Chris Lehman http://boisestatepublicradio.org en Marijuana Consultants Office Advice To Potential Pot Dealers http://boisestatepublicradio.org/post/marijuana-consultants-office-advice-potential-pot-dealers <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/northwestnews/audio/2014/04/041814CL_potworkshops_web.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>The Northwest’s budding marijuana industry means opportunity for pot consultants.<p> Sat, 19 Apr 2014 01:08:00 +0000 Chris Lehman 43746 at http://boisestatepublicradio.org Marijuana Consultants Office Advice To Potential Pot Dealers Oregon Same-Sex Marriage Case Hits Federal Court This Week http://boisestatepublicradio.org/post/oregon-same-sex-marriage-case-hits-federal-court-week <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/northwestnews/audio/2014/04/041814CL_gaypreview_web.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>Attorneys for a group that wants to overturn Oregon's law barring same-sex marriage will make their case to a federal judge in Eugene Wednesday.<p> Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:56:00 +0000 Chris Lehman 43747 at http://boisestatepublicradio.org Oregon Same-Sex Marriage Case Hits Federal Court This Week Does Legalized Marijuana Put Washington Drivers At Risk Out Of State? http://boisestatepublicradio.org/post/does-legalized-marijuana-put-washington-drivers-risk-out-state <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/northwestnews/audio/2014/04/041114CL_licenseplates_web.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>Some drivers from Washington and Colorado say they're being targeted by police when they cross into Idaho.<p> Sat, 12 Apr 2014 00:23:00 +0000 Chris Lehman 43374 at http://boisestatepublicradio.org Does Legalized Marijuana Put Washington Drivers At Risk Out Of State? Oregon, Washington Consider Alternative To Amtrak For Cascades Rail Service http://boisestatepublicradio.org/post/oregon-washington-consider-alternative-amtrak-cascades-rail-service <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/northwestnews/audio/2014/04/041014CL_trains_web.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>Oregon and Washington might turn to a private company to operate its Cascades rail service.<p> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 23:37:00 +0000 Chris Lehman 43305 at http://boisestatepublicradio.org Oregon, Washington Consider Alternative To Amtrak For Cascades Rail Service Mudslide Insurance Rare, Expensive http://boisestatepublicradio.org/post/mudslide-insurance-rare-expensive <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/northwestnews/audio/2014/04/040814CL_insurance_web.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>Homeowners in the path of the Oso mudslide in Snohomish County aren’t likely to see an insurance payout.<p> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 00:27:00 +0000 Chris Lehman 43165 at http://boisestatepublicradio.org Mudslide Insurance Rare, Expensive President Obama To Visit Oso Landslide Site http://boisestatepublicradio.org/post/president-obama-visit-oso-landslide-site <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/northwestnews/audio/2014/04/040814CL_potusinthenw_web.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>President Barack Obama is expected to visit the site of the deadly landslide in Snohomish County, Wash., later this month.<p> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 21:47:00 +0000 Chris Lehman 43156 at http://boisestatepublicradio.org President Obama To Visit Oso Landslide Site Kitzhaber Off To Big Fundraising Lead In Oregon Governor's Race http://boisestatepublicradio.org/post/kitzhaber-big-fundraising-lead-oregon-governors-race <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/northwestnews/audio/2014/04/040714CL_orgovernor_web.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>The troubled roll-out of Oregon's health insurance exchange isn't hurting the state's governor when it comes to political fundraising.<p> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 22:52:00 +0000 Chris Lehman 43093 at http://boisestatepublicradio.org Kitzhaber Off To Big Fundraising Lead In Oregon Governor's Race Megaloads Opponents Seek More Public Input http://boisestatepublicradio.org/post/megaloads-opponents-seek-more-public-input <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/northwestnews/audio/2014/04/040414CL_megaloads_web.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>The latest dispute over whether huge megaload trucks should be allowed on Northwest roads is currently in Oregon.<p> Sat, 05 Apr 2014 00:11:00 +0000 Chris Lehman 42968 at http://boisestatepublicradio.org Megaloads Opponents Seek More Public Input Landslide Insurance Costly -- And Few Have It http://boisestatepublicradio.org/post/landslide-insurance-costly-and-few-have-it Washington Governor Jay Inslee Monday filed a formal request for a federal disaster declaration.<p> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 22:26:00 +0000 Chris Lehman 42686 at http://boisestatepublicradio.org Landslide Insurance Costly -- And Few Have It One Week Later, Prayers For Landslide Victims And Stories Of Survival http://boisestatepublicradio.org/post/one-week-later-prayers-landslide-victims-and-stories-survival <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/northwestnews/audio/2014/03/033014CL_darrington_web.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The death roll has risen to 21 following the massive landslide near Oso, Washington. But the number of missing has been lowered dramatically -- to 30.</span><p> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 15:00:00 +0000 Chris Lehman 42648 at http://boisestatepublicradio.org One Week Later, Prayers For Landslide Victims And Stories Of Survival Landslide Death Toll Rises, Number Of Missing Drops http://boisestatepublicradio.org/post/landslide-death-toll-rises-number-missing-drops <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/northwestnews/audio/2014/03/032914CL_landslide_web.