Willamette Valley

Willamette Valley
A new carbon law
High Five
Thursday, June 25, 2009

The Senate supports Kulongoski's bill to reduce carbon in fuel by 2020.

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Schools denied reserves
High Five
Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Gov. Kulongoski has vetoed pulling money from reserves for schools.

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Hang up and drive
High Five
Wednesday, June 24, 2009

The Senate bans using hand-held cell phones while driving.

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Mining industry digs into the Valley's best soil
July 2009
Tuesday, June 23, 2009

willamette_valleyFertile land is the lifeblood of Oregon’s agricultural industry, a major economic driver that is almost completely family-run. But land — including the physical space, topsoil and rock underneath it — is a lucrative resource and contenders include aggregate mining companies. The reason: much of the highest-quality basalt is located under the best soil.

 

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Eugene supports hotel
High Five
Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Eugene presents a $500,000 development loan to planners of a boutique hotel.

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