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State lawmakers from around the country will descend on Seattle the week of August 3 for a national legislative summit.

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The state of Washington is on a hiring spree for forensic psychologists. They’re needed to help address a backlog of mentally ill jail inmates whose competency to stand trial is in question.

PenAir

An Anchorage-based commuter airline is opening a new hub in Portland. Peninsula Airways, better known as PenAir, is a well-established Alaska carrier that only recently branched out to the Lower 48.

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Anti-abortion groups are calling for an investigation into Planned Parenthood, and now, state and federal lawmakers are getting involved.

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When it comes to watering your lawn during drought and wildfire season, what’s the sweet spot between water conservation and fire hazard?

Ashley Stewart / Northwest News Network

What if the bus came when you called it? You have to plan ahead a little, but that’s the idea with a re-booted bus service in Salem, Oregon.

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Backers of a crowdfunding project from 2012 say they’re suddenly receiving the product they were promised.

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Seven Pacific Northwest veterans of World War II leave for Tokyo Thursday. They're carrying 70 captured Japanese flags to return for the 70th anniversary of the end of the war.

Katrin Baustmann

As drought conditions worsen across the state, Oregon Governor Kate Brown issued an executive order Tuesday to help conserve water.

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Oregon marijuana dispensaries can begin selling marijuana as soon as October 1, under a law signed Tuesday by Governor Kate Brown.

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