| Aug 9, 2014
| 4:22 PM
The legal battle over Oregon's dysfunctional health insurance exchange officially began this week when Oracle Corp. sued the state agency operating the exchange, alleging breach of contract and accusing Gov. John Kitzhaber of attempting to...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 11:04 AM
This is the same river route Lewis and Clark took 200 years ago, a 1,000-mile journey along the Columbia and Snake rivers and right up the musket of the American West.
In the milky calm of a Snake River canyon, summer raindrops smooch the mirrored...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 1:49 PM
Cooler temperatures may briefly aid firefighters trying to contain 22 fires in the Pacific Northwest, but hot and dry summer weather will return later next week and is expected to continue fueling the blazes.
Uncontained large fires in Oregon and...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 4:45 PM
Portlandia is pridefully weird, with its love of beards, bikes and crazy junk food. After a couple of high-calorie days here, I want to put the fetching little city on my handlebars and ride.
So I do.
Cycle Portland Bike Tours' basic ride-around...
| May 7, 2014
| 8:15 AM
If the words “Trent photos” and “McMinnville” suggest UFOs, you probably already know what’s going on May 15-18 in this Oregon town.
Evelyn and Paul Trent put the burg, about 40 miles southwest of Portland, on the map...
| May 19, 2014
| 7:00 AM
A federal judge is expected to rule Monday on whether Oregon's same-sex marriage ban is constitutional.
The drama will begin at noon, U.S. District Judge Michael McShane announced last week.
Gay and lesbian advocates in one of the nation's more...
| May 19, 2014
| 1:13 PM
A federal court judge in Oregon has thrown out the state’s same-sex marriage ban, saying it is unconstitutional and discriminatory, placing gays and lesbians “at a disadvantage … without any rationally related government purpose.”...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 1:15 PM
Addressing an issue that has roiled Oregon’s U.S. Senate campaign, Republican candidate Monica Wehby accused the media of sensationalizing past episodes of domestic discord and said police reports filed on them should have remained private.
| Jun 4, 2014
| 3:10 PM
Same-sex marriage in Oregon won yet another skirmish Wednesday, when the U.S. Supreme Court refused to stop gay men and lesbians from marrying as requested by the National Organization for Marriage.
Hundreds of same-sex couples in Oregon have received...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Once fairly hard to find at farmers markets, locally grown berries are everywhere now: raspberries (both red and golden), blackberries, olallieberries, boysenberries, loganberries, marionberries and even locally grown blueberries. Though raspberries are...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 9:21 AM
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7-Day Western Caribbean
2009 Departure Date: Oct. 18, Nov. 29
Cruise Ports: Fort Lauderdale, Florida, US; Half Moon Cay, Bahamas; Grand Turk, Turks...