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Senate president opposes Kitzhaber's CRC plan

Oregon Senate President Peter Courtney isn't supporting Gov. Kitzhaber's plan for an Oregon-only Columbia River Crossing.

Judge orders longshore union to stop disrupting port

A federal administrative law judge ordered the longshore union to stop disrupting operations at the Port of Portland.

Sequestration affecting Central Oregon seniors

Many services for the elderly were cut in Central Oregon due to sequestration.

Schnitzer Steel metals recycling president resigns

Schnitzer Steel Industries' metals recycling business president resigned abruptly with no explanation from the company.

Eugene streetcar track unearthed

Eugene's former streetcar rails were rediscovered by work crews as they prepared Willamette Street for a repaving project.

PeaceHealth cuts 500 jobs

Vancouver-based PeaceHealth is cutting 500 jobs, mostly in Southwest Washington, as a service contract with Kaiser Permanente ends.

Logging campaigns increase

Campaigns on proposals to increase logging in western Oregon federal forests are ramping up.