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Gov. Kate Brown’s clean air plan wouldn’t clean Oregon’s air until 2030

Gov. Kate Brown’s weakened plan for a clean air overhaul, the long-awaited final details of which were released Thursday, is full of won’ts. Source: Gov. Kate Brown’s clean air plan wouldn’t clean Oregon’s air until 2030 | OregonLive.com

OHSU President Joe Robertson announces retirement

Dr. Joe Robertson, the president of Oregon Health & Science University for more than a decade, will retire at the end of October but plans to stay on as president as needed though the end of the current school year. Source: OHSU President Joe Robertson announces retirement | OregonLive.com

Columbia gorge fire: What you need to know as prosecutors announce charges

As prosecutors announced Thursday that they filed reckless burning charges in the Eagle Creek fire, here’s a status report on the fire’s aftermath and what’s next. Source: Columbia gorge fire: What you need to know as prosecutors announce charges | OregonLive.com

Charges filed against 15-year-old boy in Eagle Creek fire

A 15-year-old Vancouver boy faces reckless burning and other charges in the Eagle Creek fire that torched major swaths of the Columbia River Gorge, but authorities disclosed little else about the suspect or their investigation. Source: Charges filed against 15-year-old boy in Eagle Creek fire | OregonLive.com

Teenager charged with igniting Eagle Creek Fire

A 15-year-old Vancouver, Washington, boy has been charged for his role in igniting the Eagle Creek Fire in the Columbia River Gorge east of Portland. Source: Teenager charged with igniting Eagle Creek Fire

Boy, 15, charged in Columbia Gorge fire

A 15-year-old boy who allegedly started a wildfire by tossing fireworks along a hiking trail in the Columbia River Gorge, with the blaze resulting in evacuations, the ­closing of an interstate highway, and causing ash to rain down on Portland, has been charged with several offenses, authorities said Thursday.

Hood River District Attorney Indicts 15-Year-Old Who Allegedly Started Columbia River Gorge Wildfire

The Hood River County District Attorney has indicted the 15-year-old boy from Vancouver, Wash. who allegedly sparked the Eagle Creek Fire that blazed through the Columbia River Gorge in early September. Source: Hood River District Attorney Indicts 15-Year-Old Who Allegedly Started Columbia River Gorge Wildfire – Willamette Week

Eagle Creek Fire suspect faces charges

The 15 year-old Vancouver, Wash., boy who allegedly started the still-burning Eagle Creek Fire in the Columbia River Gorge is facing multiple charges in juvenile court, the Hood River District Attorney’s office announced Thursday. Source: Pamplin Media Group – Eagle Creek Fire suspect faces charges

A mining proposal near the North Fork Smith River could get new life

A controversial mining proposal in southwest Oregon could get a fresh life after a Utah lawmaker asked the Trump administration to reconsider a set of environmental rules. Source: A mining proposal near the North Fork Smith River could get new life

Oregon Scientist Hunts For New Species In One Man’s Backyard

You don’t have to delve into the densest rainforest or the deepest ocean trench to discover new species. Chris Marshall finds them in the most familiar places. Source: Oregon Scientist Hunts For New Species In One Man’s Backyard . TV | OPB