Must Reads

The Dalles Rep: Avoid 'knee-jerk' bills in wake of Kitzhaber scandal

Republican won't support legislation that doesn't address specific issues. 

Portland approves $15 an hour minimum wage for city workers

City Council roundup: Full-time workers, contractors get a raise; demolition reform passes; Uber's coming, ready or not.

Brown as governor elicits praise, apprehension

Democratic leaders excited for Brown, as Republicans worry new governor will sidestep rural Oregon

Southern Oregon timber tract yields $855M in sale

A Singapore-based investor bought 197,000 acres in Oregon's High Desert.

Feds slowly intervene on West Coast port strife

Local, state and national leaders are calling for an end to the labor breakdown.

How the FAA's proposed drone rules affect business

Realtors expected to utilize technology while entrepreneurs may have to bide their time.

Portland closes in on $15 an hour minimum wage for city employees

The city council will vote on the measure Wednesday.