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Health Advisory Issued For Lake Billy Chinook After Discovery Of Toxic Algae

A health advisory has been issued for Lake Billy Chinook following the discovery of toxic blue-green algae, the Oregon Health Authority said Friday.

News | Environment | local

Salem's Water Advisory 'Unlikely' To Be Lifted Monday

The city is still working on a strategy for treating toxins from an algae bloom in Detroit Reservoir. 

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Oregon Wildfires: Boxcar Fire Grows To 10,000 Acres, Evacuation Issued For Maupin

The largest wildfire of the young season grew to 10,000 acres Friday morning in Central Oregon. 

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Wasco County District Attorney Suspended For Lying To Investigators

A trial panel has ordered District Attorney Eric Nisley be suspended for a month. Nisley said he did nothing wrong, and will appeal.

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ACLU Sues Trump Administration Over Access To ICE Detainees In Oregon

The ACLU of Oregon sued the Trump Administration, arguing that attorneys have not been able to meet with 121 immigration detainees housed at the federal prison in Sheridan, Oregon.


Traffic Increase Expected With Portland Aerial Tram Closure

South Portland commuters will face with more traffic over the next five weeks as OHSU’s aerial tram closes for maintenance.

News | Climate change | Environment

This Is What Happens When Big Oil Fights Back At City Hall

The 'Stepping Up' podcast explores an unusual situation in Richmond, Calif., where climate champions flipped city hall to their side and an oil company decided to fight back.

News | Politics | local | Nation

'OPB Politics Now': The Collision Of Politics And Criminal Justice

Oregon’s attorney general is joining yet another lawsuit against the Trump administration, this time over the family separation policy.

News | Election | Nation

In Major Privacy Win, Supreme Court Rules Police Need Warrant To Track Your Cellphone

The Supreme Court ruled police do need a search warrant to obtain cell-phone location information routinely collected by wireless providers.

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Fire Forces Evacuation Of Some Residents In Jefferson County

Authorities in Jefferson County have told residents in the Three Rivers community to leave immediately as winds whipped a fire burning in central Oregon.