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In Oregon, Guide Dog Trainers Learn To Let Go

At guide dog graduations, the lives of dogs, their trainers and their new owners intersect. 

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Oregon State Trooper Finds His Dream Job Keeping Hunting Fair

OSP Fish and Wildlife is the state’s main line of defense to uphold hunting and fishing laws. Troopers like Dain Gardner are out on patrol year-round across the state.

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Meet The Man Behind Cannon Beach's Mooing Tsunami Warning, COWS

There was a time when the man behind Cannon Beach’s iconic “mooing” sirens was skeptical about the need for a tsunami warning system.

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Onalaska: A Tiny Washington Town With A Really Big Telescope

Onalaska, Washington, may be a small town, but it is home to one of the largest public telescopes in the state.

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Multnomah County DA Asks Judge To Deny Bail For MAX Double Murder Suspect

A hearing before Judge Cheryl Albrecht is scheduled for Wednesday afternoon in Multnomah County Circuit Court.

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Home Rule Torpedoed By Douglas County Voters

Voters torpedoed a proposed Home Rule Charter for Douglas County Tuesday. 

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Creswell Residents Reinforce Recreational Marijuana Ban

Creswell’s ban on recreational marijuana sales will remain in place, and pot company One Gro’s plans to sell marijuana in the southern Lane County city have gone up in smoke.  

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Klamath Falls Equine Facility Fosters Healing With Horsemanship

A therapeutic horseback-riding program that started operating in mid-September in Klamath Falls is providing a calming environment for riders diagnosed with developmental and other disabilities.

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What's A Chemawa Diploma Really Worth?

Any high school–aged member of a federally recognized Indian tribe is eligible for a free education at Chemawa Indian School, room and board included. But the Salem boarding school has struggled to meet students' academic needs. 

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Tribes In Columbia River Gorge Hit By White House Decision

Members of Congressional delegations from Oregon and Washington state say the Trump administration has walked away from the federal government's obligation to build new homes and villages for Indians whose original abodes were submerged by the building of dams along the Columbia River decades ago.