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Capitol Chatter: There is no back to normal

It was supposed to be over long ago. Only a month or two. Then life would be back to normal. Read more


Despite tragedy, GOP's Pierce presses to be Oregon governor

When Selma Pierce died Dec. 1, 2020, after a car struck her while she was walking near their home in West Salem, Dr. William "Bud" Pierce t… Read more


Kristof's red-letter givers fuel early bid for Oregon governor

Nicholas Kristof's relationships formed over decades as a journalist are showing up in a strong wave of "red letter" giving to his campaign… Read more


Oregon's aging workforce trend expected to accelerate, state report finds

An October report by the Oregon Employment Department found the share of aging workers age 55 and older has tripled across the state over t… Read more


Oregon has new mask, school and vaccine verification actions to fight COVID-19

No more masks outdoors, new COVID-19 quarantine protocols and testing in schools and a vaccination verification system were announced by st… Read more


Oregon ponders how to spend feds' $1.2B on transportation

Oregon Transportation Commission members face more questions than answers as they ponder how to spend most of the $1.2 billion Oregon will … Read more


Scramble is on for Salem seats following Supreme Court OK of district maps

Long-delayed campaigns for the 2022 Oregon Legislature were given a green light on Monday by the state Supreme Court.The justices dismissed… Read more

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