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Multnomah County jail gets organic garden

Multnomah County's Inverness Jail launched a pilot project of 12 raised garden beds as part of the Sustainable Jail Project.

Oregon jobless rate falls below 8 percent

Oregon's unemployment rate fell below 8% for the first time since the Great Recession.

Oregon Attorney General endorses medical marijuana bill

Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum endorsed a bill that would legalize medical marijuana outlets.

Senate panel approves timber funding renewal

A U.S. Senate committee endorsed legislation to extend federal timber county subsidies for another year.

Clackamas County group forms 'Glock block'

A group of neighbors in Milwaukie formed a group carry weapons to defend themselves.

Sherwood community can now regulate businesses

The Sherwood City Council moved the power to regulate big box retailers to residents, business owners and voters.

Kitzhaber signs benefit companies bill

Gov. John Kitzhaber signed the "benefit companies" bill that aims to attract socially conscious entrepreneurs to Oregon.