Just in time: House advances pot implementation bill | Print |  Email

Local jurisdictions that voted against the measure can opt out of legalization.

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Oregon Legislature passes birth control access bill | Print |  Email

Gov. Kate Brown expected to sign a measure that makes contraceptives for women available without a prescription.

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Senate leaders agree on $343.5M transport deal | Print |  Email

The deal includes the repeal of the Clean Fuels Program.

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What's the richest town with fewer than 25,000 residents in Oregon? | Print |  Email

This Portland-area town tops list, Central Oregon town has lowest median income.

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System for awarding money to contractors calls for intervention | Print |  Email

A new city audit finds problems with conflicting roles when distributing money to outside contractors.

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OSU scientists study stink bugs to save wine crops | Print |  Email

Warm temperatures have allowed stink bugs to prosper throughout the Northwest.

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Car2go bailing out of Eugene | Print |  Email

Car-sharing service cites lack of usage in its announcement to leave the city.

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Legislators scramble at end of session | Print |  Email

'Gang of 8' work on transportation deal; GOP pushes ethics reforms; Dems pursue tax hikes.

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Portland, Multnomah Co. want to overhaul Climate Action Plan | Print |  Email

Local governments plan to  oppose coal and oil exports and consider divesting fossil fuel stocks.

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SE Portland apartment complex owner sells high | Print |  Email

The Mitchell Court Apartments — at 5224 SE 72nd Ave. — were purchased in 2008 for $3.25 million and sold recently for $5.3 million.

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Where do Oregon farmers markets rank among nation's best? | Print |  Email

Five Oregon-based markets make The Daily Meal's list of 101 best in America.

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Judge tosses photographer's suit vs. Jordan brand | Print |  Email

Photographer's copyright claim to iconic Michael Jordan pose dismissed by federal judge.

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Environmental groups slam Gov. Brown for clean fuels concession | Print |  Email

Three of the largest green lobbying groups in Oregon want legislators to kill transportation bill.

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Quake as metaphor

Linda Baker
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
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The Big One serves as an allegory for Portland, a city that earns plaudits for lifestyle and amenities but whose infrastructure is, literally, crumbling.


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Storyteller in Chief: Natural Prophets

July/August 2015
Monday, July 13, 2015
BY SAM BLACKMAN

Storyteller-in-chief with the CEO and co-founder of Elemental Technologies.


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Stemming the tide of money in politics

Linda Baker
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
 jeff-lang-2012-thumbBY LINDA BAKER

Jeff Lang and his wife Rae used to dole out campaign checks like candy.  “We were like alcoholics,” Lang says. ”We couldn’t just give a little.”


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Modern design defines new Portland indoor market

The Latest
Thursday, June 25, 2015
thumbSnøhetta JBPM exterior www mir noBY KIM MOORE | RESEARCH EDITOR

An international architecture firm known for its design of the National September 11 Memorial Museum Pavilion in New York unveiled its plan this week for a modern indoor/outdoor food market at the foot of the Morrison Bridge in downtown Portland.


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Brain Storm

July/August 2015
Monday, July 13, 2015
BY CAMILLE GRIGSBY-ROCCA

Can the brave new world of neurotechnology help an OHSU surgeon find a cure for obesity?


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Reader Input: Road Work

March 2015
Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Oregon's roads are crumbling, and revenues from state and local gas taxes are not sufficient to pay for improvements. We asked readers if the private sector should help fund transportation maintenance and repairs. Research partner CFM Strategic Communications conducted the poll of 366 readers in February.

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Reader comments:

"I feel private enterprises are capable of operating at a higher efficiency than state government."

"This has been used in Oregon since the mid-1800s. It is not a new financing method. This form of financing may help Oregon close its infrastructure deficit by leveraging funds."


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Store Bought

July/August 2015
Friday, July 10, 2015
BY LINDA BAKER

Market of Choice is on a tear. In 2012 the 35-year-old Eugene-based grocery chain opened a central kitchen/distribution center in its hometown. The market opened its third Portland store in the Cedar Mill neighborhood this year; another outpost in Bend broke ground in March. A fourth Portland location is slated for the inner southeast “LOCA” development, a mixed-use project featuring condos and retail. Revenues in 2014 were $175 million, a double-digit increase over 2013. CEO Rick Wright discusses growth, market trends and how he keeps new “foodie” grocery clerks happy.


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