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A Hearst investigative series reveals the Boy Scouts to be chainsaw-wielding maniacs, confirming the author's long suspicion that scouting is a fraud.READ MORE 14 COMMENTS
Driving the interior West from Seattle to Arizona is a demoralizing experience, as hard times bites these hard-bitten towns.READ MORE COMMENT NOW
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Once known for resilience, the Northwest now seems baffled as regards an economic strategy for the recession.READ MORE COMMENT NOW
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Our religious impulses toward the wilderness could be boosted by the way our brains work.READ MORE COMMENT NOW
The latest from news outlets and blogs around the Northwest and beyond, chosen by Crosscut editors.
Oregon sheriffs group puts cash into 'marijuana education'
The Oregon State Sheriffs Association's president says pot legalization would "tear families apart."
Oregon bonanza from a freeze in Turkey?
The state produces 99 percent of the U.S. hazelnut crop. Turkey's hazelnut growers suffered losses that are still being determined.
Missing Oregon woman found dead.
After a nearly two week search, the body of the missing mother was discovered.
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