Clark County Commissioner To Unveil New Columbia River Bridge Plans

Clark County Commissioner David Madore says he will unveil plans for a new toll-free bridge across the Columbia River, connecting Oregon and Washington.

Boaters Warned Of Hazards Posed By Low Water Levels

OPB | July 25, 2014 5:45 p.m.

The water levels in many Oregon lakes and rivers are getting lower as summer progresses and can be hazardous to boaters.

Q&A: Report Finds Gaps In Oregon's Oil-Train Safety Plan

OPB | July 25, 2014 5:30 p.m.

Several mile-long oil trains cross through the state of Oregon every week carrying volatile oil from North Dakota's Bakken oil fields. A report issued Friday identifies gaps in Oregon's ability to handle the safety risks of those trains.

Inslee Ends Police Escort Through Vancouver Picket Line, Calls For Negotiations

OPB | July 25, 2014 5:15 p.m.

Washington Governor Jay Inslee has canceled a police escort that helped grain inspectors cross an International Longshore and Warehouse Union picket line at a terminal in Vancouver.

86 Family Members Disenrolled From Oregon Tribe

AP | July 25, 2014 4:43 p.m.

An Oregon woman says 86 members of her family have been disenrolled from an American Indian tribe that operates the state's largest tribal casino, as leaders review the tribe's rolls and enforce new enrollment requirements.

Accountants Raise Questions Over Cover Oregon Tax Forms

OPB | July 25, 2014 4:03 p.m.

Tax day 2015 is a long way off, but some accountants are already concerned problems at Cover Oregon may delay the release of a key new tax form.

Oregonian Media Group Is Movin' On Up To First Ave.

OPB | July 25, 2014 2:14 p.m.

The Oregonian Media Group is on the move. The 300-person media staff is busy packing up for new digs at the Crown Plaza office building.

Second Tribe Cancels Nugent Casino Concert

AP | July 25, 2014 2 p.m.

A second Northwest Indian tribe says it doesn't want right-wing rocker Ted Nugent performing at its casino.

Amazon Employee Behind Drone That Buzzed Space Needle

AP | July 25, 2014 1:56 p.m.

Police say an Amazon.com employee from out of town was the operator of a drone that buzzed the Seattle Space Needle this week.

Settlement Ends Oregon Coyote-Killing Contest

AP | July 25, 2014 1:52 p.m.

An animal-rights group and the organizer of an annual coyote-killing contest in southeast Oregon have settled competing lawsuits with an agreement that there will be no more hunting contests.

Increase In Gonorrhea Alarms Health Officials

AP | July 25, 2014 1:51 p.m.

A jump in the number of cases of the sexually transmitted disease gonorrhea over the past year in rural southwestern Oregon has state and local health officials alarmed and puzzled.

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