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Oregon’s hazelnut growers face low prices

Growers in the Willamette Valley produce nearly all the hazelnuts eaten in the U.S. But Oregon’s hazelnut growers will only get roughly half the price they did last year for their crop.

Oregon housing market cools, but only slightly

As the U.S. Federal Reserve continues to raise its benchmark interest rates — it raised rates by another 0.75 percentage points last week — mortgage payments go up, scaring some homebuyers away from deals they might have accepted had rates been lower.




The exterior wall and a guard tower at a prison.

Oregon governor candidates weigh in on death penalty

In the race to be Oregon's next governor, the Democratic candidate says she’ll continue Oregon’s moratorium on capital punishment, while the Republican and unaffiliated candidates indicate they will revoke it, which could allow the state to resume executions.