Wine in reusable growlers? Oregon Senate says cheers

Bill will benefit smaller operations competing for shelf space, legislators believe.

Workers, retirees slam proposed pension cuts

Oregon's pension fund lost $17 billion in 2008.

Oregon wave energy project may be delayed

Company plans buoys to generate electricty for 1,000 homes.

Sierra Club opposes Portland fluoridation measure

Referendum will be voted on May 21.

Oregon lawmakers target child sex trafficking

DA says felony charge is deserved for those who solicit sex with a minor.

Oregon bill would let teens register to vote at 16

Voting age would remain 18, but backers hope move will increase participation.

NW governors ask White House to exam coal exports

U.S. posed to become a significant supplier of coal to Asia.

Oregon Democrats unveil pension-cut proposal

Unions respond fiercely, call cutbacks unconstitutional.

SBA loans increase in Oregon district

Average loan nearly doubled in last five years.

Timber counties among unhealthiest in Oregon

Some officials warn health data is confusing, rankings are suspect.

Nudists fear loss of beach access in Lane County

Conservation group seeking $500,000 in grant to purchase land, restore habitat.

Dilemma for bike-crazy Portland: Parking for cars

Portland zoning requires parking for bicycles not cars; about 30 parking-free apartment buildings in place.

Ohio man charged in courthouse bomb threat probe

Authorities think he made calls to courthouses in Yamhill County, other places

Plan would return some timberlands to tribes

Tribes never recieved land or money for what was taken, tribe chairman says.

Man charged with murder; Washington grandparents killed

Alleged killer bought iPad, laptop and cellphone on shopping spree, detectives say.

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