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Apr 20, 2013 at 4:43 PM
State and federal investigators have not yet determined the cause of the disaster, which occurred Wednesday night after a fire broke out at the site after work hours.
Jan 30, 2013 at 7:44 AM
In a dramatic appeal, wounded former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords urged Congress on Wednesday to enact tougher gun control legislation, saying, "too many children are dying."
Dec 17, 2012 at 2:16 PM
For the first time, the Census Bureau is giving U.S. households a chance to respond to government surveys over the Internet, part of a bid to save costs and boost sagging response rates in a digital age.
Dec 17, 2012 at 11:53 AM
For the first time, the Census Bureau is giving U.S. households a chance to respond to government surveys over the Internet, part of a bid to save costs and boost sagging response rates in a digital age.
Oct 24, 2012 at 8:52 AM
When Ukraine's president opened up his home to TV cameras, he presented a cozy place with a small office just big enough for his grandchildren to play in. But his critics point to strong evidence he actually lives in very different digs: a...
Oct 15, 2012 at 2:37 PM

Forest Service roads number 23 and 48 will close Wednesday, October 17 for paving. Road 48 will be closed from the Sweet Creek - Lane County road 5036 junction to the 23 road. The full length of road 23 will be closed. Both roads will be open...
Jun 29, 2012 at 8:44 PM
Members of Congress from timber country came through Friday with a promised one-year extension of federal payments to rural counties dominated by federal lands.
Jun 27, 2012 at 3:21 PM
A one-year extension of federal timber subsidies paid to rural counties has survived conference committee negotiations between the House and the Senate.
Mar 24, 2012 at 1:31 AM
More details have come out about a proposal to increase logging on certain federal lands in Oregon to help struggling timber counties, but the idea's future in Congress remains uncertain.
Mar 15, 2012 at 3:46 PM
The American campaign in Afghanistan suffered a double blow Thursday: The Taliban broke off talks with the U.S., and President Hamid Karzai said NATO should pull out of rural areas and speed up the transfer of security responsibilities to Afghan...
Mar 14, 2012 at 10:52 AM
The Senate voted Wednesday to overhaul transportation programs and keep aid flowing to thousands of construction projects while strengthening highway and auto safety.
Mar 5, 2012 at 5:42 PM
The Legislature has passed a bill that allows cash-strapped timber counties to tap federal funds currently restricted to road maintenance in order to pay for sheriff's patrols.
Mar 2, 2012 at 2:17 PM
The widespread impact — money goes to more than 700 counties in 41 states — could be the program's salvation in tough budget times.
Feb 21, 2012 at 6:36 AM
As federal forest payments come to an end, Curry County in southwest Oregon is considering raising taxes and other measures to stay afloat.
Feb 2, 2012 at 11:51 AM
Conservation groups are offering a different approach to the fiscal crisis facing timber counties in Oregon.