09-18-2021  5:42 am   •   PDX and SEA Weather

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Skyview High School senior Dylan Walker, 18, shows his support for masks in school during a demonstration with classmates and other protesters in Vancouver, Wash., on Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2021. (Amanda Cowan/The Columbian via AP) 

Officials said they sought the injunction after people protesting a school mask requirement came onto the Skyview High School campus Friday, prompting lockdowns at several schools.

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(Photo/ sofisorgin) 

Most consumers don’t pay much attention to the packaging that their purchases come in, unless it’s hard to open or the item is really over-wrapped. But packaging accounts for about 28% U.S. municipal solid waste. 

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Clifford Chappell, senior pastor of St. Johns All Nations Church of God in Christ in Portland 

Religious and health care leaders share their own vaccination stories.

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Governor Kate Brown 

Gov. Kate Brown, alongside state health and education officials, urged Oregonians on Tuesday to wear masks and get vaccinated as the highly transmissible delta variant continues to run rampant.

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Kenneth Forman and his son (Photo/Laurel Smith) 

How a conscientious stranger, the Genealogical Forum of Oregon, and The Skanner teamed up to find the Foremans.

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(Ken Lambert/The Seattle Times via AP) 

Backers of a measure that would change Seattle’s approach to homelessness are appealing a judge’s decision that blocked it from the November ballot.

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(Photo/The Skanner Archives) 

Gov. Kate Brown, a Democrat like Kotek, cannot run for re-election in 2022 due to term limits.

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Creating sixth Congressional district should be person-centered work, Democrats say.

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(AP Photo/Noah Berger) 

The streets of the popular vacation haven, normally filled with thousands of summer tourists, were all but deserted after rapid growth of the Caldor Fire forced a mass evacuation on Monday and triggered hours of gridlocked traffic.

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(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer) 

In Oregon, where school staffers statewide are required to be fully vaccinated by Oct. 18, the board for the 7,500-student district of Redmond last week passed a resolution protesting the mandate and mandatory mask-wearing in schools after "significant" opposition.

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