Pacific Northwest


Southeast counties face drought

Declaration likely for 2 counties

Fifth UO student contracts contagious blood infection

EUGENE (AP) — A fifth student has developed the same contagious bacterial infection that killed one student and sickened three others this year, the University of Oregon said Thursday night.

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Bazinga Bots headed to regionals

The Bazinga Bots of The Dalles High School are one of 72 robotics teams from 12 states headed to the Western Regional Tournament March 27-29 in Oakland, Calif.

Bid to end daylight savings time

SALEM — The twice-a-year ritual of resetting clocks would come to an end under two bills introduced in the Oregon Senate. A Senate committee held a brief discussion of the issue Tuesday, but it did not vote on the bills.

Sex conference shut down

Questions remain unanswered

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Planning for the Big One

Early warning system being tested in Pacific Northwest

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Oregon dig uncovers ancient tool

GRANTS PASS — Archaeologists have uncovered a stone tool at an ancient rock shelter in the high desert of eastern Oregon that could turn out to be older than any known site of human occupation in western North America. The find was announced Thursday by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management, which controls the land on which the site was found.

Mom accused of tossing son off bridge enters plea

NEWPORT (AP) — A former Hood River woman accused of throwing her 6-year-old autistic son to his death off a bridge on the Oregon coast last November has pleaded not guilty to murder charges.

Business bills spark debate

Huffman worries about costs being passed on to families

Legislature poised to enact new carbon fee

Ranchers, businesses protest added fuel expense

Obama talks oil-train safety

Obama was interviewed by OR reporter PORTLAND (AP) — President Barack Obama said the federal government plans to strengthen regulations regarding oil train safety.

Developers can tap into $2M pot

New funds available for housing upgrades

OSAA announces new football rule changes

New 2015-2016 rules focused on safety of athletes

Former Trail Blazers player Jerome Kersey dies

Team mourns passing of late small forward, who was 52

Injury accident Sunday near Warm Springs

Oregon State Police (OSP) is continuing the investigation into Sunday morning's serious injury motorcycle crash that occurred at State Route 216 milepost 17 near Warm Springs.


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