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Seattle Suburbs To Get Private Airport Terminal As SeaTac Busts Its Seams


The Everett airport's first passenger terminal bets travelers in Seattle's expanding suburbs will use it for short-haul trips instead of fighting traffic and long lines at SeaTac.

National School Walkout Day Draws Students To Portland City Hall Rally


More than a thousand students from North Portland to Lake Oswego descended on Portland City Hall Friday as part of the National School Walkout against gun violence.

Union-Backed Oregon Group Once Again Aiming A Ballot Initiative At Corporations


Our Oregon returns with a more modest ballot measure on corporate transparency following its big loss on corporate taxation in 2016.

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Shooting At Shelter Only Adds To Trauma For Homeless Portlanders

On his first night back at the Cityteam homeless shelter after a deadly officer-involved shooting, Matthew Jackson could not relax.

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Newly Released Documents Detail FBI Testimony After Finicum Shooting

The transcripts are significant because they form the basis for the government's case against FBI special agent W. Joseph Astarita.

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There's A Cure For Hepatitis C, But Oregon Limits Access

The opioid epidemic is spreading a virus: hepatitis C. A new class of drugs can cure it. But the state of Oregon limits who can get them.

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Put A Whale On It — Oregon Gets A New License Plate

Oregon is about to issue a new license plate featuring a gray whale.

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Oregon Governor's Promised Tax Break Would Reach Sliver Of Targeted Businesses

The effect of the tax cut Brown's currently proposing is unlikely to impress Republican lawmakers who accuse her of playing politics as she makes a case for re-election.

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Aging Into The Opioid Crisis

For seniors struggling with opioid abuse, their relationship with the drugs could have a decades-long history. 

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Oregon DOJ Orders Former Portland Marathon Director To Pay $865,000 Settlement

Lester Smith must pay $865,000, including $50,000 for the state's investigative costs.

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Trial Postponed For Oregon Judge Who Refused To Marry Gay Couples

The trial for suspended Oregon judge Vance Day, who rose to national prominence after refusing to marry gay couples, and was later indicted on separate criminal charges, has been postponed.

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How The Opioid Crisis Could Lead To More Cases Of Liver Cancer In Oregon

The opioid epidemic is spreading a virus among people who share needles: hepatitis C. Doctors consider it a silent killer, and Oregon has a particularly high rate of the infection. 

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Beaverton Schools Deputy Chief Resigns After Anti-Immigrant Tweet

After community outrage over his retweet of a message warning of dangerous "illegal aliens," Beaverton School District's deputy superintendent, Steve Phillips, resigned Tuesday.


Oil Trains In The Northwest

OPB's coverage on the transportation of oil by rail in the Northwest.

Lead In The Water

Communities across the Northwest were shocked recently to discover dangerously high lead levels in their water. How did this happen, and what’s being done to fix the problem?

Portland's Toxic Air Problem

Portland's air is dirtier than we thought. A study conducted by researchers at the U.S. Forest Service revealed dangerously high levels of heavy metals in Portland, sparking an investigation into the sources and causing regulators and officials to question why the pollution was left unchecked for so long.