COOS BAY (AP) — Police, fire and ambulance crews in Coos Bay rushed to the scene of a reported explosion Wednesday morning, but police said it was just the result of a peanut brittle disaster. Police Capt. Chris Chapanar says the cook was trying out a recipe for quick brittle, but it started to burn.
PORTLAND (AP) — Warrantless overseas wiretaps helped make the federal government’s case against a young Somali-American man convicted of plotting to bomb a 2010 Christmas tree-lighting ceremony in Portland’s town square, prosecutors said Tuesday.
Agency looks at listing for Pinto Abalone
SALEM (AP) — Two of Gov. John Kitzhaber’s top advisers are moving on.
PORTLAND— With all the problems facing the rollout of President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul, nowhere is the situation worse or more surprising than in Oregon, a progressive state that has enthusiastically embraced the federal law but has so far failed to enroll a single person in coverage through the state’s insurance exchange.
PORTLAND (AP) — Portland State University’s Population Research Center estimates Oregon’s population increased by more than 35,000 or about 1 percent in the past year. The center says the state population as of July 1 was 3.9 million — 3,919,025, exactly.
PORTLAND (AP) — The State Board of Higher Education has voted to reduce tuition costs for students in Oregon’s seven public universities.
HOOD RIVER –Mount Hood Railroad brings back The Polar Express for two months.
MONTE CARLO, Monaco (AP) — Portland, has been chosen to host the 2016 World Indoor Track Championships. That marks the first time a senior World Athletics Series event has been held in the United States since the World Cross Country Championships in 1992.
Police chase ends with multiple wrecked patrol cars, use of Taser
Steller sea lion consumption of spawning salmon and steelhead in the waters below the lower Columbia River’s Bonneville Dam continued its upward trend during the late winter-spring of 2013, according to a year-end report prepared by a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers research team.
SEATTLE — Despite warnings that production of Boeing’s next generation 777 plane could go to another state, machinists in the Northwest voted late Wednesday to reject a contract proposal that would have exchanged concessions for decades of secure jobs. In response, the Boeing Co. said it would begin a bid process to find a home for its 777X production line.
PORTLAND — The mauling death of a longtime employee cleaning a cougar enclosure at a suburban Portland wildcat sanctuary this weekend is eerily similar to that of an intern killed by a lion at a wildcat park in California earlier this year.
PORTLAND (AP) — Oregon needs to give consumers more access to spirits, says a state task force working on the state’s system of tight control over liquor sales.
While Congress is making progress on a new five-year farm bill, U.S. Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore., said a few key issues remain unresolved.
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