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.
Congressional challenger Carolyn Long has raised more than $1.75 million since July 1. That’s more than five times the amount of money since her last quarterly report.
New poll results claim Democratic challenger Carolyn Long is leading Republican incumbent Jaime Herrera Beutler by a two-point margin, 45 to 43 percent.
In a campus-wide email sent Tuesday morning, Clark College President Bob Knight announced a series of campus meetings to address challenges around recruiting and retaining employees of color.
School records and dozens of interviews with staff and students show a culture at Clark College that alienates people of color, even as top school officials say the campus is becoming more inclusive.
Burgerville says it has discovered a cybersecurity breach that may have affected customers who paid with a credit card at any restaurant location in the last year.
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Thousands of people gathered Saturday on the shore of the Columbia River to celebrate the grand opening of the much-anticipated Vancouver Waterfront park.
Battle Ground teachers voted overwhelmingly Sunday to approve a new salary contract, ending a 12-day strike.
Striking Battle Ground teachers and the school district reached a tentative agreement Saturday evening. It appears to pave the way for the start of school on Monday.
Battle Ground remains the only district in southwest Washington on strike.
A school district attorney says the strike is causing irreparable harm and claims 95 students have left the district because of the strike.
As a teachers strike in Battle Ground enters its third week, hundreds of people filled a school board meeting to capacity Monday night.
School will start Monday in Vancouver's Evergreen School District and Tuesday in Longview.
Teachers in Vancouver, Camas, Hockinson, Washougal, Ridgefield, Evergreen and Longview have ratified new contracts, paving the way for students in those southwest Washington school districts to return to the classroom.
Longview Public Schools says it plans to take the teachers union to court to make them return to school.
Teachers in Longview are officially on the picket line. The union has rejected the district’s offer for a 6.9 percent average pay raise and voted to strike.
As local school districts negotiate new salary contracts this year, it’s coming down to the wire for teachers in southwest Washington, with some on the verge of a strike.
The farming community of Dufur has been hit by three wildfires in the past month. On Sunday, residents came together to celebrate the town’s resiliency.
The Vancouver City Council got a unique perspective of the city’s changing shoreline Monday. The council joined port commissioners for a waterfront tour along the Columbia River.
After threatening messages on social media, southwest Washington community group cancels event against racism and hate.
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