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Walterville's only grocery store closing

C & K Market is closing its store in Walterville, leaving the McKenzie River community without a grocery store.

OSU tests sweet potatoes

Oregon State University field trials show that sweet potatoes can give high yields in this region, but the market for them is sketchy.

Keizer firefighter opening BBQ

Keizer Fire District firefighter Jon Crow is opening a new business, First Due Smokey BBQ.

Portland economy adds jobs for 8th month

The Portland area gained a seasonally adjusted 1,200 jobs in July.

Wildfire fight costs Oregon $70M so far

The Oregon Department of Forestry has spent over $70 million fighting wildfires so far this summer. That's compared to an average $3-7 million usually spent each summer.

Head Start cuts hit Oregon

Federal sequester cuts mean Head Start will enroll 834 fewer students in Oregon this year.

Oregon ranks 10th for 'profiting from sin'

Oregon ranks 10th among U.S. states for revenue from drinking, smoking and gambling.