SoloPower Plans To Ramp Up Production In Portland

OPB | July 21, 2014 4:03 p.m.

SoloPower, the Portland-based company that makes solar panels in long thin films, announced Monday that it's planning to resume manufacturing.

Better Weather Helps Firefighters Battling Warm Springs Blazes

OPB | July 21, 2014 12:43 p.m.

A break between lightning storms has allowed firefighters to make good progress on a series of blazes on the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs reservation.

Suspicious Man At Portland School Turns Out To Be A Superhero

OPB | July 21, 2014 12:39 p.m.

Around 8:30 Monday morning, Portland police responded to a call about a man dressed in a trench coat walking into Grant High School with a “police-style baton.” The man, in fact, is a staff member of a superhero-themed summer camp and the baton he was wielding is foam.

Wildfire Smoke Continues To Hurt Air Quality In South, Central Oregon

OPB | July 21, 2014 12:25 p.m.

Air quality continues to deteriorate in parts of central and southern Oregon as the wildfires blaze.

18 Workers Treated After Apparent Lead-Acid Exposure In Hillsboro

OPB | July 21, 2014 11:59 a.m.

Employees at a Portland-based electronics company were treated Monday after being exposed to leaking lead-acid battery fumes.

Fire Crews Battle 14 Blazes After More Fires Spark Over Weekend

OPB | July 21, 2014 11:44 a.m.

Though three blazes were contained over the weekend, more fires have been sparked in the state. Now, more than 5,000 firefighters and personnel are helping to extinguish the 14 active blazes in Oregon.

Algae Toxins Spur Health Advisory For Odell Lake

AP | July 21, 2014 10:53 a.m.

A high level of blue-green algae has triggered a health advisory for Odell Lake in Klamath County.

Montana To Send Help For Washington Fire Fight

AP | July 21, 2014 10:39 a.m.

The Montana Army National Guard sent 17 soldiers and two CH-47 Chinook helicopters to Washington state to support wildfire fighting operations.

Left Sees Way To Get Past Oregon Senate Roadblock

AP | July 21, 2014 9:47 a.m.

Environmentalists, gun-control advocates and others on the left have repeatedly been thwarted by Republicans and a conservative Democrat in the Oregon Senate.

Jail Work Crew Inmate Escapes In Bend

AP | July 21, 2014 9:44 a.m.

An inmate on a Deschutes County Jail work crew escaped Sunday evening near the jail.

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