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47 min ago | K103
Reese Witherspoon optioned Portland writer Cheryl Strayed's memoir weeks before it was published in 2012 and put it on a development fast track with her new production company, and she strongly connected with Strayed's account of hiking the Pacific Crest Trail in the wake of her mother's death.
4 hrs ago | The Oregonian
Actor Kelsey Grammer has experienced both triumph and tragedy in his life, ranging from his award-winning work on the classic comedies, "Cheers," and "Frasier," to personal losses.
5 hrs ago | Willamette Week
To get things done in Salem, you have to lobby. The marionberry learned that back in 2009, when House Joint Resolution 11, which would have made it Oregon's state berry, was pulled from the floor by then-House Agriculture Committee Chairman Brian Clem at the urging of well-connected Washington County farmer Larry Duyck, who grows the rival ... (more)
9 hrs ago | Business Journal
The most recent data on personal income growth in the U.S. has two states claiming the No.
13 hrs ago | OregonLive.com
A community tip helped authorities locate a man suspected of crashing into a Jeep in Forest Grove on Tuesday and then fleeing the scene, police say.
Peter Adesman holds monthly wine tastings at his Medford home. He will teach a wine seminar at the Southern Oregon World of Wine in Jacksonville.
Oregon Senate President Peter Courtney on Tuesday called for the state to take on $200 million in debt to help prepare school buildings for a devastating earthquake that scientists say could come at any time.
All 11 shows have opened at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival , from the comic mayhem of the Marx Brothers to a Harlem-inspired "Comedy of Errors" to Dan Donohue's riveting Richard III.
Looks like Oregonians' honesty, as measured by an unscientific but nonetheless revealing consumer study, is starting to lag.
Search and rescue crews from across southwest Oregon are en route to an active rescue operation for an insulin-dependent diabetic man who got lost in the woods picking mushrooms Sunday.
Great progress has been made on the nearly 2-week-old Muskrat Fire northwest of Cultus Lake, now fully contained -- just as new thunderstorms pepper the region with 2,500 lightning strikes, prompting a close watch for new fire starts.
Oregon has rejected Ambre Energy's plan for barging coal down the Columbia River to be exported to China, the fourth Northwest shipment terminal project to bite the dust.
The season of fabulous and famed glass float drops in the central Oregon coast town of Lincoln City is still almost two months away but then again, maybe not.
Ambre's Port of Morrow project has been rejected, creating doubt about its project at the Port of St. Helens farther down the Columbia.
Both mother and fetus are at increased risk for complications of flu infection during pregnancy.
In the run-up to the 2014 college football season, The Oregonian is previewing each of the opponents the Oregon State Beavers will meet this fall.
A total of 15 large, uncontrolled blazes are burning in Oregon and Washington, with 16 holdover fires popping up in the last 24 hours from lightning strikes last week.
Updated: Wed Aug 20, 2014 05:41 pm
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