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Taxpayers Sue Oregon Jail That Holds Immigrants

AP | July 24, 2017

The lawsuit alleges the facility in Wasco County is violating an Oregon law that prohibits local authorities from helping federal authorities enforce immigration laws.

Birds Take Backseat To Fish, Farms In The Klamath Basin

OPB/EarthFix | July 24, 2017

There’s always a bird – or 20 –  in sight at Lower Klamath National Wildlife Refuge. But really, there should be many, many more.

Options Weighed For Remaining Radioactive Hanford Tunnel

Northwest News Network | July 24, 2017

The U.S. Department of Energy rolled out several options at a public meeting Thursday night to stabilize what’s known as Tunnel 2 at the Hanford nuclear reservation in southeast Washington.

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Rest Of Northwest Summer Looks As Dry And Warm As 1st Half

Northwest News Network | July 24, 2017 midnight

If you liked the warm, dry start to our Northwest summer, you'll probably like the rest of it. There's no change to the dominant weather pattern in sight.

Debating Dams: What's The Best Way To Protect Salmon?

OPB | July 21, 2017 1:11 p.m.


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Troutdale Waterfront Redevelopment Project Collapses

Portland Tribune | July 22, 2017 11:20 a.m. | Troutdale, Oregon

An 18-year-old dream to reshape Troutdale's downtown riverfront appears to be dead in the water.

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As Log Trucks And Fishing Boats Leave, Gold Beach Tries To Remake Its Identity

NPR | July 22, 2017 5:08 a.m.

Logging and fishing once dominated the economy in rural Gold Beach, Oregon. NPR's Jeff Brady returned to his hometown, finding a new focus on tourism and other pursuits.

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Crews Begin Removing Eastern Oregon Dam To Improve Fish Passage

East Oregonian | July 23, 2017 8:07 a.m.

It took 20 years of planning, studies and grant writing, but the removal of the Dillon Diversion Dam is finally underway on the Umatilla River.

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Broken Treaties: The History Of Oregon’s Native Population

The history of the native people of Oregon and how they went from possessing 100 percent of the state’s land to nearly none of it.  

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