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.
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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.
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Backers of a controversial Kalama, Washington, methanol plant are selling the project as an opportunity to tap into China's fuel market — which is not what they're selling the public.
On Monday, investigators identified the man who shot and killed a Cowlitz County Sheriff's Office deputy as 33-year-old Brian Butts.
A jury unanimously ruled the Hart parents from Southwest Washington intentionally killed their six adopted children when the parents drove off a California cliff.
Highway patrol officers, a forensic pathologist and others testified Wednesday in front of a jury on the findings from the Hart family death investigation.
This week, the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office is holding an inquest into the deaths as a final step in determining what happened in the fatal crash.
Anger and frustration over the recent string of Vancouver, Washington, police shootings came to a head at Monday night’s City Council meeting.
After a slew of recent police shootings, Vancouver’s police chief is reconsidering his department’s stance on body cameras.
27 students who were involved in a disruption that canceled Friday night's basketball tournament at Gaiser Middle School have been emergency expelled and nine have been arrested, according to Vancouver Public Schools.
At a Sunday night vigil for Carlos Hunter, about 100 people gathered to remember the man killed by Vancouver police officers on March 7.
Vancouver Public Schools says it will need to cut more than 50 teacher and staff positions to help close a $14.3 million budget deficit.