OPB news readers were more interested in whether the wet weather would ruin their wine this week than whether the ongoing Occupy Portland protests would disrupt their commute.
OPB reporter Rob Manning's story on concerns whether the grape harvest might be affected by the cool, wet was the top story on OPB's news website for the first week in October.
OPB's top stories for the week were:
Oregon appears to be on the brink of its worst wine grape harvest since the vineyard industry started a few decades ago. Oregon State University experts say the late spring and wet early fall are threatening to keep wine grapes from ripening in time for harvest.
Anyone traveling in or around downtown Portland should expect traffic and Trimet disruptions Thursday afternoon, police said ahead of a planned protest by the movement "Occupy Portland."
UPDATE: Police said late Wednesday that Cody Myers was found in a forested area in the Willamette Valley and was the victim of homicidal violence. Myers, a teen from Lafayette Ore., disappeared after leaving for a weekend jazz festival in the coastal town of Newport.
A retired calligraphy professor from Sandy says Steve Jobs was well liked by his classmates at Reed College in the brief time he was at the school.