12-08-2022  5:55 pm   •   PDX and SEA Weather

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(Amanda Cowan/The Columbian via AP) 

Seattle and Portland briefly topped a list of large cities with the worst air quality in the world.

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(Photo/Max Kleinen) 

OHSU’s new Gun Violence Prevention Research Center issues inaugural report

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U.S. Senator Ron Wyden  

Oregon’s U.S. Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden announced a total of $27,167,202.82 is headed to the state of Oregon for its response to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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The next election in Multnomah County is the Nov. 8, 2022, General Election, which includes races for U.S. Senate, U.S. House of Representatives, Governor, state legislative seats and more.

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 A wildfire fed by gusty winds and low humidity east of Vancouver, Washington, grew rapidly on Sunday, prompting authorities to order evacuations throughout the metropolitan area

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(Photo/ Erik Mclean) 

Estimates suggest switching to clean energy could save the average American household $220 per year on their energy bills while protecting them from the constant price swings of fossil fuel.

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A message from Boyle Family Executive Director Kerry Tymchuk

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U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley 

Developing co-management arrangements with Tribal nations is essential to fulfilling the Service’s trust and treaty obligations, and an opportunity to incorporate traditional ecological knowledge and practices.

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Veterans Day Parade 2019 (Photography by Maxwell Collins // Hallow Studios) 

The parade route moves from NE Sandy Blvd. to along Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.

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(Photo/ Urban League of Portland via Facebook) 

Volunteers will be provided a $100 gift card and lunch will be provided.

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