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$1.7 billion wind and solar project generates hopes, fears in central Washington

May 9, 2021, 4:30pm Latest News

Back in March, Chris Wiley passed a long day in his tractor sowing wheat. He had the controls set to automatic steering and scanned social media. He did not like… Read story

‘How many more people have to die?’ 82nd Avenue claimed 2 more lives in April

May 9, 2021, 11:30am Latest News

Two men were struck and killed while walking across the same stretch of Northeast 82nd Avenue in April, a sobering reminder that the east Portland arterial remains one of the… Read story

4 tales of joyous post-vaccine reunions from around the Seattle area

May 9, 2021, 5:51pm Northwest

This time last year, COVID-19 retracted social circles almost overnight. Adult children waved to parents in assisted-living facilities through windows. Read story

Two Longview senior care organizations receive more than $1M in state support for capital projects

May 9, 2021, 5:13pm Northwest

Two long-serving Longview senior care facilities were budgeted for capital projects in the Washington state legislative session that ended April 25. Read story

70-bed addiction recovery housing to open in East Portland

May 9, 2021, 5:12pm Northwest

East Portland will soon have new transitional housing for people experiencing homelessness who are in the early stages of their recovery from substance use. Read story

Washington schools are carefully planning to welcome all students back to buildings this fall

May 9, 2021, 5:11pm Northwest

With about a month left to go in the school year, some Washington public school districts are signaling to parents that they intend to offer a fully in-person school year this fall for students in all grades. Read story

As COVID-19 vaccine demand slows, doctors act to offer more information to hesitant patients

May 9, 2021, 5:11pm Northwest

One of the first people to receive a COVID-19 vaccine in Cowlitz County, PeaceHealth family medicine physician Dr. Shawn Aaron fields questions about the vaccine almost every day. Read story

State, volunteers, tribes, shellfish growers work together to combat invasive European green crab

May 9, 2021, 6:02am Northwest

European green crab are growing in numbers in Grays Harbor, and volunteers, state agencies, tribes and shellfish growers are working together to control the destructive invaders. Read story

A Mailbox and Trekking Poles mark the Snowy Summit of Mailbox Peak in the Cascade Mountain Range.

5 day hikes from Seattle that end in surprising, mysterious objects

A Mailbox and Trekking Poles mark the Snowy Summit of Mailbox Peak in the Cascade Mountain Range.

May 9, 2021, 6:00am Latest News

SEATTLE — Whether it takes the form of logging detritus or the ruins of a cabin once belonging to an influential Seattle family, signs of human intervention in the wilderness can be a novel sight — and even an unsettling one. But if you feel like you’ve hiked every hike… Read story

Intel at Ronler Acres

New CEO says Intel will expand footprint in Oregon

Intel at Ronler Acres

May 9, 2021, 5:04am Business

HILLSBORO, Ore. — New Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger, visiting the company’s Hillsboro factories Wednesday, said the company isn’t done expanding in Oregon and expects to add to its local manufacturing footprint again within the next few years. Read story