02-20-2024  4:50 pm   •   PDX and SEA Weather

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Paul Knauls senior, aka "The Mayor of Northeast Portland" 

A short film about Geneva and Paul Knauls anchors an event highlighting local innovation.

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(Photo/ Dan Meyers) 

The Hanford nuclear site in eastern Washington state is the most toxic site in the U.S.

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(Photo courtesy Portland Parks & Recreation) 

New report acknowledges racial disparities in park, park services access.

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Seattle, Washington 

May and June of this year ranked as the fourth warmest and 11th driest such period since 1895

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(AP Photo/Godofredo A. Vásquez) 

Beavers have been treated as an annoyance for chewing down trees and shrubs and blocking up streams, leading to flooding in neighborhoods and farms. But the animal is increasingly being seen as nature's helper in the midst of climate change.

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(AP Photo/Manuel Valdes) 

The protest on a private lot is the latest episode highlighting tensions behind tree policy in Seattle as climate change increases temperatures and urban canopy decreases.

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(Photo/Edward Eyer) 

Oregon has spent more than $25 million housing 462 kids in foster care in hotels since the state promised to largely end the practice as part of a legal settlement in 2018.

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(Emily Urfer/The Daily News via AP) 

A commercial fire fueled by wood chip piles at a paper mill in southwest Washington is worsening air quality in the Portland area.

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(Mike Zacchino/The Oregonian via AP, File) 

The bodies of four women began appearing in wooded areas in northwest Oregon in February. Prosecutors dropped a bombshell, saying they are linked and “at least one person of interest” has been identified.

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(Photo/ Wilson Chen) 

State biologists believe the cougar ventured to Haystack Rock at low tide Saturday night to hunt birds, a behavior they have not previously witnessed at that site.

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