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.
Washington’s Clark County is looking across state lines as it considers solutions for its aging and overcrowded jail. One possibility: leasing Portland’s Wapato Jail.
Residents in southwest Washington's Clark County sounded off on a proposal to limit fireworks. Restrictions could include fewer days to sell fireworks and a possible ban on large aerials.
After being without a permanent leader for more than a year, Clark County has selected a new county manager. The Clark County council unanimously picked Shawn Henessee as the county’s next leader.
Thousands of miles of Pacific Ocean separate Vancouver, Washington from the volcanic eruption in Hawaii. But a group of local scientists are playing a big role.
Workers at a second Burgerville store have successfully won a vote to unionize
The federal hearing could be a pivotal moment in the tribe’s ongoing efforts to win federal recognition.
Workers at the Gladstone, Oregon, location will decide in May if they will be the second restaurant of the local fast food chain to unionize.
Workers at a Southeast Portland Burgerville overwhelmingly approved a vote Monday to unionize. Organizers say that makes them one of the only federally recognized unions in the fast food industry.
Employees at Burgerville are pressuring the fast food company to formally recognize their union.
On Saturday, hundreds of thousands of people gathered for the “March For Our Lives” rally in Washington D.C. The crowd included one student who traveled all the way from Hood River, Oregon.
A recent slew of incidents involving hate speech and racial slurs prompted a town hall meeting at a Vancouver community college.
Students in the Northwest joined those across the country in a walkout marking the one-month anniversary of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.
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The long-proposed Vancouver Energy oil terminal project officially died Tuesday. Vancouver, Washington, port commissioners made it official by unanimously voting to cancel the lease.
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It’s been nearly a month since a barrage of hikers overwhelmed the Mount St. Helens permit system. But starting Monday, those hoping to nab a coveted climbing permit will get a second chance.
Government officials in Portland and Clark County, Washington, voted Wednesday to file lawsuits against the nation’s opioid manufacturers.
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Opposition to fossil fuel ventures is common on the West Coast, but what sets Vancouver apart is the community’s ability to keep up the pressure for years.
Vancouver has a new city council member. Late Monday night, the council voted 4-2 to appoint Laurie Lebowsky to the vacant seat.