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Fire retardent use at 10 year high at Redmond air center

Intense fire season and new planes drive usage higher.

Oregon top in new insurance coverage

Oregon ranks among the top 10 states for a drop in the number of uninsured, according to a new Gallup poll.

Klamath Basin water cut off to some farmers

Irrigation water is being cut off to about a third of the farms on a federal irrigation project in the drought-parched Klamath Basin.

BPA and U.S. DOE block public records release

A year after a hiring scandal, the agency and its federal parent continue to shield themselves from public scrutiny.

Salem council considers new marijuana rules

The City of Salem Council Subcommittee is pondering regulations for medical marijuana dispensaries.

Statesman-Journal publisher takes job with Gannett Company

The move follows Gannett's decision to spin off two companies separating its publishing and broadcasting divisions.

CenturyLink to expand fiber service in Portland

The company will bring ultra-fast "gigabit" service to select neighborhoods across the city.