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Another $8 Million Needed On Highway 58 Tunnel Project

AP | March 4, 2015 11:45 a.m.

The Oregon Department of Transportation says it will spend $8 million more than originally planned to finish rebuilding the Salt Creek Tunnel on Highway 58 east of Oakridge.

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Coast Guard Pulls Sternwheeler's Paperwork Over Inspection

AP | March 3, 2015 7:32 a.m.

The Coast Guard says it has revoked the inspection certificate for a Salem-based sternwheeler vessel that operates on the Willamette River because the Willamette Queen's owners have not completed an out-of-water hull examination.

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Groups To Sue Port of Seattle Over Shell Drilling Fleet

AP | March 2, 2015 10:17 a.m.

A coalition of environmental groups says it's planning to sue to stop Royal Dutch Shell PLC from use Seattle's waterfront as a homeport for its Arctic oil drilling fleet.

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TriMet Expands Service

OPB | March 2, 2015 9:15 a.m.

TriMet made changes to 18 bus lines in an effort to relieve crowding and cut down on wait times.

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Washington Congressman, Tribe Upset About Delayed Dredging

AP | March 2, 2015 7:40 a.m.

U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer and the Quileute Indian tribe are upset about delays in a dredging project at La Push, on the Olympic Peninsula coast, and they want the Oregon-based contractor held responsible.

Water | Transportation | News

Dredging Work Finished On Snake And Clearwater Rivers

AP | Feb. 27, 2015 9:53 a.m.

Dredging work in the Snake and Clearwater rivers near the Idaho and Washington state border to aid barge traffic is finished.

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Ports Return To Normal; Washington Apple Exports Pick Up

AP | Feb. 27, 2015 9:30 a.m.

With ports getting back to normal after a labor agreement, more Washington apples are now being shipped to Asia.

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Obama Talks Oil-Train Safety In Oregon Television Interview

AP | Feb. 27, 2015 7:23 a.m.

President Barack Obama said the federal government plans to strengthen regulations regarding oil train safety.

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Benton County Not Giving Up On Bike Path Plan

AP | Feb. 25, 2015 8:05 a.m.

The plan for a Corvallis-to-Albany bike path has suffered a major setback, but county officials say it's not completely dead.

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Redmond Council Rejects Butler Airport Contract

AP | Feb. 25, 2015 7:56 a.m.

The Redmond, Oregon, City Council has a rejected a company's application to provide fixed-base operator services at the city airport.