Politics | local | Environment | NewsOPB | April 21, 2017 12:20 p.m. | Salem, Oregon
The state of Oregon has announced a new round of taxpayer-funded grants to help schools and other public buildings better withstand a major earthquake.
The tiny Alsea school district is asking state lawmakers to approve funding for a seismic needs assessment in small school districts that were excluded from a statewide seismic survey in 2007.
local | Environment | NewsNorthwest News Network | Jan. 23, 2017 5:30 a.m.
A new tsunami survival option in the form of a bright orange, high-strength flowing survival capsule has landed in the Pacific Northwest.
Pacific Ocean | local | Environment | NewsDaily Astorian | Nov. 2, 2016 11:40 a.m. | Warrenton, Oregon
A 3.8 magnitude earthquake was recorded near Warrenton Wednesday morning. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake occurred at 7:52 a.m. about 5 miles west of the city.
Why don't we prepare for earthquakes, even though we know they are coming? And just what might happen along the Oregon coast when the massive earthquake and tsunami hit?
The Great Oregon ShakeOut aims to get people thinking about the concrete ways we can all prepare for earthquakes.
Health | Parents | Water | NW Life | Technology | News | Pacific Ocean | Economy | Nation | local | Family | Science | Politics | Business | Election | Communities | Environment | Unprepared: Will We Be Ready For The Megaquake In Oregon?OPB | Sept. 28, 2016 1:32 p.m. | Portland
OSU is ignoring the advice of some of its ocean scientists by building a $50 million research center in Newport's tsunami zone.
A pair of moderate earthquakes shook the Pacific Ocean about 100 miles off the southern Oregon coast late Saturday and early Sunday.
News | Parents | Water | Education | Pacific Ocean | Science | Environment | Teachers | Politics | Election | localOPB | Sept. 2, 2016 10:52 a.m. | Portland
The Seaside School Board unanimously approved a bond measure Thursday to build a new campus outside the tsunami zone.
Nation | Science | News | Environment | WorldNPR | Aug. 29, 2016 4:16 a.m.
In 1960, all of Chile shook violently for more than 10 minutes. That quake along the western coast of South America was so big it changed the way people see the world.
News | Environment | WorldAP | Aug. 24, 2016 6:14 a.m. | Yagon, Myanmar
Worried residents of Yangon, the country's main city, rushed out of tall buildings, and objects toppled from tables and from Buddhist shrines in homes. However, there were no immediate reports of serious damage in the city.
A new analysis suggests that massive earthquakes on northern sections of the Cascadia Subduction Zone are somewhat more frequent than has been believed in the past.
The U.S. Geological Survey says that minor earthquakes have shaken part of the Portland, Oregon, metropolitan area and Hawaii.
Communities across the Northwest simulated their response to a Cascadia Subduction Zone earthquake. One of the takeaways in Portland was that first responders are going to need backup.
Oil Trains In Washington | Earthquakes In Indian Country | Imaginary Friends | Soviet Diaspora: FamilyOPB | June 9, 2016 noon
We explore oil train traffic on the Washington side of the gorge, how Native American tribes are preparing for a Cascadia earthquake, the psychology of imaginary friends, and how post-Soviet immigrant families navigate generational and cultural divides.
The city of Portland has released a new map showing the most dangerous places to be during an earthquake.
Mount Hood is trembling. They’re not big tremors. But there are a lot of them.