High Five

Crop pest strikes Oregon orchards

The brown marmorated stink bug, which has caused damage in the Eastern U.S., shows up in Hood River and Rogue River

Cannabis Tax Act earns union endorsement

Hoping to boost hemp industry, United Food and Commercial Workers Union, Local 555, votes to support initiative to tax and regulate cannabis

Companies not ready to hire, CEO survey says

A weak U.S. economy means fewer large companies plan to add workers in next six months

Federal grant to help repair rail line

A $7 million federal grant may lead to the reopening of  Siskiyou Rail line, reducing costs for southern Oregon shippers

Tribes land USDA sustainable development grants

The Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde and Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs receive awards for food processing and tribal art marketplace