BridgePort Brewing Company In Portland To Close

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The brewery has been a fixture in Portland since 1984. Its demise follows that of other local craft brewing companies. 

Wyden Backs Tax Break For Craft Beverage Makers

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Report: Economic Benefits Of Cap And Trade Will Outweigh The Costs In Oregon

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Oregon’s proposed cap-and-trade plan would increase household income, create jobs and grow the state’s economy, according to a new economic report to the Oregon Legislature.

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Oregon Legislature Treads Carefully Toward Pricing Carbon

Oregon lawmakers are taking up legislation that would make Oregon the second state after California to adopt an economy-wide cap-and-trade system for greenhouse gas emissions.

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Jordan Cove LNG Project Entering Important Permitting Stretch

This year will be a big one for the proposed Jordan Cove LNG project in southwest Oregon.

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Bullseye Glass Reaches $6.5M Settlement In Class Action Lawsuit

Bullseye Glass has announced a $6.5 million settlement with plaintiffs in a class action lawsuit against the company.

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Oregon Shakespeare Festival Appoints Interim Director

As dual leadership vacancies are pending, the Oregon Shakespeare Festival taps a retired federal administrator for the vacated executive director's office.

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Bend Bulletin Owner Files For 2nd Bankruptcy In A Decade

Western Communications controls the fate of local news where no one else delivers it, and the company is in dire straits. 

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Back Taxes Threaten To Bury Bend Bulletin Owners

One of the largest rural newspaper owners in the Northwest can’t pay its property taxes on time. Local news hangs in the balance. 

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Gov. Kate Brown Demands Big Educational And Environmental Changes

For the first time in her tenure, Gov. Kate Brown has a full four-year term stretching ahead of her — and the State of the State address she gave Monday reflected an ambitious agenda from raising billions to stabilize the state’s public schools to curbing carbon emissions.

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'OPB Politics Now:' The $22 Billion Question: Understanding PERS

This week, we’re bringing you something special: Our friends at "Think Out Loud" have spent months trying to understand Oregon’s deeply troubled public employee retirement system.  

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Lawmakers Meet With TSA, Air Traffic Controllers At PDX Amid Shutdown

Air traffic controllers and TSA agents at Portland International Airport told lawmakers they're selling plasma and considering looking for work in the private sector as a result of the ongoing government shutdown.

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Meet Metro's New Boss, And Prepare For Major Portland Area Changes

There's a new face atop the Portland area's regional government. And she has plans for big changes to your daily commute.


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