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How can Oregon Christmas trees be adapted to a changing climate? How are plans for responding to a major earthquake changing? Also, Washington schools are becoming more diverse, but not its teachers.
Affordable housing will replace a former Portland strip club. Operation Welcome Home will use state lottery funds for veteran services. Portland Public Schools considers increasing police presence.
The 2018 Farm Bill is close to a vote in Congress. If it passes, the bill could have a huge impact on the hemp industry in Oregon.
Columbia sportswear says the President's tariffs won't move manufacturing back to the states. Mercy Corps is helping with humanitarian efforts in Yemen. A local evangelical group is sending a policy paper to the UN Climate Change summit.
Crabbers in California and Oregon are suing fossil fuel companies. An OSU professor offered expertise to NASA's Mars InSight mission. And we talk about the future of the Independent Party of Oregon.
Some people found criminally insane in Oregon attack again when released from care. Central Oregon hospitals work to improve transgender healthcare. And, we talk to two young people who won national recognition for their scientific inventions.
We get a lesson in blockchain and check in with the Oregon Christmas tree that's heading to the U.S. capitol. And, we sit down with journalist Fox Butterfield to learn about an Oregon crime family.
Voters in Ontario, Oregon, have said yes to recreational cannabis, right on the border with Idaho. Oregon is now the only state where someone can be convicted by a non-unanimous jury. And what can WWI teach us about today?
The founder of a Portland nonprofit is nationally recognized. OSU collaborates on a center to focus on the social impacts of science. Oregon recently cleared its backlog of more than 5,000 rape kits.
Changes to the balance of power in Washington, D.C., could shift the priorities of Oregon's congressional delegation.
A Washougal woman saves troubled animals. How has Oregon changed for people with disabilities in the last two decades? And we catch up on the latest regional business news.
We talk about this weekend's deadly synagogue shooting; a conference at the Museum of Warm Springs that honored an 1855 treaty; and Portland's experiment with e-scooters.
Cognitive behavioral therapy comes to the federal justice system. No one is running to fill empty elected seats in Gates, Oregon. And an OHSU nursing student will play on the national rugby team.
We talk about the constitutionality of "time, place, and manner" restrictions on speech. Also, is Portland a great pizza city? Also, newspaper editors from around the state tell us how they chose to endorse candidates and measures.
A new study finds racial minorities receive lower quality care from Oregon emergency responders. Also, Bend will elect a mayor for the first time in recent history. And we get opinions and analysis on the week's biggest news.
Right-wing and left-wing groups clash in Portland. The Washington state supreme court abolishes the death penalty. And we hear from the campaigns for and against the Portland Clean Energy Initiative.
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We hear about learning to live with the "new normal" when it comes to wildfire and what it's like to conduct psychology experiments on yourself. We also talk with the Democrat running in Washington's third Congressional district.