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How to tell if trees near your home could topple

How to tell if trees near your home could toppleNow is the time to look for signs of trouble in the trees around your home.
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  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Life

Luxury tiny homes in demand from Ore. City business

Luxury tiny homes in demand from Ore. City businessAn Oregon City company is making sure that cramped living can also be luxurious.
  • Life
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
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Energy Department agrees to pay $44,000 fine for Hanford

Energy Department agrees to pay $44,000 fine for HanfordThe U.S. Department of Energy has agreed to pay a $44,722 fine over hazardous waste storage violations on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation.
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  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
News

Moderate earthquake strikes Northern California coast

Moderate earthquake strikes Northern California coastA moderate earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.8 has struck off the coast of Northern California.
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  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Local

Oregon overdue for earthquake 315 years after 9.0 event

Oregon overdue for earthquake 315 years after 9.0 eventOn the 315th anniversary of the last major earthquake to hit the Pacific Northwest, residents are being reminded that the area is historically due for another massive quake that could cause widespread devastation.
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  • 1 month ago
Business

Oregon wine business booming after recession

Oregon wine business booming after recessionOregon's wine industry is on a post-recession roll with planted acres, wineries and sales all reporting gains, and with new interest from investors outside the state, a new assessment says.
  • Business
  • 1 month ago
Features

Watch adventurers scale El Capitan in Yosemite

Watch adventurers scale El Capitan in YosemiteTwo men set out Wednesday to complete a vertigo-inducing, skin-tearing, 3,000-foot climb up the sheer face of the granite rock formation known as El Capitan using only their hands and feet — a feat never before achieved.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
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Enormous rainbow trout caught in Idaho

Enormous rainbow trout caught in IdahoThis is one big fish story!
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Business

Gas falls below $2 a gallon in Portland metro area

Gas falls below $2 a gallon in Portland metro areaYou can now find gas in Portland and Vancouver for less than $2 a gallon.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Education

OSU plans ambitious forestry complex

OSU plans ambitious forestry complexThe Oregon State University College of Forestry is moving ahead with plans for a new $60 million forest science complex to expand classroom, office and lab space and position the college as a leader in advanced wood products engineering.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
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Christmas trees help salmon habitat on Ore. coast

Christmas trees help salmon habitat on Ore. coastLocal Fisherman want your Christmas trees.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Health

Weatherizing your home can increase radon risk

Weatherizing your home can increase radon riskFrancis says by weatherizing your home you may be unknowingly putting you and your family at risk of radon.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
News

12 earthquakes rock Texas near championship game site

12 earthquakes rock Texas near championship game siteA swarm of 12 earthquakes in two days have rocked a small town in Texas, near where the Ducks and Buckeyes will play the CFP championship game Monday.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Ducks

Ohio St. symbol is a heritage tree in Portland

Ohio St. symbol is a heritage tree in Portland"These things traditionally grow from Ontario down to Nashville," said Larry Maginnis, an urban forester with the City of Portland.
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Health

Radon reports released for Oregon, Clark County

Radon reports released for Oregon, Clark CountyA new study found that one out of every five homes in Clark County has high levels of radon, a naturally occurring but potentially deadly gas.
  • Health
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Animals

Tropical sea turtle stranded on NW beach dies

Tropical sea turtle stranded on NW beach diesAn Olive Ridley sea turtle that washed ashore in southwest Washington Monday has died, according to the Seattle Aquarium.
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
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Ways to keep your home energy efficient in cold weather

Ways to keep your home energy efficient in cold weatherIt looks like we'll be ringing in the new year with some frigid weather.
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
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Ore. hatchery malfunctions, trout dumped in fishing spots

Ore. hatchery malfunctions, trout dumped in fishing spotsMalfunctioning gates at a dam on the McKenzie River have led state biologists to release more than 50,000 hatchery trout into Willamette Valley fishing spots at a time of year when there's not enough food to give them a good chance to survive.
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  • 1 month, 4 weeks ago
Local

Small earthquake in central Washington; no damage

Small earthquake in central Washington; no damageThe Washington state Emergency Management agency says no damage has been reported from a small quake that hit central Washington near Entiat on Monday afternoon.
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  • 1 month, 4 weeks ago
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Portland energy company pleads guilty in 370 bird deaths

Portland energy company pleads guilty in 370 bird deathsWind farm operator PacifiCorp Energy will pay $2.5 million in fines after pleading guilty Friday to charges related to the deaths of protected birds in Wyoming.
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  • 2 months, 1 week ago
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How to recycle electronics including computers, TVs

How to recycle electronics including computers, TVsBefore you go and toss your old ones in the trash - a reminder: Here in Oregon, you're not allowed to throw computers, monitors or TVs in the garbage.
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  • 2 months, 1 week ago
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Forest Service: Thin 100K acres of Oregon forest

Forest Service: Thin 100K acres of Oregon forestA team of scientists in northeastern Oregon has proposed a 10-year project to thin 100,000 acres of national forest that's dense with underbrush and at risk for a big fire.
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  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
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OSU researchers develop tool to assess landslide risk

OSU researchers develop tool to assess landslide riskHow stable is the land beneath your home?
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  • 3 months ago
Politics

Oregon GMO Measure 92 headed for recount

Oregon GMO Measure 92 headed for recountTallies of the last remaining ballots show an Oregon measure that would require labeling of genetically modified foods lost by only 809 votes and is headed for an automatic recount.
  • Politics
  • 3 months ago
Green

First all-electric cab service planned for Portland

First all-electric cab service planned for PortlandPretty soon the Tesla Model S may be your taxi.
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  • 3 months, 1 week ago
Health

Wash. to sue over Hanford nuclear site's tank vapors

Wash. to sue over Hanford nuclear site's tank vaporsWashington plans to sue the U.S. Department of Energy and its contractor to protect workers from hazardous vapors at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation, the nation's most polluted nuclear site.
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  • 3 months, 1 week ago
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Stormwater could kill salmon, but 'rain gardens' help

Stormwater could kill salmon, but 'rain gardens' helpAlarming new research about the relationship between storm water runoff and salmon shows that all the rainwater that washes off our roads and highways may be killing the fish.
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  • 3 months, 1 week ago
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Study: Virus killed millions of sea stars on West Coast

Study: Virus killed millions of sea stars on West CoastScientists have isolated a virus they are pretty sure is causing the mysterious disease that has killed millions of sea stars.
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  • 3 months, 1 week ago
Life

Tips for winterizing your home before cold weather hits

Tips for winterizing your home before cold weather hitsWe all know it's coming. And the experts say we'd better be ready for it.
  • Life
  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
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Opposition shuts down Oregon beach smoking ban

Opposition shuts down Oregon beach smoking banA plan to ban smoking on Oregon's beaches that ran into substantial opposition has been shelved.
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  • 3 months, 3 weeks ago