I-84 Eastbound Re-Opens Following Landslide

Posted by Jeremy Scott on February 17, 2014
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HOOD RIVER — Several large boulders crashed down onto Interstate 84 eastbound approaching Hood River on Wednesday night, burying a car in the debris.  The freeway was closed for several days so crews could clean-up several thousand cubic yards of rocks and debris that fell from a hill on the south side of the freeway.

Crews worked all weekend long and …

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State Audit of TriMet Cites Safety and Financial Issues

Posted by Cort Johnson on January 29, 2014
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An audit by Oregon’s Secretary of State has found that TriMet has “extremely urgent financial issues that they need to address.”   That includes more than a billion dollars in unfunded obligations, with more than 800-million dollars going toward health care costs for current and past employees.

According to the Oregonian,  the 54-page audit found TriMet to be suffering from low morale …

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