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Sen. Ron Wyden becomes chief patron in Congress

Oregon Senator Ron Wyden is poised to head the Senate Finance Committee.

'Right to work' up for debate

The measure allowing public union employees to refuse to pay their dues will appear before the U.S. Supreme Court this month.

Eugene inventor patents prospecting tool

Mark Peterson, owner of Gold Rush Nugget Bucket Inc., has sold more than 2,200 gold panning kits in 14 months.

Hood River Distillers Inc. buys Clear Creek Distillery

The Hood River distillery is buying the Oregon whiskey maker.

University of Portland chooses new President

Rev. Mark L. Poorman has been named the university's 20th president.

Oregon's rural counties could receive millions of federal dollars

The state could receive federal money to cover the costs of public services on federally owned land.

Investment in Portland community has yet to pay off

Residents of the Lents neighborhood expected more from the $96 million spent to revitalize the area.