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  1. Crook County deputies ask for help finding missing Powell Butte womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | OregonLive.com

    Crook County deputies are asking for help finding a 27-year-old Powell Butte woman who went missing last week. Shauna Fowler was last seen about 10 p.m. Thursday, Crook County sheriff's Sgt.


  2. Two-year K-12 school budget headed to House floorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | OregonLive.com

    A $7.255 billion proposal to fund k-12 schools is headed to the House floor after being approved by the Legislature's Ways and Means Committee on Thursday. The committee passed the two-year budget in party-line vote -- 7-4 among members of the House with Minority Leader Mike McLane , R-Powell Butte, excused and 7-5 among members of the Senate.


  3. Mountain bike advocates to appeal River View bike banRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | The Oregonian

    A mountain bike advocacy group has taken the first legal step to appeal a recent bike ban in the River View Natural Area in Southwest Portland. The Northwest Trail Alliance filed a formal notice Monday with the Oregon Land Use Board of Appeals that it plans to contest the city's decision.


  4. Mountain bikers protest River View Natural Area off-road cycling banRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | OregonLive.com

    Mountain bike enthusiasts had planned to carry their bikes on a Southwest Portland off-road trail Monday to protest a city ban against bike-riding there. Instead more than 200 demonstrators rode their bikes around the River View Natural Area.


  5. David Sarasohn: John Kitzhaber was his own BrutusRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 14 | OregonLive.com

    Way back before March Madness, this month had another meaning. It proclaimed the fall of major figures, and the warning that even the highest might suddenly find themselves looking up from the bottom instead of down from the top.


  6. Kate Brown defends Oregon's clean-fuels programRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | OregonLive.com

    Saying "it's important that Oregon keeps its end of the bargain," Gov. Kate Brown on Wednesday defended her support of a bill extending Oregon's clean-fuels program -- even as she acknowledged that concerns over "unintended consequences" have complicated talks on a highly prized transportation funding package. Brown, in a meeting with The Oregonian/OregonLive's editorial board, said she still plans on signing Senate Bill 324 this week and that she'll "likely" do it without employing any line-item vetoes that would alter the controversial legislation.


  7. Kate Brown will sign divisive bill extending Oregon's clean fuels programRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | The Oregonian

    Gov. Kate Brown will sign controversial legislation extending Oregon's nascent low-carbon fuels program, testing Republican threats over a standoff on transportation funding and setting aside nagging complaints the program is tainted by the scandal that deposed her predecessor. Brown shared her decision on Senate Bill 324 -- expected by most Capitol observers -- during a meeting with the Eugene Register-Guard's editorial board Monday.


  8. Portland fire crews rescue woman from bottom of embankment in Powell Butte Nature ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | OregonLive.com

    The technical rescue team from the Portland Fire Bureau on Friday afternoon rescued a woman who fell down a steep embankment in Powell Butte Nature Park, officials said. Rescue teams responded to the incident, located near the 16100 block of Southeast Powell Boulevard, around 3:08 p.m. The woman was about 40 yards away from a trail.


  9. Rope rescue underway at Powell Butte Nature ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | The Oregonian

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  10. 'Clean fuels' bill is a trust-buster. Brown should veto it: EditorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | OregonLive.com

    House Minority Leader Mike McLane, R-Powell Butte, spoke in opposition to Senate Bill 324 on March 4. The bill passed by one vote. In her inaugural speech last month, Gov. Kate Brown emphasized again and again the need to restore public trust in government.


  11. Oregon House narrowly passes clean-fuels bill, now headed to Kate Brown's deskRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | OregonLive.com

    The House approved controversial legislation Wednesday to extend Oregon's clean-fuels program, a decision that could shape the state's environmental policy for decades to come. The final floor vote on Senate Bill 324 was the culmination of one of the most divisive debates at the Capitol in memory, with Democratic supporters and Republican opponents clashing in a gloves-off debate on the House floor that lasted more than five hours.


  12. Portland officials ban mountain bikers from longtime turf at River View Natural AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | The Oregonian

    The Portland City Council used $6 million collected from utility ratepayers to help buy 146 forested acres in Southwest Portland, now known as River View Natural Area. City officials issued notice Monday that the land is off-limits to mountain bikers starting March 16. Charlie Sponsel bristled when he heard the news that March 16, he'll be kicked out of the mountain biking grounds he helped build.


  13. Portland fined $25,000 for dumping chlorinated wastewater into Columbia SloughRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | The Oregonian

    Oregon state environmental regulators fined the city of Portland $25,000 for illegally dumpling chlorinated wastewater into the Columbia Slough last October. Last week, the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality said the fine is related to a 300,000-gallon discharge of chlorinated wastewater into the slow-moving slough, adjacent to the Columbia Wastewater Treatment Plant in North Portland.


  14. Oregon clean-fuels bill could reach Kate Brown's desk next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | OregonLive.com

    A bill to extend Oregon's clean-fuels program could reach Gov. Kate Brown's desk as early as next week, despite Republican opponents continuing to highlight a link to the investigations of former Gov. John Kitzhaber and his fiancee, Clyvia Hayes. In a letter sent to House Minority Leader Mike McLane on Monday, Speaker Tina Kotek said Senate Bill 324 will move to the House floor as planned.


  15. Kate Brown's message to Oregon Democrats: 'Just keep moving'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2015 | The Oregonian

    These are among the issues that got hung up in the Oregon Legislature last year, when Democrats didn't have enough votes to push them through. This session is different.


  16. Kicker: Economists predict $349 million rebate to Oregon taxpayers this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | The Oregonian

    Growing tax collections will likely trigger a $349 million "kicker" rebate to personal-income taxpayers in Oregon for the first time in eight years, according to state economists. That would amount to a 5.1 percent rebate on an Oregon taxpayer's liability to the state before any credits, according to Mark McMullen, the state economist.


  17. What do you hope to see Kate Brown accomplish as Oregon's governor?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | OregonLive.com

    Kate Brown was inaugurated as Oregon Governor Wednesday morning. "We are all keenly aware of the difficult circumstances that brought us to this moment," she said in her speech that followed.


  18. Will Kate Brown have a different agenda as Oregon governor than John Kitzhaber?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | The Oregonian

    Secretary of State Kate Brown prepares to enter the governor's office as a political figure seen as a more reliably party-line Democrat than outgoing Gov. John Kitzhaber. Legislators and lobbyists familiar with Brown - who is no newcomer to Salem, having been an elected official in the state Capitol for almost 24 years - say they don't expect an abrupt shift in philosophy in the governor's office.


  19. Republican Mike McLane: John Kitzhaber deserved to make own decision on quittingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | The Oregonian

    House Minority Leader Mike McLane , R-Powell Butte, came to Gov. John Kitzhaber's unlikely defense Friday afternoon, saying Democratic leaders should not have pressured him into resigning. "He was really the only one, in my opinion, who could decide when it was time that he could not fulfill his constitutional duties," McLane told reporters Friday afternoon.


  20. How John Kitzhaber's political problems could affect the Oregon LegislatureRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | The Oregonian

    It now appears that Gov. John Kitzhaber's political scandal will be hanging over him for the entire session -- possibly affecting issues ranging from transportation funding to the state budget. Democratic legislative leaders are largely in sync philosophically with their fellow Democratic governor and have big enough majorities to get most of their bills through without Kitzhaber's help.


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