing for long, but he's already an extremely accomplished ringer. He wants you to try ringing, too.
The case dates back to 2009 when Washington resident and defendant Rick Desautel knowingly hunted elk illegally in British Columbia.
Public utility commissioners in Chelan County, Washington, take a high stakes vote Monday that could influence whether the aluminum industry makes a comeback in the Pacific Northwest.
Wolf researcher says university forbade him from speaking to press, cut his research funding and attempted to discredit his work.
News | Environment | Politics | localNorthwest News Network | April 27, 2017 3:46 p.m. | Olympia, Washington
Prior to this order, the state had about 120 older electric vehicle models such as the Nissan Leaf in its fleet.