Stories tagged: oregon
Mon., Feb. 17, 2020
A club of off-roading enthusiasts in northeastern Oregon has revved into action to help livestock owners hit by extreme flooding this month.
Fri., Feb. 14, 2020
ARLINGTON, Ore. – A chemical waste landfill near the Columbia River in Oregon accepted hundreds of tons of radioactive fracking waste from North Dakota in violation of Oregon regulations that …
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 9, 2020
Floodwaters covering roads in northeastern Oregon were starting to recede, allowing residents to return and assess the damage from weather that appears to have left one person dead.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 8, 2020
A Red Cross official says waters covering roads in flood-hit northeastern Oregon are starting to recede, allowing residents who spent the night in shelters or with friends to return and …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 7, 2020
Residents in northeastern Oregon were plucked from rapidly rising floodwaters by helicopter or rode to safety in the bucket of a front-end loader as relentless rain and melting snow pushed …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 24, 2020
A Canadian energy company has withdrawn its application for a permit from state authorities in Oregon for a controversial natural gas pipeline and an export terminal on the coast.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 23, 2020
The three American firefighters who were killed when the aerial water tanker they were in crashed while battling wildfires in Australia have been identified by their employer
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 13, 2020
The U.S. Coast Guard has stopped searching for a 4-year-old Oregon boy who was swept out to sea along with his 7-year-old sister and father.
Sun., Jan. 12, 2020
A 7-year-old girl is dead and her 4-year-old brother is missing after they and their father were swept into the ocean on the Oregon coast amid a high-surf warning
Sat., Jan. 11, 2020
A battle playing out in Oregon is pitting residents of a tiny coastal town with no stoplights or cellphone service against one of the world’s biggest tech companies.
Tue., Dec. 31, 2019
A 16-year-old mountain climber has been rescued after he fell 500 feet on Mount Hood Monday and hurt his leg, authorities said.
Tue., Dec. 17, 2019
The holiday season is when magazines, newspapers and critics publish their lists of top wines released throughout the year. These rankings generate buzz and, according to wineries and retailers, significant …
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 13, 2019
Protesters who were arrested during a sit-in at the Oregon governor’s office last month will not be charged with trespassing.
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 13, 2019
A Nov. 29 crash shined a light on Oregon’s immigrant farm workers, the driving force behind the state’s $121 million Christmas tree industry, the nation’s largest.
Wed., Nov. 27, 2019
Hundreds of cars remained stranded Wednesday on Interstate 5 headed north from California into Oregon in the aftermath of a major storm that dumped snow and created white-out conditions on …
Tue., Nov. 26, 2019
Among the fascinating themes to emerge from this fall’s Great Northwest Invitational Wine Competition was the delicious interest in red Italian varieties among some of our region’s top winemakers.
Fri., Nov. 22, 2019
Authorities have released 21 people protesting a planned liquefied natural gas pipeline who were arrested Thursday night during a sit-in at the governor’s office in the Oregon State Capitol.
Mon., Oct. 28, 2019
Republican Rep. Greg Walden of Oregon announced Monday that he is retiring from Congress and will not seek election to a 12th term.
Wed., Oct. 23, 2019
Gonzaga appears to be in the mix for another highly rated class of 2021 big man from the Pacific Northwest. Nathan Bittle, a 6-foot-10, 180-pound center at Crater High in …
Tue., Oct. 22, 2019
Authorities say Henry Thomas, the actor who starred as a child in “E.T. the Extra Terrestrial,” has been arrested for driving under the influence in Oregon.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 17, 2019
Oregon’s Court of Appeals has put a halt to the state’s ban on flavored vaping products two days after it took effect. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports the temporary stay issued Thursday …
Mon., Oct. 14, 2019
Oregon may soon allow customers to bring their own reusable food containers to grocery stores and restaurants in an effort to curb plastic waste.
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 12, 2019
Oregon regulators enacted a six-month ban Friday on the sale of flavored nicotine and cannabis vape products in stores and online statewide amid an outbreak of illnesses that has sickened …
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 4, 2019
Oregon’s governor has ordered a temporary ban on the sale of flavored vaping products amid an outbreak that has sickened more than 1,000 people nationwide.
Wed., Oct. 2, 2019
An Oregon deputy investigating the bizarre deaths of five bulls found with their tongues and sex organs missing says he’s received many calls and emails from people speculating on the …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 1, 2019
An estimated 99 million Americans do not have any form of Real ID compliant documents which will be required to fly domestically after Oct. 1, 2020. “There’s a great deal …
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 30, 2019
The Better Business Bureau of Spokane closed its doors Monday and laid off most of its sales staff, a company spokesman said.
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 4, 2019
A person who died of a severe respiratory illness in Oregon after vaping had used a product containing THC that was purchased at a marijuana dispensary.
Sun., Sept. 1, 2019
Authorities in Oregon are searching for a Vancouver, Wash., woman who went missing while floating with friends on the Willamette River.
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 18, 2019
Washington State still in the running for Sav’ell Smalls after country’s No. 1 OLB announces top-six schools
Along with Alabama, Florida State, Tennessee, Washington and Oregon, Sav’ell Smalls is seen wearing an anthracite Washington State jersey and helmet. Smalls was previously considering six other schools, but he …