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Union, Longview Paper Mill To Hold Final Bargaining Session

June 28, 2015 1 p.m.

Workers at the KapStone Pulp and Paper Mill in Longview, Washington are holding the final scheduled bargaining session with the company Monday.

News | Education | local

Portland Teachers File Unfair Labor Complaint Ahead Of Bargaining Session

Dec. 3, 2013 1:29 a.m.

The Portland Association of Teachers wants specific provisions to guide the number of students assigned to a teacher. District administrators would rather discuss class size issues outside the contract.


Blazers' President Reassures Fans On Bargaining Agreement Terms

Nov. 30, 2011 6:20 p.m.

The Portland Trail Blazers' top executive made public comments on Wednesday, the first since the NBA and players reached a tentative labor agreement.


Officials Struggling To Get Derelict Barge Off Metro-Owned Dock

May 7, 2012 6:46 a.m.

Six weeks after a derelict barge showed up on a government-owned dock, officials are still trying to figure out how to get rid of it.


Reynolds District Administrators, Teachers Back At The Bargaining Table

May 23, 2012 2:04 p.m.

Reynolds administrators are hoping they’re close to a deal with the teachers’ union, after upping their offer Wednesday afternoon.


Derelict Barge Could Soon See Demolition

July 10, 2012 5:17 p.m.

The end is in sight for a derelict vessel that has been moored to a publicly owned dock for the past three months.

Economy | Business | local

Tidewater To Close Barge Construction And Repair Business

April 21, 2011 1:34 p.m.

The Vancouver-based company Tidewater, says it will close its barge construction and repair business. Tidewater is known for shipping wheat and gas up and down the Columbia and Snake Rivers.


NOAA Will Mix Spills And Barges To Help Young Salmon

April 20, 2010 8:57 a.m.

Federal officials announced Monday that they’ll follow outside scientific advice and spill scarce Columbia River over dams this summer, to help fish.


Efforts To Float Barge Continue In Hood River

July 10, 2009 11:40 a.m.

Friday, efforts continue to free a barge that's stuck on the Columbia River near the mouth of Hood River.


Gasoline Barge Runs Aground Near Hood River

July 9, 2009 10:33 a.m.

Coast Guard investigators are on the scene in Hood River, where a barge carrying gasoline ran aground around 3:30 Thursday morning. They're trying to figure out what happened.

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NW Life | Music

Jennifer Mayerle

Aug. 31, 2015 7:54 p.m.

Jennifer Mayerle wanted to share an evening at Birdland with her teenage daughter, a similar experience to the time she went to Eddie Condon's when she was about the same age. Between the pianist who she chose to see and the other club patrons, it was more than she could have bargained for and the night of a lifetime. Follow the link to hear the story!


Preview: Portland Folk Festival - Daily Stand Outs

Aug. 13, 2010 2:28 a.m.

Here’s a quick take on some of the hidden gems you might overlook each day. Portland’s first Folk Festival is Aug 19-22 at good venues spread around the city: free events and a bargain fest pass, plus quality varied acts which push the definitions of "Folk" in all directions.

NW Life | Entertainment | local | Books | Arts | State of Wonder

Tobin And Coover's Impish 'Bandette' Makes Off With Another Eisner

Sept. 2, 2016 6:48 a.m.

Paul Tobin and Colleen Coover's digital series in a fantasy-land Paris offers a new kind of action heroine.

History | local

Portland's New Bridge Links Sisters To Family History

Sept. 19, 2015 7 a.m.

Portland sisters Jean and Margie O'Neill were celebrating a family tradition when they walked across the Tilikum Crossing on opening day. They've attended every opening and reopening of Portland's bridges for the past 45 years, as a tribute to their father.

State of Wonder

David Shafer's Whiskey Tango Foxtrot

Aug. 4, 2014 5:28 a.m.

Shafer's first novel hits the stands just as publisher's parent feuds with Amazon.

NW Life | Books | local

Author Peter Stark Explores Astoria: The Lost Pacific Empire

March 19, 2014 7 a.m.

In his new book, author Peter Stark recounts John Jacob Astor's audacious but doomed plan to create a commercial fur empire in the Northwest.


Oregon Art Beat Celebrates Twelve Years of Local Music

June 8, 2011 midnight

Oregon Art Beat is celebrating 12 seasons with a special filled with local music performances ranging from jazz to blues to Celtic to indie and more. Watch video of guitarist Mary Flower performing at OPB.

NW Life | local | Arts

Maintaining The Public's Art

Nov. 6, 2013 8 a.m.

A small portion of the Regional Arts & Culture Council budget goes to maintaining roughly 2,000 pieces of art owned by the city of Portland and Multnomah County. Watch RACC's Tim Stigliano perform routine upkeep on sculptures along the downtown transit mall.

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