A Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals opinion Monday partially sided with UO psychology professor Jennifer Freyd. The university said in a statement that it will decide over the next few days whether to appeal or proceed to trial.
This year's tax bullishness has its roots in lasting regret among Democrats over the state's austerity approach to the Great Recession. It's also reflective of a tilt to the left as Democrats cement their legislative majorities and welcome a more diverse and progressive group of newly elected lawmakers into their ranks.
Housing prices in Central Oregon have increased due in part to the growing price of lumber. Demand for lumber increased substantially after widespread stay-at-home orders implemented as a result of the coronavirus pandemic have increased the number of home projects.
Our news roundtable analyzes some of the week's big news. We hear about how Oregon schools are addressing post-election bullying and racism. And we discover how well a new light rail line in the Portland area is — or is not — easing congestion.