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Beaverton Farmers Market gets dog-sitting

Hillsboro nonprofit HomePlate Youth Services is debuting Sit-n-Stay, a dog-sitting service at the Beaverton Farmers Market.

Multnomah County libraries restore hours

Multnomah County libraries will be open on Mondays again starting in July.

Portland fluoride vote nearing

Ballots are arriving for the hotly-contested special election on whether to fluoridate Portland's water.

Online tax plan confusing business owners

A bill in Congress to implement an Internet sales tax is opposed by Oregon Senators and confusing to Oregon business owners.

Oregon bill targets vacant foreclosures

Oregon's "Good Neighbor Bill" was approved in the House and awaits a hearing in the Senate. It would take care of vacant eyesore properties.

Hispanic food market grows

Demand for Hispanic food, like Eugene's De Casa Fine Foods' salsa, is growing in Lane County and across the U.S.

Portland longshore workers locked out

Columbia Grain Inc. locked out Portland longshore workers for obstructing exports by gaming the system.