Regular commuters on Interstate 84 started their week with a return to normal driving routines.
local | News | Environment | Land useNorthwest News Network | Sept. 24, 2017 11:45 a.m.
Every weekday, 50 to 60 semi-trucks pull off the interstate at Arlington, Oregon, and head up to the Columbia Ridge Landfill with Portland's garbage. Seattle and Kitsap County's also goes there, but by train.
local | Forestry | Environment | NewsNorthwest News Network | Sept. 21, 2017 7:30 a.m.
Geologists for the state of Oregon are warning of the risk of major landslides in parts of the Columbia River Gorge that were hit by wildfires this year.
The Columbia River Gorge town of Cascade Locks is under evacuation notices due to the nearby Eagle Creek Fire, which is just 1/2 mile away. On Sunday, crews rescued hikers stranded in the Gorge overnight.
Climate change | Environment | Science | Recreation | Water | Land | Oregon Field GuideOPB | Feb. 16, 2017 8:30 p.m.
The Columbia River Gorge is a sight to behold, but what's even more breathtaking is the story behind its creation. Here's how two major floods shaped this spectacular area.
local | Environment | NewsOPB | Jan. 16, 2017 2:16 p.m. | Portland
The National Weather Service in Portland issued an ice storm warning for the greater Portland metro area, the Columbia River Gorge, the Hood River and Wind River valleys as well as most valleys within the Gifford Pinchot National Forest early Tuesday.
Union Pacific Railroad is suing Wasco County and Columbia River Gorge commissioners in an effort to push through a proposed track expansion.
Environment | Land use | Agriculture | Water | News | NW Life | Forestry | Nation | localStatesman Journal | Sept. 2, 2016 7:56 a.m.
But sharply increasing crowds at Oneonta during recent summers, numbering in the hundreds on weekends, has the U.S. Forest Service concerned about the impact to the gorge’s ecosystem.
Energy | Environment | local | Water | News | Transportation | Oil Trains In The NorthwestNorthwest News Network | Aug. 10, 2016 4:02 p.m.
Union Pacific Railroad will be working with Oregon’s Department of Environmental Quality to clean up oil that spilled from a derailed train in Mosier, Oregon.
local | Recreation | NW Life | Environment | NewsStatesman Journal | March 11, 2016 7:40 a.m.
Eagle Creek Trail, located just east of Bonneville, had a bridge knocked out by a large tree that fell during a storm last December, which won’t be repaired for at least a year.
Opponents of a wind farm on the north side of the Columbia River Gorge are challenging the approval to connect the project to the energy grid.
A hiker finds long lost evidence of a spider web of railroad lines used to cut down trees in the gorge.
local | News | OPB News BlogOPB | Dec. 5, 2014 2:14 p.m. | Portland
For groom- and bride-to-be Al Gentsitskiy and Katie Verkovod, the last week has been a whirlwind after they were identified as the newly-engaged couple in a viral proposal photo.
local | News | OPB News BlogOPB | Nov. 12, 2014 7:45 a.m. | Portland
Headlines for Wednesday, Nov. 12: Snow is coming to Oregon; the rideshare company Uber is launching in Portland suburbs today; Oregon gas prices reach a four-year low; and more.
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Top Stories: North Salem Student Allegedly Threatens Shooting, Uber Ordered To Stop Service In EugeneOPB | Oct. 30, 2014 7:45 a.m. | Portland
Headlines for Thursday, Oct. 30: A student allegedly threatened a shooting at North Salem High School; Eugene officials have ordered rideshare service Uber to stop operating in the city; a map of lands ODF protects from wildfire in Deschutes County is expected to be updated; and more.