Saturday Aug 23
Merkley & Wyden take the Ice Bucket Challenge
Here's Senator Jeff Merkley on Thursday night accepting the challenge from Beaverton's Mayor Denny Doyle -- and passing it along to Senator Ron Wyden and Treasurer Ted Wheeler: And here's Senator Wyden on Friday night accepting that challenge with three of his kids, and passing it along to the Oregon Duck mascot -- and, well, U of O alums ... (more)
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Stars and Stripes
Iraqi translator who aided US military granted visa to come to States
In this file photo from April 23, 2006, an unidentified Iraqi translator translates procedures during a neighborhood patrol between Iraqi police with a special weapons and tactics team and U.S. Army soldiers in Mosul, Iraq.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
In Our View: Restoring the River
At 1,253 miles long, the Columbia River winds its way through the Pacific Northwest.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
PROFILE-Oregon lawmaker will not let Fed forget to tackle commodities
Just over a year ago, Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley was looking for a place to make a bold statement about his latest crusade: taking Wall Street's traders to task for gaming commodity markets.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Trailing POTUS on vacation detail is usually much ado about nothing
They trail in vans or buses, chronicling the steps of the president email by email, often not allowing even the smallest of details to escape their updates.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Sources Say: Propaganda, not partisanship, may be coming into play
In the increasingly heated race for U.S. Senate, Republican Monica Wehby has launched an attack against Democratic incumbent Jeff Merkley - she's accusing him of being partisan.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
Getting it right in sullied Portland Harbor: Editorial Agenda 2014
So-called "upland" work along the Willamette River, overseen by the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, seeks to ensure contaminants on land or in groundwater will not seep into the river, a portion of which is scheduled in 2017 for an ambitious cleanup.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Beaverton Valley Times
Sources Say: Let's hear it for taxes and wedded commissioners
Mayor Charlie Hales and Commissioner Steve Novick were applauded by those attending a transportation forum Monday for completely different reasons.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Health Data Management
Bill Authorizes Value-Based Medicare Advantage Demo
Hot HIT Start-Ups : A public-private partnership sponsored by New York state, the nonprofit New York e-Health Collaborative , and the Partnership Fund for New York City, the investment arm of the city's leading business organization, earlier this month picked seven healthcare start-ups to participate in the New York Digital Health Accelerator ... (more)
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Portland Mayor Charlie Hales wants highway tolls: 5 takeaways from...
Portland Mayor Charlie Hales used a transportation forum sponsored by U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenauer on Monday to discuss his support for tolling the region's highways.