The price of wheat has been fluctuating wildly in the last few weeks because of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The volatility in the market, the high cost of fertilizer and gas prices, and the ongoing drought are adding to uncertainty for northwest growers.
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.