The Pacific Northwest and the nation saw drastic shifts in every aspect of life in 2017. Here, we've highlighted the top 10 most viewed OPB stories of 2017 and had reporters offer insight on each assignment.
With Central Oregon’s booming population growth, water is an increasingly important resource. And on the Upper Deschutes River, scarce water has become a big problem for wildlife and river habitat.
Washington state lawmakers are moving ahead with an effort to revive a plan to replace the aging Interstate 5 Bridge. They remain hopeful their counterparts in Oregon will join them.
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The city of Portland has reached a $10 million settlement in a long-running lawsuit alleging misspending of ratepayer dollars by the city’s water and sewer bureaus.
Response to sexual harassment by a director at Oregon Department of Education has drawn criticism from a nationally-recognized state senator.
Since Dec. 8, six workers at the Hanford Site have shown up as possibly contaminated. One worker was possibly contaminated twice.
Supporters and opponents of a proposed health care tax on the Oregon ballot disagree about impact on Medicaid recipients.