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News | local | OPB News BlogJuly 25, 2014 2:01 p.m.
Headlines for Friday, July 25: Debris from the the Plywood and Veneer Mill fire in Springfield last week may contain asbestos, the Bend-La Pine School District reports 32 incidents in which students were punished for bringing a weapon on school campus, original Blazer Dale Schlueter died at age 68 and more.
News | Environment | localJuly 16, 2013 4:37 a.m.
Ten months after a major hotel fire in North Portland, state regulators have fined the hotel’s owners over problems with the demolition and cleanup.
Oregon's Department of Environmental Quality is backing the Sunriver Owners Association's plan to clean up an asbestos contaminated site.
The practice of knocking down homes and building new structures has drawn opposition in neighborhoods across Portland. And it's not just a Portland issue.
News | Water | Education | local | Lead In The WaterJune 29, 2016 10:48 p.m.
Portland school officials were discussing fixes to lead in drinking water — at 15 schools, at a cost of $7 million — a month before the district publicly acknowledged problems at two schools.
A proposed $750 million bond measure from PPS would be the biggest in Oregon history. The district would expect to keep property taxes at that higher rate for years to come.
Nothing found here for asbestos