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Hydropower considered near Prineville

An Idaho company is exploring the possibility of building a dam and reservoir near Prineville for generating hydropower.

Oysters recovering in Coos Bay

Native Olympia oysters are recovering in Coos Bay despite ocean acidification.

Portland Commissioner wants to limit convention center hotel financing

Portland Commissioner Steve Novick wants to limit how much local lodging tax could help finance a new convention center hotel.

No deal on PERS without business tax relief, says GOP

Oregon's Senate Republicans are only willing to deal on PERS and taxes if business tax relief is included.

Wizer grocery store closing after 83 years

The family-owned Wizer grocery store in Lake Oswego is closing after 83 years.

Comcast rolls out X1 box in Portland area

Comcast is debuting a new DVR and set-top box called tie X1 in the Portland area.

Gov. Kitzhaber aims to reform Oregon's workforce system

Gov. John Kitzhaber has issued an executive order to reboot the state's workforce system.