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1 hr ago | Local TV Station KTVZ

Sisters gears up for busiest weekend of year

The Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show is one of the biggest events in Central Oregon. This year, organizers are expecting around 12,000 visitors.


5 hrs ago |

New report explores why Oregonians' incomes lag behind the national average

Incomes in Oregon fall far short of the national average, a decades-long dynamic that stems from a handful of causes, according to a new report.


Related Topix: Oregon Government

9 hrs ago | The Oregonian

Commentators ride to BLM's defense in dispute with Cliven Bundy

Some commentators took The Oregonian to task for questioning the U.S. Bureau of Land Management's unwillingness to support its claim the Nevada rancher owes $1.1 million.


Related Topix: Prison

13 hrs ago |

Reverend Nat's Hard Cider always draws a crowd: Vendors of Beaverton Farmers Market

About five years ago, West wanted to officiate his friends' wedding. So with a few clicks, he got ordained online.


Related Topix: Drink, Beer

Fri Jul 11, 2014

High Times

Oregon Dispensary Busts: Lives Devastated for Nothing

The final arguments have been heard in the last of three prosecutions that targeted medical marijuana dispensaries in northern, southern and eastern Oregon.


Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Prison, Multnomah County, OR, Ontario, OR

KING-TV Seattle

Excessive heat watch issued for Seattle, 1st since '09

With temperatures expected to reach the 90s this weekend, the National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat watch for the Seattle metro area the first time it's happened in five years.


Related Topix: Weather, Seattle, WA

Oregon Education Association staff union files lawsuit against leadership

The lawsuit, filed this week in U.S. District Court in Portland, alleges the OEA failed to restore secretarial positions in five field offices after an arbitrator found the layoffs breached a collective bargaining agreement between the Professional Staff Organization - an internal union that represents OEA employees - and the association's ... (more)


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement

Oregon Arts Commission grants $200,000 to 24 arts groups for education

The Oregon Arts Commission will give $200,000 to 24 arts organizations to support arts education projects around the state.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Multnomah County, OR, Corvallis, OR, Hillsboro, OR

Rate of suicide among Oregon military veterans outpaces civilian rates

The Klamath Falls funeral last summer of Oregon Guard soldier Brady Hammer, whose death was initially deemed an accidental suicide.


Related Topix: Oregon Government, Life, Veteran Affairs, Suicide, Klamath Falls, OR

The Oregon Clinic Radiation Oncology Facilities Receive ACR...

Patients of The Oregon Clinic - Radiation Oncology can be certain they are receiving the highest level of care available in Portland.


Related Topix: Oncology, Medicine, Clackamas, OR

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Oregon could loan $110 million to federal government if transportation funding runs out

A project to widen U.S. 26 to Cornelius Pass Road could be jeopardized if federal transportation funding runs out, an Oregon Department of Transportation official says.


Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Ron Wyden, Democrat, US News, 9

Whoops! Police say tow truck tried to snag cop car

Authorities said Thursday they arrested the owner of Whoops Towing as he tried to haul off an undercover police car in Oregon.


Related Topix: Oregon Government

The Oregonian

Portland Mayor Charlie Hales' spokesman cited for violating Oregon election law during water district fight

Dana Haynes, Portland Mayor Charlie Hales' communication director, violated state election law by crafting a press release in "clear opposition" to a proposed water district measure while on the job, according to state officials.


Willamette Week

New Poll Finds Support for Movement of Crude Oil By Rail: Updated

A new poll by DHM Reseach shows that a majority of respondents in Oregon, Washington and Idaho are supportive of shipping crude oil by train, although the pollsters found the level of knowledge about the subject is low.


The Raw Story

Ex-girlfriend claims Oregon tech CEO raped, videotaped her in '50 Shades of Grey' fantasy

An Oregon tech CEO has taken an extended leave of absence after police launched an investigation into an ex-girlfriend's claims that he sexually assaulted her.


Related Topix: Urban Airship

Business Journal

How oil and gas leases are building Oregon parks

Editor's note: Sustainable Business Oregon was recently integrated with the Portland Business Journal website to reflect a changing business landscape.


Related Topix: Oregon Government, US Governors, John Kitzhaber

Wed Jul 09, 2014

ABC News

Pot Gives Oregonians a Reason to Visit 'The Couv'

Mayor Tim Leavitt cut a green ribbon outside Main Street Marijuana on Wednesday, opening the doors to the first recreational marijuana store in Vancouver, Washington.


Related Topix: Marijuana, Oregon Government

Beach Connection

Time Travel Back to Lewis n Clark Each Day on N. Oregon Coast

There's much ado about Lewis and Clark and the outdoors on the north Oregon coast throughout the rest of the summer, as historical site Fort Clatsop hosts Summer Ranger Programs on a daily basis.


Related Topix: Warrenton, OR, US National Parks, Lewis And Clark National Historical Park, Yachats, OR, Cannon Beach, OR, Seaside, OR

Soso Jamabo admires Oregon Ducks' fast-paced play: The Opening 2014

So now that Jamabo's pondering his own future while at Nike's The Opening , there's a specific reason he's strongly considering the Ducks' scholarship offer.


Oregon Garden art: Two new installations to lure you outside

Plants have inspired art ever since early man scratched images of grass on cave walls.


Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Arts, Painting


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