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Portland Council Moves To Foreclose On 5 Abandoned Homes

June 16, 2016 12:05 a.m.

The Portland City Council voted to start foreclosing on five abandoned homes Wednesday. It’s the first time the city has foreclosed on homes for code violations in 50 years.

News | local | Politics | Environment

Pressed For Time, Senate Abandons Transportation Package

June 25, 2015 6:30 p.m.

The $343.5 million transportation funding package to cover road and transportation updates didn't make it out of the Oregon Senate.

News | local | Health

Cover Oregon May Not Have Authority To Abandon Troubled Website

April 30, 2014 9:57 p.m.

The Cover Oregon board of directors doesn't have the legal authority to drop its troubled website and have Oregonians use the federal website -  according to a legal opinion from the state's legislative counsel.

News | local

Abandoned Trolley Bridge In Danger Of Collapse

March 6, 2014 8:29 p.m.

An abandoned trolley bridge over the Clackamas River could be in danger of collapse.

Politics | Forestry | local | News | Land | Land use | Fish & Wildlife

Environmental Groups Abandon Wyden's Eastside Plan Following Changes

Dec. 20, 2013 12:05 a.m.

Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden's Eastside Forest Plan is now one step closer to passage. The bill was unanimously approved by the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, Thursday.


Police: Mother Of Abandoned Children Located

May 25, 2012 12:47 p.m.

Portland police say they have located the mother of three young children, who were found in a shed.

Food | Nation | Environment | Business | Flora and Fauna | Science

Whales, Sea Turtles, Seals: The Unintended Catch Of Abandoned Fishing Gear

Sept. 28, 2016 10:29 p.m.

An endangered whale was found dead over the weekend, entangled in derelict fishing gear. Such incidents have been on the rise in recent years. A new California law aims to combat the problem.

News | local | OPB News Blog

Looking For A Fixer-Upper? Astoria's Flavel House To Be Sold

Dec. 3, 2014 5:59 p.m.

The fate of Astoria's old Flavel House is out of the Flavel family's hands after being abandoned and boarded up for years.

News | Politics | Election | local | Election 2016

Portland Leaders Pursue Familiar But 'Tougher' Campaign Finance System

Aug. 3, 2016 9:55 p.m.

Commissioner Amanda Fritz is leading an effort to revive a public finance system, but with stronger oversight and tougher penalties for violators than what Portland abandoned in 2010.

Business | News | Politics | local

Grocers Ditch Liquor Privatization To Challenge Corporate Taxes

April 27, 2016 9:20 p.m.

Oregonians won't vote on a liquor privatization measure in November. A coalition of major grocers announced it is abandoning the ballot measure to instead focus on fighting another measure that would hike corporate taxes.

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Steve Gunn Plays Between The Ties On An Abandoned Railroad

Oct. 15, 2016 12:08 a.m.

The wandering Americana guitarist brings new songs to a forgotten New York relic.

NW Life | local

Oregon Historical Photo: Block House On Columbia River

Nov. 23, 2015 8 a.m.

Photographed by Albert H. Wulzer on a trip to the Columbia Gorge, this block house was built by the army in 1856 to protect troops and settlers at Cascade Rapids. It was abandoned in 1861, coinciding with the start of the Civil War.


Watch: Dan Deacon Shares Euphoric New Song, Video

Sept. 7, 2016 1:41 p.m.

Dan Deacon's latest song is the heart-pounding, life-affirming "Change Your Life (You Can Do It)." The video features footage of fans dancing with joyful abandon during Deacon's Gliss Riffer tour.

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

Love Burns Bright At Profile Theatre

Oct. 15, 2016 5:22 p.m.

"Bright Half Life" is the rapid-fire story of two women falling in and out of love over 45 years, told in a remarkable non-linear style by playwright Tanya Barfield.

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Image Comics To Move To Portland

Sept. 2, 2016 5:23 a.m.

The publisher of “Walking Dead,” “Saga,” and “Spawn” confirms to OPB it plans to relocate to the city, cementing Portland’s status as a leading hub in the industry.

Arts | Music | NW Life | local | Sessions

Road Sessions: Hey Marseilles

June 30, 2016 3 p.m.

Watch the band perform "Eyes On You" inside of a church in the ghost town of Golden, Oregon.

Food | local

Sweet And Savory Roasted Asparagus Spears

May 13, 2016 7 a.m.

For a quick and easy sweet-savory dish, roast Parmesan-topped asparagus spears and drizzle with balsamic vinegar.

Arts | State of Wonder

Tsunamis, Demolitions And Dog Poop: Vanessa Renwick Takes It To The Next Level

June 3, 2016 5:33 a.m.

Vanessa Renwick's new video installation, "Next-Level F---ed Up," mashes up the absurd and the awful, but ends upbeat.

Entertainment | Arts | NW Life | local

What Happens When Storytelling Collides With Improv?

March 26, 2016 3:54 a.m.

OPB's Aaron Scott tests his skill — and his dignity — as a guest storyteller at the monster of all improv shows: Leviathan. Monks who rap? Dinosaur mechanics? It's all in an evening's work.

Music | Sessions

Blitzen Trapper Live at OPB

Oct. 9, 2015 5:39 a.m.

The Portland band joins us to play songs from their 8th release, All Across This Land.

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