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44 min ago | The Newberg Graphic
TriMet has released a time lapse video of the construction of Tilikum Crossing, the new bridge being built over the Willamette River.
1 hr ago | Freshnews
In an effort to encourage healthy living in the Pacific Northwest and be a health support partner for its members, LifeWise Health Plan of Oregon is launching the Actively Northwest #YouGotThis Hiking Challenge and is challenging the community to hike a total of 10,000 miles during the 10-week contest.
3 hrs ago | BlueOregon
Some 1,500 Oregonians have signed a petition asking Oregon lawmakers to close a tax loophole used by some corporations to get around the state's corporate minimum tax, allowing them to pay nothing in income taxes.
3 hrs ago | Local TV Station KTVZ
Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber has joined California Governor Jerry Brown and Washington Governor Jay Inslee in calling for support of the federal Wildfire Disaster Funding Act, to provide the U.S. Forest Service with access to emergency funding for wildfire suppression and protection of programs aimed at reducing wildfire risk.
5 hrs ago | OregonLive.com
Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., and Republican challenger Monica Wehby talk with The Oregonian about their conclusions after participating in an online series of debate over Senate issues.
Two estimates differ sharply on how much money will be generated for Oregon coffers by voter approval Nov. 4 of a marijuana legalization ballot measure.
Oregon Health & Science University says it's closer to matching Nike co-founder Phil Knight's challenge for cancer research with the help of a new $100 million donation.
In a statement released Thursday, the center said its fifth annual Mahrajan Arab Festival , which was slated for Sunday at the college, would not be going ahead as planned.
By Sal Peralta and Robert Harris. Sal is the secretary of the Independent Party of Oregon.
In response to pressure from conservation groups, the National Marine Fisheries Service announced an area closure for the swordfish drift gillnet fishery in the Pacific Ocean off California from July 25 through August 31 to prevent entanglements and drownings of endangered loggerhead sea turtles.
Oregonians will have the opportunity to vote this November on the consumer's right to know what is in their food thanks to the Oregon Right to Know campaign which gathered 156,390 signatures, 118,780 of which were certified on Wednesday by the Oregon Secretary of State to place the GMO Labeling initiative on the ballot.
During the late 70s and early 80s I was covering politics in Idaho, not Oregon, so the governor I was watching at close range was not Vic Atiyeh but rather John Evans.
"Are you kidding?" This is Monica Wehby's amiable response to people who wonder whether she will be able to bear the pressures of office if she wins her race as a Republican Senate candidate.
Local news outlets report on a federal announcement Thursday showing how much money will be sent back to people and employers under rules that say insurers must spend at least 80 percent of premium payments on medical care.
In a state where it's tough to find long-term housing, one great exception has been Oregon's Death Row.
Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) July 25--True believers in health care reform, the board of directors atop Cover Oregon made for convenient fall guys when the state insurance exchange imploded last fall -- even though they were set up to have scant influence on the agency they supposedly oversaw.
Updated: Tue Jul 29, 2014 01:08 pm
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