Merkley can take care of Oregon despite earmark ban

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Monday, March 04, 2013

Sen. Jeff Merkley's coveted spot on the Senate Appropriations Committee is good news for Oregon despite the 2011 ban on earmarks.

 

Unlicensed rentals hurting Ashland hotel owners

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Monday, March 04, 2013

Owners of licensed hotels, inns and vacation rentals are asking Ashland to crack down on illegal vacation home rentals.

 

Central Oregon solar farm gets approval

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Monday, March 04, 2013

Crook County Solar 1 was granted approval to build the first solar farm in Central Oregon.

 

Stacy and Witbeck buys land along MAX line

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Monday, March 04, 2013

Construction firm Stacy and Witbeck that built most of the area's MAX and streetcar routes, bought 3.25 acres along the Portland-to-Milwaukie MAX line for development.

 

Portland to collect art tax

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Monday, March 04, 2013

Portland's new citywide arts tax, approved by voters in November, is being collected by tax day.

 

Multnomah County studies coal train effects

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Monday, March 04, 2013

A review of the possible health effects by proposed coal trains traveling through Multnomah County was released by the county's health department.

 

Federal budget cuts will come slowly in Oregon

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Friday, March 01, 2013

The immediate effect in Oregon of sequester federal budget cuts will be minimal at first.

 
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