Sexual Harassment Allegations Don’t Force Out Director At ODE

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A director at the Oregon Department of Education was accused of inappropriately touching a junior female staffer, insinuating sexual interest in her and boasting of mistreating a female underling.

Health Report Due This Month Delayed As Bullseye Glass Launches Federal Case

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A key health report on air quality near Bullseye Glass has pushed back to 2018 as the company launches a federal case against the state.

Right Wing Group, Counter-Protestors Hold Opposing Rallies Outside Clinton Event

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The far-right group Patriot Prayer held a protest outside Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall in Downtown Portland where Hillary Clinton was speaking as part of her book tour.

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'Me Siento Nervioso': Cuando La Escuela Se Convierte En Santuario

Niñas y niños latinos están preocupados por lo que podría pasarle a sus familias a raíz de la dura retórica de parte autoridades federales sobre la inmigración ilegal. 

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Bullseye Glass Sues Oregon Governor, Regulatory Agencies

The company's lawsuit claims Oregon regulators inappropriately targeted the art glass maker.

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Facebook Plans To Build 2 New Data Centers In Prineville

The new buildings will bring the total number of Facebook buildings in Prineville up to five. That’s in addition to three Apple data halls. 

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Vera Katz's Son Reflects On Legacy Of 'An Early Feminist And Barrier Breaker'

The son of former Portland Mayor Vera Katz reflects on her life and legacy. 

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EPA Targets 2 Pacific Northwest Superfund Sites for Expedited Cleanup

The Environmental Protection Agency says it’s targeting a former creosote plant in the Seattle suburb of Renton for “immediate attention.”

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4th Fire At North Bethany Development Adds To Arson Suspicion

Firefighters battled a two-alarm fire in North Bethany early Monday. It's the fourth fire to hit the housing development this year.

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Former Portland Mayor, Oregon House Speaker Vera Katz Dies

The three-term mayor and Oregon House speaker was in charge for defining moments in regional history.

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A Push For Black History Month In All Clark County Public Schools

Local residents are pressing public schools in southwest Washington’s Clark County to observe Black History Month this February.

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EPA Targeting Portland Superfund Site For 'Immediate, Intense' Attention

The EPA announced Friday that it has listed the Portland Harbor Superfund Site as one of 21 sites it plans to target.

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California Billionaire Tom Steyer Sees Oregon As Key Player In Climate Change Battle

California billionaire and environmental activist Tom Steyer is hoping Oregon will be the next state to fight the Trump administration’s policies on climate change.

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Oil Trains In The Northwest

OPB's coverage on the transportation of oil by rail in the Northwest.

Lead In The Water

Communities across the Northwest were shocked recently to discover dangerously high lead levels in their water. How did this happen, and what’s being done to fix the problem?

Portland's Toxic Air Problem

Portland's air is dirtier than we thought. A study conducted by researchers at the U.S. Forest Service revealed dangerously high levels of heavy metals in Portland, sparking an investigation into the sources and causing regulators and officials to question why the pollution was left unchecked for so long.


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