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.
The 28-unit rent-subsidized building is a first for the Vancouver Housing Authority. It caters to young adults between the ages of 18 to 24 who are aging out of foster care or experiencing homelessness.
Vancouver city councilors got a different perspective on an expansive investment plan Monday night. Instead of a typical workshop at City Hall, councilors boarded a bus in downtown Vancouver and took their meeting on the road.
Initial returns for Washington’s primary election Tuesday night narrowed races for city, county, and local school board positions in southwest Washington.
The unions that represent 4,500 Kaiser Permanente employees in Oregon and Washington could strike.
Democrat Carolyn Long announced Monday she’s waging a second challenge against Republican incumbent Jaime Herrera Beutler for southwest Washington’s 3rd Congressional District.
Clark County banned recreational cannabis sales in unincorporated parts of the county in 2014. The County Council, however, is on the verge of overturning that ban.
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The booming population of a native species of Northwest shrimp threatens the oyster beds of Washington's Willapa Bay and a coastal way of life.
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Port of Kalama commissioners unanimously passed a lease amendment with a controversial methanol facility Wednesday night that prohibits the company from exporting its product for fuel.
U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Wash., gave birth to her third child Tuesday, a baby girl named Isana Mae Beutler.
Annual homeless census results for Clark County released Friday suggest that homeless populations in southwest Washington grew considerably over the last year.
A school in southwest Washington will remain the Chieftans. Students at Columbia River High School in Vancouver, Washington, voted 79% in favor of keeping the Native American mascot.
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee signed a bill Friday to limit exemptions to the measles vaccine. He signed it during a visit to Vancouver, the epicenter of an outbreak that sickened 71 people this year.
Wearing shackles and a green suicide prevention smock, Richard Knapp made his first appearance in Clark County Superior Court on Wednesday.
Vancouver police turned to the same kind of DNA technology and genealogy databases that caught the Golden State Killer last year to arrest Richard Knapp for the alleged murder of Audrey Hoellein in 1994.
Currently, there are more than 10,000 untested sexual assault kits in Washington, according to the Washington State Patrol.