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The flooding on the Coeur d’Alene river this week is actually helpful for the Environmental Protection Agency, as they are doing sampling of heavy metals in the waterway, and how they move downstream.

Ed Moreen is an EPA project engineer:  “just because there is a lot of water which means there will be a lot of sediments picked up and moved somewhere, and we want to understand where it is getting picked up from as well as where it might be getting disbursed.”

Lawmakers in Salem are considering a bill that would allow Oregonians to continue to use their driver's license to board airline flights next year.

Oregon students would learn more about the history of ethnic and social minorities under a measure being considered by state lawmakers.

How do you dispose of an old totem pole? Fortunately, this is not a problem we regularly face. But a tall totem gifted by Seattle to its sister city in Japan renewed this question.

Water in Riverfront Park: Minor Flooding and Spectators

Mar 20, 2017
Doug Nadvornick/SPR


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