FILE - The Mount Tabor Reservoir in Portland, Ore. Undated photo. (Christopher Onstott/Portland Tribune)

Group attacks proposed water rate hike

In their proposed budget, the City of Portland Water Bureau wants to raise water rates. But the group Portlanders for Water Reform said the …

The Rogue River in Jackson County, Oregon (wicki commons)

Ore DEQ: too much mercury in Rogue River

State authorities want to reduce high levels of mercury in resident fish in the Rogue River and other popular whitewater and sport-fishing r…