Judge's Ruling Clears The Way For New Sno-Park West Of Bend

The U.S. Forest Service says a new sno-park west of Bend should be open to visitors by next winter.   The announcement comes roughly a week after a federal judge dismissed a lawsuit challenging the project.

Oregon Geologists Release New Map Of Landslide Locations

AP | April 24, 2014 8:55 a.m.

Oregon geologists say they've released a new, expanded statewide database of landslide locations.

Biologists Watching Fish Runs After Deadly Slide

AP | April 24, 2014 7:57 a.m.

As search crews continue to look for two missing people in Oso, scientists are closely monitoring how the avalanche is affecting federally endangered fish runs.

Top Stories: Medical Waste Program Halted In Marion County, Avalanche Warnings In Cascades

OPB | April 24, 2014 7:43 a.m.

Headlines for Thursday, April 24: Marion County halted a medical waste program Wednesday after reports of the facility disposing human tissue, the National Weather Service warns of avalanches in the Cascades, Economic Development for Central Oregon hopes to recruit new companies to the region and more.

'Equal Pay For Equal Work' Still A Goal In Oregon

OPB | April 24, 2014 midnight

Women in Oregon are paid less on average than men. And, the gap varies dramatically for workers depending on job occupation and race, according to recent the U.S. Census Bureau.

Portland City Employee Arrested In Alleged Car Theft Conspiracy

OPB | April 23, 2014 5:46 p.m.

The Portland Police Wednesday arrested a city employee for her role in an alleged car theft conspiracy.

Agencies Report Back On Portland Arts Support

OPB | April 23, 2014 5:24 p.m.

Portland's city council hears the annual State of the Arts report, with testimony from arts tax Oversight Committee.

Oregon Has A Problem - People Switching On And Off The Oregon Health Plan

OPB | April 23, 2014 3:39 p.m.

Oregon's new health system has a problem - people who switch on and off the Oregon Health Plan as their incomes fluctuate.

Oregon Same-Sex Marriage Hearing Concludes In Eugene

OPB | April 23, 2014 3:31 p.m.

The hearing to overturn Oregon's ban on same-sex marriage concluded Wednesday afternoon. It comes after four same-sex couples filed a federal lawsuit in 2013 to have their marriages legally recognized in Oregon.

Audit Finds East Portland Lags Behind In Sidewalks, Parks

OPB | April 23, 2014 2:14 p.m.

The Portland City Auditor released a new report today on the history of services in East Portland. The audit found that infrastructure and amenities like sidewalks and parks lag behind other parts of the city.

White Supremacist Pleads Guilty To Crime Rampage

AP | April 23, 2014 2:13 p.m.

A white supremacist whose Pacific Northwest crime rampage claimed four lives in 2011 has pleaded guilty to federal charges.

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