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3 hrs ago | OregonLive.com
New jobs data tells a now familiar story about steady improvement in Oregon. Coming out of the great recession, the national economy is undergoing an uneven recovery, but there are strong signs of growth throughout Oregon.
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7 hrs ago | Willamette Week
Gov. John Kitzhaber has shaken up his public-relations staff: His top spokeswoman is gone from his office in the midst of a re-election campaign.
8 hrs ago | OregonLive.com
Portland schools Superintendent Carole Smith earns $193,000. The Portland School Board is considering a raise that would bring her salary to $257,000.
Vic Atiyeh, Oregon's last Republican governor who shepherded the state through a deep recession during two terms in the 1980s, died Sunday night, a family spokesman said.
Smoke from the Bear Butte 2 fire, burning in the Sunflower Complex about 10 miles north of Monument, Ore.
Resources in Washington and Oregon are stretched to the limit for battling the multiple blazes that have popped up in both states in the last two weeks.
Former state representative and Portland mayoral candidate Jefferson Smith and Lewis and Clark Law School professor and U.S. Senate candidate Jim Huffman join KATU's Brian Wood Sunday, July 20 in analyzing the gubernatorial debate Friday between Democratic Gov. John Kitzhaber and his challenger Republican state Rep. Dennis Richardson.
Salem, Oregon - Incumbent Governor John Kitzhaber and Republcan challenger, State Representative Dennis Richardson held their first debate in Salem today.
Fire crews from around the country have been dispatched to Oregon as 15 large fires burned across more than 565 square miles of timber, rangeland and grass on Friday, stretching resources thin.
Litigators for Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum, shown at her swearing-in ceremony, met with Oracle Tuesday to see if a lawsuit brewing over Cover Oregon can be averted.
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Thomas Vilsack hit Oregon Thursday to tout the state's rural economy as well as dish out money to various projects.
Crews from Elder Demolition of Portland spent about four weeks tearing down the former Ports O'Call building and another four weeks excavating the foundation in preparation for the new Daimler Trucks North America headquarters on Swan Island.
Paul Douglas is a nationally respected meteorologist with 33 years of television and radio experience.
As temperatures soar into the triple digits and high winds sweep across the region, thousands of firefighters are struggling to contain wildfires across Washington, Oregon , California , and Nevada.
Northwest fire officials are tracking more than 17 large fires in Oregon and Washington, with two new fires igniting in the past 24 hours and a forecast of strong winds and continued hot, dry temperatures.
Updated: Mon Jul 21, 2014 09:27 pm
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