OPB Headlines for Monday, Oct. 8, 2012
Oct. 08, 2012 3:52 p.m.
A worker who fell off the Lewis and Clark Bridge has been identified as Charles William "Bill" Wiley, Jr., of Mississippi.
Oct. 08, 2012 3:47 p.m.
Three former Oregon governors announced their opposition Monday to the state's casino ballot measures.
OPB | Oct. 08, 2012 3 p.m.
Fewer wildfires have burned in the Northwest this summer than in an average year, but the fires have been larger and more complex, consuming a record number of acres.
Oct. 08, 2012 2:53 p.m.
The Board of the Bend-La Pine School District is weighing whether to put a $98 million school levy in front of voters this May.
Oct. 08, 2012 2:50 p.m.
The Forest Service and BLM say 2012 has been the worst fire season in the last 100 years.
N3 | Oct. 08, 2012 2:33 p.m.
Ranches and feedlots are looking to cut their feed costs in the short term and even have an eye on making the cattle ...
Oct. 08, 2012 2:26 p.m.
The Oregon State Beavers’ football team has entered the top ten for the first time in more than ten years. But the news comes as team officials announce an injury to a key player.
Podcast: Wash. Gubernatorial Candidates On The Environment, Northwest Sewage Problems, Energy News And More
EarthFix | Oct. 08, 2012 2 p.m.
This week find out who's the greener of the Washington gubernatorial candidates. We've also got the latest on fracking in Idaho, threats to the Roadless Rule - and the next installment in our series [Clean Water: The Next Act](/clean-water "Clean Water: The Next Act"). We'll introduce you to one small-town mayor who's taking care of some dirty business.
N3 | Oct. 08, 2012 1:36 p.m.
Weather forecasters say the current dry spell may turn into a dry winter. But the region’s ski areas aren’t buying it.
Oct. 08, 2012 9:11 a.m.
Portlanders who are wondering what to do with all the fruit falling from their trees, are being asked to call the Portland Fruit Tree Project.
N3 | Oct. 08, 2012 8:50 a.m.
The director of Washington's Fish and Wildlife Department said he hopes never again to have to order the killing of an ...
Oct. 08, 2012 6:11 a.m.
In Oregon, a trip to the casino often means a journey to one of Oregon's nine tribal nations. But two measures on the ballot in November seek to break that monopoly.
Oct. 08, 2012 6 a.m.
Urban farmers are known for keeping backyard chickens and growing their own veggies, but DIY tilapia? That’s new.
Oct. 08, 2012 6 a.m.
This week, the case pitting a small group of Oregon Guardsmen against one of the giants of military contracting gets underway in a Portland federal courtroom.