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Portland Police Chief Larry O’Dea accidentally shot his friend in a Harney County hunting accident on April 21. Willamette Week first reported the incident Friday.
Environment | local | NW Life | Food | NewsMay 22, 2016 4:44 p.m.
Mushroom hunters are checking maps outlining last year's many Northwest wildfires before heading into forests this month searching for the easily identifiable and woodsy-tasting morels.
In the Pacific Northwest, coastal areas have been attractive places to live for more than 10-thousand years. Native American villages dotted the coastline until the early 1900s, leaving a rich archeological record of the people and cultures that lived there. But now many of those sites are eroding away – a process that is being accelerated by climate change. This is raising questions about how to protect these sites from the ravages of the ocean, and people illegally hunting newly-exposed artifacts. Jes Burns of our EarthFix team reports.
If you were driving along logging roads outside of Corvallis/[in Oregon’s Coast Range] this spring, you might have come across a strange sight: eight college students with shovels digging large, perfectly rectangular holes in the forest. Those are the Northwest’s next generation of forensic anthropologists – taking advantage of a rare opportunity to get their hands in the dirt. EarthFix reporter Jes Burns joined their hunt for bone, and files this report.
Shelley McLendon struggled for years to find affordable theaters to stage her sell-out adaptations of movies like “Road House” and “The Lost Boys,” as well as sketch and improv comedy shows. “It wasn’t just affecting me — it was affecting everybody else,” McLendon told State of Wonder during an episode she guest curated. “So you had all these companies, from comedy to straight-up drama to dance to poetry, looking for places to put up a show—places that were not only available, but affordable. We were all in competition.” McLendon decided to go in search of her own space. After two years of hunting for the right building, she opened the city’s first new theater in some time, the Siren Theater. McLendon’s story is a bright light in an otherwise darkening theater landscape. The list of performing companies who have lost their homes or struggled to find new ones as a result of Portland’s booming real estate market continues to grow at an alarming rate, starting with the companies sent scrambling after the close of Theater Theatre in 2013 and most recently seen in the displacement of three of the city’s dance companies — Northwest Dance Project, Conduit Dance and Polaris Dance Theater. Read the full story: http://www.opb.org/artsandlife/article/could-the-arts-get-pushed-out-of-portland
local | News | Politics | Election 2016May 21, 2016 12:58 a.m.
Dr. Esther Hunte wore a red Ted Cruz T-shirt to the Washington Republican Convention in Pasco Friday. She isn’t sure she can support the candidacy of her party’s apparent presidential nominee, Donald Trump.
Environment | local | Animals | NewsMay 24, 2016 5:43 p.m.
The Oregon Hunters Association is offering the largest reward in its history for information leading to the arrest of whoever poached a bighorn sheep in Eastern Oregon last month.
local | News | Recreation | SportsMay 18, 2016 6:15 p.m.
Beaverton, Oregon, has quietly become a hub of world-class steeplechasers. The sport is an entertaining but slightly obscure track and field event that is also an Olympic event.
A couple sets out to see 365 waterfalls in a year but instead finds 500.
We explore why Oregonians aren't hunting or fishing as much as they used to.