Gov. John Kitzhaber announced new initiatives designed to boost manufacturing jobs before meeting with executives from several major employers Wednesday.
A national food safety group is gearing up to sue the federal government over the controversial practice of planting genetically modified alfalfa seeds. Farmers are following the issue with great interest in Oregon, where alfalfa is a $175 million crop.
The pioneering computer game Oregon Trail enters its 40th year with a hot iPhone app and a key Facebook launch. A closer look into the game's history offers insight for all those raised in an age of educational computer games. There's also something of a parable for game developers here in the Silicon Forest about a man with a clever idea and brilliant approach, actualized with the help of state support and outside business investment, who eventually took control of his vision and built the most successful educational video game ever.
- Facebook hits Oregon Trail
- Lompoc expands in North Portland
- State sues Countrywide for $14 million
- Funding, pay and graduation rates lag for Oregon universities
- Bob's Red Mill donates $5 million to OSU
- OSU strengthens connections with the private sector
- EPA backs away from biomass regulations
- State certifies industrial properties