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>The death toll has risen to 18 following the devastating landslide near Oso, Washington, but the number of people missing has fallen dramatically -- down to 30.<p> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 01:11:00 +0000 Chris Lehman 42626 at http://boisestatepublicradio.org Landslide Death Toll Rises, Number Of Missing Drops Disaster Response Includes Concerns For Mental Health http://boisestatepublicradio.org/post/disaster-response-includes-concerns-mental-health <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/northwestnews/audio/2014/03/032714CL_waiting_web.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>The waiting continues for family and friends of the dozens of people missing after last weekend's deadly landslide near Oso, Wash.<p> Fri, 28 Mar 2014 00:53:00 +0000 Chris Lehman 42497 at http://boisestatepublicradio.org Disaster Response Includes Concerns For Mental Health Landslide Death Toll Expected To Rise http://boisestatepublicradio.org/post/landslide-death-toll-expected-rise <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/northwestnews/audio/2014/03/032714CL_hots_web.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>The death toll stands at 25 Thursday following the massive landslide near Oso, Washington. Sixteen of those victims have been seen by the Medical Examiner.<p> Thu, 27 Mar 2014 18:59:00 +0000 Chris Lehman 42467 at http://boisestatepublicradio.org Landslide Death Toll Expected To Rise Oregon Health Insurance Deadline Extended http://boisestatepublicradio.org/post/oregon-health-insurance-deadline-extended <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/northwestnews/audio/2014/03/032614CL_coveroregon_web.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>Oregonians who want to apply for insurance through the state's troubled health insurance exchange now have some more breathing room.<p> Wed, 26 Mar 2014 23:29:00 +0000 Chris Lehman 42426 at http://boisestatepublicradio.org Oregon Health Insurance Deadline Extended Why It's So Hard To Pin Down The Number Of Missing People After A Disaster http://boisestatepublicradio.org/post/why-its-so-hard-pin-down-number-missing-people-after-disaster <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/northwestnews/audio/2014/03/032514CL_missing_web.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>More than 100 people are considered missing after last weekend's devastating landslide near Oso, Washington. That number continues to fluctuate.<p> Tue, 25 Mar 2014 22:25:00 +0000 Chris Lehman 42356 at http://boisestatepublicradio.org Why It's So Hard To Pin Down The Number Of Missing People After A Disaster Oregon Fines Wildlife Sanctuary Following Deadly Cougar Attack http://boisestatepublicradio.org/post/oregon-fines-wildlife-sanctuary-following-deadly-cougar-attack <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/northwestnews/audio/2014/03/032414CL_wildcatfine_fix.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>The state of Oregon is <a href="http://www.orosha.org/admin/newsrelease/2014/nr2014_07.html">fining a wildlife sanctuary $5,600</a> after a cougar attack last fall left its head keeper dead.<p> Tue, 25 Mar 2014 00:21:00 +0000 Chris Lehman 42303 at http://boisestatepublicradio.org Oregon Fines Wildlife Sanctuary Following Deadly Cougar Attack Attorneys Cast Doubt On Effectiveness Of New Oregon Mugshot Law http://boisestatepublicradio.org/post/attorneys-cast-doubt-effectiveness-new-oregon-mugshot-law <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/northwestnews/audio/2014/03/032114CL_mugshots_web.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>A formerly lucrative trade that posted mugshots on commercial websites was undercut last year by the Oregon legislature.<p> Sat, 22 Mar 2014 00:05:00 +0000 Chris Lehman 42160 at http://boisestatepublicradio.org Independent Audit Outlines Problems At Cover Oregon http://boisestatepublicradio.org/post/independent-audit-outlines-problems-cover-oregon <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/northwestnews/audio/2014/03/032014CL_coveroregon_web.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>According to a <a href="http://www.oregon.gov/DAS/Pages/coreview.aspx ">scathing audit from an independent consultant</a>, Oregon's health insurance exchange was riddled with internal conflict and unrealistic expectations.<p> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 21:53:00 +0000 Chris Lehman 42082 at http://boisestatepublicradio.org Independent Audit Outlines Problems At Cover Oregon Oregon Housing Agency Must Pay Settlement In Disability Discrimination Case http://boisestatepublicradio.org/post/oregon-housing-agency-must-pay-settlement-disability-discrimination-case <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/northwestnews/audio/2014/03/031814CL_housing_web.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>An Oregon housing agency must pay up after evicting a family with a disability service dog.<p> Wed, 19 Mar 2014 00:19:00 +0000 Chris Lehman 41954 at http://boisestatepublicradio.org Oregon Housing Agency Must Pay Settlement In Disability Discrimination Case Oregon Panel To Look At Ways To Increase Rates Of Retirement Savings http://boisestatepublicradio.org/post/oregon-panel-look-ways-increase-rates-retirement-savings <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/northwestnews/audio/2014/03/031714CL_retirement_web.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>The responsibility of saving for retirement is falling more and more on the shoulders of employees.<p> Tue, 18 Mar 2014 00:01:00 +0000 Chris Lehman 41885 at http://boisestatepublicradio.org Oregon Panel To Look At Ways To Increase Rates Of Retirement Savings