The United States has staked out its position for potential negotiations with Canada over a treaty governing hydropower and flood control on the Columbia River and seeks to keep more of the energy produced at dams.
Canada hasn't released a corresponding final negotiation stand, but a draft released earlier this year recommended the opposite: that the U.S.Read More »
Though the Longshore union won its battle for disputed work at the Port of Portland, its leaders caution it will take more to retain the port's biggest container carrier.
Hanjin Shipping has 78 percent of the port's container business.Read More »
The man accused of bombing a district attorney's office in Oregon has pleaded not guilty in federal court.
The Mail Tribune reports (http://bit.ly/18EeeZE ) the trial for 46-year-old Alan Leroy McVay of White City is scheduled for Feb. 11. He entered his plea Wednesday.
He's charged with damaging the building in Medford with an explosion Nov. 13.Read More »
Most of the humans are gone from a U.S. government depot in Eastern Oregon where a stockpile of chemical weapons has been incinerated. Now the pronghorn are gone, too.
The East Oregonian reports (http://bit.ly/1f9Jqnv) that the state wildlife agency kept a herd of antelope fenced in at the 19,000-acre Umatilla Chemical Depot since 1969.Read More »
Leaders from around the West met to strategize about wildfire management Thursday.
Governors from several states discussed ways to prevent and put out wildfires during the annual winter meeting of the Western Governors' Association on the Las Vegas Strip.
Established in 1984, the association includes governors from 19 Western states.Read More »