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Portland terminal operator says longshoremen attempting to monopolize

Portland's container terminal operator accused the longshore union and its employers of conspiring to monopolize West Coast cargo handling.

Oregon repeals corporate kicker

Oregon voters passed Measure 85, which diverts corporate kicker revenue into a fund for public schools instead of rebating the money to companies.

Democrats take control of Oregon House

Democrats took control of the tied Oregon House and maintained their majority in the Oregon Senate.

Crook County nonprofit rebounds

The St. Vincent de Paul Society of Crook County faced eviction and upheaval in August, but is beginning to rebound.

Estate tax measure fails

Oregon voters rejected Measure 84, which would abolish estate taxes. The state will continue to tax inherited estates worth more than $1 million.

Banks city manager quits abruptly

Banks City Manager Kyle Awesome quit abruptly, after local newspaper the Forest Grove Leader raised questions about his background and resume.

Retailers and online stores battle

Brick-and-mortar retailers and online stores are going head-to-head for holiday dollars.