About 50 Oregon towns and counties will decide in the Nov. 8 election whether to opt back into the marijuana business.
By PBS NewsHour
Portland, Oregon, prides itself on being very focused on the environment. So many people were shocked to discover that certain neighborhoods contain high levels of toxic metals. Scientists made the discovery when ordinary moss samples taken from all over town…
By Jes Burns, OPB/EarthFix
A project in Oregon’s Klamath County is aiming to complement renewable energy development in the Northwest by creating a giant water battery.
Two cases are causing state and federal agencies to confront questions over gender neutral IDs for nonbinary people.
By Corinne Segal
An Oregon circuit court has ruled that a resident can change their legal gender to "nonbinary," a gender identity that is neither male nor female.
By Laura Santhanam
The nation's first automatic voter registration system may have added about 51,000 new voters since January for this year's presidential election, a rate which far outpaces previous registrations since 2008.
By Michael D. Regan
An oil train that derailed and burst into flames along Oregon's Columbia River Gorge on Friday sent toxic smoke high into the air, prompting officials to evacuate the nearby town of Mosier.
Oregon’s Malheur National Wildlife Refuge grabbed headlines earlier this year when it was seized by armed militants protesting federal control of local lands. But for the past decade, some local ranchers have been striving to find common ground with environmental…
By Ken Thomas, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Bernie Sanders has won Oregon's presidential primary and battled Hillary Clinton to a razor-thin margin in Kentucky.
By Nsikan Akpan
Two years after a wasting outbreak, baby purple sea stars are back in record numbers along the Oregon coast, but is the epidemic truly over?…
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