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Capitol Chatter: On the race for Oregon governor

The craziness known as Oregon politics took another twist this week. An Oregon-bred national journalist jumped into next year’s race for go… Read more

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Rapidly replicating delta variant's impact not equal across Oregon

The highly contagious COVID-19 delta variant has caused a steep increase in the number of infections in Oregon — but with different impacts… Read more

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Oregon advances job searches, training as federal benefits end

Weeks before the end of federal unemployment benefit programs on Sept. 4, Oregon Employment Department officials have shifted their efforts… Read more

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New York Times columnist from Oregon considering bid for governor

A New York Times columnist with roots in Yamhill County is mulling whether to jump in the the Democratic primary for governor in 2022.Nicho… Read more

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Portland Rep. Blumenauer launches space tourism tax proposal

As Jeff Bezos gallivanted past the atmosphere Tuesday, U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenauer launched a proposal back on Earth that would tax the very … Read more

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Insider Index: Special COVID-19 edition

Here are 10 numbers from the Oregon Health Authority related to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic in Oregon. Read more

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Earlier, hotter, bigger and faster fires are fueling historic fire season

Oregon is experiencing August-like fire danger conditions in mid-July, creating the likelihood of a historic fire season for the second yea… Read more

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Removal of barred owls slows decline of iconic spotted owls

CORVALLIS – A 17-year study in Oregon, Washington and California found that removal of invasive barred owls arrested the population decline… Read more

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Dems blast Dems for 'arrogant' moves as 2022 redistricting starts

A pandemic political deal and feuding Democrats have made for a noisy start to the makeover of Oregon’s congressional maps in time for the … Read more