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  • More forums planned for governor candidates favicon Portland Tribune (Today) - Major-party nominees set for broadcasters; 5 of 6 will appear before League of Oregon Cities. Candidates for Oregon governor will meet in two forums Friday and Saturday. Democratic Gov. John Kitzhaber and Republican rival Dennis Richardson will be at the Oregon Association of Broadcasters annual...
  • Obama Administration Announces Landmark Plan for Conservation and Renewable Energy Development in California favicon NRDC (Today) - LOS ANGELES (September 23, 2014) —The Department of Interior  and the California Department of Natural Resources today released a first-of-its-kind plan for conservation and renewable energy development in the California desert.   ...
  • Biden sets Portland visit for Merkley favicon Portland Tribune (Today) - Stopover planned Oct. 8; details not announced. Vice President Joe Biden will come to Portland Oct. 8 for the re-election bid of Oregon Sen. Jeff Merkley. Details have not been announced for events and venues. Biden was a senator from Delaware for 36 years when...
  • Quartermaster Storehouse on the move at Camp Withycombe favicon Portland Tribune (Today) - Historic house takes its new position at the Oregon Military Museum - At no cost to the museum, Emmert International moved the Quartermaster’s House at the Brigadier General James B. Thayer Oregon Military Museum this week at Camp Withycombe. Run-down since it was built on...
  • OCPD: Mr. Fear's meth-addled shooting spree strikes fear in neighbors favicon Portland Tribune (Today) - At about 12:22 a.m. on Sunday, Oregon City police responded to a report that a neighbor's window was broken out along the 700 block of Hilltop Avenue to find that Robert Benjamin Fear, 31, had fired a .45-caliber handgun several times through his front door....
  • Canby man dies in crash south of OC favicon Portland Tribune (Today) - A 63-year-old man from Canby died this week after a two-vehicle crash injured three people Monday on McLoughlin Boulevard south of Oregon City, on Highway 99E about three miles south of city limits. Oregon State Police Lt. Gregg Hastings says that Sept. 22 at approximately...
  • NRDC President: President Obama Showed Climate Leadership and Challenged the World to Act Before It’s Too Late favicon NRDC (Today) - NEW YORK (September 23, 2014) – Frances Beinecke, president of the Natural Resources Defense Council, issued the following statement today after President Obama laid out U.S. climate actions and called on world leaders to do more to reduce the impacts of climate change at an...
  • Two linked to gang shooting favicon Portland Tribune (Today) - A suspected gang member involved in a downtown shooting pleaded not guilty Tuesday morning. Isaac Symone Harden Jr. will face a grand jury indictment that charges him with one count of attempted murder and four counts each of second-degree assault and unlawful use of a...
  • Business, labor unite to support Knight Cancer Challenge favicon Portland Tribune (Today) - A coalition of seven Oregon business and labor organizations has announced the launch of Unite for the Knight, a new campaign to raise money for the Knight Cancer Challenge, during a Tuesday morning press conference. During a Tuesday morning press conference, the coalition promised to...
  • Food bank looks for Walmart grant votes favicon Portland Tribune (Today) - As part of Hunger Action Month, the Oregon Food Bank is looking for the public's help in winning a $60,000 grant from the Walmart Foundation. Fifty food banks across the nation will be selected for the awards, based on the number of votes they receive...
  • Portland snares international award for leadership on climate change favicon Portland Tribune (Today) - The city of Portland won a City Climate Leadership Award for its work promoting walkable or “complete” neighborhoods. The award was one of 10 granted Monday night by C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group, a group of cities around the globe committed to taking actions to...
  • Inside the UN Climate Talks favicon Mother Jones (Today) - Climate Desk will be covering the UN climate conference throughout the day. Check out our live updates below. [View the story "Live: Will World Leaders Finally Confront the Climate Crisis?" on Storify]...
  • This Poet From a Tiny Island Nation Just Shamed The World’s Leaders favicon Mother Jones (Today) - Presidents and diplomats aren't the only ones calling for climate action at the United Nations. During the opening ceremony of today's climate summit, â€‹Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner—a 26-year-old poet from the Marshall Islands—spoke eloquently about the threat that rising seas pose to her country. Jetnil-Kijiner warned delegates of...
  • Disposable Diaper Solution: Feed ‘em to Mushrooms? favicon Sustainablog (Today) - No doubt, you’ve heard of the concept of “mushroom management”: kept in the dark, and fed full of sh*t. That’s an old joke, but may also serve as the basis for a new means of handling disposable diaper waste. A team of researchers in...
