For the second straight night, the Eugene Emeralds successfully played spoiler against the Hillsboro Hops, clinching a series victory behind a 2-1 win in front of 4,262 fans at PK Park. The Emeralds entered Thursday’s Grateful Dead Night at PK Park donning tie-dye jerseys while aiming to deal another blow to Hillsboro’s playoff hopes. Closer Riley McCauley sealed the win in the ninth with a scoreless frame to pick up his fifth save of the season, tying him for the Northwest League lead. Em’s over Hops 2 – 1. The PK Park games finish up tonight 7:05 between the Hops
When you live in an area at as much geologic risk as Oregon, you would expect that government officials would maybe, possibly, take those risks seriously. But the people who currently govern Oregon seem quite determined to ignore hazards and let the state languish unprepared.
The 36-foot tribal canoe listed to the left as it pushed away from the dock, looking dangerously close to spilling into the still green waters of Lake River.
Its crew – eight college students, one professor and four members of the Chinook Indian Nation – paddled to the left, then the right. A soft breeze picked up and light rain began to fall, dulling the reflection of the shoreline in this tributary of the Columbia River about 25 minutes north of Vancouver.
Tribal chairman Tony Johnson instructed everyone to raise their paddles – the crescent-shaped ends marking
Add survival pods to tsunami preparedness in the Pacific Northwest, which is threatened by the Cascadia subduction zone. Scientists say the fault produces a 9.0 magnitude earthquake every 200 to 500 years. The last one was more than 300 years ago. (May 5) AP
The Oregon Legislature has repealed a nearly 25-year-old law prohibiting new schools, hospitals, jails, and police and fire stations from being built in the state’s tsunami inundation zone.
Coastal legislators, who pushed the bill, say the risks of a natural disaster must be weighed
With Oregon State’s preseason football camp on Aug. 1 less than a month away, we look at the Beavers’ top 19 players for 2019. A 19-for-’19, if you will. Come back each day for the newest player on this list. We continue with No. 1, quarterback Jake Luton.
NO. 1: JAKE LUTON
Physical stats: 6-7, 230
Year: Redshirt senior
How he arrived at OSU: Signed as part of Gary Andersen’s 2017 class
2018 season: Luton had some big moments despite limitations due to ankle and head injuries. Luton played in eight games, starting five, completing 140 of
Jim Belushi has been building a cannabis business in Oregon for several years but now that his home state of Illinois will allow sales of recreational pot in 2020 he’s expanding where his roots are. Belushi plans to bring a new strain, named The Blues Brothers after film and band that his brother, comedian John Belushi, made famous along with comedian Dan Ackroyd, first to the market in Illinois.
Belushi, who has performed in the band, wants to use the Blues Brothers brand when he takes his product national.
The skies are clear, the sun is out and the temperature is heating up around Portland this weekend before heading into a brief cool-down next week.
As a heat wave drags on in the East Coast and Midwest, with temperatures in the 90s and high humidity creating dangerous conditions for some, Portland is experiencing normal weather for the season and a refreshing lack of precipitation.
Temperatures will reach a high of 86 in the metro area Saturday, jumping to 89 Sunday with both days seeing little to no cloud coverage during the day, according to the National Weather Service.
NEW YORK — Americans from Texas to Maine sweated out a steamy Saturday as a heat wave canceled events from festivals to horse races and pushed New York City to order power-saving steps to avoid overtaxing the electrical grid.
The National Weather Service said “a dangerous heat wave” was expected to break record highs in some places, particularly for nighttime. Daytime temperatures were poised to hit the mid- to upper 90s, with high humidity making it feel considerably hotter.
“It’s brutal,” Jeffrey Glickman said as he paused during a run Saturday morning in Washington.