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As anxiety and depression rates have soared among young Americans, educators and advocates say children’s books can play a role in helping them cope.

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Phil Knight has donated $1 million to Christine Drazan’s campaign, after previously giving $3.75 million to Betsy Johnson's campaign which recent polling suggests will not succeed.

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Governor Jay Inslee 

While new facilities that distribute, extract, refine or process fossil fuels have been temporarily prohibited by the Vancouver City Council since 2020, the council this week unanimously made the ban permanent

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Oregon Community Foundation is in the process of figuring out how to gift the building back to a Black-led non-profit that is willing to center arts, healing and intergenerational community-building within the space, in perpetuity.

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Cody Easterday was sentenced Tuesday afternoon in federal court in Yakima, Washington, for what U.S. District Court Judge Stanley Bastian called “the biggest theft or fraud I’ve seen in my career."

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Erin Wenzel sued the city for assault, battery and negligence, claiming that on Aug. 14, 2020, an officer “ran at her and violently slammed into her with a nightstick” while she was leaving the area as police had instructed. 

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Julie Wise, Director King County Elections 

Washington Secretary of State Steve Hobbs and King County Elections Director Julie Wise addressed election myths, issues, challenges, and opportunities. Event included a guided tour of King County’s elections headquarters.

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Dr. Robert Kelly, the first Black president of the University of Portland  

Robert Kelly is also the first non-priest to lead the private Catholic university.

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A renewable energy plant being commissioned in Oregon combines solar power, wind power and massive batteries to store the energy generated there is the first utility-scale plant of its kind in North America.

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Sen. James Manning 

Sen. James Manning of Eugene voices concerns about the Lottery’s special treatment of two of its managers

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