  • New Report: Monarch Butterfly a Species Our Children May Never See favicon NRDC (Today) - WASHINGTON (September 23, 2014) – The monarch butterfly, whose spectacular 2,000-mile migration has captivated scientists and school students for generations, is disappearing largely due to pesticides and may not be around for our children to witness in the future, according to a new report. ...
  • MAX service disrupted Tuesday morning favicon Portland Tribune (Today) - Tuesday morning MAX service was disrupted by a outage in the Rose Quarter area. This was no estimate on when it would be restored. TriMet advised riders on the Blue/Green/Red lines were advised to expect delays. Shuttle buses were serving stations between Old Town/Union Station...
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  • Tigard parents turn tragedy into hope for others with SMA favicon Portland Tribune (Today) - Loss of baby son to genetic disorder leads family to launch foundation Above the front door of Shawna and Dave Randall’s Tigard home is a single word: Smile. It’s a reminder for the couple and their two young sons Jace, 8, and Cade, 5, to...
  • Live: Inside the UN climate talks favicon Mother Jones (Today) - [View the story "Live: Will World Leaders Finally Confront the Climate Crisis?" on Storify]...
  • Climate action – who is stopping us? favicon Greenpeace (Today) - The world has changed since our leaders discussed climate change in 2009. It has become even more evident; ravaging crops in Africa, melting ice in the Arctic, drowning the Philippines and drying-up California. The poor are paying the highest price. But ever since super storm...
  • NRDC President: World Leaders Must Commit to Climate Solutions favicon NRDC (Today) - NEW YORK (September 23, 2014) – Frances Beinecke, president of the Natural Resources Defense Council, issued the following statement as world leaders gather today for a special United Nations Climate Summit, two days after more than 310,000 people marched in New York City, joined by...
  • Is FAO opening a window for ecological farming? favicon Greenpeace (Today) - It was an exciting moment for me and a small team of Greenpeace food campaigners to take part in the Food and Agriculture Organisation's (FAO) Agroecology Symposium in Rome last week. It was the first FAO event on agroecology in history. At the symposium scientists,...
  • Sports on the air favicon Portland Tribune (Today) - Tuesday, Sept. 23 Timbers Alpha United at Portland, 7 p.m. Fox Sports 1 Mariners Seattle at Toronto, 4 p.m. Root Sports/KMTT (910 AM) MLB Baltimore at New York Yankees, 4 p.m. ESPN San Francisco at Los Angeles Dodgers, 7 p.m. ESPN/KUIK (1360 AM) Wednesday, Sept....
  • Author relies on news sense favicon Portland Tribune (Today) - Dana Haynes, mayor's publicist, pens spy thrillers Last week, when I emailed Dana Haynes asking for a publicity photo, he responded quickly with an attachment of an image for actor Denzel Washington. “This is me,” Haynes wrote in the body of the email. “I’ve had...
  • Urban tranquility: the Lan Su Chinese Garden favicon Portland Tribune (Today) - Nestled behind walls, between the office buildings and light rail lines of Northwest Portland, lies the Lan Su Chinese Garden, an urban oasis, an escape from the pace of the street, and an experience that will excite all of your senses. Arranged around a central...
  • Back for the long run favicon Portland Tribune (Today) - Once into marathon madness, 80-year-old Ray Langston ready for return to the starting line It’s been 30 years since Ray Langston, then 50, set an unofficial world record by running 58 marathons in the span of one year. Now Langston plans to celebrate his 80th...
  • Knocked around favicon Portland Tribune (Today) - Neighborhood activists face maze of issues as they try to save old homes from demolition, infill development Neighborhood activists trying to stop residential demolitions and infill projects are running into bureaucratic obstacles — both at the city and within their own organizations. Representatives of Portland...
  • Wildfire brings out best 'friends' favicon Portland Tribune (Today) - Thousands use 36 Pit Fire Facebook groups for info, needs Linda Arnett is trying to find someone to take donated books, but Red Cross volunteers turn her away, saying they have nowhere to put them. The manager of the Book Nook nonprofit bookstore in Estacada...
  • Ducks back to work on defense favicon Portland Tribune (Today) - Oregon will have to talk its way through game with Arizona His unit gave up 499 yards and 31 points, but the Oregon Ducks won, and that was the most important thing to UO defensive coordinator Don Pellum. “They made some plays ... we had...
  • Avoid commuting 99E south of OC favicon Portland Tribune (Yesterday) - Alternate routes of traffic are recommended on McLoughlin Boulevard south of Oregon City after a two-vehicle crash injured three people, one seriously, on Highway 99E about three miles south of city limits. As Oregon State Police investigates Monday afternoon's crash, one northbound lane is open,...

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