New Fireworks Law Splits Clark County

Clark County residents are divided about the use of fireworks. Tuesday county commissioners made different rules for different parts of the county.

An Endless Search For Housing For Oregon's Working Poor

OPB |Sept. 18, 2014 midnight

In Central Oregon the rental market is especially challenging for low-income workers.

Chalkboard Report Aimed At School Leaders

OPB |Sept. 17, 2014 8:36 p.m.

A non-profit Oregon education group has released a new set of recommendations aimed at improving the quality of administrators in the state’s schools.

Weather Helps Firefighters Attack Wildfire Near Estacada

OPB |Sept. 17, 2014 4:56 p.m.

Cooler weather has helped a firefighters make headway containing the 36 Pit wildfire near Estacada, and some residents were allowed to return to their homes Wednesday.

Otis Restaurant Cleared As E. Coli Source In Lincoln County Investigation

OPB |Sept. 17, 2014 3:23 p.m.

Following a high-profile E. coli case that killed one child and sickened another, the Lincoln County Public Health Division has ruled out the restaurant where the children ate during Labor Day weekend as a possible source.

Algae Bloom Tested In Portland's Willamette River

OPB |Sept. 17, 2014 2:51 p.m.

State officials are testing water from a stretch of the Willamette River near downtown Portland. The tests come after a trail of scum appeared in the river.

Cooler Weather Helping Estacada Firefight

OPB |Sept. 17, 2014 1:01 p.m.

Cooler weather has helped a team of more than 500 firefighters make headway containing the 36 Pit wildfire near Estacada.

Oregon's Minimum Wage To Increase To $9.25 Per Hour

OPB |Sept. 17, 2014 12:05 p.m.

The state announced Wednesday that minimum wage workers in Oregon will get a 15-cent-an-hour raise next year.

Oregon Cities Scramble To Pass Marijuana Sales Tax Before November Elections

OPB |Sept. 17, 2014 11:48 a.m.

Less than two months before Election Day, Oregon cities are anticipating the legalization of marijuana and passing local ordinances that place a tax on the sale of recreational pot.

Photographer Captures Beauty Of Dangerous Wildfire Smoke

OPB |Sept. 17, 2014 11:21 a.m.

Photographer Peter Marbach was hiking alone Sunday, up high on Mount Hood’s western slope. The high vantage point gave him a unique perspective on a raging wildfire nearby.

Clark County Auctions Anti-Government Activist's House

AP |Sept. 17, 2014 9:04 a.m.

The Clark County government has auctioned off the house of a long-time anti-government activist who owed taxes.

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