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Eric Tegethoff

Eric Tegethoff is a journalist covering the Northwest. Eric has worked as a reporter for KBOO, XRAY FM, and Oregon Public Broadcasting in Portland, Oregon, as well as other print and digital news media.

Farmworkers Tribunal provides ‘critical’ platform in Olympia

Washington state farmworkers are converging on Olympia this week to call for better working conditions.The 11th annual Farmworkers Tribunal is being held on Tuesday at...

Long-awaited protections for wolverine relief for conservation groups

Conservation groups are celebrating a long-fought battle to protect the dwindling population of wolverine in the Northwest and northern Rockies.The U.S. Fish and Wildlife...

Trend of home insurers leaving states could impact WA

Homeowner insurance companies leaving states like California and Florida represent a troubling trend that could impact Washington.David Fadduol, attorney with Ruiz and Smart in...

Pumped storage energy project in NW could destroy sacred tribal resources

PNS--Critics say a proposed hydroelectric project in the Columbia River Gorge could damage cultural resources for nearby tribes. The company Rye Development has proposed building...

WA cap-and-trade spending falls short for frontline communities

Washington state's Climate Commitment Act promised funds for communities on the front lines of climate change. One group is tracking those dollars to make...

SCOTUS Idaho Case Unravels Federal Wetlands Protections

A U.S. Supreme Court case that began in Idaho has weakened protections across the nation under the Clean Water Act.The justices on Thursday handed down a...

MT Bill Threatens Grizzly Bear Recovery, Critics Say

Groups advocating for grizzly bear protections are concerned about legislation in Helena that could threaten the population in Montana. Senate Bill 295 lays out a management...

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