Live In Oregon? Equifax Doesn’t Have To Tell You If Your Data Was Compromised

OPB | Sept. 19, 2017

If you’re one of the 1.7 million Oregonians whose information was potentially compromised by the recent Equifax data breach, don’t expect to get a letter in the mail telling you about it.

Rep. Greg Walden Is Oregon's Champion Of Self-Driving Cars

OPB | Sept. 6, 2017

Oregon Rep. Greg Walden has used his chairmanship of the House Energy and Commerce Committee to spur development of self-driving vehicles.

Will Cellphones Upset The Solitude Of Mount Rainier?

KUOW/EarthFix | Aug. 10, 2017

Soon, there could be cell service at Mount Rainier National Park.

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10 Tips To Capturing Stellar Images Of The Oregon Solar Eclipse

OPB | July 19, 2017 12:01 p.m. | Portland

On the morning of Aug. 21, 2017, the moon will pass in front of the sun creating a rare total solar eclipse in Oregon and casting parts of the state into complete daytime darkness. In other words, photographic gold.

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Organic Weed Management: It's Harder Than You Think

NWPR/EarthFix | June 28, 2017 12:50 p.m.

Everyone has weeds. No one wants them. Weeds created an unusual controversy in one Oregon county, angering a town and sparking a social media debate. Organic farmers say it is hard to manage weeds.

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Can Seattle’s Seawall Defend The City And Protect Salmon, Too?

KCTS9/EarthFix | May 16, 2017 6 p.m. | Seattle

Seattle’s newly constructed seawall is a $410 million infrastructure project that’s doubling as a massive science experiment.

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New Earthquake Alert System Rolls Out In Oregon, Washington

OPB | April 10, 2017 midnight | Portland

An early warning system for earthquakes is expanding to Oregon and Washington — thanks to a group of universities and government agencies.

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Is 'eDNA' The Next Big Thing For Wildlife Science?

OPB/EarthFix | Jan. 23, 2017 7 a.m. | Alsea, Oregon

Emerging advances in DNA science promises to help keep better track of native and invasive fish and wildlife. 

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Federal Government Gives Oregon New Health Care Waiver

OPB | Jan. 13, 2017 10 a.m. | Portland

Oregon has been granted a new waiver from the federal government to continue transforming its health care system.

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Oregonians Continue Signing Up For Health Insurance Despite Obamacare's Uncertain Future

OPB | Dec. 12, 2016 6 a.m. | Portland

Despite President-elect Donald Trump’s pledge to repeal the Affordable Care Act, Oregonians continue to sign up for health insurance coverage.

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Oregon Governor Wants To Secure A Slimmed-Down Medicaid Waiver Before Trump Takes Office

OPB | Dec. 7, 2016 11:42 a.m. | Portland

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown is trying to squeeze a new, slimmed-down health care waiver out of the federal government — before the Trump administration starts.

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A War, The Chainsaw And The 2nd Great Cutting Of The Northwest

OPB/EarthFix | Dec. 1, 2016 noon

Winning World War II depended on raw materials. One such resource grew tall and green in the Pacific Northwest. From our series 'Battle Ready: The Military’s Environmental Legacy In The Northwest.'

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Audit: Oregon State Government Has Significant Lapses In Cybersecurity

OPB | Nov. 30, 2016 12:31 p.m.

An audit released Wednesday shows significant cybersecurity lapses in Oregon government agencies.

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