Now Playing:


Communities | local | News | Education

Portland Opens 1st New High School In Decades

OPB | Aug. 26, 2016 4:58 p.m. | Portland

Roosevelt High School students return this week to a brand new facility. It's the first of three new high schools Portland Public Schools will open over the next year or so. 

Communities | local | News

Attorney Adds Portland Shelter Deal To Lawsuit Over Utility Funds

OPB | Aug. 23, 2016 3:11 p.m. | Portland

A Portland attorney is challenging a plan to build a homeless shelter at Terminal 1 in a lawsuit over utility spending.

Communities | local | Nation | News

Portland Gang Team May Be Trimmed As Violence Drops

Portland Tribune | Aug. 18, 2016 8:59 a.m.

The number of incidents investigated by the Gang Enforcement Team has since fallen well below last year’s record-setting pace.

local | Land | Entertainment | Family | News | Communities | Recreation

City To Plot Improvements At Popular Washington Park

Portland Tribune | Aug. 18, 2016 8:38 a.m.

Portland Parks and Recreation is revisiting its 35-year-old Master Plan for one of its most visited and beloved parks.

Communities | Environment | Climate change | Fish & Wildlife | Water

Lawsuit Aims To Lower Columbia And Snake River Temperatures For Salmon

OPB/EarthFix | Aug. 15, 2016 2:30 p.m.

High river temperatures in recent years has lead to the death of more than a quarter million salmon in the Columbia River. 

Communities | Health | local | News

Oregon To Investigate Health Issues Related To Precision Castparts Pollution

Portland Tribune | Aug. 11, 2016 12:53 p.m.

The Oregon Health Authority has agreed to do a public health assessment in the area around Precision Castparts Corporation’s manufacturing complex in Southeast Portland and Milwaukie.

Communities | Environment | Forestry

Restoration Work Begins On Historic Kitchen At Oregon's Hebo Lake

OPB/EarthFix | Aug. 10, 2016 4:15 p.m.

A national preservation group's first Northwest project is at the South Oregon Coast's Hebo Lake, where volunteers will soon begin restoring a historic community kitchen built by the Civilian Conservation Corps.

Fish & Wildlife | Environment | Land | Water | Communities | Climate change | Flora and Fauna | Forestry

Lawsuits Target Controversial Forest Plan For Western Oregon

OPB/EarthFix | Aug. 9, 2016 4:15 p.m. | Ashland, Oregon

The plans will govern how some Oregon forests are managed for the coming decades.

Fish & Wildlife | Environment | Land | Water | Communities | Climate change | Flora and Fauna

BLM Plans For Western Oregon Forests Finalized

OPB/EarthFix | Aug. 5, 2016 4 p.m. | Ashland, Oregon

The Bureau of Land Management plans will govern more than 2 million acres of forestland. Timber groups and environmentalists are expressing disappointment.

Communities | local | News | Politics

DEQ: Portland's Terminal 1 Warehouse Not Approved For Homeless Shelter

Portland Tribune | Aug. 5, 2016 7:58 a.m.

The vacant Terminal 1 warehouse proposed as a homeless shelter sits on 14 acres of property that has been certified by the Oregon DEQ for industrial but not residential uses.