As Washington and Oregon become increasingly urban, Republicans are increasingly scarce. They remain in control of isolated, rural counties, but their numbers are no match for Democrats.READ MORE 14 COMMENTS
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Restoring ancient habitat in the Willamette Valley.READ MORE COMMENT NOW
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Two dead in Oregon school shooting
Shots were fired this morning at an Oregon high school east of Portland. The shooter and one student are reportedly dead according to CBS News affiliate, KOIN 6.
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