AP | July 05, 2015
Firefighters in central Oregon continue to fight a large fire on the west side of the South Fork John Day River, about 11 miles south of Dayville.
OPB | July 04, 2015
More than 100 cities and counties in Washington have banned fireworks this year, citing the drought and extreme fire danger. In Oregon, the little town of Sandy is one of just a few to impose a ban.
Authorities say one person drowned after a small boat capsized just off the Oregon coast near Newport.
Salem police say a plane has crashed on the grounds of the Salem Airport, killing one.
Economy | Health | Politics | Technology | NewsOPB | July 3, 2015 2:11 p.m. | Portland
Both chambers of the Oregon Legislature have now passed the so-called ‘Right-to-Try’ bill. It would allow terminally ill people to be prescribed medicines that have passed the FDA’s Phase One approval process, but have not yet been approved for sale.
Forestry | Environment | News | Land | local | Fish & WildlifeAP | July 3, 2015 10:09 a.m. | Seattle
Predictions of an early wildfire season have come true in the Northwest as low snowpack levels, record warm temperatures and very dry conditions have helped fuel blazes weeks earlier than usual.
KapStone Paper and Packaging and its union employees will meet with a federal mediator Monday. It's the latest twist in contract negotiations that have dragged on for about a year and a half.
Washington students outperformed Oregon's on most of the recent Smarter Balanced exams. In both states, students did better in English than math.
Sparklers cause more injuries than any other type of firework, according to reports made by emergency rooms in Oregon.