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1 hr ago | KNDU

From Western waters

U.S. 101-a two-lane road that snakes through California, Oregon, and Washington, nearly all of it along the Pacific-might be the most sublime drive in America, especially the 363-mile segment that runs along the Oregon coast, where we traveled last spring.


Related Topix: Gearhart, OR, Life, Food, Seafood, Dining, South Beach (San Francisco, CA)

3 hrs ago |

Reel history: Film screenings explore Oregon's memorable cinematic heritage

It's not exactly earth-shaking news these days when a familiar stretch of Portland's cityscape shows up on screen, or when an Oregon-based filmmaker garners national acclaim.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Buster Keaton, War Movies, Action Movies, The General, Portland, OR, Hollywood (Portland, OR), Movies, Entertainment

7 hrs ago |

Travel Guide: Oregon Coast

Dinner for two with drinks and tip Inexpensive Under $25 Moderate $25-$75 Expensive Over $75 WHERE TO EAT Bowpicker Fish & Chips 1636 Duane Street, Astoria .


Related Topix: Astoria, OR, Newport, OR, Soup, Life, Food, Seafood, Gearhart, OR

11 hrs ago | The Oregonian

Cover Oregon budget crunch overshadows whether to fix bug-ridden health insurance exchange or go federal

Clyde Hamstreet, the interim leader of Cover Oregon, is overseeing painful budget cuts as the health insurance exchange decides whether to switch to the federal exchange.


Tue Apr 22, 2014

What Made Thousands of Bees Drop Dead Along an Oregon Highway?

While the sharp decline in bee populations is not unique to the state, a recent mass death of honey bees has investigators involved.


Related Topix: Apiculture, Science, Entomology, US Politics, US News

KATU-TV Portland

Judge: No decision until next month on Oregon's same-sex marriage ban

Ben West, a plaintiff in the case to overturn Oregon's ban on same-sex marriage, says he's excited and anxious and will be leaving for Eugene early Wednesday to hear arguments in the case.


Related Topix: Oregon Government, Gay/Lesbian

Steve Duin: The Oregon Symphony plays for keeps at St. Mary's Home for Boys

However you might describe the opposite of music -- abuse, neglect, despair -- it has visited too many of the boys of St. Mary's.


Related Topix: Symphony, Arts

An Earth Day Toast To Organic Winemaking In Oregon

Earth Day is a perfect moment to toast the history of Oregon and its winemaking tradition, as well as the entrepreneurial spirit and sustainable lifestyle that continues to draw people there.


Related Topix: Gaston, OR, Yamhill County, OR, Agriculture, Science

WOI-TV West Des Moines

Fugitive killed in Oregon kept notes on girls

An Oklahoma inmate's execution set for Tuesday was canceled following a stay order that the state Supreme Court handed down a day earlier, a spokesman for the state Department of Corrections said.


Related Topix: Prison, Oregon Government, Oklahoma Government, Oklahoma, Wyoming Government, Wyoming, Landslide

The Oregonian

Oregon PERS: 2013 retirements flood the system

Oregon's public pension system saw big reforms in the Legislature last year, one factor that may have prompted a wave of retirements.


Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance, Retirement

Beach Connection

Lincoln City Lectures Cover Oregon Coast Science, Agates, Crabbing and Beer

Lincoln City's Driftwood Public Library will again be hosting its annual lecture series called "Coastal Encounters."


Related Topix: Lincoln City, OR, Cove, OR, Life, Homebrewing, Hobbies, Seaside, OR, Pacific City, OR

Medford Mail Tribune

S. Oregon hotels see key numbers rise

The March lodging statistics compiled by Smith Travel Research of Hendersonville, Tenn., showed upticks in every category for Southern Oregon lodging, save for room supply.


Total solar eclipse in 2017 offers Oregon huge international travel marketing opportunity

The moon partially covers the sun during a solar eclipse seen from Gaza City in the Middle East on March 29, 2006.


Related Topix: Travel, Gaza Travel, Gaza City, Palestinian Territory Travel, Middle East Travel, Recreational Vehicle, Teton

Mon Apr 21, 2014

...Candidate to Hammer Oregon's Failed Obamacare Exchange

In an aggressive move, the National Republican Senatorial Committee issued a memorandum highlighting the GOP's widening 2014 Senate battle map into blue state stronghold Oregon.


Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News, Senator Jeff Merkley

Portland Tribune

Xerces beefs up pollinator protection

On his four Portland-area farms he had acres of black raspberries - highly prized for their super antioxidant properties - that weren't yielding much of a crop.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Apiculture

Washington Times

Lawsuit would block sale of Oregon forest lands

Conservation groups have gone to court to block the sale of a portion of the Elliott State Forest to a private timber company.



Oregon Marriage Ban In Court - Without Any Defense

When a federal judge hears opening arguments regarding Oregon's constitutional ban on same-sex marriage in a U.S. district court in Eugene Wednesday, the conversation is likely to be rather one-sided.


Related Topix: Wedding, Gay/Lesbian

Oregon primary election: What you need to know

Drop sites are one way to get your ballot in come the May 20 primary election. Check with your county elections office for a list of available drop sites.


Statesman Journal

Cost of long-term care insurance rising for Oregonians

About 30,000 Oregonians who buy insurance for long-term care will see their premium rates rise, even though state regulators reduced many of the increases requested by insurance companies.


Related Topix: Long Term Care, Health

Statesman Journal

Salem's Oregon Cherry Growers products certified GMO-free

Oregon Cherry Growers, a Salem-based cherry processor, has added a new line of maraschinos that are certified free of genetically modified organisms.


Related Topix: Salem, OR, Life, Fruits, Food


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