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Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler concedes close congressional primary to challenger Joe Kent

Incumbent U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler conceded Tuesday afternoon, calling her six terms in Southwest Washington "an honor." Her hold on the second and final spot on the November ballot had slipped to challenger Joe Kent for the past week.



Eugene sneaker business charged in fraud scheme

Michael Malekzadeh and Bethany Mockerman appeared in federal court on August 3 on charges of wire and bank fraud. Their online storefront, Zadeh Kicks, is accused of product non-delivery. It filed for dissolution this year.

Illustration of pedestrians, cyclists, a car and a light rail train underneath looming freeway overpasses congested with traffic.

How freeway builders collided with Oregon’s growth management system

The proposed Westside Bypass freeway in Washington County had a lot of momentum — until critics said it ran afoul of Oregon's growth management system. The freeway fight in the early 1990s wound up affecting transportation policies throughout the state.