07-18-2024  11:35 pm   •   PDX and SEA Weather

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Sneakerweek cofounder Herbert Beaulaire, CEO 

The event brings together industry experts, BIPOC designers and sneaker enthusiasts.

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(AP Photo/Lindsey Wasson, File) 

Tens of millions of dollars raised by a landmark climate law in Washington state will go to Native American tribes that are at risk from climate change and rising sea levels to help them move to higher ground, install solar panels, buy electric vehicles and restore wetlands. The Quinault Indian Tribe on the Olympic Peninsula is getting $13 million to help relocate its two main villages to higher ground, away from the tsunami zone and persistent flooding.

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Jurrangelo Cijntje (AP Photo/LM Otero) 

Cijntje threw right-handed to lefties more often in 2024 but said it was because of discomfort in his left side. The Mariners say they want Cijntje to decide how to proceed as a righty and/or lefty as a pro. He says he wants to continue pitching from both sides.

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(AP Photo/Corinne Chin) 

Blazes are burning in Oregon, where the governor issued an emergency authorization allowing additional firefighting resources to be deployed. More than 142 million people around the U.S. were under heat alerts Wednesday, especially across the West, where dozens of locations tied or broke heat records.

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Attorney David Kracke, a brain injury advocate-coordinator at the Center on Brain Injury Research & Training 

The Portland Committee on Community-Engaged Policing hosted event with medical, legal and first-hand perspectives.

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(AP Photo/Daily Inter Lake, Brenda Ahearn, File) 

 A 26-year-old man from India slipped on rocks and was swept away in Avalanche Creek on Saturday morning. His body has not been recovered. And a 28-year-old man from Nepal who was not an experienced swimmer drowned in Lake McDonald near Sprague Creek Campground on Saturday evening. His body was recovered by a sheriff's dive team.

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Roughly 130 million people are under threat from a long-running heat wave that already has broken records with dangerously high temperatures and is expected to shatter more inot next week from the Pacific Northwest to the Mid-Alantic states and the Northeast. Forecasters say temperatures could spike above 100 degrees in Oregon, where records could be broken in cities such as Eugene, Portland and Salem

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Performers Lala Benét and Jimmie Herrod at the grand opening of Prism Morris.  

Prism Morris will provide gender-affirming care, mental health and addiction services and primary care.

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Although registration for a number of local programs has closed, it’s not too late: We found an impressive list of no-cost and low-cost camps, classes and other experiences to fill your teen’s summer break.

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The Washington state Capitol building (AP Photo/Lindsey Wasson, File) 

A provision outlining how and when schools must respond to records requests from parents was placed on hold, as well as a provision permitting a parent to access their student’s medical and mental health records. 

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