6 hrs ago
The Yakama Nation vs. Coal Pollution
"The Ambre Energy Morrow Pacific proposal to build a new dock for coal barges in Boardman, Oregon threatens to violate the health of our lands, the health of our people, and violates the rights and privileges reserved for us by our ancestors."
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8 hrs ago
Son of Columbia River Crossing: Madore floats new bridge plan
Clark County Commissioner Dave Madore is the man with the plan for a new Columbia River bridge.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Supporters of Ex-Saif Ceo John Plotkin Will Petition Gov. John Kitzhaber
The fallout from SAIF Corp. board's firing of CEO John Plotkin continues. As WW reported earlier, the state-owned worker's compensation insurer fired Plotkin on May 9, just three-months after he started work.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
New Cover Oregon executive director Aaron Patnode will make $215,000 a year
Cover Oregon's new executive director has signed a contract awarding him a base salary of $215,000 a year, more than a $30,000 raise over his predecessor.
The La Grande Observer
Loan was a long time in the works
The LaGrande Observer is now online in a Replica E-edition form and publishes Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
Oregon's $643k federal grab aims to fortify outdoor areas
The state snagged nearly $658,000 in federal funds this week. The funding is part of an overall $43.3 million allotted through the Land and Water Conservation Fund.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Genetically modified foods: The food fight moves to Oregon
The battle over whether to require labeling of genetically modified foods is moving to its third West Coast state in three years.
Agency's control over modified crops is limited
In a letter to Gov. John Kitzhaber, the Oregon Department of Agriculture said state law allows it to create "control areas" for genetically engineered crops to deal with pests and disease.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
The Jersey Journal
Rizz ripped; Robinson ready with juvie law; Ennis ready?; BEN Column, July 6, update 4
The column that wishes Sam Feinstein would run for Bridgeton City Council just to see how many votes he would get, and we don't care on whose slate he runs or what cause because he's a just and honest man.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Under Gov. Kitzhaber, has Oregon's unemployment rate hit the lowest point in three years? PolitiFact Oregon
Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber, seeking a fourth term, recently claimed that, since he took office, the state's unemployment rate is at its lowest point in three years.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
SMART gets grant for alternative fuel infrastructure
The South Metro Area Regional Transit Agency has been awarded a $60,000 competitive Oregon grant to support alternative-fueling infrastructure, the city of Wilsonville announced.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
New Oregon program allows mediation for medical errors instead of suing
A mediation program spearheaded by Gov. John Kitzhaber went into effect Tuesday, giving patients and their families an option besides suing when medical errors happen.
John Kitzhaber agrees to debate Dennis Richardson after weeks of indecision
Democratic Gov. John Kitzhaber on Tuesday agreed to a July 18 debate with his Republican challenger, Rep. Dennis Richardson of Central Point.
Oregon hires firm to link to federal health site
The Oregon Health Authority will pay Deloitte Consulting LLC up to $18.4 million to be the "system integrator" that oversees the transition.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Supreme Court's union ruling a step in the right direction: Editorial Agenda 2014
Gov. John Kitzhaber blasted a proposed "right to work" ballot initiative during a Labor Day picnic at Oaks Park in 2013.
The La Grande Observer
Oregon's first lady champions prosperity
Oregon's First Lady, Cylvia Hayes delivers her keynote address at this weekend's SolWest Fair at the Union County Fairgrounds.
The La Grande Observer
Gov. John Kitzhaber, center, listens as Boise Cascade employees explain how the particleboard plant takes in material at one of its dump sites.
Thousands of Oregon care workers could be affected by Supreme Court decision on union dues
A U.S. Supreme Court decision appears to give thousands of Oregon care workers the right to opt out of paying dues to two of the state's major public employee unions.
Sat Jun 28, 2014
Rep. Richardson stops at Lane County GOP's BBQ
Republican gubernatorial candidate Dennis Richardson made a stop at a barbecue and disk golf tournament hosted by the Lane County GOP.
In time of economic transition, teamwork is critical: Editorial Agenda 2014
From left, House Speaker Tina Kotek, Portland Mayor Charlie Hales and Gov. John Kitzhaber join Daimler president and CEO Martin Daum at a press conference last year announcing the expansion of Daimler Trucks' North American headquarters in Portland.