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

KCTS9/EarthFix | May 16, 2017

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

New Earthquake Alert System Rolls Out In Oregon, Washington

OPB | April 10, 2017

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

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

OPB/EarthFix | Jan. 23, 2017

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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Cyberattack Affected Internet-Based Oregon Businesses

OPB | Oct. 21, 2016 4:50 p.m. | Portland

Coordinated cyberattacks took down many of the internet’s most popular websites Friday. But small business owners in the Northwest say they were affected too.

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VIDEO: Being A Columbia River Bar Pilot

OPB | Oct. 20, 2016 3:55 p.m.

Complaining about the weather? Imagine being a Columbia River bar pilot when the weather goes south! 

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Oregon Senator Wants To Block Efforts To Weaken Encryption

OPB | Oct. 14, 2016 3:43 p.m. | Portland

Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Oregon, says three important computer issues are likely to be discussed in Congress this fall.

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Scientists Frustrated OSU Will Build $50M Research Center In Tsunami Zone

OPB | Sept. 28, 2016 1:32 p.m. | Portland

OSU is ignoring the advice of some of its ocean scientists by building a $50 million research center in Newport's tsunami zone.

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Portland Says New Speed Camera Reduces Speeding By 93 Percent

OPB | Sept. 23, 2016 9:45 a.m. | Portland

Transportation experts say a new kind of speed camera has reduced speeding along a Portland highway by 93 percent.


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