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Lawmakers of timber-dependent counties express frustration

The politicians bemoan the Federal Government's struggles to maintain funding.

UO, teaching fellows reach agreement to end strike

The work stoppage lasted eight days.

Bend's 10 Barrel Brewing sale irks fans

Company has faced boycotts and online protests since being bought by brewing giant Anheuser-Busch InBev.

Vaunted commission puts forth utility change recommendations

The Blue Ribbon Commission on Portland Utility Oversight said it has made substantial reforms, but they will only matter if the city commissioners accept them.

Oregon's November foreclosure numbers up over last year

Washington County was home to the most foreclosures relative to 2013 in the Portland area.

Nike alleges exiting designers stole trade secrets

The sneaker and sporting-goods company says the three men took a "treasure trove of Nike product designs, research information and business plans" to Adidas.

Group identifies 21 changes that could mitigate major earthquake damage

Proposed fixes could be included in upcoming budget term.