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Producers Seek Solutions For Portland's Shipping Crisis

OPB | Aug. 03, 2015

Business Oregon is holding workshops to brainstorm solutions for the state's shipping crisis.

Oregon Confident Of Meeting President's Carbon Goals

AP | Aug. 03, 2015

The Clean Power Plan issued Monday by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency sets a goal of a 20 percent reduction from levels in 2012 for Oregon.

Coast Guard Investigates Possible Collision At Red Bull Flugtag

OPB | Aug. 03, 2015

The U.S. Coast Guard is looking into a possible collision between small recreational vessels and the Portland Spirit on the Willamette River.

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Northwest Earthquake Risk Ripples To DC's Radar

OPB | Aug. 3, 2015 2:45 p.m. | Portland

Oregon Rep. Suzanne Bonamici said there’s growing awareness in Washington, D.C. that the Pacific Northwest could be hit with a massive earthquake.

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Inmate Escaped Portland Prison By Breaking Door And Window

AP | Aug. 3, 2015 2:26 p.m.

The agency asks the public to be on the lookout for 35-year-old Danny Spillers, who has been missing since Sunday morning.

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Forrest Bird, Inventor Of Medical Respirators, Dies At 94

AP | Aug. 3, 2015 10:04 a.m. | Boise

Forrest Bird is credited with creating the first low-cost, reliable medical respirators in the 1950s.

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Weather Helping In Fight To Tame Southern Oregon Fires

AP | Aug. 3, 2015 7:18 a.m.

The Stouts wildfire burning in forestland east of Canyonville has scorched 23 square miles, and kept about 35 families from their homes.

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2 Brothers Take 21st Century Oregon Trail Journey

OPB | Aug. 3, 2015 6 a.m. | Portland

Several years ago, author Rinker Buck left his job, bought a covered wagon and some mules, and rode the length of the Oregon Trail with his brother.


What The Mount Angel Abbey Monks Taught Melissa

OPB | Aug. 2, 2015 11:53 a.m. | Portland

Melissa Binder spoke with OPB’s John Sepulvado about a man she profiled for a story about the Mount Angel Abbey monks outside of Salem.

What Happened Below The St. Johns Bridge

OPB | Aug. 2, 2015 11:46 a.m. | Portland

Georgia Faye Hirsty and twelve other Greenpeace activists suspended themselves from the St. Johns bridge in protest of Shell's Arctic exploration drilling.

Reva DeVito’s ‘Soulful Backbone’

OPB | Aug. 2, 2015 11:33 a.m. | Portland

Growing up near Vancouver, Reva DeVito listened to Whitney Houston, Mariah Carey, and Paula Abdul.  

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Ballots Due For Washington State Primary

OPB | Aug. 2, 2015 6 a.m.

Results will start coming in Tuesday from Washington state’s primary election.

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Japanese Buddhist Obon Festival Honors the Departed

OPB | Aug. 1, 2015 8:09 p.m. | Portland

Members and friends of Oregon's Japanese Buddhist community gathered to celebrate the traditional Obon Festival at the Oregon Buddhist Temple in Portland.


Class Of 2025

Class Of 2025 | May 22, 2014

Back to school time and our Class of 2025 students have moved on to second grade. Follow their progress.