Northwest News Network

Regional Public Journalism from twelve public radio stations throughout Oregon, Washington and Idaho.

Northwest sweet cherry experts are reporting that some orchards are having a hard time getting their fruit picked this year.

If Washington lawmakers don’t have a budget by the end of the month, state government will shut down. But it would only be a partial shutdown.

Oregonians could be able to buy marijuana for recreational use much sooner than anticipated.

Former Washington state Rep. Susan Fagan has agreed to reimburse taxpayers after filing false expense reports.

The Washington state Department of Corrections recently signed a contract with the GEO Group to send up to 1000 inmates to Michigan.

Golf's U.S. Open Championship tees off starting at 7 a.m. Thursday morning at Chambers Bay Golf Course near Tacoma, Washington.

Oregon farmers could soon be more likely to use a mediator to help settle their disputes with neighboring farmers.

Accused criminals in Washington could be required to pay thousands of dollars for drug and alcohol monitoring while they await trial.

The former NAACP chapter president at the center of a controversy about her race also engaged in misconduct as the head of a police oversight committee.

Recreational marijuana will soon be legal to use in Oregon and the state Tuesday unveiled a public education campaign meant to help people understand the new law.

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