Reporter And Producer
Molly Solomon is a reporter and producer covering Southwest Washington for Oregon Public Broadcasting.
She was previously a general assignment reporter for Hawaii Public Radio in Honolulu where she produced award-winning stories on a variety of topics, including homelessness, native Hawaiian issues and even an active lava flow. Her work has appeared on "Marketplace," NPR’s "Morning Edition," "All Things Considered," "Here and Now" and "Science Friday."
Molly has won three national Edward R. Murrow awards for her work along with awards from the Associated Press, the Society of Professional Journalists and PRNDI. Most recently, a series on the closure of Hawaii’s final sugar plantation won her a 2017 national award from the Asian American Journalists Association.
Employees at Burgerville are pressuring the fast food company to formally recognize their union.
On Saturday, hundreds of thousands of people gathered for the “March For Our Lives” rally in Washington D.C. The crowd included one student who traveled all the way from Hood River, Oregon.
A recent slew of incidents involving hate speech and racial slurs prompted a town hall meeting at a Vancouver community college.
Students in the Northwest joined those across the country in a walkout marking the one-month anniversary of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.
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The long-proposed Vancouver Energy oil terminal project officially died Tuesday. Vancouver, Washington, port commissioners made it official by unanimously voting to cancel the lease.
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It’s been nearly a month since a barrage of hikers overwhelmed the Mount St. Helens permit system. But starting Monday, those hoping to nab a coveted climbing permit will get a second chance.
Government officials in Portland and Clark County, Washington, voted Wednesday to file lawsuits against the nation’s opioid manufacturers.
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Opposition to fossil fuel ventures is common on the West Coast, but what sets Vancouver apart is the community’s ability to keep up the pressure for years.
Vancouver has a new city council member. Late Monday night, the council voted 4-2 to appoint Laurie Lebowsky to the vacant seat.
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Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has rejected a permit to build the nation’s largest oil-by-rail terminal in Vancouver.
Project Homeless Connect is an annual resource fair for people experiencing homelessness. The latest such event drew hundreds of people seeking everything from free legal advice to a haircut.
Fifty-six people think they have what it takes to be the next Vancouver city councilor. On Wednesday, city officials released the names of the applicants who are vying for the open seat.
A coastal flood warning is in effect along the entire Pacific coast for Oregon and Washington.
Vancouver Public Schools announced plans Tuesday to open a new elementary school in the heart of downtown.
The relocation of a controversial homeless day center in Vancouver is one step closer to approval.
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There are still a lot of unanswered questions about why the Amtrak 501 train hit a 30 mile per hour curve at nearly 80 miles per hour. But here’s a snapshot of what we do know.
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When Monday’s inaugural trip of the Amtrak Cascades train along its new route crashed south of Tacoma, the lives of hundreds of people were thrown into chaos.
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