Health advisories were issued today for several Northwest beaches. Among them, Washington’s Vancouver Lake, and on the Oregon coast, D River Beach and Heceta Beach.
OPB | June 30, 2014 10:59 a.m.
Oregon's unions are taking a close look today at the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling on public-sector workers.
OPB | June 28, 2014 4:12 p.m.
Portland is the first city in the country to strike a tax collection deal with Airbnb. Starting July 1, the company will add a 11.5 percent room tax to all reservations booked in Portland and Multnomah County.
OPB | June 27, 2014 5:15 p.m.
The federal Department of Education wants states to use student scores from standardized tests to help evaluate teachers. What does that mean for educators in Oregon?
OPB | July 11, 2014 5:08 p.m.
Oregon schools were supposed to increase minority representation in the teaching ranks by ten percent. Instead, the proportion has barely changed since 2012.
OPB | July 11, 2014 4:34 p.m.
Over 800 yogis from Portland and around the world gathered at Pioneer Courthouse Square to set a new world record for the longest yoga chain.
OPB | July 11, 2014 3:51 p.m.
A Portland inventor saw a boring old box that could do so much more. With a dozen add-ons and improvements, Ryan Grepper is taking the world by storm with the “Coolest.”
OPB | July 11, 2014 3:26 p.m.
This weekend brings the annual Portland Zine Symposium. The small handmade publications called zines are thriving in the digital age.
AP | July 11, 2014 2:46 p.m.
The headquarters of the dissolving Evergreen aviation empire in McMinnville are for sale.
AP | July 11, 2014 1:49 p.m.
Washington will haul in nearly $150,000 in excise taxes from the first three days of legal marijuana sales — and that doesn't include state and local sales taxes.
OPB | July 11, 2014 1 p.m.
Sabrina Parsons, who took over as CEO of Palto Alto Software in 2007, partially attributes the lack of women in high-ranking corporate positions to the little accommodation offered to working mothers.
AP | July 11, 2014 12:11 p.m.
Lightning has touched off a wildfire in grass and brush south of Steens Mountain in southeastern Oregon, just north of the Nevada border.
OPB | July 11, 2014 11:56 a.m.
Arguably the only good thing about the summer dry spell in Oregon is that the skies will be clear enough for a great view of the summer "supermoon" Saturday evening.
AP | July 11, 2014 11:45 a.m.
Many cars and trucks have vanished from downtown Portland since the start of July. Where they have gone is a mystery, but why they are gone is not.