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Oregon lawmakers seek rainy day fund

House Bill 2315 hopes to create a dedicated source of funding for Oregon's reserve funds.

Minority-owned farms grow near Portland

Although the humber of total farms has stayed about the same, Washington County's minority-operated farms have increased eightfold since 1974.

Yogi Tea stays on track

Despite litigation and restructuring over Yogi Tea's previous management, the East West Tea Co. is doing well.

Oregon City proposes new budget

Oregon City officials are considering a new budget with a potential increase in property taxes.

EmX moves forward

Lane Transit District will soon begin surveying along the controversial west Eugene EmX route to prepare for construction.

Natural Grocers opening in Salem

Colorado-based grocery chain Natural Grocers opens its Salem store tomorrow, adding competition to the area's organic food industry.

Rain hurting Oregon strawberries

Oregon rain is causing an early harvest and wide-spread rotting for strawberry crops.