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Columbia River Crossing: Tab approaches $200 million after I-5 bridge projected shuttered
The clunky old I-5 bridges over the Columbia, with their drawbridge and traffic jams, will be with us for the foreseeable future after the CRC was killed off last month.
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5 hrs ago
Ranchers, Klamath tribes sign deal to share water
Members of the Klamath Tribes present Gov. John Kitzhaber with a blanket Friday, April 18, 2014, outside Chiloquin, Ore., during signing ceremonies for a water agreement between the tribes and cattle ranchers.
12 hrs ago
My Mother Lode
Ranchers and Indians sign agreement to share water
Cattle ranchers and Indian tribes who long fought over scarce water in Oregon's Upper Klamath Basin have signed an agreement to share access to rivers and cooperate on restoring habitat for endangered fish the tribes hold sacred.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Nesbitt: PERS reform goes prime time, for at least a few episodes
PERS reform used to play to a nearly empty house. It roused public employees and partisan politicians who showed up for the fight, but it bored the general public who rarely took notice of what was at stake.
Report: Oracle Pushes Back Against Oregon Officials Over Troubled Health Care Site
Oracle is gearing up for a fight with officials in Oregon over its role developing an expensive health insurance exchange website that still isn't fully operational.
Council adopts yearlong ban on medical marijuana dispensaries - Thursday, 17 April 2014 01:00
Lake Oswego became one of more than 70 cities in Oregon to institute a temporary ban on medical marijuana dispensaries, with the city council voting 6 to 1 Tuesday evening to approve a yearlong moratorium on licensed facilities.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
When David Evans checked his mail on March 22, what he found made him want to shout from the rooftops.
Happy Valley bans marijuana, considers Climate Smart plans
Happy Valley City Council reached an informal consensus at its Tuesday evening work session to have city staffers continue to meet with property owners who are looking to de-annex from the city of Damascus and become part of Happy Valley.
Gov. John Kitzhaber picks up $25,000 for re-election campaign from Eli Broad
Gov. John Kitzhaber gets a sizable campaign donation as he gears up to run for an unprecedented fourth term.
Oregon Youth Authority staffers and at-risk youth push statewide food drive
Volunteers with the Oregon Food Bank Network, seen here in a 2012 file photo, donate millions of hours of their time each year.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Secretary of state ducked when Damascus asked for help: Editorial
Secretary of State Kate Brown listens to Gov. John Kitzhaber speak to the Oregon Business Plan Leadership Summit at the Oregon Convention Center in December.
The Miami Herald
New Cover Oregon director reins in spending
A turnaround expert brought in to fix Oregon's troubled health insurance exchange is clamping down on spending and who can make financial decisions as he tries to get Cover Oregon back on track.
West Linn City Council enacts medical marijuana moratorium
Gov. John Kitzhaber in March signed a bill that allows cities and counties to enact one-year moratoriums on the operation of medical marijuana dispensaries.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Forty is the New 65 - And Stick that in Your 401
I've been meaning to fix up the bio-sketch below. Certainly, fix the age 56, since I hit 57 two months ago.
Some tax day advice on tax reform: Editorial Agenda 2014
April 15 is the Internal Revenue Service deadline for filing annual tax returns, and a good time to reflect on the need for tax reform.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Coordinated medical delivery supports employers' health care cost-cutting efforts
There may be a silver lining to employers' move to high-deductible health plans: It is making medical providers more conscious of the need to control costs.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
The Newberg Graphic
A change in state law furthers Gov. John Kitzhaber's education reform efforts, clarifying who can participate in dual college credit courses - and helping more students to do so.
Wind Turbines, the new icon of Pacific Northwest landscape; An Appreciation of Oregon
There's more than talk now about bringing offshore wind farms to the West Coast and Oregon is at he heart of the deal.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
The 'most intriguing' revote is in: John Kitzhaber or Shawn Cleave?
Voting in our "most intriguing" Oregon political figures continues, and many in the running have ties to Oregon's Capitol.
Comcast and Kitzhaber: Cable giant donates to Oregon governor's re-election campaign
Media giant Comcast has contributed $15,000 to Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber's re-election campaign through three of its entities, according to disclosure reports filed Friday afternoon .