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PacifiCorp eyes pumped storage hydropower project in Southern Oregon

The power company has asked federal regulators for permission to study whether its proposed renewable energy project could work in Lake County. → Read More

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An Oregon company is going public to raise money for nuclear power ambitions

Portland-based company NuScale Power, which specializes in small nuclear reactors, is set to go public. → Read More

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Snowstorm won’t do much to lift Oregon out of drought, but it’s a start

The punishing drought that took years to form across the state will likely require an equally long recovery. → Read More

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Oregon names Calvin Mukumoto next state forester

The longtime forester and former legislative candidate would enter the role as the first permanent forester since Peter Daugherty’s resignation in May. → Read More

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Crowds are smaller, but no-shows have plagued Oregon wilderness permit system

More than half the people who bought Central Cascades Wilderness Permits before the season started never showed up to hike. → Read More

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Bend plans to relaunch bike share with donation from BIKETOWN

A hundred hand-me-down bikes from the BIKETOWN program in Portland will help restart a bike share in Bend. → Read More

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Oregon’s built environment faces new tests with extreme heat

Excessive heat stresses human health, which in turn stretches the limits of our built environment and vice versa. → Read More

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2 Oregon wildfires kept at bay overnight, but red flag warnings persist

Conditions remain ripe for wildfire Tuesday across much of Central, Southern and Eastern Oregon. → Read More

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Fire danger rising this week as some parts of Oregon near triple-digit temperatures

A heat wave is coming for Oregon this week, which is raising fire danger across thirsty landscapes. → Read More

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Oregon governor declares drought emergency in Klamath Basin

Much of Klamath County is experiencing extreme drought, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor, as south-central Oregon enters the spring with mountain snowpack levels well below normal. → Read More

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California condors to return to Northwest skies after 100-year absence

The Yurok Tribe of Northern California has worked for decades to return California condors to the Pacific Northwest. They hope to release their first birds this fall. → Read More

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Oregon speeds up COVID vaccine timeline to meet Biden’s May 1 target

All adults should be eligible to receive a COVID-19 shot by May 1. Oregon will also allow individual counties to move through the timeline faster if they can. → Read More

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OSU-led wave energy project moves a step closer to construction

The federal government has approved a lease for a wave energy test site in federal waters off the Oregon Coast. → Read More

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Trump administration slashes critical habitat for northern spotted owl by 3.4 million acres

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says the northern spotted owl deserves an upgrade to endangered status. The agency passed on its chance to do so and is now cutting its protected habitat by millions of acres. → Read More

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Person shot and killed during pro-Trump car caravan through downtown Portland

The "Trump Cruise-in" drew thousands of people to the Clackamas Town Center, from which they will drive to Portland where a clash with anti-racist demonstrators almost certainly awaits. → Read More

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OPB's Best Photos Of 2019

These are OPB's best images of 2019, as chosen by the photojournalists who captured them. → Read More

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Life Outside The Bentwood Box

Grand Ronde tribal artifacts spent more than a century stored out of sight in London. They’ve taken on new life since returning home a year ago. → Read More

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OPB's Top 10 Stories Of 2018 (Plus A Few More)

What will we choose to remember about the year 2018 and why will we remember it? We consider those questions as our latest revolution around the sun comes to a close. → Read More

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Protesters Take To Portland Days After Mayor's Ordinance Fails

Saturday's protest marked the first demonstration since Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler's proposed protest ordinance failed in City Council. → Read More

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150 Miles From Eugene, Another Oregon Town Fights To Save Its Grandstand

The triangular track in Vernonia doesn’t meet national or international specifications and the grandstand is falling apart. But a group of supporters wants to save them. → Read More