Legal marijuana crops are redefining rural Washington towns—and making one-time illegal growers and their new investors rich.
Riverside, Wash.—Apple orchards, pastures and alfalfa
fields fan out from the Okanogan River along an area locals call the
Flats. The land here in north central Washington is baked amber, frin
The announcement follows criticism of Courtney's $252 million plan to refit and remodel the State Capitol
In his race for re-election, Senate President Peter Courtney (D-Salem) has taken heat from his opponent for his push to proceed with a $252 million seismic upgrade and renovation of the Oregon Capitol. As WW has reported, Courtney’s plans could come at the expense of making more than 1,0...
Washington growers, vendors and investors are gathering in Tacoma this weekend for the CannaCon conference, giving the state’s emerging industry a chance to compare notes for the first time since its recreational marijuana market launched earlier this year. Meanwhile their customers will be gathering for More
The Oregon Health Plan in January will begin covering the costs of hormone therapy and sex-reassignment surgery for transgender Oregonians who are covered under Medicaid, the state's Health Evidence Review Commission voted today. "I’m really happy for everyone in the community," says Rebekah Brewis, a Portland woman who castrated herself in prison ...
Smokers in Oregon, Alaska, Vermont and Rhode Island consume more weed than either Washington state or Colorado, which legalized recreational pot in 2012, according to an analysis by the Washington Post's Wonkblog.Rhode Islanders smoked m...
Providence Health Plan failed to follow federal and state law when it for years refused to cover an intensive form of therapy for autistic children, a U.S. District Court judge ruled today in Portland. The families of two autistic children filed suit last year after being denied coverage for the therapy, called Applied Behavior Analysis. One family was able to pay o...