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That Atlantic Salmon Farm Was On Its Last Legs — And Washington State Knew It

KUOW | Sept. 1, 2017 11 a.m. | Seattle

An aquaculture firm and state regulators knew its floating salmon farm was "nearing the end of serviceable life" before it failed, allowing about 162,000 non-native fish into Puget Sound and beyond.

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Oregon Rainbow Gathering: Bliss For Campers, Headache For Forest Service

OPB | July 6, 2017 11:38 p.m.

This year’s national event south of John Day in Oregon drew 13,120 campers — almost double the entire population of Grant County — much to the dismay of the Forest Service.

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Storm Causes Treacherous Roads In Portland, Columbia Gorge

AP | Feb. 3, 2017 8:05 a.m.

Freezing rain has caused many crashes in the Portland area, including a big wreck on Interstate 5 that took hours to untangle and an accident on Interstate 84 that sent a semi down an embankment.

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Snow And Ice Forecast For Portland Again This Week

OPB | Dec. 12, 2016 10:29 a.m.

The National Weather Service is predicting more snow and ice for Northwest Oregon and Southwest Washington this week.

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Magnitude 7.3 Quake Strikes Off Fukushima In Japan

AP | Nov. 21, 2016 1:19 p.m.

Magnitude 7.3 earthquake strikes off Fukushima in Japan, tsunami warning issued.

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Protesters Sing, Drum, Chant Outside Portland Army Corps Building

OPB | Oct. 31, 2016 5:36 p.m.

Several hundred supporters of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe staged a protest at the Army Corps of Engineers building in downtown Portland.

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Juror: Acquittal Was Not Endorsement Of Oregon Occupiers

AP | Oct. 28, 2016 3:30 p.m.

The stunning acquittal of seven people who occupied a federal wildlife sanctuary in Oregon was a rejection of the prosecution's conspiracy case, not an endorsement of the defendants' actions in the armed protest, a juror said Friday.

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Search Suspended For Missing Columbia River Gorge Hiker

AP | Oct. 24, 2016 8:40 a.m.

Authorities have suspended the search for a 21-year-old woman believed to be missing in the Columbia River Gorge.

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Woman Reported Missing; Believed To Be At Columbia Gorge

AP | Oct. 21, 2016 9:51 a.m.

A 21-year-old Portland woman has been reported missing, and authorities are worried she's lost or injured in the Columbia River Gorge.

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Tillamook Cheese Rebuilds Visitors Center

Statesman Journal | Oct. 21, 2016 7:44 a.m.

The Tillamook County Creamery Association  is planning to rebuild the visitor's center on the Oregon Coast, dramatically expanding the historic, culinary and retail sections for the 107-year-old dairy.