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Educators preserve, shape future with 'ALT NEW COLLEGE'; NY appeals court denies delay for Trump civil fraud trial; Michigan coalition gets cash influx to improve childcare.

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A House Committee begins its first hearing in the Biden impeachment inquiry, members of Congress talk about the looming budget deadline and energy officials testify about the Maui wildfires.

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A small fire department in rural Indiana is determined not to fail new moms and babies, the growing election denial movement has caused voting districts to change procedures and autumn promises spectacular scenery along America's rural byways.

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. In 2012, Eric traveled to North Dakota to write about the Bakken region oil boom. He's also worked at a movie theater, as a campaign canvasser and quality assurance at a milk packaging factory. Eric is originally from Orlando, Florida. He graduated from the University of Florida in 2010.

Languages Spoken: English

Topic Expertise: Northwest state politics, environment, labor

Local Expertise: Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana

Location: Portland, OR

Demographic Expertise: low-income families, labor


Latest Work

Indigenous leaders in ID call for action to save salmon

Indigenous leaders are traveling through the Northwest to highlight the plight of dwindling fish populations in the region. The All Our Relations …

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Report card ranks WA No. 2 in long-term care

Washington performs well in a new report scoring states' long-term care systems. The Evergreen State ranked second in AARP's Long-Term Services and …

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Proyecto de Ley de agrícola ofrece oportunidad para apoyar y ampliar SNAP

El Mes de Acción contra el Hambre está llegando a su fin, pero aún queda en el horizonte una acción importante para garantizar …

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Hunger Action Month: Farm Bill offers chance to support, expand SNAP

Hunger Action Month is coming to a close, but one major action for ensuring people are fed remains on the horizon. The largest federal food-…

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Report: 520 discharge violations from ID sewage plants in 2022

A new report finds more than half of the sewage facilities in Idaho had pollution violations in 2022. The sixth annual analysis by the Idaho …

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WA group brings 'Alternatives to Violence' to secondary students

Skills for reducing violence are becoming essential in schools. At the beginning of the school year, students at a Washington state high school …

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Medicare's open enrollment period opportunity to shop for best plan

The open enrollment period for people with Medicare health coverage can feel daunting, but it is also an opportunity get the plan to best meet a …

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Washingtonians Out of Prison Can Participate in Voter Registration Day

It is national voter registration day and one population in Washington state has only recently had their right to vote restored: people who were incar…

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Oregonianos requieren ayuda durante el Mes de Acción contra el Hambre

Septiembre es el Mes de Acción contra el Hambre, y muchos habitantes de Oregón están luchando por obtener los alimentos que necesitan…

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Bills in Congress Would Extend Medicaid to Incarcerated

Organizations in Idaho are calling on the state's congressional delegation to support access to health coverage and substance-use treatment for the in…

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