High winds and heavy rains knocked out power to 17,000 people in northwestern Oregon, and winter warnings went into effect in western Washington.
A court battle is raging over whether or not the EPA should ban the pesticide chlorpyrifos. In the meantime, Pacific Northwest farmers keep using it.
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Nearly one year after a deadly Amtrak Cascades derailment in Washington, some of the seriously injured are still healing. And the courts are just beginning to deal with the lawsuits stemming from the crash.
America’s first female governor served in Oregon three years before women in the state gained the right to vote. But history has largely forgotten her. That wasn’t an accident.
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The Oregon secretary of state said in October that Deputy Secretary of State Leslie Cummings would vote in his place while he received cancer treatment.
Heavy rain and strong winds are forecast Monday and Tuesday for Oregon and southwest Washington.
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The Trump administration decided not to ban the toxic pesticide chlorpyrifos. Records show it continues to sicken people.
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