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Hydro dams not heavily impacted by drought

Regional power planning group says water levels will be low, but the system is "pretty resilient."

Feds expect historically costly wildfire season

Officials expect damage to outpace amount appropriated by Congress for relief.

Portland is No. 14 in nation for tech jobs

Tech jobs account for 4.7 percent of employment in the Rose City.

Where does Oregon rank among most-expensive states for gas?

Oregon has the cheapest gas on the West Coast, but the seventh-most expensive in the nation.

OSU campus in Bend clears hurdle

Construction is expected to be completed by the 2016-17 academic year.

How much do hospitals contribute to Oregon economy?

Study reveals state's community hospitals contribute $18.9 billion to the economy in addition to being responsible for 5 percent of total employment.

Prineville railroad eyes Hanjin business

Can Prineville’s three-person rail and freight company compete with major trucking companies for the freight business of shipping titan Hanjin? Dale Keller thinks it can.