Tag: Oregon

Aide to expelled Oregon lawmaker appointed to fill his seat

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SALEM, Ore. — Commissioners from four Oregon counties have appointed an aide to former state Rep. Mike Nearman to fill the seat left open...

Summer swelter trend: West gets hotter days, East hot nights

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As outlandish as the killer heat wave that struck the Pacific Northwest was, it fits into a decades-long pattern of uneven summer warming across...

Governor: Heat death toll at least 95 in Oregon alone

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PORTLAND, Ore. — A Pacific Northwest heat wave has killed at least 95 people in Oregon alone, a number that state's governor called “absolutely...

‘Nobody’s winning’ as drought upends life in US West basin

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TULELAKE, Calif. — Ben DuVal knelt in a barren field near the California-Oregon border and scooped up a handful of parched soil as dust...

Death toll from Northwest heat wave expected to keep rising

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SEATTLE — Each day, more deaths are being linked to the heat wave that struck the Pacific Northwest this past week, with medical staff...

Latest reopenings mark return to business in mainland US

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PORTLAND, Ore. — Oregon and Washington on Wednesday lifted most of their COVID-19 restrictions to become two of the last states to broadly ease...

Blazers introduce Billups, ‘stand by’ hire amid criticism

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PORTLAND, Ore. — The Portland Trail Blazers went into damage-control mode while introducing Chauncey Billups as their new coach Tuesday, amid questions about how...

Rolling blackouts for parts of US Northwest amid heat wave

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SPOKANE, Wash. — The unprecedented Northwest U.S. heat wave that slammed Seattle and Portland, Oregon, moved inland Tuesday — prompting a electrical utility in...

Too hot: Track trials come to a halt as temperatures soar

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EUGENE, Ore. — The U.S. track and field trials came to a halt Sunday afternoon with temperatures reaching 108 degrees. One athlete, heptathlete Taliyah...

Billups gets first chance as head coach with Trail Blazers

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PORTLAND, Ore. — The Portland Trail Blazers have hired Chauncey Billups as their new coach. ...