Reporter And Producer
Molly Solomon is a reporter and producer covering Southwest Washington for Oregon Public Broadcasting.
She was previously a general assignment reporter for Hawaii Public Radio in Honolulu where she produced award-winning stories on a variety of topics, including homelessness, native Hawaiian issues and even an active lava flow. Her work has appeared on "Marketplace," NPR’s "Morning Edition," "All Things Considered," "Here and Now" and "Science Friday."
Molly has won three national Edward R. Murrow awards for her work along with awards from the Associated Press, the Society of Professional Journalists and PRNDI. Most recently, a series on the closure of Hawaii’s final sugar plantation won her a 2017 national award from the Asian American Journalists Association.
Vancouver residents are debating what to name a new park — and the discussion has raised big questions about race and language.
Oregon lawmakers are ready to return to the table and restart discussions with Washington to replace the Interstate 5 bridge.
Southwest Washington’s only mental health and addiction services facility for youth is at risk of being shut down.
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Backers of proposed ferry are hoping to entice drivers to consider a commute by water. The vision is for passenger ferries to run along the Columbia and Willamette rivers.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation "categorizes the Proud Boys as an extremist group with ties to white nationalism," according to a report by the Clark County Sheriff's Office.
A new day center for the homeless is ready to open in Vancouver. The facility will serve as an access point to gain housing and receive basic services.
Voters in southwest Washington are sending U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler back to Washington, D.C.
Across the country, 2018 is not a normal election year for Republicans. And in Washington state, Herrera Beutler is facing her first real challenge since she got elected.
Clark College will be closed all day Monday in response to a Patriot Prayer rally planned on campus. President Bob Knight made the decision after consulting with the college’s leaders and attorneys.
Congressional challenger Carolyn Long has raised more than $1.75 million since July 1. That’s more than five times the amount of money since her last quarterly report.
New poll results claim Democratic challenger Carolyn Long is leading Republican incumbent Jaime Herrera Beutler by a two-point margin, 45 to 43 percent.
In a campus-wide email sent Tuesday morning, Clark College President Bob Knight announced a series of campus meetings to address challenges around recruiting and retaining employees of color.
School records and dozens of interviews with staff and students show a culture at Clark College that alienates people of color, even as top school officials say the campus is becoming more inclusive.
Burgerville says it has discovered a cybersecurity breach that may have affected customers who paid with a credit card at any restaurant location in the last year.
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Thousands of people gathered Saturday on the shore of the Columbia River to celebrate the grand opening of the much-anticipated Vancouver Waterfront park.
Battle Ground teachers voted overwhelmingly Sunday to approve a new salary contract, ending a 12-day strike.
Striking Battle Ground teachers and the school district reached a tentative agreement Saturday evening. It appears to pave the way for the start of school on Monday.
Battle Ground remains the only district in southwest Washington on strike.
A school district attorney says the strike is causing irreparable harm and claims 95 students have left the district because of the strike.
As a teachers strike in Battle Ground enters its third week, hundreds of people filled a school board meeting to capacity Monday night.