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Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Audit: Large Wildfire Seasons Take Toll On Oregon's Forestry Department

A series of intense wildfire seasons has taken a toll on the Oregon Department of Forestry. That's according to an audit released Tuesday by the Oregon... More » Listen to this story

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Lawyers For Oso Slide Victims Allege Evidence Fraud

Lawyers for victims of the deadly 2014 Oso landslide say the state of Washington has engaged in a “shocking” cover-up to hide evidence. The allegation,... More » Listen to this story

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Inslee Blames Climate Change For Washington's Sudden And Severe Fires

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee Tuesday declared a state of emergency in 20 counties mostly on the dry side of the Cascades, an area vulnerable to wildfire.... More » Listen to this story

Monday, August 22, 2016

Justice Department Says Pasco Needs More Diversity On Its Police Force

The police department in Pasco, Washington, needs to hire more women, more Spanish speakers and have more diversity in general. That’s one finding of a... More » Listen to this story

Monday, August 22, 2016

Teachers, Realtors Top List Of Washington's Largest Political Action Committees

Unionized teachers and Realtors boast the largest political action committees in Washington state this election year. Both PACs have raised more than $2... More » Listen to this story

Monday, August 22, 2016

Uncontrolled Wildfire Surrounds Spokane

Spokane, Washington, the state’s second largest city, found itself surrounded by flames Monday after high winds and heat Sunday caused the rapid spread... More » Listen to this story

Monday, August 22, 2016

Gold Rush! Northwest Athletes Come Home From Rio Olympics Laden With Medals

Eight more Olympic medalists with ties to our region stood on the podium this weekend before Brazilian music brought the Summer Games to a close in Rio... More »

Friday, August 19, 2016

An Olympic Double: Portland's Galen Rupp Attempts Marathon Sunday After 10K

Portland runner Galen Rupp returns to competition at the Summer Olympics early Sunday morning. Rupp will race in the men's marathon just a week after he... More » Listen to this story

Friday, August 19, 2016

Oregon's Ashton Eaton Defends Olympic Gold At Rio Olympics

Oregon's Ashton Eaton successfully defended his Olympic decathlon title Thursday night at the Summer Games in Rio. Eaton stayed on top of the leader... More » Listen to this story

Friday, August 19, 2016

Into The Black: A Close-Up Of What Was Lost In The Range 12 Wildfire

In southeast Washington, the Range 12 Fire is finally out. But now there’s 176,600 acres of black. And it’s roasted much of the valuable habitat on the... More » Listen to this story

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