Many immigrant men in the U.S. work hard to hold onto definitions of masculinity from their native countries — while also rejecting more rigid gender roles that may be the norm in their homelands.
Deschutes County has asked the state to consider increasing the amount of smoke allowed in the air during prescribed fire burns.
District Court Judge Michael Simon accepted a package of police reforms Friday in a settlement between the city of Portland and the federal government.
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OPB | Aug. 28, 2014 5:30 p.m.
A group called the River Huggers has been swimming the Willamette three times a week, and they say the water is cleaner than you think.
Aug. 28, 2014 5:48 p.m.
The Oregon spotted frog, once abundant in the Northwest, now lives in a few scattered wetlands across the region. Now, the frog will receive protection under the Endangered Species Act as a threatened species.
OPB | Aug. 28, 2014 8:30 p.m.
Natural Grocers says it will open a store at the site of a once controversial lot in Northeast Portland.
OPB | Aug. 25, 2014 3:15 p.m.
Marshmallow-launchers and Legos could be a part of the next generation's science, technology, engineering and math curricula.
OPB | Aug. 28, 2014 11:02 a.m.
Catering company Centerplate's CEO is hardly out of the woods after elevator surveillance video footage showed him abusing a dog in Vancouver, B.C.
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