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News | local | CommunitiesJune 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 | EnvironmentJune 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.
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.
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.
Food | Nation | Environment | Business | Flora and Fauna | ScienceSept. 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 BlogDec. 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 2016Aug. 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.
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.
The wandering Americana guitarist brings new songs to a forgotten New York relic.
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.
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 | localMarch 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.