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Reviving the Columbia River Crossing Project

The governors of Washington and Oregon are meeting to announce their joint plan to revive the Columbia River Crossing project. The project seeks to replace the aging Interstate 5 bridge over the Columbia River.

Marijuana, hemp cross-pollination a budding conflict

Outdoor marijuana growers are reporting an increase in cross-pollination from hemp farms, a development that could mean marijuana cultivators might lose upward of tens of thousands of dollars if their plants become unmarketable as flower products.

Supreme Court rules no “vested right” to public records

The Washington Supreme Court has ruled that a 2016 voter-approved ballot measure that bars the release of personal information of in-home caregivers applies retroactively to pending records requests that were filed before the law took effect

Accountant who ripped off Olympic snowboarder gets prison

A former Oregon certified public accountant who stole about $4.5 million from his clients to support his “Playboy” lifestyle and marijuana business has been sentenced to prison. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports that victims told a federal judge Thursday how they were duped by Nathan Wheeler’s personable manner only to learn he had bilked their life savings. Prosecutors say he stole more than $900,000 from Olympic snowboarder Daniel Kass and misappropriated the trust fund of two porn shop heirs.

Court issues temporary stay on flavored vaping ban in Oregon

Oregon’s Court of Appeals has put a halt to the state’s ban on flavored vaping products two days after it took effect. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports the temporary stay issued Thursday appears to apply only to tobacco-based vaping products, sold under the oversight of the Oregon Health Authority. It leaves the ban in place on marijuana vaping products regulated by the Oregon Liquor Control Commission.

Bomb scare at Montana school turns out to be false alarm

Authorities evacuated an elementary school in Montana’s capital city on Tuesday after officials found what they thought were the remnants of a homemade bomb, but it turned out to be a plastic bottle filled with nuts and bolts left in the schoolyard.

Lawsuit alleges Okanogan County held woman illegally based on her immigration status

The lawsuit filed in federal court Wednesday alleges officials deprived Maria Del Rayo Mendoza Garcia of her civil rights when they held her in custody for nearly two days after she’d been ordered released by a criminal judge. That detention allowed time for federal immigration agents to question Garcia about her legal status in the jail.