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Friday, August 12, 2016
The number of trains carrying oil along the Columbia River between Oregon and Washington could dramatically increase. There's a plan to ship more oil from the Bakken region of North Dakota to a proposed oil terminal in southwest Washington state. An oil train derailment earlier this year has shown the potential danger faced by the region.
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Intel is reducing its workforce by 12,000 people as it pivots away from chips for personal computers and toward other business lines. There will be cuts in California, Arizona and Washington too.
Thursday, February 11, 2016
The occupation of a wildlife refuge in eastern Oregon came to a close earlier Thursday after a standoff that began in early January. The last four people holed up at the Malheur Natio...
Tuesday, December 22, 2015
The VA says many veterans who use its services are overweight, obese or suffer from diabetes. The agency's Portland branch wants to help veterans manage health issues by offering cooking classes.
Friday, November 13, 2015
An Oregon Department of Justice employee engaged in surveillance of people using #blacklivesmatter on social media. The state's attorney general ordered the surveillance to stop.
Friday, September 18, 2015
A labor dispute at the Port of Portland has brought container shipping from there to a halt. That means lentil and chickpea farmers are having a difficult time getting their crops to foreign markets.
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
The dispute between two Native American tribes comes down to historical claims on a casino's proposed site — and also business.
Friday, June 19, 2015
The push for cleaner fuels in Oregon and Washington could bring the region more crude oil and a new refinery along the Columbia River. It would be the first refinery on the West Coast in 25 years.
Wednesday, March 04, 2015
Oil companies hope to build the nation's largest oil-by-rail terminal on the Columbia River in Washington. Proponents say it will bring economic growth, but others fear it could mean fiery accidents.
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Work has resumed at West Coast ports after nearly nine months of slow downs and work stoppages. Despite last week's tentative labor agreement, it could take months to get things back to normal.
Sunday, February 08, 2015
In Washington and Oregon, local governments argue they should get more tax funds from marijuana, because legalized pot will increase their expenses. States say cities' costs will actually fall.
Saturday, May 11, 2013
On the shores of Mille Lacs Lake in central Minnesota, it finally feels like spring. But the lake still looks like winter.
Saturday marks the opening of the walleye fishing season, and it's usually one of the busiest weekends for the state's resort communities. But this year, many of the ...