On Tuesday, Senate President Peter Courtney said Oregon's cap-and-trade bill doesn’t have the votes to pass. Supporters say that could put the state's climate goals out of reach.
It’s hard not to notice that cougars are making it into the news these days. Or how they’re getting there: by entering neighborhoods and putting residents on edge.
Two months ago, the Beaverton School District faced a $35 million budget gap, meaning hundreds of possible teacher layoffs. But Monday, the board passed a $507 million budget that covers the gap without massive layoffs.
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"The term 'accident' is inappropriate because that implies that this was an unforeseen and unpredictable event," The National Transportation Safety Board's vice chairman said. "It was anything but unforeseeable."
The Portland Trail Blazers have traded forward Evan Turner to the Atlanta Hawks for guard Ken Bazemore. President of basketball operations Neil Olshey made the announcement Monday. He said Turner would be missed on and off the court.
With the Ritz-Carlton hotel poised to arrive in Portland, city officials are scrambling to try to relocate the Alder Street food cart pod to the North Park Blocks.
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The Oregon Legislature has repealed a nearly 25-year-old law prohibiting new schools, hospitals, jails and police and fire stations from being built in the state's tsunami inundation zone.
It appears Oregon lawmakers began communicating again Saturday after Republican Senators refused to show up at the Oregon Legislature late this week and dialogue stalled out Friday amid a battle over a sweeping cap-and-trade climate bill.
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Republicans say they'll come back if a controversial cap-and-trade bill is put before voters. Democrats say they're being disingenuous.