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Prineville budget drops

The City of Prineville adopted a $25 million budget, $7 million less than last fiscal year.

Oregon's forests filled with promising fungus

A group of fungi in Oregon's forests evolved to digest wood, offering promise for biofuels and even to clean up environmental contamination.

Vale geothermal plant to start generating electricity

Oregon's first geothermal plant near Vale is set to start generating electricity this summer.

Gresham hospital adds breast health center

Legacy Mount Hood Medical Center's new breast health center is part of a larger effort by the Gresham hospital to provide more services locally.

Tasteless tomato culprit found

Plant geneticists have discovered the gene mutation that makes grocery store tomatoes so tasteless.

Divided Supreme Court upholds health care reform

Chief Justice John Roberts joined the Supreme Court's four liberals to uphold the constitutionality of the Obama administration's health care law.

Kitzhaber ready to proceed with Oregon's health care plans

Gov. John Kitzhaber says Oregon can proceed with its plans to reshape health care now that the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the federal health care overhaul.