Fire Season Ends In Central Oregon

The end of fire season is in sight for Central Oregon. The Oregon Department of Forestry's Central Oregon District announced wildfire season will conclude Tuesday, meaning, seasonal rules like open fires have been lifted in 10 counties.

Heathman, Other Portland Landmark Buildings Join National Register Of Historic Places

OPB | Oct. 20, 2014 9:02 a.m.

Three downtown Portland landmarks have joined the National Register of Historic Places, including Heathman Hotel, the Hanthorn Apartments and the Honeyman House.

Top Stories: High Wind Warning For Coast, Richardson Accuses Kitzhaber Of 'Corruption'

OPB |Oct. 21, 2014 7:45 a.m.

Headlines for Tuesday, Oct. 21: A high wind warning is in effect for the southern Washington Coast and the northern Oregon Coast starting at 3 p.m.; Rep. Dennis Richardson accused Gov. John Kitzhaber of "corruption" at the final Oregon gubernatorial debate; leaders are asking for $2 million in state funding for OSU-Cascades development; and more.

Hundreds Ask To Save Rescue Copter At Newport

AP |Oct. 21, 2014 7:26 a.m.

Hundreds of people gathered at a community meeting Monday night in Newport to contest the Coast Guard decision to close its air station there and to center helicopter operations at North Bend — an hour away.

Springfield Approves Local Marijuana Tax, Eugene Declines

AP |Oct. 21, 2014 7:15 a.m.

The Springfield City Council said yes Monday evening to a local tax on marijuana, but the Eugene council said no to the possibility.

Wild Horse Adoption Planned In Boise

AP |Oct. 21, 2014 6:57 a.m.

Twenty-three wild horses gathered in southwest Idaho will available for adoption in Boise on Friday and Saturday.

Bush, Reagan, Nixon Books Burned At Tacoma Library

AP |Oct. 21, 2014 6:53 a.m.

Biographies of George Bush, Ronald Reagan and Richard Nixon accounted for most of the dozen books burned in a fire at the Tacoma Main Library

Improvised Firearm On Tripwire Found Near Forest Park

OPB |Oct. 20, 2014 4:03 p.m.

Police in Portland are asking anyone with information about a tripwire device -- found on a trail into Forest Park Saturday -- to come forward.

Metro's Measure 26-130: An Explainer

OPB |Oct. 20, 2014 3:35 p.m.

A guide to a regional measure which includes hot-button terms like "density" and "single-family neighborhoods."

Larger Ferry Coming To Lower Columbia Crossing

AP |Oct. 20, 2014 3:04 p.m.

A new vessel is scheduled to make its debut in February on the last ferry operation on the lower Columbia River.

Effort Underway To Preserve Wallowa Lake Moraine

AP |Oct. 20, 2014 1:44 p.m.

An effort is underway in northeastern Oregon to preserve a prominent part of one of the state's premier camping, tourist and scenic areas — the east moraine along Wallowa Lake.

Portland Trail Find: Tripwire, Improvised Firearm

AP |Oct. 20, 2014 1:11 p.m.

Police say a bomb squad technician removed an improvised firearm loaded with a shotgun shell that appeared to be designed to be fired by a tripwire across a trail near Portland's Forest Park.

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