Homelessness is not just a problem in urban cities. People living in suburbs and rural areas of the Pacific Northwest are also divided on how to deal with this growing crisis.
Washington Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler is working with local craft breweries to streamline the business of beer making.
An investigation into a recent passenger train derailment near Steilacoom, Washington, reveals speed and human error are to blame.
News | Environment | EnergyOPB | July 1, 2017 2:31 p.m.
The deadline to reach a decision on a controversial oil terminal planned for Vancouver has been pushed back again.
All lanes on Washington state Route 14 are closed after a semi-trailer crashed, spilling thousands of gallons of hot oil on the highway.
This weekend marks the 25th anniversary for Northeast Portland’s Good in the Hood multicultural festival. And despite receiving threats, the parade went on as planned.
Friday night members of a Beaverton mosque welcomed the family of one of the victims from last month’s deadly MAX train stabbings.
Two rural counties in Washington may have limited health care options next year. Insurance providers say they won't serve Grays Harbor or Klickitat counties in 2018.
It was a special day for a Vietnam War veteran in Vancouver, Washington. Simon Rowland, 66, has always wanted to fly in an old P-model Cessna plane. And this weekend, he got his wish.
Economy | News | local | NW Life | CommunitiesOPB | June 15, 2017 9:28 a.m.
Ten years ago, a neighborhood in Vancouver, Washington, was identified as a place ripe for development. As plans ramp up, some wonder whether change will be a good thing.
Friends and family gathered at one Oregon school this weekend, to celebrate a senior class of just three.
News | Environment | EnergyOPB | June 8, 2017 10:59 a.m. | Vancouver, Washington
More than 100 people testified before the Washington state energy board in Vancouver. It was one of the last opportunities for the public to sound off on a proposed oil terminal there.
For many people of color, the stabbings on a Portland MAX train were less a surprise and more just an escalation of things they’ve heard and felt for years in America’s whitest big city.
Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler’s response to the stabbings on the MAX train brought up some serious questions about free speech vs. hate speech.
Stabbing victim Rick Best was remembered on Memorial Day for his military service.
Jeremy Christian, 35, is facing multiple counts of murder, being a felon in possession of a weapon, and intimidation charges, Oregon’s equivalent of a hate crime.
Participants urged each other not to let the killings – and the hate that apparently motivated them – drive Oregonians apart.
The Portland man suspected of fatally stabbing two people on a MAX train Friday afternoon has been identified as Jeremy Joseph Christian, 35, of North Portland.
Witnesses told police that just before the attack, the suspect had been insulting passengers, including two women who appeared to be Muslim. The attack happened when a group tried to intervene.
A Washington lawmaker wants to make it a crime to wear a mask, hood, or face-covering bandana while protesting.
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