Nike co-founder Phil Knight made his largest ever donation to an Oregon political race this week.
Eclipse campers might be tempted to find an alternative source for drinking water in lakes or rivers. But the Oregon Health Authority says that's not a good idea.
Restrictions placed by a federal judge on what defendants can say about being at Cliven Bundy's ranch in April 2014 are leading to tense moments in a Las Vegas courtroom.
Portland's chapter of the NAACP wasn't planning to spend its Saturday afternoon rallying. But things changed when news of violence, injuries and even death spilled out of Charlottesville, Virginia.
Environment | News | localOPB | Aug. 12, 2017 3:10 p.m.
The Nena Springs Fire is burning in dry grass and brush on steep terrain.
Environment | News | localStatesman Journal | Aug. 12, 2017 2:30 p.m.
Two new wildfires sparked by a lightning storm last week are burning northeast of Detroit near the Breitenbush Community, fire officials said Saturday.
Books | Entertainment | Arts | NW Life | Music | local | State of WonderOPB | Aug. 12, 2017 noon
This week on "State of Wonder," Oregon's most audacious eclipse festival, writer Robert Michael Pyle searches for Bigfoot, the descendant of an infamous train robber plays outlaw country and more.
Two writers share stories based on watching the 1991 solar eclipse in Mexico.
Environment | News | localStatesman Journal | Aug. 11, 2017 1:48 p.m.
Multiple lightning strikes ignited eight new fires Thursday night in Willamette National Forest near Detroit, filling the air with thick smoke that limited visibility.
Arts | NW Life | Music | Business | EntertainmentOPB | Aug. 11, 2017 1 p.m.
When Darrell Brann bought a concert venue in Wallowa County, he knew it wasn’t a no. 1 destination for big touring bands or really touring bands of any size. These days, that's changed.
Marijuana sales are seeing a spike in anticipation of Oregon's total eclipse.
Two Portland landlords will continue their legal challenge to an ordinance that requires them to help pay relocation expenses for their tenants in some situations.
Oregon's capital city and the surrounding countryside are expected to be among the top destinations for eclipse watchers in Oregon. The expected influx of visitors has led local officials to beef up their emergency services for the event.
Several families traveled to Oregon Thursday to testify before the state’s new Health Evidence Review Commission.
In Utah, Nora's caregivers plan to introduce her to Hope, who is moving from the Toledo Zoo and is about the same age.
Fish & Wildlife | Nation | NW Life | News | local | Environment | AnimalsStatesman Journal | Aug. 10, 2017 9:26 a.m.
U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke announced a proposal Wednesday to expand hunting and fishing at 10 national wildlife refuges, including two in Oregon.
Multnomah County is appealing a Trump Administration cut to teen health grants.