Environment | News | local

Could Zoning Change Shield Bend From Wildfire?

The idea is to put a fire-resistant buffer between one of Oregon’s fastest growing cities and the pine forest routinely burning around it.

Health | News | local

Clark County Confirms 14 Cases Of Measles

Clark County, Washington health officials confirmed Wednesday that they have diagnosed 14 cases of measles, and three suspected cases, so far this year.

local | News | Education

Flawed Estimates Force Beaverton Into School Budget Cuts

Beaverton School District has found $8 million to fill a budget gap that could be as large as $12 million for the current school year. 

local | Nation | News

Cliven Bundy's Bodyguard Sentenced In Nevada Standoff Case

Brian "Booda" Cavalier, 47, of Mesa, Arizona, was told he won't serve any more time than the 20 months he spent in federal custody between his arrest in early 2016 and his guilty plea in October 2017.

local | News

Family Of Man Shot By Eugene Police To Conduct Independent Inquiry

Family members of Charles Landeros said through their attorney Tuesday that they’d conduct an independent review of last week’s fatal shooting of the 30-year-old in front of Cascade Middle School.

Environment | Sustainability | local | News | Fish & Wildlife

Banned Fish Trap Returns To Columbia As Sustainable Way To Catch Salmon

Fish traps were banned on the Columbia River more than 80 year ago, but some say it’s time to bring them back as a way for fishermen to catch more hatchery salmon while protecting wild fish.

local | Politics | News

White Male Privilege Disrupting Portland City Council Meetings, Commissioner Says

Portland Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty says a small group of disruptive white men are frightening people away from city council.

local | Politics | News

'OPB Politics Now': Oregon Legislative Preview

The Oregon Legislature takes up a jam-packed agenda when it gets underway next week. We’ll give you a quick rundown of the major issues.

Politics | Nation | News

Pelosi Calls For Postponement Of State Of The Union Address Due To Shutdown

In a letter to President Trump, Pelosi cites security concerns and suggests working together to find another suitable date. Pelosi also gave the president the option to deliver the address in writing.

Environment | Nation | News | Politics | local

Federal Hanford Cleanup Watchdog Put To Sleep By Government Shutdown

There are several agencies and a group of stakeholders who watch over cleanup at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation. But the ongoing partial government shutdown is blocking some of that important oversight.

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