Educating Oregonians about the state’s new health
insurance exchange, Cover Oregon, is a daunting proposition—and more
than twice as expensive as originally reported.
Cover Oregon is t
As the drama in Washington D.C. over a partial government shutdown drags on, it's beginning to feel like nothing can dislodge the two parties from their positions.
But now citizens are learning of an issue that could really hurt Oregonians—the federal shutdown of the agency that approves beer labels and operations. U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici (D-Ore.), whose constitue...
Few issues inflame environmentalists in Washington and Oregon more than the prospect of new terminals that would export coal from Wyoming's Powder River Basin to Asia.
Hundreds of citizens showed up for an Oct. 9 public hearing on proposed terminals, many of them to voice their opposition to...
Mark Frohnmayer's eclectic background includes 11 years in the video games industry and the leading Eugene-based electric vehicle company, Arcimoto.Now, Frohnmayer's trying his hand at politics. He's got a strong political pedigree. His father, More
Members take a hit at a former NFL star’s troubled athletic clubs.
For 14 seasons in the National Football League, Sam Adams
ran roughshod over opposing blockers. The onetime Seattle Seahawks
defensive tackle went to the Pro Bowl three times, thanks to his skill
The CRC will gouge Oregon drivers more than previously disclosed.
Gov. John Kitzhaber is fresh from a successful special
legislative session, where he pushed through reforms to the state’s
public pension system and raised taxes to add $200 million in school
The Democratic Party of Oregon gathered in Sunriver over the weekend for their biennial confab.
In addition to boozing and kibitzing about the just-completed special session, the party faithful conducted straw polls for governor and secretary of state at a private party not sanctioned by the DPO.
Most people's presumption is that incumbent Gov. John Kitzhaber will soon announ...
Publicly-traded corporations usually steer clear of controversial political issues out of fear of alienating customers and shareholders. Oregon's largest companies, for instance, sat out Measure 36, the 2004 battle that enacted a constitutional ban on same-sex marriage.
This year, however, Columbia Sportswear will support the proposed 2014 initiative that aims to repeal the ban a...
A legendary and controversial timber executive is funding the attack on the Portland Water Bureau.
It’s been a long time since Harry Merlo wielded any real power in this town.
For more than 20
years, Merlo, the CEO of timber giant Louisiana-Pacific, lived the kind
of imperial lifestyle Port
Oregon drivers take note: The planned replacement of the Tappan Zee Bridge 25 miles north of New York City offers some insightful information for followers of the Columbia River Crossing project.
Like the CRC, the Tappan Zee project, which spans the Hudson River between Westchester and Rockland counties, depends on low-interest federal loans and tolling revenues as central parts ...