OPB Headlines for Friday, Nov. 16, 2012
OPB | Nov. 16, 2012 9:57 p.m.
The Hostess store in Northeast Portland, sold out of Twinkies first thing Friday morning.
Northwest News Network | Nov. 16, 2012 5:03 p.m.
Rural telephone companies in Washington want to add one more: a state Universal Service Fee.
Northwest News Network | Nov. 16, 2012 4:45 p.m.
Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber hoped his action would spur state lawmakers to a conversation about the death penalty.
OPB | Nov. 16, 2012 3:44 p.m.
Port Orford is the oldest town on Oregon's coast. Fishing is big business in the town. But the harbor has a jetty, causing it to fill with sand.
OPB | Nov. 16, 2012 3:36 p.m.
A study has found that the use of antibiotics in Oregon is the second lowest in the nation.
Boise State Public Radio/Idaho Public Television | Nov. 16, 2012 3:35 p.m.
An Idaho task force said Friday it is delaying its release of a draft proposal on ways to strengthen the state’s nuclear energy industry.
OPB | Nov. 16, 2012 3:33 p.m.
Friday a group of protesters met in front of Portland City Hall. The demonstrators say they want banks and elected officials to take accountability for the foreclosure crisis.
EarthFix | Nov. 16, 2012 3 p.m.
In this week's podcast, we go behind the scenes on a first descent of the newly-undammed White Salmon River in Washington. Also, in celebration of turkey day, we poke fun at Portlandia and their heritage hand-fed chickens.
OPB | Nov. 16, 2012 11:30 a.m.
Political junkies know that the weeks just following an election often feel remarkably similar to a hangover after weeks, if not months, of serious drinking.
KCTS9 | Nov. 16, 2012 11:08 a.m.
Brightwater on King County's Eastside is now treating the region's wastewater with its $1.8 billion, state-of-the-art facility.
OPB | Nov. 16, 2012 8:52 a.m.
More than 1200 files that Boy Scouts kept on people the group suspected of child abuse were released October 18th under court order. Kristian Foden-Vencil reviews the history contained in one file, involving a scoutmaster from Corvallis.
OPB | Nov. 16, 2012 6:42 a.m.
A cleanup project at a home in southwest Portland is removing 20 tons of contaminated soil left behind by a lead smelter that was demolished in 1975.
OPB | Nov. 16, 2012 6:32 a.m.
The City of Portland held a hearing Thursday on a plan to increase taxes on landline telephones.
OPB | Nov. 16, 2012 6:22 a.m.
The City of Portland decided Thursday to expand its ban on plastic bags to include restaurants and other retailers.
OPB | Nov. 16, 2012 6:17 a.m.
Scientists with Newberry Geothermal say they've recorded a few dozen mini-earthquakes over the last month at their project in Central Oregon.
KCTS9 | Nov. 16, 2012 4:43 a.m.
Sixty-four toilets were swapped out of a Rainier Valley retail plaza this week as part of a push to bring water conservation to small, ethnically owned businesses.