October 2008

Air service returns to 2 rural towns

Rural communities around the state suffered this summer from a round of cuts to air service, but fall is bringing a little relief as United Airlines/Skywest Airlines this month begins service between Portland and both Klamath Falls and North Bend-Coos Bay.

 

State energy officials tilting at windmills

Concerned about a proliferation of wind farms just small enough to fall outside of its jurisdiction, the state Department of Energy has notified Harney County that it wants to examine several recently approved wind-generation projects.

 

Don’t ask; read my Twitter

In early September, Inverge — an “interdisciplinary thought-leader event” as organizers call it — took place in the Gerding Theater in Portland’s Pearl District.

 

Eastern dry-land wheat farmers ask for relief

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Farm revenues may be soaring statewide, but not all farmers are raking it in this year.