It's been week since the Washington primarily elections and officials are still methodically counting votes. With 40,000 ballots to go, Olympia Correspondent Austin Jenkins joined KNKX Morning Edition host Kirsten Kendrick to talk key races, including the contest for Washington Secretary of State and Joe Kent's current lead over Jaime Herrera Beutler for the state's 3rd Congressional District.
Republicans outnumber Democrats three to one, and if you ask most people in town what they think of abortion, their first answer is that they’re pro-life. And yet, the new clinic in their town will likely be the only place offering abortions for about 200 miles in any direction.
Scientists at the Oregon Institute of Technology in Klamath Falls were awarded a $1 million grant to expand on research into the link between wildfires, air quality and hospital admissions.
iRobot is most famous for the circular-shaped Roomba vacuum, which would join voice assistant Alexa and Ring security cameras among smart home features offered by Amazon.
A small town in Washington state was evacuated due to a fast-moving fire that burned a half-dozen homes. The Adams County Sheriff’s Office said on Facebook that residents of Lind needed to flee due to the encroaching flames. Later Thursday, Sheriff Dale Wagner said the fire was starting to calm down and evacuations were lifted.
The annual Pickathon festival, taking place outside of Portland August 4-7, includes three top modern jazz acts: Sons of Kemet, Nubya Garcia and Nate Smith + KINFOLK.
Margaret Slovak's comeback recording —after a long recovery from a car accident, her sister's death, and her husband's fight with cancer— contains her original music and her own artwork.
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- Spanish Harlem Orchestra bandleader Oscar Hernandez on the new album 'Imágenes Latinas'