OPB Headlines for Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012

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West Hayden Island Plan Hits Speed Bump At Planning Commission

OPB | Nov. 27, 2012 11:36 p.m.

Portland Mayor Sam Adams' plan to expedite a development project on West Hayden Island  appears to have foundered.

Northwest's Remaining Reindeer Lock Horns With Snowmobilers

Northwest News Network | Nov. 27, 2012 7:11 p.m.

The last herds of reindeer in the continental United States are found in the Northwest. But there aren't very many left.

Housing Rebound Has More Northwest Sawmills Buzzing

N3 | Nov. 27, 2012 4:42 p.m.

Sawmills in the Northwest have significantly ramped up production in response to the rebound in construction nationally. ...

Dog Fur Knitting: New Craft, Old Northwest Tradition

N3 | Nov. 27, 2012 4:33 p.m.

PORTLAND - As the cold winter weather rolls around, you may pull your warm wool sweater from the back of the closet. But ...

Oregon Capitol Christmas Tree Gets A Temporary Time-Out

N3 | Nov. 27, 2012 3:13 p.m.

SALEM, Ore. – The huge Christmas tree in the rotunda of the Oregon capitol building is back up again. Crews had to ...

CWU Hopes To Replace Chimps Who Died

Northwest News Network | Nov. 27, 2012 2:46 p.m.

The director of a chimpanzee institute at Central Washington University says she feels urgency to bring in new animals.

CDC: Majority Of Young People With HIV Don't Know They Are Infected

OPB | Nov. 27, 2012 2:10 p.m.

Sixty percent of young people with HIV have no idea they're infected -- according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Case Shiller: Real Estate Continues Upswing

OPB | Nov. 27, 2012 12:12 p.m.

Housing prices continue to recover, according to the latest figures from the S&P Case-Shiller Home Price Indices.

Wash. Congressman Doubts Lame Duck Cyber Sales Tax Vote

Northwest News Network | Nov. 27, 2012 10:22 a.m.

Cyber Monday was expected to generate $1.5 billion in internet sales nationwide, but that will be of little help to state ...

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