Short-term rentals in single-family homes will be considered legal as long as the host pays a $180 permit fee, has their home inspected every six years, pays lodging taxes and lives on-site for at least nine months out of the year.
The family owns 33 acres at South Waterfront and is planning an apartment building and an office building.
The Portland-based kale chip maker was purchased by the organic dried fruit company, Made In Nature.
Landlords are no longer allowed to turn away prospective tenants because they receive rent subsidies from the federal Section 8 program.
Supporters of the initiative that would require the labeling of GMO foods plan to submit more than 100,000 signatures to the state elections office.
Urban Airship's Scott Kveton is fighting an investigation of claims from a former girlfriend, who says Kveton assaulted her in 2012 and 2013.
The site of the proposed Jordan Cove liquefied natural gas terminal in Coos Bay is within the tsunami inundation zone.
BY HANNAH WALLACE | OB BLOGGER
Demand for organic food continues to soar: Last year, sales of organic food rose to $32.3 billion — up 10% from 2012. In Oregon, organic produce wholesaler Organically Grown Co. has been championing organic growing methods for four decades.