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Wyden lobbies to keep funding for Pendleton research center

Under President Obama's proposed budget, the Columbia Plateau Conservation Center would lose $911K.

Eugene luxury hotelier eyes expansion

As other models were ravaged by the recession, high-end hotels thrived.

Sisters aims to attract more tourists

Winter sports park, convention center among projects under discussion.

Josephine Co. mine, BLM, dispute yields gun-toting protesters

Armed protesters gather outside of Medford BLM office.

Levi Strauss to lay off up to 150 in Eugene

Documents filed with federal agencies indicate company looks to downsize Eugene operation.

Legislators urge governor to block Nestle deal

Nine Oregon lawmakers send a letter to Gov. Kate Brown discouraging a proposed water deal with Nestle.

Deal for chipmaking tools could bode well for struggling Intel

Finally, some encouraging news for Intel.