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Union, Longview Paper Mill To Hold Final Bargaining Session

June 28, 2015 1 p.m.

Workers at the KapStone Pulp and Paper Mill in Longview, Washington are holding the final scheduled bargaining session with the company Monday.

News | local | Education

Portland Teachers File Unfair Labor Complaint Ahead Of Bargaining Session

Dec. 3, 2013 1:29 a.m.

The Portland Association of Teachers wants specific provisions to guide the number of students assigned to a teacher. District administrators would rather discuss class size issues outside the contract.


Officials Struggling To Get Derelict Barge Off Metro-Owned Dock

May 7, 2012 6:46 a.m.

Six weeks after a derelict barge showed up on a government-owned dock, officials are still trying to figure out how to get rid of it.


Reynolds District Administrators, Teachers Back At The Bargaining Table

May 23, 2012 2:04 p.m.

Reynolds administrators are hoping they’re close to a deal with the teachers’ union, after upping their offer Wednesday afternoon.

Environment | Energy

Army Corps Keeps Columbia Coal Barging Plan On Fast Track

Sept. 19, 2012 6:56 p.m.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers opts for a less exhaustive -- and less time consuming -- environmental review for a coal export proposal than what opponents have been seeking.


Derelict Barge Could Soon See Demolition

July 10, 2012 5:17 p.m.

The end is in sight for a derelict vessel that has been moored to a publicly owned dock for the past three months.

Business | Economy | local

Tidewater To Close Barge Construction And Repair Business

April 21, 2011 1:34 p.m.

The Vancouver-based company Tidewater, says it will close its barge construction and repair business. Tidewater is known for shipping wheat and gas up and down the Columbia and Snake Rivers.


Biofuels Surge Brings New Barge To Columbia River

Sept. 21, 2007 12:19 p.m.

In an example of how biofuels are buoying the Pacific Northwests’ economy, Tidewater christened a new double-hulled barge in Vancouver Friday. The barge will carry ethanol along the Columbia River.


Blazers' President Reassures Fans On Bargaining Agreement Terms

Nov. 30, 2011 6:20 p.m.

The Portland Trail Blazers' top executive made public comments on Wednesday, the first since the NBA and players reached a tentative labor agreement.

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Matching Gifts

July 23, 2015 6:49 p.m.

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Antiques Roadshow

July 10, 2013 5:02 p.m.

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Debate Over GMO Crops Enters Special Session Bargaining

Sept. 25, 2013 7:06 p.m.

A GMO bill that died in the House during the regular session has been resurrected in the horse trading regarding the special session.

Fish Barging

July 11, 2013 5:20 a.m.

Oregon Field Guide

Fish Barging

Feb. 2, 1996 3:30 a.m.

Barges are used to ship juvenile salmon downstream, avoiding deadly dams.

Fish Barging; Falconry; Wheelchair Rabbit Hunt

July 16, 2013 2:46 p.m.

Fish Barging; Falconry; Wheelchair Rabbit Hunt

Music | NW Life

Jennifer Mayerle

Aug. 31, 2015 7:54 p.m.

Jennifer Mayerle wanted to share an evening at Birdland with her teenage daughter, a similar experience to the time she went to Eddie Condon's when she was about the same age. Between the pianist who she chose to see and the other club patrons, it was more than she could have bargained for and the night of a lifetime. Follow the link to hear the story!

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Special Session Wraps Up

Oct. 3, 2013 7:06 p.m.

The Oregon Legislature's three day special session came to a close Wednesday with the passage of the "grand bargain."

Think Out Loud

Governor Kitzhaber Discusses Special Session

Sept. 26, 2013 7:06 p.m.

Governor John Kitzhaber hopes to get his "grand bargain" on public employee pension cuts and taxes in a September 30 special legislative session.

Politics | Think Out Loud

Update From Salem

Sept. 18, 2013 7:06 p.m.

Will there be a special session to create a new "grand bargain" on pension cuts and taxes?

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