World's Youngest 7 Continents Marathon Runner Calls Salem Home

While most of us spent our early teen years worrying about homework, Winter Vinecki was crossing marathon finish lines all over the world. As of last November, Winter is the youngest person to complete 26.2 miles on each continent.

PSU Receives $24M Research Grant, Largest In School History

OPB |Oct. 23, 2014 9:02 a.m.

Portland State University is announcing the largest research grant in the school's history Wednesday.

Top Stories: Netflix To Close In Hillsboro, Rain Continues Through Thursday

OPB |Oct. 23, 2014 7:45 a.m.

Headlines for Thursday, Oct. 23: Netflix announced that it will close its DVD customer service center in Hillsboro next year; rain will continue through Thursday with the possibility of thunderstorms; TriMet revealed its new Type 5 MAX light rail vehicle; and more.

Highway 101 Bridge Still Closed At North Bend, Following Wednesday Death

AP |Oct. 23, 2014 7:17 a.m.

 The Highway 101 McCullough Bridge at North Bend remained closed Thursday morning because of fatal crash into the water.

Lawmakers Ask Coast Guard To Keep Newport Copter

AP |Oct. 23, 2014 7:04 a.m.

Oregon's congressional delegation has asked the Coast Guard to keep a rescue helicopter at Newport — at least through crabbing season.

New Civil Rights Complaints Filed Against Daimler Trucks

OPB |Oct. 23, 2014 6:45 a.m.

The Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries has received four new civil rights complaints from workers at Daimler's production facility in north Portland.

UO Task Force Recommends Establishing New Sexual Violence Office

OPB |Oct. 23, 2014 6:45 a.m.

A University of Oregon task force on sexual violence put forward 23 recommendations at a university senate meeting Wednesday. 

Thursday Morning Truck Crash Blocks Westbound I-84 At Fairview

AP |Oct. 23, 2014 6:36 a.m.

A semi-truck jackknifed about 5:30 a.m. Thursday on Interstate 84 and spilled fuel, blocking westbound lanes at Fairview, on the east side of Portland.

Out-Of-State Donors Spend Big On Oregon Measures

OPB |Oct. 22, 2014 3:42 p.m.

Several measures on Oregon’s November ballot are attracting big checks from out-of-state corporations and billionaires.

Princess In Cockfighting Case Gets Probation

AP |Oct. 22, 2014 3:14 p.m.

A Romanian princess who helped run a cockfighting enterprise in Oregon has been sentenced to three years of probation and won't have to go to prison.

Conflict Drags On, Leaving Irrigon Without A Library

AP |Oct. 22, 2014 2:30 p.m.

The City of Irrigon had a public library for less than a month after a blueprint mixup. Now, the city's sole library is back to operating out of a van.

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