News | local | Think Out LoudOPB | Sept. 18, 2017 noon
Portland-area high schoolers discuss the punishment for the teen suspected of starting the Eagle Creek Fire. Also, we talk to a woman who was evacuated from her house near Brookings for over a month. Plus, an opinion about anti-Californian sentiment.
An Oregon town created by a firework 80 years ago almost burned this week by a wildfire started with a firework.
The Olympian reports that fire crews responded Saturday night to find a man who had been setting off fireworks in PVC pipe.
This is the last year residents in Vancouver will be allowed to buy and use fireworks in city limits – and the last year for less than law abiding Oregonians who cross the Columbia River to purchase fireworks you can’t buy in Portland.
Fireworks caused a blaze that destroyed most of a duplex early Sunday in east Vancouver, causing about $400,000 in damage to the building and residents’ belongings, according to the Vancouver Fire Marshal’s Office.
Sparklers cause more injuries than any other type of firework, according to reports made by emergency rooms in Oregon.
Happy Valley has a zero-tolerance policy on use and possession of fireworks within city limits, and has created a "no-questions-asked" firework collection program.
The Oregon State Fire Marshal is encouraging people to use fireworks safely and legally this Fourth of July, warning that violators could face steep fines.
News | local | OPB News BlogOPB | July 3, 2014 12:23 p.m. | Portland
Do you know where you’re watching fireworks? Fear not, patriotic procrastinators — we've rounded up dozens of events going on throughout the state.
Clark County voters seem to support stricter limits on when fireworks can be sold and used, according to preliminary election results released Tuesday night. They also said, through other advisory votes, they want to be consulted on transit issues.
News | Transportation | local | ElectionOPB | Aug. 6, 2013 11:33 a.m. | Vancouver, Washington
Voters in Clark County will soon have their say on the best routes across the Columbia River.