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Portland Releases List Of Police Chief Interview Panelists

OPB | July 21, 2017

The Portland Mayor's Office released a list Friday of community members involved in the city's next search for police chief.

Morrison Bridge To Close For 2 Weeks, Heavy Traffic Expected

OPB | July 20, 2017

Officials also expect an increase in traffic on adjacent bridges, along with Grand Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. 

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News | Environment | local | Eclipse 2017

Forestry Asks Landowners For Help Avoiding Eclipse Wildfires

OPB | July 21, 2017 11:41 a.m.

Oregon’s Department of Forestry is asking land owners in several districts around the state to do their part as the eclipse nears.

What We Know About Portland's Search For A New Police Chief

OPB | July 20, 2017 2:50 p.m. | Portland

Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler took a step closer to making his most important hire this week as a community panel interviewed six candidates for police chief.

News | Environment | local | NW Life | Eclipse 2017

More Oregon Eclipse Sites Opening In Grant County

Blue Mountain Eagle | July 20, 2017 2:31 p.m.

More eclipse accommodations are opening in eastern Oregon, including a celebration hosted by the Burns Paiute Tribe.

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Feds Examine Military Flares In Mysterious Oregon Wildfires

OPB/EarthFix | July 19, 2017 5 p.m. | Portland

Federal and state agencies are investigating a string of wildfires in southeastern Oregon with a potential link to military training exercises.

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From Parking To Density, Bend Weighs Affordable Housing Ideas

OPB | July 20, 2017 7 a.m.

Bend is considering ways to increase its affordable and middle income housing.

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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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