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Troutdale Waterfront Redevelopment Project Collapses

Portland Tribune | July 22, 2017 11:20 a.m. | Troutdale, Oregon

An 18-year-old dream to reshape Troutdale's downtown riverfront appears to be dead in the water.

News | Environment | local

FEMA Awards $7.8M To Oregon For 2015 Stouts Creek Fire Costs

The Register-Guard | July 22, 2017 11:01 a.m.

The Oregon Department of Forestry was awarded a $7.8 million grant from FEMA on Friday for costs associated with putting out the 2015 Stouts Creek Fire.

News | Environment | Books | Politics

Washington Lawmakers Leave Enviros Feeling Shorted

KUOW/EarthFix | July 21, 2017 5:40 p.m.

Washington’s legislative session did not deliver the money environmentalists wanted for toxic cleanup, oil transportation safety, or natural resources.

News | local

Keizer Boy's Death Reveals 'Potential Systemic' Problems In Oregon Child Welfare Services

Statesman Journal | July 21, 2017 4:25 p.m.

A review launched in the wake of the strangling death of a 12-year-old Keizer boy revealed a series of "potential systemic" problems with child welfare services.

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Portland Releases List Of Police Chief Interview Panelists

OPB | July 21, 2017 4:19 p.m. | Portland

The Portland Mayor's Office released a list Friday of community members involved in the city's next search for police chief.

News | Health

How Much Do Health Procedures Cost In Oregon? Depends Where You Live

OPB | July 21, 2017 2:37 p.m. | Portland

Some hospitals in Oregon charge more than twice as much as others for the same procedure.

News | local

Eugene Man Sentenced For Bias Crimes At Mosque And Park

The Register-Guard | July 21, 2017 2:12 p.m.

Under Oregon law, the intimidation charges that prosecutors filed against the man are considered bias crimes. His victims say the sentence he received in the case on Friday is far too light.

News | Environment | local | Eclipse 2017

Forestry Asks Landowners For Help Avoiding Eclipse Wildfires

OPB | July 21, 2017 11:41 a.m.

Oregon’s Department of Forestry is asking land owners in several districts around the state to do their part as the eclipse nears.

News | Flora and Fauna | World

Xanda, Son Of Cecil The Lion, Also Killed

NPR | July 21, 2017 11:34 a.m.

A trophy hunter shot and killed the six-year-old lion near Zimbabwe's Hwange National Park, near where his father was killed two years ago.

News | Politics | local

'OPB Politics Now': Oregon Governor On The End Of The Session

OPB | July 21, 2017 10:42 a.m. | Portland

We’re taking advantage of a slow week in Oregon politics to bring you a recent conversation with Oregon Gov. Kate Brown on OPB’s "Think Out Loud."