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Kitzhaber issues proclamation for Special Session

Gov. John Kitzhaber issued a proclamation convening a Special Session of the state Legislature on Sept. 30.

Helium bill could help Southern Oregon

A bill authorizing the sale of federally owned helium could raise money to extend timber payments to rural counties, including $17 million to Douglas County.

Prineville airport revenues take off

A recent marketing effort is paying off for the Prineville/Crook County Airport.

RV plant moves from Idaho to Pendleton

A recreational vehicle production plant is moving work from Burley, Idaho to Pendleton.

SBA chief visits Columbia Green

The U.S. Small Business Administration's Acting Administrator said that Portland's Columbia Green Technologies exemplifies the Obama Administration's commitment to green companies and boosting exports.

Unemployment varies widely among Oregon's counties

Unemployment is vastly different in Oregon counties, ranging from 6.1% in Benton to 12.6% in Harney and Crook counties.

Portland gets sustainability 'virtual museum'

Portland historian Chet Orloff unveiled a virtual Museum of the City to show off the city's sustainability.