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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Some links to voting-related Web sites to help you prepare.READ MORE COMMENT NOW
The network's political director surveys all 50 states for races and trends to watch. Here's what he sees in the Northwest.READ MORE COMMENT NOW
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The fierce struggle over the 60-vote barrier in the U.S. Senate could be decided by a third-party candidate in Oregon.READ MORE COMMENT NOW
If God wants to join the political debate over assisted suicide, he should expect a bloody nose.READ MORE 7 COMMENTS
One blue tucked up against another blue makes artists of us all.READ MORE COMMENT NOW
A new study reveals the changes wrought on Olympic National Park's ecosystem when the wolves disappeared, presenting a compelling argument for reintroducing them.READ MORE 1 COMMENTS
Unless you're in Washington, which ranks No. 1, state officials and bicycle advocacy groups have a lot of work to do.READ MORE 2 COMMENTS
In the 1938 Oregon primary, it was incumbent Gov. Charles Sprague, intellectual, vs. Secretary of State Earl Snell, car dealer. Guess who won.READ MORE COMMENT NOW
Restoring ancient habitat in the Willamette Valley.READ MORE COMMENT NOW
How you can help resolve historical ambivalence by remaking history yourself.READ MORE COMMENT NOW
The strange link between looting Indian artifacts and methamphetamine users.READ MORE 4 COMMENTS
Some misery is more equal than others, as new figures show. The governor also gains a notch by being able to dole out budget savings.READ MORE 7 COMMENTS
There's a cool Web site that lets you look at the electoral college results in presidential races since 1789. It features a U.S. map that shows the color of states as they were carried every four years: red for Republican, blue for Democrat, purple for Whig. It's fun to look at the Great Nearby and see the trends.READ MORE COMMENT NOW
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