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Gray Wolves Could Lose Protections As 'Endangered' Status Reconsidered

A new status review of endangered gray wolves could lead to reduced protections. 

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NW Tribal Members To Appeal Religious Freedom Case

Northwest tribal members plan to appeal a decision by a federal magistrate judge in Oregon over the destruction of a spiritual site near Mount Hood.

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Parents Separated From Children At Southwest Border Headed To Pacific Northwest Prisons

Some of the parents separated from their children while seeking asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border will end up in federal prisons in Oregon and Washington. 

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Portland Schools May Be Able To Turn Some Water Back On

Portland Public Schools is moving toward a plan to retest and reopen a majority of its water fountains and faucets after a contractor estimated that at least 90 percent of the classroom water fixtures are probably safe for use.

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South Portland Becomes City's Newest Address Area

The City Council voted Wednesday to add a sixth directional, South, to the city’s existing quintet of address areas: North, Northeast, Northwest, Southeast, and Southwest.

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Portland Police: 4 Arrested During Demonstrations Near City Hall

Portland police say four people were arrested during demonstrations near City Hall.

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The Northwest Juniper Lumber Industry Is Poised For A Healthy Bump

Western juniper has been relegated to firewood, furniture, raised garden beds and the occasional rural fence post. That’s about to change.

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Environmental Group Sues Medford Over Wastewater Treatment Pollution In Rogue River

Environmentalists and fishermen say algae growth downstream are hurting invertebrates young salmon rely on.

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Oregonians Deliver Loads Of Comments About Proposed Weapons Ban

Proposed ballot language for the ban garnered more than 1,000 comments. That's almost certainly a record. 

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Central Oregon's Top Employers Are Mostly Small Businesses

Almost 80 percent of Central Oregon residents are employed by small businesses.