$100M health, education center planned for PSU campus

PORTLAND — The city of Portland and its three biggest colleges said Monday they are teaming up to build a $100 million education and health center. If state funding is approved, the building would ...

Oregon State tuition hike vote postponed due to protesters

CORVALLIS — The Oregon State University Board of Trustees postponed a vote on a possible tuition increase after its meeting was disrupted by protesters. The board planned to vote Friday on a proposal ...

Oregon curtails some use of gillnets on Columbia River

By Andrew Theen The Oregonian/Oregon Live PORTLAND — The Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission backed off its Columbia River standoff with Washington when it met Friday in Corvallis. But just enough, ...

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Legislation would close gaps along Oregon Coast Trail

By ZACH URNESS Statesman Journal SALEM — Few pathways conjure up more conflicting emotions than the Oregon Coast Trail. One moment you're hiking to the top of a rocky headland and looking upon ...

Comic gains cult following with Bundy Court Sketches

PORTLAND — U.S. District Judge Anna J. Brown often warned defendants, defense lawyers and spectators that she wouldn't tolerate outbursts or laughter in the courtroom during the conspiracy trials against the occupiers of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge.

 

Oregon drivers may share roads with military surplus Humvees

SALEM — Discharged from their military days hauling troops and gear as long as 30 years ago, monster-sized military surplus Humvees may soon be cruising the Oregon streets and highways alongside eco-conscious Prius drivers and outdoorsy Subaru commuters.

 

Salem-area residents hit hard by Oregon's rental crisis

SALEM — Residents of a 15-unit apartment complex southeast of Salem are scrambling to find new homes after they were served with eviction notices ordering them to be out by April. The 60-day notices ...

2 bills aim to prevent or mitigate oil-train disaster

SALEM — Native Americans, environmentalists and a fishing guide spoke out Monday in support of two bills that aim to prevent, or at least mitigate, an ecological disaster like an oil spill into the ...

Lawmakers, advocates demand funding of education measure

By KRISTENA HANSEN Of the Associated Press SALEM — As the Oregon Legislature considers sweeping cutbacks and tax hikes to close a $1.6 billion budget deficit, an education ballot initiative that ...

Man arrested in suspected bias crime at Oregon restaurant

SALEM — Police arrested an Oregon man accused of attacking a restaurant employee with a pipe, and telling the worker to “go back to your country, terrorist.” According to court documents, ...

Tiller, Oregon, could be yours for $3.85 million

By GRANT BUTLER Of The Oregonian/OregonLive PORTLAND — Frustrated with life in the big city? Looking to escape to a simpler place where your dreams can stretch out as far as the horizon? If you've ...

Tuition hike of 10.6 pct approved for University of Oregon

EUGENE — University of Oregon trustees have approved tuition increases for the upcoming school year of 10.6 percent for in-state students and 3 percent for out-of-state students. The Register-Guard ...

Meningococcal disease afflicts 3rd Oregon State student

By BENNETT HALL Of the Corvallis Gazette-Times CORVALLIS — After lying dormant for several months, the same strain of meningococcal disease that infected two Oregon State University students last ...

Bakers take same-sex wedding cake fight to appeals court

PORTLAND — The case of the Oregon bakers who denied service to a same-sex couple several years ago has come before the state Court of Appeals. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports Melissa and Aaron ...

Portland General Electric seeks 5.6 percent rate increase

PORTLAND — Portland General Electric has asked state utility regulators to approve a 5.6 percent rate increase. The utility asked for the increase, which would effectively provide $100 million in ...

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