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Portland’s Toxic Graveyard For World War II Ships

OPB/EarthFix | Dec. 1, 2016 noon | Portland

Portland's WWII shipbuilding gave way to shipbreaking and environmental consequences extending well beyond the war years. From our series Battle Ready: The Military’s Environmental Legacy In The Northwest.

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The Waste That Remains From Arming Nuclear Weapons

OPB | Dec. 1, 2016 noon

The Hanford Nuclear Site has been in cleanup mode since the Cold War ended. But the first of drop of waste has yet to be treated. From our series Battle Ready: The Military’s Environmental Legacy In The Northwest.

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Portlanders’ Ratings Of City Livability Fall To New Low

OPB | Nov. 30, 2016 10:42 a.m. | Portland

Portland residents are giving the city the lowest livability ratings on record, according to a City Auditor’s report released Wednesday.

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Portland City Auditor Seeks More Autonomy For Her Office

OPB | Nov. 30, 2016 8:23 a.m.

Portland’s city auditor is calling for changes to the city charter to give her office more autonomy.   

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Mount Hood Meadows, Bachelor Open Friday

Statesman Journal | Nov. 25, 2016 9:47 a.m.

Officials with Mt. Hood Meadows report they will open 3 lifts: Buttercup, Easy Rider and Daisy at 9 a.m. Friday.

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Oregonians Of Color Spend Thanksgiving Opposing Dakota Access Pipeline

OPB | Nov. 24, 2016 9:35 a.m.

While many Oregonians spent the Thanksgiving holiday eating large meals with their families, some drove hundreds of miles to support the Standing Rock Sioux in North Dakota.

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Portland Contemporary Arts Center DISJECTA Ousts Founding Director

OPB | Nov. 23, 2016 11:23 p.m. | Portland

Board forces leadership transition. Bryan Suereth is out at the end of December.

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Eugene To Expand ‘Rest Stops’ For Homeless Into All Wards

The Register-Guard | Nov. 17, 2016 9:32 a.m.

Eugene city councilors on Wednesday initiated the expansion of the “rest stop” program that provides temporary and legal shelter to homeless people.

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Oregon's Elliott State Forest Sale Attracts 1 Bid

OPB/EarthFix | Nov. 16, 2016 2:45 p.m. | Ashland, Oregon

The purchase offer comes from a Roseburg timber company and a Southern Oregon Indian tribe. 

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Portland Anti-Trump Group Not Focused On Electoral College

OPB | Nov. 16, 2016 11:13 a.m.

A spokesman for the protest group Portland’s Resistance says pressuring the Electoral College to choose a president other than Donald Trump is not among their top priorities.