Rep. Peter DeFazio says that opposition to his bill to increase timber harvests is coming from "radical groups."
About one-third of Oregon's 27,700 federal employees are likely to be furloughed due to the government shutdown.
Columbia Sportswear and CEO Tim Boyle will support the proposed 2014 initiative to repeal the ban and legalize same sex marriage in Oregon.
More than 80,000 people visited the new Cover Oregon website on its first day open.
South Korea spends more than $1 billion annually on Oregon crops, technology and other products, while Oregonians buy $1.6 billion in Korean products each year.
Supporters of the Columbia River Crossing are considering convening a special session of the Oregon Legislature.
Kaiser Permanente opened a retail site in Washington Square mall, coinciding with the launch of Cover Oregon.