Opinions in Southern and Central Oregon are getting closer to those in the Portland metro area, thanks to an influx of new residents and a diversifying economy.
The Ashland City Council is considering charging residents to support the Recycle Center, which costs $155,000 to run each year.
September rains delayed the picking of Oregon grapes as growers wait for conditions to improve.
The Coquille Indian Tribe's proposal to open a second casino drew criticism from the chairman of the U.S. House Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs.
A bill authorizing the sale of federally owned helium could raise money to extend timber payments to rural counties, including $17 million to Douglas County.