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New Seasons opens store on North Williams—with sausage

The North Williams Avenue New Seasons opens Wednesday on the former site of Sinner's Sausage.

Health care-forest initiative aims to preserve family tree farms

The Forest Health Human Health initiative would link land owners with carbon offset buyers, generating annual income that would be deposited in a health care account over 20 years.

Old-time dam to be dismantled in Eastern Oregon

A dam that blocks nearly 50 miles of prime fish spawning habitat on the Walla Walla River is slated for removal.

Durable goods orders decline as manufacturing struggles

Demand for commercial aircraft plummeted and businesses spent less on computers and electrical equipment.

Oregon economic growth below norm

Besides Portland, Oregon's metro areas are growing more slowly than normal as recovery stumbles.

Oregon leaders like Obama's higher ed plan

President Obama's plan to improve higher education access is similar to Oregon's efforts, state officials said.

Oregon losing timber money

The U.S. Forest Service will take a portion of the timber payments it has promised or paid due to federal budget cuts.