OPB | May 22, 2013 1:16 p.m.
With Memorial Day around the corner, Oregon's Department of Fish and Wildlife is on the lookout for invasive species hitching rides on recreational boats.
OPB | May 14, 2013 1:34 p.m.
Governor John Kitzhaber says he plans to sign a bill soon that bans motor boats and seaplanes on Waldo Lake in Central Oregon. The bill has now cleared the house, more than a month after gaining approval in the Senate.
OPB | April 26, 2013 1:39 p.m.
Oregon farmers who oppose the growing of canola in Willamette Valley are taking that fight to court. The coalition, which includes The Center for Food Safety and Friends of Family Farmers, filed their lawsuit earlier this month with the Oregon Court of Appeals.
OPB | April 18, 2013 1:58 p.m.
In Central Oregon, the quest to harness geothermal heat deep below the ground is picking up steam. The Bureau of Land Management has just published an Environmental Assessment for a geothermal exploration southeast of Bend.
OPB | April 11, 2013 4:58 p.m.
The next stop in the Our Town series is the newly formed neighborhood of Rosewood which straddles Portland and Gresham.
Chinook Observer | April 11, 2013 5:36 a.m.
No doubt about it, spring is in the air. Signs of it are everywhere. Buds are bursting; branches are bearing. And the Clatsop County Master Gardeners (CCMG) are bustling as they “Spring into Gardening.” The master gardeners invite the public to join them for their annual Spring Garden Seminar from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, April 13 at the Clatsop County Fairgrounds. Take off a layer or two of winter clothing, go find your gardening tools and mark your calendars for a free day filled with plants, classes, advice, vendors and raffles.
OPB | April 10, 2013 1:56 p.m.
Portland is less nerdy than Atlanta but more nerdy than Seattle, according to the real estate blog Movoto. The rankings used factors like proximity to Renaissance fairs.
AP | March 29, 2013 1:17 p.m.
An experienced hiker is believed missing on a trip to Mount Hood. The Clackamas County sheriff's office identified her Friday as 23-year-old Mary Owen.
OPB | March 28, 2013 1:11 p.m.
The U.S. Postal Service says it plans to close its mail processing facilities in Bend and Pendleton by the end of this year.
AP | March 25, 2013 3:48 p.m.
An Oregon lawmaker wants to raise the age requirement for helmets on young bicyclists, but the cycling community isn't on board.