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Health Advisory Issued For Willamette River

Sept. 17, 2014 3:47 a.m.

State public health officials on Tuesday issued a warning about the water of the Willamette River.

Environment | News | Business | Economy | local

Willamette River Diesel Spill Cleaned Up

Oct. 27, 2015 5:55 p.m.

Coast Guard officials said Tuesday morning that the diesel fuel that spilled in the Willamette River has been cleaned up.

Environment | Water

Cleaning Up Toxic Contaminants In The Willamette River

Nov. 19, 2015 5:37 p.m.

The Portland Harbor was declared a Superfund site in 2000, and some clean up has taken place, but most awaits the final EPA decision, expected in the spring.

News

Red Bull Ends Festival Early Due To Overcrowding On Willamette River

Aug. 1, 2015 11:57 p.m.

The U.S. Coast Guard has revoked the marina permit for the Red Bull Flugtag festival.

Recreation | News | local

Organizers Say Willamette River Is Safe For The Big Float

July 24, 2015 7:45 p.m.

The Big Float on the Willamette River is this weekend and swimmers don't need to worry about toxic algae.

Water | News | local

Route Chosen For Major Pipeline Running Willamette River Water To Hillsboro

March 5, 2015 2:05 a.m.

A route has been determined for a 30-mile pipeline that would feed the city of Hillsboro and other west Portland suburbs with water from the Willamette River.

Algae Bloom Tested In Portland's Willamette River

Sept. 17, 2014 9:51 p.m.

State officials are testing water from a stretch of the Willamette River near downtown Portland. The tests come after a trail of scum appeared in the river between Ross Island and the Fremont Bridge.

Environment | local

Health Officials Lift Willamette River Algae Warning

Oct. 2, 2014 10:12 p.m.

The Oregon Health Authority says it's now safe to go in the Willamette River near Portland. It's living a toxic algae warning that's been in place since mid-September.

Environment | News | local | OPB News Blog

Toxic Algae Advisory For Willamette River Considered An Anomaly

Sept. 23, 2014 9:42 p.m.

The toxic blue-green algae in the Willamette River effectively took away the end of summer on part of the waterway. This is the first time OHA has documented a bloom in the Willamette River.

News | Sports | local | OPB News Blog

Algae Bloom In Willamette River Means No Swimming In Portland Triathlon

Sept. 19, 2014 7:51 p.m.

The Portland Triathlon has been forced to change its course this year due to the toxic scum floating in the Willamette River.

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Slideshow: Jonnel Covault’s Willamette River Series

April 3, 2012 midnight

Since 1995, Jonnel Covault has documented the iconic river through her linocut prints, exploring the Willamette’s bridges, tree-lined banks and rushing water.

Elk Rock in Willamette River

July 11, 2013 5:20 a.m.

Recreation | Entertainment | local | Arts | Food | Music | NW Life | Summertime In The Pacific Northwest

5 Musical Acts To See At Portland's Waterfront Blues Fest

July 1, 2016 2 p.m.

The annual Waterfront Blues Fest returns to Portland, bringing with it some of the world's best musicians to the banks of the Willamette River.

Dean Hall At Willamette Park On Think Out Loud

June 25, 2014 10:28 p.m.

Dean Hall joins host Geoff Norcross on the bank of the Willamette river, near OPB.

PLAYLIST: Joseph - opbmusic Session

Aug. 17, 2016 5:42 p.m.

Portland band Joseph perform songs from their new album "I'm Alone, No You're Not" on a dock in the Willamette river.

Joseph - Hundred Ways (opbmusic)

Aug. 17, 2016 5:42 p.m.

Portland band Joseph perform songs from their new album "I'm Alone, No You're Not" on a dock in the Willamette river.

Joseph - SOS (opbmusic)

Aug. 17, 2016 5:42 p.m.

Portland band Joseph perform songs from their new album "I'm Alone, No You're Not" on a dock in the Willamette river.

Joseph - Canyon (opbmusic)

Aug. 17, 2016 5:42 p.m.

Portland band Joseph perform songs from their new album "I'm Alone, No You're Not" on a dock in the Willamette river.

Joseph - SOS (opbmusic)

Sept. 6, 2016 9:15 p.m.

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