Northwest Trails Expect Rush Of 'Wild' Hikers -- And Those Trying To Avoid Them

The movie "Wild" hits select theaters Friday, December 5. It's based on a memoir by a Portland author who made a life-changing trek on the Pacific Crest Trail.

Oregon, Oracle Tangle In Federal Court

A federal court judge in Portland said Friday that for now, Oracle can't have its way and keep its suit against the state of Oregon in federal court.

Oregonians React To Obama Immigration Action

Oregon residents reacted to President Obama's announcement Thursday that he will use executive action to provide protections for some undocumented immigrants

Health | News

Re-Enrollment Confusion At Cover Oregon

OPB | Nov. 21, 2014 2:39 p.m.

Now that the enrollment window for insurance through the federal health exchange is open, there's confusion about who needs to re-enroll there and who doesn't.

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Unexpected Discoveries At Powell's Books Connect Strangers

OPB | Nov. 21, 2014 3:45 p.m.

For a brief moment, we were connected to a complete stranger. Have you ever found something tucked away in a book or hidden around your city?

Country Awaits Ferguson Grand Jury Decision

NPR | Nov. 21, 2014 11:01 a.m.

As the nation waits to hear whether the officer who shot 18-year-old Michael Brown will be charged, we look at the protests through the lens of history.

Hanford Watchdogs, Union Intend To Sue Feds Over Tank Vapors

Nov. 21, 2014 11:04 a.m.

Three groups with ties to the Hanford Nuclear Reservation announce that they intend to sue the U.S. Department of Energy and its contractor.

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Portland Street Fee: Mayor Hales Responds To Critics

OPB | Nov. 19, 2014 3:04 p.m.

The city of Portland is debating a proposal to raise about $50 million a year for street maintenance and safety upgrades. The city holds a public hearing on the street fee plan Thursday. OPB's Think Out Loud went to City Hall today to hear from supporters and opponents of the street fee.

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Featured: Drivers Reroute Around Sellwood Bridge Closure

We've all heard the stories this week from friends and coworkers looking for alternative crossing spots for their daily commute. The closure of the Sellwood Bridge has forced drivers to the already busy Ross Island and Hawthorne Bridges.

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