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Apr 19, 2011 at 9:46 AM
COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. - Gold and timber built Cottage Grove's historic Main Street. Shop owners have seen better times, but now they are uniting behind a program to inject new life and new jobs into the core of this community of 9,500 south of...
Mar 3, 2011 at 3:52 PM
Hundreds of positions on Oregon state agency books go unfilled for months or even years. Agencies ask for them when they make their budget requests to the Legislature but sometimes keep the money without filling the job.
Feb 15, 2011 at 5:00 AM
Wayne Richards landed in the state mental hospital in Salem after he stole a scooter. The tab so far to taxpayers? Close to $300,000, for one guy who stole a scooter.
Feb 1, 2011 at 8:00 AM
Cylvia Hayes is not shy about taking on the highly visible role while breaking new ground as the unmarried "life partner," as she puts it, of Oregon's chief executive.
Jan 13, 2011 at 5:39 PM
Before leaving office as governor, Ted Kulongoski granted clemency to 15 people, pardoning 13 and commuting the sentences of two others.
Jan 12, 2011 at 11:40 AM
Press release Small, non-farm businesses in Curry and Linn counties and the neighboring Oregon counties of Benton, Coos, Deschutes, Douglas, Jefferson, Josephine, Lane, Marion and Polk, and Del Norte County in California are now eligible to apply...
Jan 8, 2011 at 12:47 PM
As Oregon's governor prepares to leave office Monday, after eight years, the AP looks back on lofty aspirations that fell victim to bad economies and a sex-abuse scandal.
Jan 7, 2011 at 1:57 PM
Outgoing Oregon Governor Ted Kulongoski said Friday there will be no friendly wager between the chief executives of Oregon and Alabama.
Dec 28, 2010 at 12:55 PM
Starting on Jan. 8, the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department will be launching their 2011 bird census in Beaver Creek State Natural Area.
Dec 16, 2010 at 6:19 PM
The governor has issued an executive order directing state agencies to assist local jurisdictions in the recovery efforts for Aumsville and the surrounding area, which was hit by a tornado on Tuesday.
Dec 15, 2010 at 4:43 PM
Aumsville is waiting for Gov. Ted Kulongoski to decide whether to declare the area a disaster. Such a declaration would bring dollars to the area for rebuilding.
Dec 14, 2010 at 12:16 PM
The rare storm destroyed buildings, downed power lines, toppled a communications tower and knocked a home off its foundation, among other damage. No major injuries were reported.
Dec 9, 2010 at 6:00 AM
Cuts to Oregon state workers' pension plans that have been recommended by Gov. Ted Kulongoski's Reset Cabinet could result in more than $511 million in savings to the state during the 2011-13 biennium.
Dec 3, 2010 at 10:05 AM
As Gov. Ted Kulongoski finishes his time in office, he holds in his hands the fate of of over 60 convicted criminals.
Dec 2, 2010 at 2:07 PM
Students in Vernonia will soon have a new place to learn three years after flooding caused widespread damage in the Coast Range foothills just west of Portland.