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Portland School Leaders Scrambling To Find Water — And Answers

May 28, 2016 11:13 p.m.

Portland Public Schools leaders are trying to find enough bottled water to take Oregon’s largest school district through the end of the academic year, after lead scare.

Education | local | Health | News | Environment | Lead In The Water

Portland Public Shuts Off Drinking Water After Finding Lead At 2 Schools

May 28, 2016 5:34 a.m.

Portland Public Schools is shutting off all the drinking water across more than 70 school buildings, following the discovery of elevated lead levels at two schools.

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Water Bottling Ban Measure Qualifies For Hood River Ballot

Dec. 29, 2015 11:30 p.m.

A measure that would ban commercial bottled water production in Hood River County has qualified for the ballot.

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New Research Suggests Warm Water 'Blob’ Could Hurt Salmon

Dec. 16, 2015 10:45 p.m.

A new Oregon State University study examined the effect of warm water conditions on juvenile Chinook salmon over nearly two decades.

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Oregon Gov. Wants More State Review Of Nestle Water Deal

Nov. 7, 2015 7:37 p.m.

The move doesn’t block Nestle’s bid to draw spring water, but will make it easier for opponents to fight the deal.  

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Who Has The Right To Live On Oregon's Waterways?

Sept. 29, 2015 7:49 p.m.

A conflict has been simmering on the Willamette River for some time now between people who are living on boats anchored in the Portland area, and others who live near or recreate on the waterway.

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5 Picks For 2015 Portland Waterfront Blues Festival

July 2, 2015 9:30 p.m.

Dave Christensen, program director of opbmusic, shares five picks for the 2015 Waterfront Blues Festival.

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Longview Citizens Weigh Fixes For Water Problems

June 8, 2015 11:33 p.m.

A citizens group in Longview, Washington will meet Tuesday evening to talk about options for improving the city’s water.

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West Linn Issues Boil-Water Notice

May 26, 2015 4:37 p.m.

The city of West Linn has issued a boil water notice for roughly 900 residents in the Rosemont reservoir pressure zone.

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Big Plans To Transform Portland's Waterfront And Willamette Falls

Nov. 23, 2016 9:13 p.m.

The architecture firm Snohetta is seeking public input for the new Willamette Falls Riverwalk, plus it recently announced it will design OMSI's central eastside properties.

Arts | Music | Sessions

Nick Waterhouse Live At OPB

Oct. 13, 2016 7:30 p.m.

Bandleader Nick Waterhouse performs songs from his third album, Never Twice, live at OPB and chats about his collaborations with Ural Thomas and Leon Bridges.

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Ranked Choice Voting | Water Scarcity | Suicide Prevention

Aug. 31, 2016 5 p.m.

A new series in The Oregonian explores groundwater issues in eastern Oregon; a student wellness director from Blue Mountain Community College addresses the high rate of suicide in Kenya; and Benton County takes up the issue of ranked choice voting.

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5 Musical Acts To See At Portland's Waterfront Blues Fest

July 1, 2016 2 p.m.

The annual Waterfront Blues Fest returns to Portland, bringing with it some of the world's best musicians to the banks of the Willamette River.

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Waterfront Blues Fest | Nu Shooz | Modern Bonsai | Timber Rock

May 21, 2016 5 p.m.

This week on State of Wonder, the Waterfront Blues Festival's ticketing quandary, the return of Nu Shooz, "timber rock" guitarist Scott Pemberton, the quest for an all-ages venue with Friends of Noise, PSU's surprising choir and more.

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At Home In The Bull Run Watershed

March 18, 2015 7:30 p.m.

In the latest installment of our "At Home" series, Lead Watershed Ranger Dan Weidinger and his wife Sacha Snyder talk about living inside the 147-square mile Bull Run Watershed.

Think Out Loud

Supreme Court Rulings On Immigration And Drinking Water

June 11, 2014 7:30 p.m.

We'll dig into recent U.S. Supreme Court rulings with our legal expert Lisa McElroy.

Water

Dec. 10, 2013 8:17 p.m.

Waterfront Park

July 11, 2013 5:20 a.m.

Dams/Waterways Experiments

July 11, 2013 5:20 a.m.

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