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Washington D.C. Roll Call Report

May 8, 2022, 6:00am Latest News

Here’s a look at how area members of Congress voted over the previous week. Read story

Winter trees frame buildings on the Clark College campus Friday morning. Just an estimated 40 percent of classes have been hosted in-person since Clark's winter term began on Jan.  3.

Washington Running Start enrollment drops as high school students pause college coursework

Winter trees frame buildings on the Clark College campus Friday morning. Just an estimated 40 percent of classes have been hosted in-person since Clark's winter term began on Jan.  3.

May 8, 2022, 6:00am Latest News

Valentine Wulf was bored by her high school English class, uninterested in “jumping through hoops” to prepare for writing an essay. That’s why the 16-year-old prefers taking an English course at North Seattle College — it allows her to just start writing. Read story

Oregon Treasurer Tobias Read participates in a debate with former Speaker of the Oregon House of Representatives Tina Kotek on Friday, March 18, 2022, in Portland, Ore. The debate, between two of the top candidates for the Democratic Party's nomination in the upcoming Oregon governor's race, was held by Oregon AFL-CIO. Read hopes to capitalize on voter unrest and a seeming tack back to moderates when Democrats choose their candidate May 17 for the state's highest office.

‘Outsider’ looks to prevail in Oregon Democratic governor primary

Oregon Treasurer Tobias Read participates in a debate with former Speaker of the Oregon House of Representatives Tina Kotek on Friday, March 18, 2022, in Portland, Ore. The debate, between two of the top candidates for the Democratic Party's nomination in the upcoming Oregon governor's race, was held by Oregon AFL-CIO. Read hopes to capitalize on voter unrest and a seeming tack back to moderates when Democrats choose their candidate May 17 for the state's highest office.

May 7, 2022, 8:22pm Northwest

Months ahead of Oregon's Democratic primary, many believed the race was former House Speaker Tina Kotek's to lose. But Oregon Treasurer Tobias Read hopes to capitalize on voter unrest and a seeming tack back to moderates when Democrats choose their candidate May 17 for the state's highest office. Read story

Large black bear in Washington has eluded capture for 2 years

May 7, 2022, 8:01pm Northwest

Wildlife officials in Washington trying to capture a 300-pound black bear for two years say his GPS collar that was supposed to fall off hasn’t and could be too tight. Read story

Two tornadoes touch down in Spokane area

May 7, 2022, 7:52pm Northwest

Two tornadoes touched down Friday night in the Spokane area, leaving destruction in their path. Read story

Longview school levy officially passes

May 7, 2022, 7:41pm Northwest

It's official: Longview voters have approved a school levy that district officials say will fund better security, revamped infrastructure and updated technology for schools. Read story

Defective bar codes on ballots may delay tally in Clackamas County, Ore.

May 7, 2022, 6:39pm Northwest

Defective barcodes on an unknown number of primary election ballots in a Portland-area suburban county will likely delay election results on May 17, election officials say. Read story

Deer eyeing your garden? Here are plants they don’t like to eat

May 7, 2022, 5:48am Life

Spring brings with it blooming gardens and flowers, but some visitors see blooms and new growth as food. Read story

Bird flu confirmed in 2 backyard Pacific Northwest flocks

May 6, 2022, 8:21pm Northwest

An avian flu that’s spreading quickly across the U.S. has been detected in the Pacific Northwest in two backyard bird flocks in rural Oregon and Washington. Read story

New factory in Moses Lake to bring new jobs

May 6, 2022, 3:29pm Northwest

A battery materials company has purchased a 600,000-square foot facility in Moses Lake, Wash., to be used to manufacture lithium-ion anode battery materials for the automotive and cell phone industries. Read story