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Drought Conditions Are Sucking The Fun Out of Northwest Reservoirs

OPB | May 22, 2015 5:30 p.m. | Ashland, Oregon

Many lakes levels are lower this spring than they’ve been in 30 years. That's not just bad news for irrigators and fish. It means many boaters and anglers will be high and dry this summer.

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See Mariota's Heisman Trophy For Yourself In Portland

OPB | May 21, 2015 3:41 p.m. | Portland

It's no Marcus Mariota sighting, but Portlanders will have the chance to experience a piece of state history with the Heisman Trophy coming to town next month.

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Land Management Agency Starts Conversation About Western Oregon Forest Plan

OPB/EarthFix | May 20, 2015 12:30 p.m. | Roseburg, Oregon

The Bureau of Land Management is updating the management plan for the former Oregon and California Railroad lands.

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Bandon Dunes To Host 2020 US Amateur Golf Tournament

AP | May 14, 2015 7:37 a.m.

The event will be held in August of that year and use two of the four courses at the revered golf resort on the south Oregon Coast.

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Seattle Arena Can Move Forward After Environmental Review

AP | May 7, 2015 11:30 a.m.

Plans for a proposed multipurpose arena in Seattle's stadium district can move forward after a final environmental impact statement released Thursday found no major issues to block the project.

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Titans Select Oregon QB Marcus Mariota

OPB | April 30, 2015 5:36 p.m.

The Tennessee Titans have selected Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota with the No. 2 draft pick overall, the third QB the franchise has taken in the past decade.

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Portland Pickles Its New Baseball Team

OPB | April 22, 2015 9:08 a.m. | Portland

Here in Portland, we can pickle anything. We can even pickle a baseball team.

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Ex-Marine Amputee From Northwest Begins 2nd Attempt At Everest

AP | April 17, 2015 7:27 a.m. | Kathmandu, Nepal

A former U.S. Marine from Boise who lost his right leg and several fingers in an explosion in Afghanistan is making a second attempt to scale Mount Everest to inspire others like him.

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Eugene Lands 2021 World Track & Field Championships

The Register Guard | April 16, 2015 1:54 p.m. | Eugene, Oregon

The world championships are coming to Track Town after all.

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Portland Trail Blazers Limp Toward Game 1 Of NBA Playoffs

OPB | April 16, 2015 1:45 p.m. | Portland

After a season fraught with injuries, Portland's Trail Blazers limp forward toward their first NBA Playoffs game this Sunday against the Memphis Grizzlies.