PDX launches initiative to improve working conditions | Print |  Email

The Port of Portland Commission approved an initiative that would "enhance the worker experience" for food and retail workers.

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FLIR punished for 'world tour' | Print |  Email

The Wilsonville-based military contractor gave Saudi officials a trip that amounted to a bribe.

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Bill tackles soaring college costs | Print |  Email

A bill requiring public universities to offer a fixed-cost degree passes the House with bipartisan support.

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Lawmakers skeptical about Bend affordable housing plan | Print |  Email

State agency seeking $100 million to build state-owned housing, but lawmakers wonder if it's enough.

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Eugene teenagers press climate change case | Print |  Email

CLIMATE CHANGE ROUNDUP: Suit alleges the atmosphere is a resource and that lawmakers must do more to protect it for the future.

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Lawmaker wants dispensaries to fill gap in recreational pot sales | Print |  Email

A John Day Republican thinks medical marijuana outposts should sell recreational pot until retailers are ready to move forward.

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Emails show Hayes insisted on policy role | Print |  Email

Former First Lady Cylvia Hayes "behaved as if she were deputy governor," the Oregonian reports.

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Google moving to downtown Portland | Print |  Email

NET ROUNDUP: Internet giant confirms plans to lease space for an engineering office; Apple plans 'major expansion' to data center; cities explore developing their own fiber networks.

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Demolition debate continues in Portland | Print |  Email

'This neighborhood is under attack,' Portland resident says in response to rash of demolitions. 

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Uber pays fines; prepares launch in Portland | Print |  Email

City Council will finalize recommendations Thursday as the ridesharing company tries its leave-town-to-work-things-out strategy in Eugene.

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Vote on Pembina propane terminal planned today | Print |  Email

Controversial zoning change in North Portland to be debated before a vote is held.

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Despite objections, Senate passes $7.255B education budget | Print |  Email

Gov. Kate Brown expected to sign bill even though both parties agree it falls short of what's needed.

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Shark Tank bolsters Portland startups | Print |  Email

Bee Thinking will appear on Friday's episode while Scratch & Grain Baking enjoys success following national publicity.

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Power lunching at the Court Street Dairy Lunch in Salem.


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Everyone knows cell phones and driving are a lethal combination. The risk is especially high for teenage drivers, whose delusions of immortality pose such a threat to us all. Enforcement alas, remains feeble; more promising are pedagogical approaches aimed at getting people to focus on the road, not their devices.


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Pacific Seafood, one of the world’s largest processors, is rebranding as a more transparent and consumer-friendly operation. A controversial CEO and monopoly accusations from coastal fishermen complicate the tale.


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Energy Stream

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BY LINDA BAKER

Oregon already ranks as the nation’s second largest generator of hydroelectric power. (Washington is No. 1). Now an elegant new installation in Portland is putting an unconventional, sharing economy twist on this age-old water-energy pairing. The new system, launched this winter, uses the flow of water inside city water pipes to spin four turbines that produce electricity for Portland General Electric customers. 


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