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Forty years ago, Congress enacted the Clean Water Act to end pollution of our rivers, lakes, and bays. But today, in the Northwest and nationwide, most water bodies still don't qualify as clean and new threats to clean water are outpacing the act's enforcers.
Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden says he will renew his push for funding for opioid addiction treatment in the final short congressional session of the year.
Politics | local | News | Economy | Nation | Health | Business | Transportation | NW Life | Oil Trains In The NorthwestJuly 14, 2016 11:45 p.m.
Members of Oregon’s Congressional Delegation introduced legislation Thursday to deal with oil train safety.
Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore., issued a statement of support for Donald Trump after meeting with the assumed Republican nominee. But he also makes it clear the two don't agree on everything.
Two Oregon Democratic congressmen, Peter DeFazio and Earl Blumenauer, say they were pleased Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy was arrested in Portland — but they say he should have been charged much more quickly after a 2014 standoff with federal agents.
More than 50 people turned out Monday in Canyon City to discuss the Canyon Creek wildfire and forest policy.
Oregon Congressional representatives reacted to the announcement of world powers reaching a deal on Iran's nuclear program.
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From receiving a National Book Award for his work Traveling Through the Dark to serving as a consultant in poetry for the Library of Congress, William Stafford is largely known for his work in poetry. However, he also left behind another large body of work: more than 16,000 negatives from his life as a photographer.
Oregon women won the right to vote and serve on juries in 1912, eight years before those rights became federal law. Find out how activist Abigail Scott Duniway championed women’s causes for more than 40 years.
Lever Architecture completes the nation's first cross-laminated timber building and clears designs for an 11-story tower, positioning Oregon at the forefront of a new, green technology.
In the 1970s, schoolchildren across the nation joined an effort spearheaded by Velma Johnston of Nevada, also known as “Wild Horse Annie,” writing to lawmakers urging them to protect wild horses. A Roseburg teacher and student played a key role in getting new legislation passed, and they still remain close today.
Kim Stafford sits down with Morning Edition host Geoff Norcross to remember his father, award-winning poet William Stafford, and his strong work ethic.