Must Reads

Dry spring cuts northeast Oregon wheat yields

Winter wheat production in 2014 is forecast at 40.3 million bushels statewide, down 17% from a year ago.

Oregon splits difference on Ambre Energy coal grants

The Oregon Transportation Commission awarded one grant associated with the Australia-based coal export plan, but rejected a second.

Portland agency wants to change how sportswear brands market to women

Guidance Counsel has spent the past year updating approaches to the women's activewear market.

Exit Real World leaves downtown Salem

After 21 years, the independently-owned skate shop will close its first store to focus on its remaining location in Portland.

Stink bugs wreak havoc on Willamette Valley crops

Experts say the pest could cause millions to billions of dollars in damage to the region's crops.

Oregon BEST awards $94K to LilyPad technology

The LilyPad is a floating, solar-activated stormwater treatment device deployed in retaining ponds and ditches.

Federal directive threatens Oregon health reforms

The agency that holds the purse strings for care of Oregon Health Plan members  criticized the state's system for distributing money to coordinated care organizations.