OPB Headlines for Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012
N3 | Oct. 10, 2012 11:49 p.m.
The Colville Tribes and the state of Washington are trying to force cleanup of heavy metals dumped in in the Columbia River ...
N3 | Oct. 10, 2012 5:33 p.m.
Kennewick Man spent most of his life on the coast, not in the region on the Columbia River where he was found.
N3 | Oct. 10, 2012 5:13 p.m.
South Korea has lifted a two-month-old ban on Northwest potato exports -- at least the ones used for potato chips.
N3 | Oct. 10, 2012 3:12 p.m.
The Democratic candidate for Washington state Auditor has come under scrutiny for his private business dealings.
Oct. 10, 2012 12:26 p.m.
Oregon officials say the 800 pharmacies in the state are safe and sufficiently regulated. This follows news that 12 Americans have died from an outbreak of fungal meningitis.
Oct. 10, 2012 12:21 p.m.
Oregon's second-largest school district knows how it will spend about $66 million in excess money. The Salem-Keizer School Board voted last night to spend it on ongoing repairs and renovations.
Oct. 10, 2012 12:16 p.m.
The Salem Keizer school district has a unique and enviable problem: How do you spend an extra $66 million? The district's superintendent spoke with Geoff Norcross Wednesday morning.
Oct. 10, 2012 11:21 a.m.
Portland City Commissioners may soon debate expanding the city's policies on grocery bags.
Northwest News Network | Oct. 10, 2012 7:24 a.m.
YAKIMA, Wash. -- On Wednesday a federal judge in Yakima will take up a long-running case about cross border pollution in the Columbia River. The Colville Tribes and the state of Washington are trying to force cleanup of heavy metals dumped in the river for nearly a hundred years by a Canadian smelter.
Oct. 10, 2012 7 a.m.
Oregon's top education board considered a proposal Tuesday to shift how education is funded. The board is taking the proposal to meetings around the state this month.
Oct. 10, 2012 6:36 a.m.
Newspaper publisher Western Communications says it's cutting 10 percent of its staff, including workers at the Bend Bulletin, due to a sudden drop in revenue.
Oct. 10, 2012 6:28 a.m.
Sen. Ron Wyden is touting a new framework aimed at solving the budget problems of Oregon's timber-dependent counties. ports.
Oct. 10, 2012 midnight
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