BY JOE ROJAS-BURKE | OB BLOGGER
An economic study of emergency room utilization in Oregon set off a thundering media stampede earlier this month. I was struck by the cut-and-paste sameness of much of the reporting and how awfully little it had to say about the untreated wound that is causing all the pain: the hole in our healthcare system where a robust primary care infrastructure should be.
The Milwaukie-based publisher will no longer publish "Star Wars" comics at the end of 2014.
The Portland-based nonprofit has hired Jerry Yudelson as its next president.
Several rural lawmakers are hoping to create a legislative package for small businesses in Oregon similar to the 30-year tax agreement created solely for Nike.
Many Oregonians will not have subsidized health-insurance coverage by Jan. 1 because their applications were deemed incomplete by Cover Oregon.
Supporters of Oregon's tech industry were surprised when Oregon State University announced its decision to replace Terri Fiez as the department head of OSU's School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.
The average price of gasoline in the United States has dropped 2 cents per gallon in the past two weeks.