3 hrs ago
Who says 80 percent of Oregon's young people should go to college? They do
These proud students who each earned a medical degree and a Ph.D. from Oregon Health & Science University in 2013 exemplify what most Oregon high school students aspire to: earning at least one college degree and possibly two or more.
9 hrs ago
My View: Build bridges, but fix rest of infrastructure, too
There's been a lot of talk lately about building bridges in the Portland area. Clearly the need to solve the safety and congestion problems crossing the Columbia River hasn't gone away.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Oregon governor race: Republican Rep. Dennis Richardson answers questions posed by readers
August 20, 2014 - 2014 Republican candidate for governor Dennis Richardson with is wife, Cathy, in their home in Central Point, Oregon.
Facebook Is Quietly Making Friends With State Lawmakers Across The Country
Just hours after Facebook officially went public on the New York Stock Exchange on May 18, 2012, Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber signed a bill that granted the multibillion-dollar company an enormous tax break on its data center in Prineville, Oregon.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Local TV Station KTVZ
Megan Irwin to head Oregon early learning division
Gov. John Kitzhaber has appointed Megan Irwin acting director of the state's early learning division.
Another coal export terminal bites the dust
In a blow to the struggling U.S. coal industry, yet another proposed coal export terminal on the West Coast has been turned down.
The Huge, Neglected Opportunity For Proactive Medicine
In this Forbes post by Neil Versel , David Nash of the Philadelphia's Thomas Jefferson School of Population Health offers a great, pithy summary of ObamaCare's strategy to reform U.S. healthcare: "No outcome, no income."
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Expected Oregon ruling could kill coal industry's hopes for exports to Asia
An Oregon state agency is expected to decide Monday whether developers can build a proposed coal export terminal, a ruling that would have broad ramifications for the coal industry's ability to tap into energy-hungry Asian markets.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Was an Oregon law giving driver cards to the undocumented crafted 'behind closed doors'? PolitiFact Oregon Readers React
Gov. John Kitzhaber signed a bill May 1, 2013 in Salem that would give driver cards to those who can't prove they are in the state legally.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Federal judge rules that insurers can't deny ABA therapy for treatment of autism
A federal judge in Oregon yesterday ruled that insurance providers cannot deny coverage of Applied Behavior Analysis therapy for the treatment of autism.
State Finally Says It Will Tell Insurers to Cover Autism Treatment
WON VICTORY: Brenna Legaard and her husband, Scott Fournier, were one of two families who last week won a federal class-action lawsuit against Providence Heath Plan after the insurer refused to cover applied behavior analysis treatment for their 7-year-old son, identified in the suit as "A.F." Legaard says the treatment, which has helped their son, ... (more)
Our Opinion: Intel invests in state's economic future
Intel Corp.'s plan to invest $100 billion in Washington County during the next 30 years resounded like an economic thunderclap.
Richardson raises $350,000 in a month in race for Oregon governor
State Rep. Dennis Richardson's campaign said Thursday that the Republican has raised $350,000 for his gubernatorial campaign in the last month.
Record Wildfires Spread From the American West to Northern Europe
The record wildfires devastating Oregon have forced the governor to address the issue of forest and ecosystem heath.
Oregon education board assesses itself -- and comes up disappointed
The Oregon Education Investment Board, which met jointly with the Higher Education Coordinating Commission in March, has a huge mission to vastly improve Oregon education from preschool through college -- and board members are unhappy about some of how it's working so far.
Mark & Dave: Hales should include prayer discount with citya
According to a study by the Urban Institute, more than a third of Americans have large amounts of debt and unpaid bills that have been turned over to collection agencies.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
The Courier Mailer
What's the best way to clean up Oregon's coastline? Remove the source
It is time to ban human beings from Oregon's beaches. Our Pacific coast has 362 miles of glorious beaches, and people are wreaking havoc with the pristine magnificence of our beautiful shores.
David Sarasohn: Kitzhaber runs into the Oracle buzzsaw
The lead Oregon political news of August so far has been the $3.6 million in TV ads launched against Sen. Jeff Merkley by the political action committee run by the multibillionaire Koch brothers.
Local TV Station KTVZ
Miller appointed early to Bend judicial seat
Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber announced Wednesday the appointment of Randy Miller to fill the vacancy on the Deschutes County Circuit Court created by the retirement of Judge Barbara Haslinger.
The Washington Post
Even though members of both parties oppose this Oregon ballot...
Despite opposition from members of both parties, proponents of an Oregon ballot measure that would makes the state's primaries nonpartisan have raised more than $1 million.