Low Oil Prices Mean $700 Extra In Every Oregon Household Pocket Book In 2015

OPB |Jan. 26, 2015 1:54 p.m.

Cheap oil cuts into the budgets of oil-producing states. But lower prices are expected to be good news for Oregon.

Post-Recession, Oregon Wine Business Has A Lot Of Body

AP |Jan. 26, 2015 1:20 p.m.

A consultant's report says Oregon's wine business has emerged strongly from the recession, with healthy gains in acreage, the number of wineries and sales.

University Of Idaho President Proposes Tuition Freeze

AP |Jan. 26, 2015 1:17 p.m.

The president of the University of Idaho says the school will freeze undergraduate resident tuition rates next year if lawmakers fully fund a 3 percent salary increase for faculty and staff.

$20 Million Targeted To Fight Gentrification In Portland

Pamplin |Jan. 26, 2015 1:15 p.m.

The City Council will review a $20 million plan to mitigate the impacts of gentrification in North and Northeast Portland on Wednesday.

FBI Investigating Online Threats That Affected 3 Flights

AP |Jan. 26, 2015 1:14 p.m.

The FBI says it is trying to determine who made online threats involving three commercial airline flights, causing the evacuation of two and the diversion of another.

EPA Report Details Oregon Chemical Releases

Statesman Journal |Jan. 26, 2015 1:12 p.m.

The quantity of toxic chemicals released to Oregon's air, land and water decreased by 18 percent in 2013, according to new data from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

China Moves To Accept Imports Of All US Apple Varieties

AP |Jan. 26, 2015 1:10 p.m.

For the first time in several years, all varieties of apples from the United States will go on sale in China.

UO Wants All 22,000 Documents Back From Professor

Register Guard |Jan. 26, 2015 1:03 p.m.

The University of Oregon ordered the professor who got 22,000 pages of presidential documents from the UO library archives to quit reading them — nearly seven weeks after he got them from the library.

How Median Incomes Change Between Portland Light Rail Stations

OPB |Jan. 26, 2015 12:22 p.m.

When stepping off the TriMet MAX light rail, it can feel as though you've been transported to a different city at each stop, with each Portland neighborhood offering its own flair. A new map shows that income plays a role in these divisions as well.

Oregon Refuges Say Some Rehab Work Is A Bear Of A Job

AP |Jan. 26, 2015 11:34 a.m.

Wildlife Images and the seven other major rehab centers in Oregon don't have the money and space needed to house orphaned cubs in penned areas without the bears relating people to food — the bane that often ends in the animals' deaths.

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