02-09-2023  4:34 am   •   PDX and SEA Weather

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Kotek on Wednesday asked the board of commissioners of the state's marijuana and alcohol regulating authority to remove its executive director and other leaders

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Oregon police called it a series of “really odd” events along the Pacific Northwest coast spanning 48 hours that concluded Friday night with the arrest of a Canadian man.

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Brian Hunzeker 

Mayor Ted Wheeler fired Brian Hunzeker after he leaked a false complaint saying city Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty had been involved in a hit-and-run crash.

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Workers represented by the union Laborers’ Local 483 have been without a contract since June. Negotiations over a new four-year deal broke down in December

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He plans to continue working. Trudi Inslee, the first spouse, has tested negative.

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The Legislative Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC) Caucus has released the following statement in response to the tragedy at Half Moon Bay, CA that left seven dead and one person wounded, all of whom were people of color

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Highlights from the Democrats 2023 legislative agenda. 

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(AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File) 

A historic drought and recent heat waves tied to climate change have made wildfires harder to fight in the American West and scientists say warming weather will continue to make fires more frequent and destructive.

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Washington is one of nine states without an income tax, and its heavy reliance on sales and fuel taxes to pay for schools, roads and other public expenses falls disproportionately on low-income residents.

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Rose Wakefield poses for a photo with attorney Gregory Kafoury after victory. (Photo courtesy of Kafoury & McDougal) 

Gas Attendant: “I Don’t Serve Black People”

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