At 'Demolition Zone', Customers Break A Sweat, Among Other Things


Is your job stressing you out? How about politics? There are many things that can get Oregonians uptight, even angry. A Glenwood business says it has just the outlet for those needing to blow-off steam.

For-Profit Firefighters Find Business In An At-Risk Oregon Community


In a tax-averse but fire-prone part of Southwest Oregon, residents are turning to for-profit firefighters to keep their homes safe.

From Steel Imports To Subarus, Trump's Tariff War Hits SW Washington


In Washington, the Trump administration’s trade tariffs are having a huge impact across the state — from cherry growers in eastern Washington to steel imports at the Port of Vancouver.

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Climate Activists Protest Banks Backing Jordan Cove

Activists bring their campaign against a southern Oregon fossil fuel pipeline project to Portland.

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How A Fight Over Unions Could Change The Direction Of Oregon Politics

A Supreme Court ruling creates a question for Oregon's powerful government unions: Can they keep their members?

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As NW Farmers Brace For Trade Wars, USDA Announces Aid

The federal plan released Tuesday outlined three programs to pay producers and develop new markets, but lacked specifics.

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Warm Springs Elders Protest Possible Kah-Nee-Ta Resort Closure

Managers say the longtime vacation destination is losing money. 

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Beaverton Reveals Major Donor For New Arts Center

Reser Family Foundation gives $13 million for Patricia Reser Center for the Arts.

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Bend Is Now Home To The Last Blockbuster Video Store In America

At its peak, Blockbuster Video had more than 9,000 stores. But starting next week, there will be only one left in America — and it's in Bend.

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Portland Art Institute's Closure Disrupts Oregon Higher Arts Education

A for-profit art college in downtown Portland will close down its operations at the end of the year, leaving hundreds of students without a defined plan to finish their education.

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Oregon Governor Negotiating With Business Interests To Keep Tax Measures Off The Ballot

The governor confirmed on Saturday in an interview with OPB that she is working with the two divergent groups “about a number of issues, including initiatives that may or may not be on the ballot.”

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SCOTUS Ruling Prohibits Mandatory Union Dues For Public Employees

The U.S. Supreme Court’s Wednesday ruling in Janus v. AFSCME to prohibit mandatory union dues for public employees could affect more than 400,000 workers in Oregon and Washington.

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SCOTUS' Sales Tax Ruling Could Have Consequences For Oregon Businesses

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Thursday that internet retailers can be required to collect sales taxes from states where they lack a physical presence.

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