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News Roundtable: July 18, 2014

OPB |July 18, 2014 12:06 p.m.

FRIDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.

Rescue And Recovery Continues In Washington's Deadly Mudslide

OPB |March 26, 2014 12:06 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: We'll get the latest on the rescue and recovery efforts in rural Washington state where a mudslide has left 14 dead and more than 176 as yet unaccounted for.

108 Unaccounted For In Washington Landslide

OPB |March 24, 2014 12:06 p.m.

The number of people unaccounted for in the Snohomish County landslide is described as "soft" but the situation is grim.

Audit Finds Problems In Office Of Emergency Management

OPB |Feb. 11, 2014 12:06 p.m.

TUESDAY: An audit released Monday by the Oregon Secretary of State's office suggests that the state's Office of Emergency Management faces internal challenges that could hamper disaster response.

New Flood Insurance Maps Impact Northwest Residents

OPB |Oct. 23, 2013 12:45 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: Residents in Oregon and Washington have had mixed reactions to new flood plain maps that could dramatically change their flood insurance rates.

Getting Prepared

Oct. 30, 2012 12:50 p.m.

If an earthquake or a huge storm struck the Pacific Northwest, how would you cope?

Columbus Day Storm: 50 Years Later

Oct. 12, 2012 12:25 p.m.

We remember the Columbus Day Storm, which hit the Northwest 50 years ago today.

Rebuilding Vernonia's School

Aug. 21, 2012 12:06 p.m.

The city of Vernonia has completely rebuilt its schools after a 2007 flood wreaked havoc on the district.

Back to Life

Aug. 11, 2011 9:20 a.m.

Photographer Damian Mulnix shares his experience capturing the rescue of a 12-year-old boy from the Pacific Ocean.

Oregon's Japanese Community

March 21, 2011 9 a.m.

We're talking to people in the Northwest who have deep connections to Japanese residents. What insight can they provide about news, needs and the human side of this natural disaster?

Home from Haiti

Feb. 02, 2010 9 a.m.

Northwesterners return from Haiti with stories of the aftermath.

Is Oregon Prepared?

Dec. 03, 2008 midnight

Looking back at disasters in Oregon's past as well as preparing for the future.

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