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The largest power plant in Oregon, the Boardman Coal Plant, sat idle one day earlier this summer, "cold steel" in industry parlance, its dirty power no longer wanted on an electricity grid that is becoming greener.
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This June 20, 2014 photo shows Boardman Coal Plant's wastewater lake in Boardman, Ore.
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The two candidates for governor sparred during their first debate last Friday, July 18 at the Salem Convention Center, as part of the Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association's annual summer conference.
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.
Republicans owned the Independent Party primary. And we now know the full slate of ballot measures for November.
The top story is that Rep. Dennis Richardson defeated Gov. John Kitzhaber by a margin of 677 votes to 413 votes for the gubernatorial nod.
An initiative to require lower class sizes in Washington's public schools has qualified for the November general election ballot.
Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) July 25--Nike paid $1.525 million last year to longtime Phil Knight confidant Howard Slusher for his management of the company's World Headquarters expansion, the company disclosed in a regulatory filing Friday.
Kitzhaber wants to increase state rail inspectors, wants more funding for training and wants improved reporting and transparency on crude oil and emergency response resources.
Israeli media say the country's Security Cabinet has unanimously rejected a U.S. proposal for a temporary pause in Israel-Hamas fighting.
Gov. John Kitzhaber says the 50 immigrant children from the Mexican border who have been relocated this year in Oregon are welcome.
Federal officials say a relatively small number of the unaccompanied immigrant children who have been flooding into the United States from Central America have been sent to Oregon, Washington state and Idaho over the past six months.
The move this week by the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department follows an earlier ban on smoking at most other state park properties.
This week, an Alaska Superior Court Judge overturned the state's decision to reject a ballot initiative that proposed to ban setnets in urban areas of the state .
Inmates begin their lives behind bars with a bedroll and a towel, a set of denim clothes, a comb, a toothbrush, a bottle of shampoo, two bars of soap, deodorant, a pen, paper and a handbook of Department of Corrections rules.
Updated: Mon Jul 28, 2014 01:03 pm
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