Climate trends don't back up alarmist claims: Guest opinion
Keeping score is an American sport. We want to know if our favorite baseball player has hit another home run or if our politicians really do as they promised or if the National Weather Service got the forecast correct.
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Wed Mar 12, 2014
Oregon Poet Laureate Visits St. Helens Library
Paulann Petersen will read and discuss her own work, and that of the late William Stafford at a reading for National Poetry Month.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
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Construction is underway on Oregon WWII Memorial in Salem - Thursday, 27 February 2014 13:58
The onsite construction of Oregon's World War II Memorial started on the grounds of the state Capitol on Feb. 3. While no formal ceremony occurred, World War II Memorial Foundation board members and President Lou Jaffe, Oregon Department of Veterans Affairs Director Cameron Smith and supporters observed the start of construction.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Oregon Senate passes bill to protect state renewable energy mandates
A bill designed to shield Oregon's renewable energy mandates from a potentially game-changing ballot measure sailed through the Senate's Business and Transportation Committee Tuesday, even as opponents called it a back-room deal hatched to benefit industry insiders and ignore average citizens.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Oregon District Attorneys Line Up Behind Class Action Bill
The maneuvering around House Bill 4143A, which would allocated unclaimed monies from class action lawsuits to Legal Aid of Oregon, will continue Tuesday morning in an 8 am meeting of the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Oregon won't defend gay-marriage ban in lawsuit
On March 12, 2004, the state of Oregon had a problem. Its most populous county was handing out marriage licenses to same-sex couples, and the state was unsure whether those actions were on solid legal footing.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Ted Kulongoski and Hardy Myers Urge Passage of Class Action Bill
Former Gov. Ted Kulongoski and former Oregon Attorney General Hardy Myers circulated a floor letter today in advance of a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on House Bill 4143, which would allocate unclaimed class action lawsuit monies to Legal Aid of Oregon.