Wind And Terrain Make Fighting Scoggins Creek Fire Difficult

OPB |Sept. 20, 2014 1:13 p.m.

Fire officials have a hard fight ahead of them, as the Scoggins Creek wildfire continued to burn Saturday about eight miles west of Forest Grove.

Homes Evacuated In Path Of Fast-Growing Forest Grove Fire

OPB |Sept. 19, 2014 5:54 p.m.

About 50 households have been ordered to evacuate in the path of a wildfire in Forest Grove in western Washington County.

Literary Arts Takes Control Of Wordstock Book Festival

OPB |Sept. 19, 2014 5:47 p.m.

The Wordstock book festival will reboot as one-day event at Portland Art Museum, and Powell's Books is back on board.

Register-Guard: UO Donors Give $10 Million Toward Career Center

Register Guard |Sept. 19, 2014 3:40 p.m.

A prominent pair of Eugene philanthropists, who made their money in cable TV, will give $10 million toward the cost of a planned 50,000-square-foot building.

Portland's Old Town To Host Pop-Up Public Plaza

OPB |Sept. 19, 2014 3:32 p.m.

 New York's done it, and so has Minneapolis — now it's Portland's turn to change streets into pedestrian plazas, even if it's just for a weekend.

The Columbian: Some Prospective Washington Pot Shops May Get The Boot

Columbian |Sept. 19, 2014 3:30 p.m.

Some Washington recreational marijuana stores may lose their right to open if they don't soon fulfill application requirements with the state Liquor Control Board.

Hundreds Miss Out On Water Fun Because Of Toxic Algae

OPB |Sept. 19, 2014 2:31 p.m.

The Oregon Health Authority says the test results are in: The scum that appeared on the Willamette River this week is toxic algae.

Algae Bloom In Willamette River Means No Swimming In Portland Triathlon

OPB |Sept. 19, 2014 12:51 p.m.

The Portland Triathlon has been forced to change its course this year due to the toxic scum floating in the Willamette River.

Respiratory Illnesses Sicken Children in Two Northwest Hospitals

OPB |Sept. 19, 2014 12:25 p.m.

Seattle Children's Hospital says two children there have tested positive for a severe respiratory illness.

Top Stories: Springfield Considers Marijuana Tax; Portlanders Line Up For Apple iPhone 6

OPB |Sept. 19, 2014 7:21 a.m.

Headlines for Friday, Sept. 19: Springfield is the latest in considering a tax on the sale of marijuana, Apple releases the new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, pets should also avoid the Willamette River as the algae may be toxic, and more.

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