Oregon

A different way to pay for college

Jan 30, 2014
A proposal to waive tuition at public universities, but grads will have to "pay it forward."
Posted In: Oregon, Bonamici, college

Lummi tribe objects to coal terminal in Washington

Nov 27, 2013
Fifty-seven Native American tribes in the Pacific Northwest have come together to oppose plans to build coal export terminals in Oregon and Washington State.
Posted In: coal, native americans, Washington, Oregon

Major wind farm opens in Oregon

Sep 26, 2012
One of the world's largest wind farms officially came online this week in Eastern Oregon, with 300 giant turbines spread over dozens of miles. But the announcement comes at a time of uncertainty for the industry.
Posted In: wind farm, renewable energy, Oregon

Brewers try to export Oregon's growler culture

Sep 19, 2012
Growlers -- big, refillable beer bottles -- are something of a way of life for beer enthusiasts in places like Oregon. Now brewers are asking other states to loosen their growler laws.
Posted In: craft beer, Oregon, beer

In Oregon, health reform is welcome

Aug 8, 2012
Oregon will take federal money to expand Medicaid, and try to cut costs too.
Posted In: Oregon, medicaid, health care reform law

Boring and Dull form strategic partnership

Apr 25, 2012
Residents in two towns -- halfway across the world from one another -- are putting together a tourism partnership.
Posted In: Scotland, Oregon, tourism