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BoltBus unveils Portland-Seattle service


BoltBus will make its West Coast debut May 17 with four daily trips between Portland and Seattle.

Homeownership hits 15-year low

U.S. homeownership fell to its lowest level since 1997 in the year's first quarter.

Eugene businesses hopeful for Olympic Track and Field Trials

The last time the Olympic Track and Field Trials came to Eugene, nearby businesses prepared for a windfall of customers that never came.

Widespread abuse at Oregon women's prison

The Coffee Creek Correctional Facility is the site of multiple sex abuse claims since 2002.

Portland foreclosures hanging over market

One in eight Portland-area foreclosed homes aren't listed for sale, a move by banks to keep home values up.

Farmers markets expand

Twenty years ago Oregon hosted 10 farmers markets, a number which today has grown to 118.

Lawmaker proposes mascot exceptions

Opponents of a proposal to ban American Indian names and images from high school mascots support Rep. Sherrie Sprenger's idea to allow waivers.