News | Education | Economy | Communities | Politics | Election | Business | local | Nation | Election 2016OPB | Oct. 18, 2016 2:48 p.m.
Like many Oregon voters, OPB senior political reporter Jeff Mapes wonders whether Measure 97 means he'll pay more for groceries and other basics. He set out to answer that question.
News | Transportation | Economy | Communities | local | NationOPB | Oct. 6, 2016 10:18 a.m. | Portland
Oregon’s highway construction workforce is getting more diverse – but discrimination remains a big problem, according to a study out Thursday from Portland State University.
For the past decade, hikers on the Timberline Trail have had to contend with a hazardous gap in the 40-mile loop around Mount Hood. Now, those days are gone.
News | local | NW Life | Nation | CommunitiesNorthwest News Network | Sept. 30, 2016 6:26 a.m.
One year ago Saturday, a gunman opened fire during a writing class in Snyder Hall at Umpqua Community College. He killed 9 people and then himself.
News | Family | Water | Parents | Economy | Science | Communities | Environment | Politics | Health | Election | Business | Technology | Pacific Ocean | local | NW Life | Nation | Unprepared: Will We Be Ready For The Megaquake In Oregon?OPB | Sept. 28, 2016 1:32 p.m. | Portland
OSU is ignoring the advice of some of its ocean scientists by building a $50 million research center in Newport's tsunami zone.
The White House announced Tuesday that Obama plans to nominate Jeffrey DeLaurentis to the post. DeLaurentis currently is the top diplomat at the U.S. Embassy in Havana.
News | local | Nation | CommunitiesOPB | Sept. 26, 2016 2:23 p.m. | Salem, Oregon
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown has appointed a new head of the state agency that handles affordable housing. The announcement comes as lawmakers gear up to tackle housing issues next year.
Communities | Environment | Business | Sustainability | Technology | localThe Register-Guard | Sept. 25, 2016 7:22 p.m.
Thirteen railcars, one of them containing a hazardous, flammable liquid, derailed on a Union Pacific train Sunday, prompting a partial evacuation, detouring traffic well into the night and stalling Amtrak train passengers.
While health officials are working to reduce exposure after waves of concern about lead in drinking water and industrial emissions, many say the lack of protections for home demolitions are a gap in regulations.
OPB's Conrad Wilson reports on the first witnesses to take the stand in the Malheur refuge trial: Harney County Sheriff Dave Ward and a man who was at the refuge on the day the armed protestors began their occupation.