While fire crews are anticipating significant rainfall beginning Saturday evening to help with suppression efforts, they’re concerned for landslides.
local | News | EnvironmentOPB | Sept. 15, 2017 9:57 a.m. | Portland
The region could see as much as an inch of rain between Sunday and Tuesday.
Eclipse Road Trip: Madras | Migrant Summer School | Neighborhood Association Vote | Gentrification And Mental HealthOPB | Aug. 16, 2017 noon
Can remembering how a neighborhood used to be help preserve aging minds? Should people be required to have a legal address in order to join a neighborhood association? Also, an update on the "State of Wonder" eclipse road trip and a summer school for migrant students in Medford.
local | News | EnvironmentOPB | Aug. 13, 2017 8:59 a.m. | Portland
After nearly 60 dry, hot days without a single drop of liquid sunshine, Portland-area residents were greeted with the familiar feeling of a pleasant drizzle early Sunday morning.
Entertainment | Books | NW Life | Arts | 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.
Technology | Recreation | News | EnvironmentKUOW/EarthFix | Aug. 10, 2017 6:15 a.m. | Mount Rainier National Park
Soon, there could be cell service at Mount Rainier National Park.
An investigation into a recent passenger train derailment near Steilacoom, Washington, reveals speed and human error are to blame.
Energy | News | EnvironmentOPB | July 1, 2017 2:31 p.m.
The deadline to reach a decision on a controversial oil terminal planned for Vancouver has been pushed back again.
local | News | Transportation | Energy | Politics | EnvironmentOPB/EarthFix | June 30, 2017 2:42 p.m.
A bill was pulled from the Oregon House floor and returned to committee over concerns about language that would make secret railroad spill contingency plans and financial responsibility documents.
A U.S. Forest Service officer shot and killed a pit bull at the Rainbow Family gathering.
local | Transportation | Energy | NewsOPB | June 27, 2017 5:19 p.m. | Salem, Oregon
Oregon lawmakers are moving ahead with a measure that would require railroads to explain how they'd deal with hazardous spills.
Oregon utility regulators are considering a request by Portland General Electric to sell nine oil storage tanks on the Columbia River near Clatskanie.
local | News | Climate change | Transportation | Energy | EnvironmentOPB | May 3, 2017 9:25 a.m. | Vancouver, Washington
Environmentalists are concerned about a draft air permit that has been released for a proposed oil terminal in Vancouver.
local | News | EnvironmentAP | April 26, 2017 7:01 a.m. | Seattle
Soggy Seattle has broken another rainfall record, and Portland is inching closer to smashing its own record.
It's taken five years, but injured railroad worker Dwight Hauck sees victory at hand. Washington lawmakers are on the verge of requiring new safety...
local | Recreation | News | EnvironmentStatesman Journal | April 8, 2017 12:48 p.m.
Hydrologists say this winter was Oregon's wettest winter since 1999. For some, that's reason to celebrate. Others, not so much.
Nation | local | News | EnvironmentAP | April 6, 2017 10:35 a.m. | Billings, Montana
Data obtained by The Associated Press shows that tens of thousands of safety defects were found when government inspectors checked the rail lines used to haul volatile crude oil across the country.
Should Sudafed be available without a prescription again? What can states do to limit oil spills from trains? Also, we talk to Matt Witt about his parents' end of life experiences, Oregon's Death With Dignity law, and Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch.
local | Agriculture | News | EnvironmentMedford Mail Tribune | March 14, 2017 12:42 p.m.
Medford already has exceeded the annual average precipitation total with 21.04 inches since Oct. 1, when the water year began, and is 8.31 inches above the normal count for this time of year.