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.
local | News | Environment | Election
Don Orange will be the next Port of Vancouver commissioner. His victory is likely a death knell for a massive oil terminal that's been proposed at the port for years.
Haven't voted yet? No problem. We dig into the important issues on Oregon and Washington ballots due Nov. 7.
A race for a seat on the Port of Vancouver Board of Commissioners has prompted lawmakers to consider legislation that could limit contributions for future elections.
Oregon and Washington addiction counselors are buzzing from news President Donald Trump has declared a public health emergency for opioid abuse. The question is: What does it mean for them?
Fish & Wildlife | local | Environment | News
Seven people have been charged with nearly 200 criminal counts related to illegal hunting in southwest Washington and parts of Oregon — one of the largest poaching busts in recent memory.
After hours of public testimony, the Clark County Historic Preservation Commission voted unanimously Tuesday to remove a Confederate monument from the historic registry.
Politics | Energy | Environment | Election
The company proposing to build the nation’s largest oil terminal at the Port of Vancouver just donated $150,000 to port commissioner candidate Kris Greene.
Fire investigators in Clark County have released photos and videos of a suspect they believe is responsible for a series of arson fires at churches.
Vancouver mayoral candidate Steven Cox says that he is ending his campaign. That leaves Anne McEnerny-Ogle as the only remaining candidate in the race.
Regular commuters on Interstate 84 started their week with a return to normal driving routines.
U.S. Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., blames Republican leadership for putting a freeze on her bipartisan health care plan.
Leading Vancouver City Council candidate Scott Campbell died Sunday after battling cancer for several years. But election officials say his name will still appear on the ballot.
Energy | local | Environment | News
In denying the permits, Washington’s Shorelines Hearings Board sided with Columbia Riverkeeper, Sierra Club and the Center for Biological Diversity, three environmental groups that appealed the permits in June.
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