Refreshed at 5:55 PM Pacific on Wednesday, July 1st, 2015
----- AREA: 255,026 SQUARE KM ----- HIGHEST POINT: MT. HOOD (3,426 M) ----- LARGEST CITY: PORTLAND ----- CAPITAL: SALEM ----- ADMITTED: FEBRUARY 14TH, 1859
OHSU celebrates end of Knight Cancer Challe... ( Portland Business News -...) — Oregon Health & Science University celebrated the successful completion of the $1 billion Knight Cancer Challenge tod... Vancouver businesses take Tesoro fight to t... ( Portland Business News -...) — Vancouver 101, a coalition of small businesses opposed to Vancouver Energy’s plans for an oil terminal on the Columbi... Oregon Historical Photo: The Original Pacif... ( OPB News) — In 1967, a threat to public access for recreational use of Oregon’s ocean beaches mobilized citizens, ... New Oregon Law Could Lead To More Testing O... ( OPB News) — It's unclear what kinds of consequences the state could face now that Governor Kate Brown has signed a bill making it... Oregon Senator Ron Wyden: Same Sex Marriage... ( OPB News) — Democratic Senator Ron Wyden says in the aftermath of the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling on same-sex marriage, there's a... Portland lawyer to step down from state lot... ( Portland Business News -...) — A Portland-based Miller Nash attorney will step down from her role as chair of the Oregon Lottery Commission. Elisa D... Denial, optimism or political cover? Portla... ( OregonLive.com: Portland...) — With a transportation-funding deal dead in Salem, Portland continues to look to the Legislature for support. Merkley, Wyden seek protective status for 2... ( Portland Business News -...) — Oregon’s two U.S. senators say their new environmental bill would designated more than 200,000 acres of land as wilde... Denial, optimism or political cover? Portla... ( OregonLive.com: Portland...) — With a transportation-funding deal dead in Salem, Portland continues to look to the Legislature for support. Watch the Testimony that Doomed Gov. Kate B... ( Willamette Week Blogs - ...) — Gov. Kate Brown ’s first major initiative since taking office in February, a sweeping transportation package , blew u... $344M transportation funding bill killed wi... ( Portland Business News -...) — After several days of negotiating and end-of-session jostling, Oregon's senate president said Thursday the Legislatur... Gov. Kate Brown Pulls Plug On Attempt to Re... ( Willamette Week Blogs - ...) — Gov. Kate Brown this morning put an end to complex negotiations aimed at repealing the low carbon fuel standard, a co... U.S. Supreme Court upholds Obamacare ( Portland Business News -...) — Low- and middle-income Americans may continue to receive tax subsidies to buy health insurance in Oregon and other st... The Honeymoon's Over: Environmental Groups ... ( Willamette Week Blogs - ...) — Gov. Kate Brown is facing the first major political challenge in her brief tenure in office, and it's a problem of he... Oregon Legislature Legalizes Police Body Ca... ( Willamette Week Blogs - ...) — Lights, camera, police action. Oregon lawmakers today sent Gov. Kate Brown a bill to make police body cameras legal. ... OLCC Will Get Pot Cops—But With Limited Power ( Willamette Week Blogs - ...) — Here come the pot cops. The Oregon Liquor Control Commission is poised to get a team of law-enforcement officers to o...
- Michael Strickland teaches literacy education at Boise State University. He consults about writin... Effective resignation letters - It’s pot day in Oregon: Marijuana is now (generally) a legalized substance (under state law... First Take - Recent events and the upcoming 4th of July holiday should cause those following current events to... A More Perfect Union - The Los Angeles Times today runs a fine scene-setting story from inside the National Interagency ... First Take
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