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Oregon House votes to outlaw hunting with drones

Oregon House votes to outlaw hunting with dronesLawmakers in the Oregon House agree unanimously that drones should not be used for hunting or fishing.
  • Local
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Green

More early eruption monitors proposed for Mt. Hood

More early eruption monitors proposed for Mt. HoodThe U.S. Geological Survey-Cascades Volcano Observatory wants to put more monitors on Mt. Hood as an early warning system against a future eruption.
  • Green
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
KGW Investigates

1 million tons of tsunami debris still floating in Pacific

1 million tons of tsunami debris still floating in PacificFour years after a deadly earthquake and tsunami struck Japan, lost items are still washing ashore in Oregon and Southwest Washington.
  • KGW Investigates
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
KGW Investigates

Nearly 2 million phone books arrive in metro area

Nearly 2 million phone books arrive in metro areaMany residents say they don't want phone books, but most still have them delivered to their doorsteps. KGW investigates why this still happens and how you can opt out.
  • KGW Investigates
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Politics

Governor Brown signs Oregon low-carbon fuels bill

Governor Brown signs Oregon low-carbon fuels billGov. Kate Brown has signed a controversial climate change bill that was a top priority for former Gov. John Kitzhaber.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Local

App makes paying for parking easier at Washington Park

App makes paying for parking easier at Washington ParkThere's a new way to pay for parking in Portland's Washington Park.
  • Local
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Green

Portland not as prepared as Japan for major earthquake

Portland not as prepared as Japan for major earthquakePortland geotechnical engineer Allison Pyrch says there's a lot of similarities between the earthquake that struck Japan four years ago and the one scientists say will hit the Pacific Northwest at any time.
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  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Green

Neighbors raise thousands to save N Portland oak tree

Neighbors raise thousands to save N Portland oak treeA St. Johns neighborhood is banding together to save a giant oak tree from getting cut down.
  • Green
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Politics

Two proposed bills could abolish daylight savings time

Two proposed bills could abolish daylight savings timeThis weekend, we set our clocks ahead one hour for the annual ritual of daylight saving time.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Green

Portland plan makes more fuel every time you flush

Portland plan makes more fuel every time you flushThe City of Portland plans to build an $11 million facility at its Columbia Boulevard Wastewater Treatment Plant that would take methane gas, a sewage by-product, and turn it into a compressed natural gas for truck fuel.
  • Green
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Green

NW residents, with wood to burn, among top polluters

NW residents, with wood to burn, among top pollutersOregon, Idaho, and Washington residents are among the top polluters in the nation when it comes to fine particle emissions from burning wood to heat homes.
  • Green
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Green

Glacier cave collapses on Mt. Hood

Glacier cave collapses on Mt. HoodThere's more evidence this unusually warm weather is taking its toll on Mount Hood. Part of a historic glacier cave has collapsed.
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  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Washington County

Beaverton beaver dam causes park to flood

Beaverton beaver dam causes park to floodThe beaver is iconic to Oregon. It's a college mascot, our official state animal and in the city named after it, the beaver is causing flooding trouble.
  • Washington County
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Green

'Green reaper' offers environmentally friendly burial

'Green reaper' offers environmentally friendly burialNow you can take your green"lifestyle to the grave. A funeral home in the town of Boring, Ore., is offering up a variety of eco-friendly funeral services.
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  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Green

Hundreds of dead fish wash ashore in N Portland

Hundreds of dead fish wash ashore in N PortlandMany visitors to the shores of the Columbia River in Portland have been shocked to see piles of dead fish on the shore, but officials said it's normal for this time of year.
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  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Green

Oregon farmers challenged by early blooms

Oregon farmers challenged by early bloomsThe sun is out. So are the buds. And they're breaking a lot earlier than normal.
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  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Health

USDA leader praises food programs in Portland schools

USDA leader praises food programs in Portland schoolsPortland is a leader in making sure kids eat healthy meals. It's for that very reason that one of the United States Department of Agriculture's top leaders, Under Secretary Kevin Concannon, visited the city.
  • Health
  • 1 month ago
Local

Report: Oregon wolves up, livestock attack cases down

Report: Oregon wolves up, livestock attack cases downAn annual report finds that wolves continued to grow in numbers and spread across Oregon in 2014, while livestock attack cases were down.
  • Local
  • 1 month ago
Green

Portland neighbors pledge to stop using pesticides

Portland neighbors pledge to stop using pesticidesLeaders in the North Portland Overlook neighborhood have more than 400 residents signed up to make at pledge to stop using pesticides.
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  • 1 month ago
Green

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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  • 1 month, 2 weeks 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
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Green

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.
  • Green
  • 2 months 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.
  • News
  • 2 months 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.
  • Local
  • 2 months 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
  • 2 months 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.
  • Features
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Green

Enormous rainbow trout caught in Idaho

Enormous rainbow trout caught in IdahoThis is one big fish story!
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  • 2 months, 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.
  • Business
  • 2 months, 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.
  • Education
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Green

Christmas trees help salmon habitat on Ore. coast

Christmas trees help salmon habitat on Ore. coastLocal Fisherman want your Christmas trees.
  • Green
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago