Many cities have no standard method for counting the number of people who live in their cars. This means that their issues are often overlooked in policies designed to help the homeless.
Noisy waters may be making it harder for southern resident killer whales to communicate with each other and find their food.
A Supreme Court case deals with the narrow issue of tribal salmon fishing rights in the Northwest, but raises fundamental questions about justice for American Indians.
In Oregon and Washington, the costs of seeking and administering the death penalty have increased significantly since the 1980s.