It took the capping of a municipal dump and the building of a new athletics center, but Astoria now has its own new radiation center.
A group of backcountry volunteers are racing against a deadline to remove a derelict fence from the land. These old barbed wire fences are hazards to wildlife, a last vestige of ranching.
Animals | News | Fish & Wildlife | Environment | localAP | Oct. 12, 2017 11:35 a.m. | Medford, Oregon
A collared gray wolf known as OR-33 was illegally killed in southern Oregon and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is asking the public to help solve the crime.
OPB is tracking the $1 billion quest to cure cancer at Oregon Health & Science University. In this story: How do you attract world-class researchers to Oregon for a cancer cure moonshot?
OPB is tracking Oregon Health & Science University's $1 billion quest to cure cancer. To start, a look at the underlying reality facing scientists: Cancer is actually many different diseases, and it's going to need many different cures.
After five straight years of seeing its undergraduate enrollment shrink, the University of Oregon is spending heavily on an ambitious new recruitment drive.
An election for a volunteer board in one Portland neighborhood became a crucible for debate over homelessness and the role of neighborhood associations.
Recreation | local | News | SportsAP | Oct. 9, 2017 12:11 p.m. | Corvallis, Oregon
The school announced the split in a news release Monday, two days after a 38-10 loss at Southern California. Oregon State does not have a victory against an FBS team this season.
Engineers with the Oregon Department of Transportation plan to recommend tearing down a nearly completed $12 million overpass on Highway 97 in La Pine after a geotechnical investigation found the underlying soil is unstable.
Portland area tour of wood building projects looks at potential revival of Oregon's timber industry.
Under new proposal, registered voters could sign grass-roots petitions electronically on a state-run website.
NW Life | local | News | EnvironmentDaily Astorian | Sept. 24, 2017 10:09 a.m.
“I saw a problem that I didn’t feel anyone else was doing anything about,” said Raymond Furr.
local | News | EnvironmentThe Register-Guard | Sept. 24, 2017 8:58 a.m.
The Oregon Department of Transportation closes the road — Highway 242 — every winter when snowdrifts build up. Officials say it's unlikely it will reopen before it starts snowing this winter.
local | Forestry | News | EnvironmentNorthwest 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.
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown and Hispanic members of the state Legislature vowed Wednesday to defend Latinos in the state, including those who entered the country illegally.
The state's largest school district says it will nonetheless 'comply fully' with the secretary of state's investigation