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In the wake of a natural disaster like an earthquake, the natural gas, water and electricity in a home become potentially serious threats to health and well-being.
local | News | CommunitiesAug. 23, 2016 10:11 p.m.
A Portland attorney is challenging a plan to build a homeless shelter at Terminal 1 in a lawsuit over utility spending.
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Top Stories: Portland Creates Rules For Google Fiber Utility Cabinets, Bend Task Force To Regulate Vacation RentalsNov. 6, 2014 4:15 p.m.
Headlines for Thursday, Nov. 6: Portland is drawing up new rules for Google Fiber and other businesses to install utility cabinets; Bend is creating a new task force to steer the city's approach to regulations for vacation rentals; counties and municipalities may have options in banning recreational marijuana; and more.
local | Politics | News | OPB News BlogAug. 26, 2014 3:15 p.m.
Headlines for Tuesday, Aug. 26: The candidates for governor have set dates for three of five debates, Hermiston has taken the first step in forming its own utility to provide natural gas, Grants Pass native Ty Burrell won an Emmy Monday night for his role in "Modern Family," and more.
In cities across the nation, water is getting more expensive. In Portland, rate increases at the city’s public utilities are behind a measure on the ballot, 26-156, to create a water and sewer district.
Many Oregonians will pay more to heat their homes in November than they did last year. The Oregon Public Utility Commission approved rate changes for all three of the state's natural gas companies. But, not everybody will be seeing a larger bill.
The city of Redmond will soon change the way renters wind up paying for city utilities. Redmond's city council unanimously approved a measure requiring water, sewer and garbage accounts to be in the names of property owners rather than the tenants.
A Portland General Electric repair crew continues to work under a street in downtown Portland, in an effort to restore power to an eight-block area.
Oregon’s Public Utility Commission has sliced a rate increase requested by the electric company, Pacificorp.
Earlier this month, Oregon Gov. Kate Brown signed landmark legislation pushing Oregon's two biggest utilities companies off of coal and into renewable energy. How's that actually going to happen? We talk to representatives from Portland General Electric and Pacific Power to find out.
The region, once rich in timber, is asking if building a $16 million performance center might jump start its economy.
Ever wanted to drink a beer that used to be part wastewater? You may get that chance soon.
Music | NW Life | local | Entertainment | Family | Recreation | Parents | ArtsJuly 9, 2016 4 p.m.
If the dream of the '90s is alive in Portland, then every July the dream of the late '60s dusts off the cosmic cobwebs and gives peace, love and harmony another whirl in Veneta, Oregon.