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Snowstorms To Hit Northwest Passes, Impacting Holiday Travel

Statesman Journal | Nov. 21, 2016 2:02 p.m.

The first major snowstorms of the season are expected to hit the Pacific Northwest just in time for Thanksgiving holiday travel.

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The Columbus Day Storm Of 1962

OPB | Oct. 14, 2016 12:11 p.m.

As Oregon and the Pacific Northwest prepares for the coming storm, take a look back at Oregon's catastrophic windstorm that struck 54 years ago this week.

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Wind, Rain Wallop Pacific Northwest

AP | Oct. 14, 2016 7:50 a.m.

In Oregon, Portland General Electric reported that more than 4,000 customers were without power at 5 a.m. Friday.

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Neutral Weather Pattern Sets Up 'Anything Goes' Northwest Winter

Northwest News Network | Sept. 8, 2016 5:07 p.m.

What kind of weather might the Northwest be in for this fall and winter? For much of this year, federal forecasters thought a mild La Niña was developing. But no longer.

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How To Win Olympic Gold

OPB | July 3, 2016 8:15 a.m. | Eugene, Oregon

The 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials for track and field at Hayward Field in Eugene enter their third day Sunday.


Endangered Whale Status Review Coming

Corvallis Advocate | Feb. 25, 2016 8:05 a.m.

As part of its recognition on the federal endangered species list, the southern residents undergo this evaluation every five years to determine whether the species has made progress on criteria defined in the species recovery plan.

Environment | NW Life | Discovering Valhalla: Oregon's Hidden Gorge

Descending Into Uncharted Territory

OPB | Jan. 30, 2016 10 p.m.

The Canyon Crew, a group of outdoor professionals, braved the treacherous half-mile gorge to document its wonders. 

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Winter's Coming: 10 Questions For Northwest Weather Experts

OPB | Jan. 8, 2016 11:30 a.m.

We talked to two weather experts from the Northwest and asked them 10 questions about the weather ahead in our area.

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5 Experts: How To Stay Healthy This Flu Season

OPB | Jan. 4, 2016 midnight

We reached out across the state — to a family family doctor, personal trainer, yoga instructor, naturopath and bartender — to learn some tips on how to stay healthy this flu season.

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Crews Make Progress On Outages In Southern, Central Oregon

AP | Dec. 14, 2015 8:17 a.m.

Pacific Power has restored electricity to most of the southwest Oregon residents who lost it during a weekend snowstorm.

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Participation Jumps In Oregon Earthquake Drill

AP | Oct. 15, 2015 7:49 a.m.

More than 530,000 Oregonians have signed up to participate in Thursday's annual earthquake drill.

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Fast-Moving Fire In Southern Washington Forces Evacuations

OPB | Sept. 13, 2015 11:30 p.m. | Vancouver, Washington

Fire officials in Klickitat County, Washington, evacuated 300 residents Sunday after a fast-moving wildfire grew to more than 400 acres.

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SW Washington City Council Candidate Claims Racial Harassment

OPB | Sept. 12, 2015 4:15 p.m. | Portland

A candidate running for the city council in Ridgefield, Washington, said she has been the target of racist harassment.

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Fire At Washington Planned Parenthood Was Arson

AP | Sept. 4, 2015 6:15 p.m. | Pullman, Washington

Fire investigators in Washington state have determined that an early morning blaze at a Planned Parenthood clinic was arson.

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Federal Funding Approved To Help Battle West-Central Idaho Fire

AP | Aug. 31, 2015 5:30 p.m. | Boise

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has authorized the use of federal funds to help with firefighting costs for the west-central Idaho wildfire.

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BLM Rounds Up Wild Horses After Wildfire Ravages Habitat

AP | Aug. 29, 2015 12:20 p.m. | Owyhee County, Idaho

Officials with the U.S. Bureau of Land Management are in the process of moving nearly 300 wild horses after a 442-square-mile fire ravaged almost all viable forage.

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US Coast Guard Intercepts More Than 50 Pounds Of MDMA

AP | Aug. 29, 2015 12:18 p.m. | Seattle

The U.S. Coast Guard says a crew intercepted $1 million worth of MDMA near the San Juan Islands.

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Idaho Homes Lost In Spreading Wildfire

AP | Aug. 15, 2015 4:30 p.m. | Kamiah, Idaho

The Idaho County Sheriff's Department says an estimated 30 homes were lost to a wildfire expanding quickly east of Lewiston.

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Algae Advisory Lifted For Vancouver Lake

OPB | Aug. 7, 2015 5:30 p.m. | Vancouver, Washington

Clark County's Public Heath Department lifted a swimming advisory at Vancouver Lake Friday, after officials found algae levels no longer pose a threat

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Early Leaders Hold In Clark County Primary Races

OPB | Aug. 6, 2015 5:15 p.m. | Vancouver, Washington

The latest returns from the Washington state primary election have helped top vote-getting candidates maintain their leads in Clark County races.