Liam Moriarty http://nwpr.org en Northwest Wildfires Boost Call For Funding Reform http://nwpr.org/post/northwest-wildfires-boost-call-funding-reform <p>Fires continue to rage through tinder-dry wildlands in Oregon, Washington and California. Nearly a million acres have burned so far, destroying more than 200 homes.</p><p>With the nation’s eyes turned toward the Northwest, Oregon Senator Ron Wyden and the Obama Administration have taken the opportunity to renew their efforts to change how the federal government pays to fight -- and prevent – wildfires. From Jefferson Public Radio, Liam Moriarty explains. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 13:46:50 +0000 Liam Moriarty 49579 at http://nwpr.org Northwest Wildfires Boost Call For Funding Reform Are Tiny Houses The Future Of Northwest Housing? http://nwpr.org/post/are-tiny-houses-future-northwest-housing <p>Since 1950, the size of the average American house has nearly tripled, to more than 2,400 square feet. Not coincidentally, US consumers on average also pay a much larger portion of their income on keeping a roof over their heads. Now, as JPR’s Liam Moriarty reports, a small but growing number of people – in the Northwest and beyond -- are scaling back their housing needs and trading square footage for more time and freedom. Thu, 26 Jun 2014 14:25:17 +0000 Liam Moriarty 48098 at http://nwpr.org Are Tiny Houses The Future Of Northwest Housing? The Wolf At The Door: California Wrestles With A Predator’s Return http://nwpr.org/post/wolf-door-california-wrestles-predator-s-return <p>It’s been ninety years since the last native California wolf was trapped and killed. Last week, Oregon wildlife officials announced that OR-7, the wolf they’ve tracked wandering in and out of northern California, had found a mate and fathered a new litter in southern Oregon. That news contributes to the growing sense that it’s only a matter of time till wolves re-inhabit the Golden State. Against this backdrop, California wildlife officials extended endangered species status to the gray wolf. From Jefferson Public Radio, Liam Moriarty reports. Thu, 12 Jun 2014 14:43:05 +0000 Liam Moriarty 47355 at http://nwpr.org The Wolf At The Door: California Wrestles With A Predator’s Return Arrest Made In Medford Bombing http://nwpr.org/post/arrest-made-medford-bombing <p>Police in Medford, Oregon have arrested a suspect believed to be behind the bombing last week of the Jackson County District Attorney’s office.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 22 Nov 2013 00:27:31 +0000 Liam Moriarty 37682 at http://nwpr.org Boeing, Airbus Both Claim WTO Victory http://nwpr.org/post/boeing-airbus-both-claim-wto-victory <p>Both US and European officials are claiming victory after a global trade court ruled in a long-standing dispute over claims of illegal government subsidies to Boeing and European rival Airbus.&nbsp;From France, Liam Moriarty has more. Mon, 12 Mar 2012 23:16:20 +0000 Liam Moriarty 4745 at http://nwpr.org Boeing, Airbus Both Claim WTO Victory Boeing Makes Its Largest-Ever European Sale http://nwpr.org/post/boeing-makes-its-largest-ever-european-sale <p>The Boeing Company ended 2011 having sold about half as many airplanes as its France-based rival, Airbus. Now, less than a month into the new year, Boeing has inked its largest deal ever with a European airline. The aerospace giant is on track to overtake Airbus for the first time in years. From France, Liam Moriarty reports.</p><p>Oslo-based Norwegian Air Shuttle is the first European carrier to buy Boeing&#39;s revamped 737 MAX -- 100 of them. The deal is seen as another industry vote of confidence in the updated version of Boeing&rsquo;s workhorse model.</p> Mon, 30 Jan 2012 14:59:33 +0000 Liam Moriarty 2254 at http://nwpr.org Boeing Makes Its Largest-Ever European Sale