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Kitzhaber aides' digital devices seized

State agency secured computers and cell phones following a government subpoena.

Affordable housing hitting snags throughout state

In Portland, city officials wrangle with decades-old deal that could provide land in Pearl District, while Bend lawmakers push bills that sponsors concede aren't likely to pass.

Drought brings grim news to rural Oregon

Historically warm winter raises concerns about water access; farmers prepare for unprofitable year; Sen. Wyden pursues Wildlife Disaster Funding Act to prepare for wildfires.

Oregon lawmakers to address increasing prescription-drug costs

HEALTH ROUNDUP: Bills in Oregon Legislature to provide relief for families burdened by skyrocketing drug costs; Oregon hospitals overbill Medicare.

Portland software company secures $20M

Jama Software has raised $33M, plans to use funding to hire 50 to fill downtown office.

MAX Orange Line expected to be millions under budget

The general manager of TriMet said the new Portland-Milwaukie Light Rail Line will be $10-40 million under budget.

Oregon 'Pot Czar' fired

POT NEWS: OLCC Executive Director confirms he was let go, after being hired in December; Portland businesses embrace pot entrepreneurship; Jackson Co. won't tax for a year.