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Vancouver Port Commissioner Who Supports Oil Terminal Won't Seek Re-Election

OPB | March 28, 2017 6:15 p.m.

Port of Vancouver commissioner Brian Wolfe announced Tuesday he will not seek re-election this fall.

Forestry | local | News | Fish & Wildlife | Environment

Court Tells USFWS To Reconsider Protections For Coastal Martens

OPB/EarthFix | March 28, 2017 6 p.m. | Ashland, Oregon

A federal court says a decision not to list the rare coastal marten must be reexamined.

News | Transportation | local

Judge Approves ODOT Disability Rights Settlement

OPB | March 28, 2017 4:30 p.m. | Portland

A federal judge this week has approved a settlement that will make it easier for Oregonians with disabilities to get around.

News | Transportation

Oregon Bill Would Penalize Left-Lane Hogs

Statesman Journal | March 28, 2017 1:55 p.m.

Drivers who are “left-lane hogs” could be ticketed under legislation passed by the Oregon Senate Tuesday.  

Recreation | News | Nation

Feds Propose Alcohol Ban, Campsite Closures At Three Pools, Opal Creek And Detroit Areas

Statesman Journal | March 28, 2017 1:42 p.m.

As crowds have increased in the Opal Creek and Detroit Lake areas during the summer recreation season, many problems have followed.

News | Nation | Environment

Trump Tosses Obama's 'Clean' Energy Plan, Embraces Coal

AP | March 28, 2017 12:07 p.m.

Declaring "the start of a new era" in energy production, President Donald Trump signed an executive order Tuesday that he said would revive the coal industry and create jobs.

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Washington Democrats Propose $3B Tax Package, GOP Predicts Special Session

Northwest News Network | March 27, 2017 7 p.m.

Democrats in the Washington state House have proposed a $3 billion tax package to help fund schools and social services over the next two years. The budget and tax plan unveiled Monday includes a new tax on capital gains.

Sports | News | local

UConn Routs Oregon, Heads To 10th Straight Final Four

AP | March 27, 2017 6:15 p.m. | Bridgeport, Conneticut

Napheesa Collier scored 28 points, Gabby Williams had 25 and UConn advanced to its 10th consecutive Final Four with a 90-52 victory against Oregon on Monday night.

News | NW Life | local

Oregon 'Dreamer' Immigrant To Be Released On Bond

AP | March 27, 2017 6 p.m.

A 25-year-old man who has been allowed to stay in the U.S. because he was brought into the country illegally as a child will be released on bond after his weekend detention.

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US Attorney General Promises To Cut Grants To Sanctuary Cities Like Those In Oregon

OPB | March 27, 2017 6 p.m.

In a White House press briefing Monday, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said he will try to ensure so-called sanctuary cities do not receive federal grants from the Department of Justice.