OPB Headlines for Friday, Dec. 7, 2012

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Wash. Auditor-Elect Kelley Keeps A Low Profile

N3 | Dec. 07, 2012 5:14 p.m.

OLYMPIA, Wash. –Washington’s newly elected governor, attorney general and secretary of state are busy hiring staff, ...

Oregon Lottery's Anti-Addiction Efforts Under Scrutiny

N3 | Dec. 07, 2012 4:07 p.m.

SALEM, Ore. –The Oregon Lottery spends millions of dollars a year to prevent gambling addiction. But some Oregon ...

First Affordable Apartments Open On Portland's South Waterfront

OPB | Dec. 07, 2012 3:04 p.m.

More than 200 families have started moving into the first affordable apartments in Portland's high-rise South Waterfront district.

Coal Export Critics Ask: What About Pollution From Trains And Barges?

Ecotrope/OPB | Dec. 07, 2012 1:43 p.m.

An environmental group opposed to coal in the Northwest has released its own modeling of air pollution associated with one of the region's five proposed export terminals for coal bound to Asia. The group’s data show total air emissions would exceed the limits set by the Environmental Protection Agency.

Lull Or Tail End Of Japanese Tsunami Debris?

N3 | Dec. 07, 2012 12:22 p.m.

LONG BEACH, Wash. – It’s been more than four months since the last confirmed piece of Japanese tsunami debris washed ...

Political Chat: Gay Marriage Makes History In Washington

OPB | Dec. 07, 2012 11:56 a.m.

The biggest political story in the northwest this week was the official start of same-sex marriages in Washington.

NW Portland Parking Proposal Runs Into Neighborhood Opposition

OPB | Dec. 07, 2012 10:09 a.m.

Proposed parking changes for a busy part of Northwest Portland ran into opposition from business and property owners Thursday at the Portland City Council.

More Than 800 Gather At Portland Coal Meeting

OPB | Dec. 07, 2012 9:59 a.m.

More than 800 people gathered in Portland Thursday night for a meeting about the Morrow Pacific coal export project.

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