Must Reads

Salem business owners oppose parking meters

A group of downtown Salem property and business owners created a petition against future actions by the city on installing meters downtown.

Northwest Community Credit Union plans new building

Northwest Community Credit Union plans to build a new headquarters in downtown Eugene.

Salem's Boise Cascade redevelopment contested

The 13 acre Boise Cascade property in Salem has developers and residents at odds over a redevelopment project.

Amphibians declining, Oregon researcher finds

Amphibians are declining at a 12% annual rate, a study by a Corvallis-based researcher found.

Park rangers want to revise dog leash loophole

The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department is considering changing rules about dogs and leashes.

Final budget deal prolongs legislative session

As the state legislature works out a final budget deal, bills dwindle and the session's end is near.

Employment department projects fewer Oregonians working

A study by state economists has found that labor force participation is at an historic low in Oregon and will trend that way for at least seven more years.