Sea Lion Shuttle Service Not A Solution To Lethal Removal At Willamette Falls

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Wildlife managers have asked for permission to kill sea lions at Willamette Falls to save threatened fish. Their attempt to relocate the animals have not solved the problem.

Oregon Measure 103 Asks: Should Grocers Have Constitutional Protections?

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The measure would wall off a segment of Oregon businesses from future tax increases. Advocates say it's about cheap food. Opponents say it's unnecessary and risky.

Vancouver Unveils New Waterfront At Grand Opening

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Thousands of people gathered Saturday on the shore of the Columbia River to celebrate the grand opening of the much-anticipated Vancouver Waterfront park.  

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Got A New Job This Year? You Might Be In For An Unpleasant Surprise Next Tax Season

Changes to the federal tax code might mean taxpayers owe more to the State of Oregon than expected next year, officials say.

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Trump Administration Rolls Back Obama-Era Safety Rules For Oil Trains

The Trump administration has finalized a roll back of Obama-era regulations for oil trains.

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In New Approach, Metro Leaders Ask Voters For $652 Million Housing Bond

Leaders of the Portland area's regional government want voters to OK a $652 million bond measure — and a more proactive regional approach to housing. 

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End Of An Era: The Kah-Nee-Ta Resort Closes

The tribally-owned resort and spring-fed pool was beloved for generations as a gateway between the Warm Springs reservation and the rest of the world.

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Oregon's Economy Keeps Booming, But Economists Predict A Slow Down

The latest estimates show taxpayers could be getting $686 million back in "kicker" payments.

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USDA Predicts A Record-High Hazelnut Crop In Oregon

Oregon hazelnut growers can expect to harvest a record hazelnut crop in 2018, according to the latest production forecast from the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service.

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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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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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New US Ambassador To European Union Is A Northwest Hotel Magnate

The new U.S. ambassador to the European Union is a Seattle-based hotel magnate with deep GOP roots.

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'There Aren't A Lot Of Other Options:’ Port Orford’s Season Of Crab And Crisis

A fishing town on Oregon's South Coast attempts to rise above toxic algae and a volatile ocean economy.


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