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Bartels Packing Closes Its Eugene Slaughterhouse, Lays Off More Than 140 Employees

Bartels Packing has shut its Eugene and Fern Ridge Lake-area slaughterhouse and meat packing operations, costing 142 workers their jobs and shuttering a 120-year-old business run by four generations of Bartels family members.

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Pacific Heat Wave Known As 'The Blob' Appears To Be In Retreat

The Pacific Ocean is finally starting to cool down after several years of unusually warm water parked off Washington, Oregon and California.

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10 Questions With: Maya Vivas And Leila Haile Of The Ori Gallery

Creative art duo Maya Vivas and Leila Haile — artists, organizers and community builders — are dedicated to the reclaiming of what they call "the white cube."

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Man Accused Of Driving Car Into Afghan Military Translator In Lincoln City

Perry Nicolopoulos, 68, of Puyallup, Washington has been charged with attempted murder, driving under the influence, recklessly endangering another person and assault.

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Sunriver Seeks Wildfire Preparedness While Also Protecting The Natural World

Commitment to natural beauty runs deep in Sunriver. But while this ethos has attracted people to the community from across the country, it may mean that wildfires always will be a growing risk, especially as fire seasons get longer and hotter.

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Southern Oregon Salmon Fishery May Open Again

Higher salmon estimates for the Klamath and Rogue rivers may lead to a reopening of the ocean fishery this year.

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Another Drought Year Promises To Test Klamath Basin

With a drought on the horizon, the Klamath Basin prepares for the worst.

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Hood River Student Joins National Push For Gun Control

Democrats in the U.S. Senate held a hearing Wednesday as part of their push for stronger gun laws. A high school sophomore from Hood River was among their invited panelists.

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Multnomah County Audit Of Homeless Services Will Include Closed Shelter

The Multnomah County auditor says he will include a review of how public dollars were spent at the Human Solutions Family Center as part of a broader audit of Homeless Services. 

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Snow Cancels School In Washington, Oregon

Some school districts have announced delays or closures after a storm brought snow to parts of Washington and Oregon.

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