MEDFORD (AP) — Medford schools reopened today with substitutes in the classrooms for striking teachers.
SEATTLE (AP) — The contracting team hired to dig a highway tunnel under downtown Seattle told the Washington state Transportation Department on Monday evening that it will take months to fix broken seals on the world’s largest tunneling machine, the Transportation Department said.
WASHINGTON — Attorney General Eric Holder on Tuesday urged states to restore voting rights to former prison inmates, an issue he said primarily affects African-Americans.
BEND (AP) — A longtime forest advocate collapsed outside his Bend area home while shoveling snow, one of three storm-related deaths in central Oregon over the weekend, the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office said Sunday.
SALEM — The Legislature was considering two bills that aim to keep so-called electronic cigarettes out of the hands of minors as they gain in popularity among Oregon teens.
SEATTLE (AP) — Forecasters say a series of Pacific storms are lined up to blow into Washington over the next several days.
Oregon’s emergency department may not be ready for a disaster
BILLINGS, Mont. — A proposal to lift federal protections for gray wolves across most of the U.S. suffered a significant setback Friday as an independent review panel said the government is relying on unsettled science to make its case. Federal wildlife officials want to remove the animals from the endangered species list across the Lower 48 states, except for a small population in the Southwest.
SPOKANE, Wash. — With recreational marijuana use now legal in Washington, state legislators are eyeing whether the state should also allow an industrial hemp industry.
GRANTS PASS (AP) — The rain and snow falling across Oregon are far from enough to break the drought. Snowpack levels across most of the state Friday were less than half of normal, and the drought index was still severe to moderate. Dozens of sites in Southern Oregon showed the lowest snowpack since the 1940s, when records were first kept.
Sen. Ron Wyden, the incoming chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, said Friday his first priority in the job will be overhauling the nation’s tax system, which he called a “dysfunctional, rotten mess.” In a telephone interview with The Associated Press, Wyden said he was inspired by the bipartisan income tax changes of 1986, when former Oregon Republican Sen. Bob Packwood was Senate Finance chairman and Ronald Reagan was president.
OREGON CITY (AP) — The Clackamas County sheriff’s office says a man suspected of fatally shooting a county road weighmaster remains at large Friday. A dispatcher says officers continue to look for 41-year-old Dirck Morgan White of Edgefield, Wash. He was wanted on an arrest warrant from Pierce County, Wash., for a weapons violation.
PORTLAND — A second winter storm in two days is bearing down on Oregon and southwestern Washington, this one topped with ice that could make highways more treacherous in some areas and knock out electricity.
Friends of the Historic Columbia River Highway have announced the eighth annual fundraising Gorge Ride, scheduled June 14, 2014.
Teacher of the Year is first special ed teacher to win honor
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