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Picture this: You have a cabinet full of expensive, potentially life-saving medication, but you can’t use it. Do you just throw them away or is there another solution?



The Republican presidential contest is going to be heating up very quickly in Washington state. All three GOP candidates have announced that they are coming here to campaign before the state's primary.


Higher-than-normal radiation readings have been discovered in a second tank at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation. Officials are investigating to see whether the tank is leaking into its outer shell.

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Intel says it will lay off nearly 800 employees in Oregon as part of the company’s global restructuring.

What Happens When Dams Come Down?

Apr 22, 2016
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For decades, America has debated the effects of dams on rivers. But what happens when dams go away? The removal of two dams on the Elwha River – completed in 2014 – offers a rare chance to see what happens when a river is undammed.



This has been – to put it mildly – an unusual presidential election season. And for the first time in many years, Oregon’s May 17th primary could actually make a difference in the outcome at both major party nominating conventions.

But now that the primary is suddenly relevant, a lot of people find themselves confused about how the process works.

Let’s sort it out, shall we?

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Northwest Innovation Works has dropped plans to build one of the world’s largest methanol plants at the Port of Tacoma. 

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Building in flood zones is about to get harder across much of Oregon, due to new federal recommendations.

Vancouver Port Hears From Public On Oil Terminal Lease

Apr 12, 2016
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Commissioners at the Port of Vancouver are in the midst of a public hearing Tuesday about whether or not to extend their lease with the backers of an oil terminal.

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If you have asthma or heart disease, you know the quality of the air you breathe is very important: airborne particles can have a big impact on human health. That’s why researchers at Washington State University are looking into how climate change might affect air quality.