WASHINGTON — Construction of new homes fell slightly in October after a big surge in the previous month, but the weakness was largely driven by the volatile apartment sector.
SALEM — Oregon employers went on a hiring spree this fall, adding nearly 10,000 jobs in October and producing the largest one-month gain in nearly two decades, the state Employment Department said Tuesday.
Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from Nov. 19, 2014.
MEDFORD (AP) — Two southern Oregon farms are asking a court to end Jackson County’s voter-approved ban on genetically modified crops or force the county to pay the farms $4.2 million.
Company seeks to keep information from press
A flock of geese explore the frozen shallows of the Columbia River.
LET’S TALK ROADS! This is our number one issue. It is the largest issue facing most communities. The League of Cities Transportation Policy Committee has concluded there is a $300 million funding gap in Oregon per year.
BEND (AP) — A proposed federal wilderness area encircling Oregon's Painted Hills has won the backing of local leaders, but a lot more needs to happen for it to be created. The Wheeler County Court and the city of Mitchell recently voted to support the Sutton Mountain Wilderness. The federal designation of a wilderness, however, requires an act of Congress and approval by the president.
GRANTS PASS — Scientists have isolated a virus they are pretty sure is causing the mysterious disease that has killed millions of sea stars on the Pacific Coast from Southern California to Alaska by causing them to lose their limbs and eventually disintegrate into slime and piles of tiny bones.
Officials take new look at ‘urbanization’
City councilor is opposed to high cost of development
What's happening from Nov. 18, 2014.
The Dalles Wasco County Library will host family-friendly winter crafts night every Tuesday during the month of December.
Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from Nov. 18. 2014.
To the editor: The Northern Wasco County Parks and Recreation District was wrong in firing Scott Green without cause. I'm asking everyone to show up at their next meeting on Wednesday November 19th at 5:30 p.m. at the Parks and Rec office, 114 Washington St. Please show up to support Scott, we need to make the board accountable for their actions.