An international movement to change the ethic of growing cities seems right for the Northwest. But we'd have to check the boom-town impulses embedded both in our growth economy and our frontier DNA.READ MORE 14 COMMENTS
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2 killed in Oregon avalanche
The avalanche hit a party of eight skiers in Oregon's Wallowa Mountains, most of whom are from the Seattle area.
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