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1 hr ago | Pam's House Blend

After Oregon Rejects Coal Export Plan, Long Beach Votes to Export Coal and PetKoch

In a 9-0 vote, the Council voted "yay" to export both coal and petroleum coke to the global market - namely Asia - out of Pier G to the tune of 1.7 million tons per year.


2 hrs ago | KVAL-TV Eugene

'Marijuana legalization could result in increased economic inequality'

CORVALLIS, Ore. The economic impact of legalizing marijuana in Oregon is difficult to estimate because the potential market will depend in large part on what kind of policies would be adopted if a proposed ballot measure passes in November, according to an Oregon State University sociologist who studies the issue.


Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Oregon Government, Corvallis, OR

2 hrs ago |

Oregon's post offices are saved, but what about the Postal Service? Editorial

A few years ago, the U.S. Postal Service gave Oregonians a fright when it announced a plan to shut down unprofitable post offices, most of them rural.


Related Topix: The Postal Service, Indie, Internet, Science / Technology, Amazon, Post, OR, Opinion

4 hrs ago |

Oregonian Speaker Series: Reporter Noelle Crombie talks about Washington's marijuana industry and implications for Oregon

If you've been following Washington's experiment with legal marijuana, you've probably heard it's been a bumpy ride since the Evergreen State launched its recreational cannabis industry last month.


Related Topix: Marijuana, Downtown (Portland, OR)

8 hrs ago | The Oregonian

Concerts, musical, outdoor movies, dance concert: Things to do in the Oregon City area

On the Rocks, an entertaining male A'capella group from the University of Oregon, will perform Aug. 27 at Meinig Memorial Park in Sandy.


Related Topix: Oregon City, OR, University of Oregon, Sandy, OR, Clackamas, OR, Medicine, Nursing

12 hrs ago | Triple Pundit

Coal Export Terminal Plan Nixed by Oregon Agency

And then were two. Oregon's Department of State Lands on Monday denied an Ambre Energy proposal to transport coal by rail to a Port of Morrow, Oregon terminal for eventual export to China and other Asian markets.


Related Topix: Clatskanie, OR

17 hrs ago | The Newberg Graphic

Cider thirst grows; apples in hot demand - Thursday, 21 August 2014 07:00

Two 500-gallon, stainless steel tanks nicknamed Geraldine and Boris made the temporary switch this summer from grape juice to apple juice.


Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Portland, OR, Hood River, OR, McMinnville, OR

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Stumptown Footy

Thorns Lose Marshall to Torn ACL

Portland Thorns ironwomen Nikki Marshall suffered an torn ACL in Sunday's match against the Seattle Reign and will require surgery, Jamie Goldberg of The Oregonian reported this morning , after suffering the injury in the 27th minute.


Related Topix: Health, ACL Injuries, Sports, US Soccer, Portland Timbers


Movie "WILD" Starring Reese Witherspoon filmed in Oregon

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.


Related Topix: Books, Wild

The Oregonian

Kelsey Grammer comes to Oregon to explore family history in 'Who Do You Think You Are?'

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.


Related Topix: Who Do You Think You Are?, Entertainment, Television, Frasier, Cheers, Comedy, Drama, Kelsey Grammer, Life, Hobbies, Genealogy, Movies

Willamette Week

Our Campaign Plans to Make the Marionberry the Oregon State Food

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)


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, David Wu, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Agriculture, Science, Washington County, OR, Tillamook, OR

Business Journal

Do Oregonians have more money to spend this year?

The most recent data on personal income growth in the U.S. has two states claiming the No.


Related Topix: IBM, Oregon Government

Driver suspected in Forest Grove hit-and-run crash along Oregon 47 found, police say

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.


Beach Connection

Clan of the Cave Bear Author Visits Oregon Coast

The Lincoln City Cultural Center will welcome a famed Oregon author on September14 as Jean Auel, who penned the Clan of the Cave Bear series and other classics, comes to the central Oregon coast town to speak and sign books.


Related Topix: Lincoln City, OR, Cannon Beach, OR

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Southern Oregon World of Wine Festival in Jacksonville: Seminars, gala and more

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.


Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Jacksonville, OR, Medford, OR, Umpqua, OR

KATU-TV Portland

Oregon Senate president wants money to earthquake-proof schools

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.


Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, US News

The Oregonian

Oregon Shakespeare Festival 2014: Summary reviews of the full season, from Shakespeare to...

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.


Business Journal

Honestly, Oregonians could show a lot more honor

Looks like Oregonians' honesty, as measured by an unscientific but nonetheless revealing consumer study, is starting to lag.


KCBY-TV Coos Bay

Rescuers work to find insulin-dependent man lost in woods

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.


Mark Katches named new editor of The Oregonian and VP of Oregonian Media Group

Mark Katches, a nationally recognized leader of investigative and enterprise journalism, has been named vice president of content for the Oregonian Media Group and editor of The Oregonian.


Related Topix: Journalism


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