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In the last year, Linn County added 1,920 jobs for a 4.5 percent increase, outperforming both Oregon (3.3 percent) and the United States (1.7 percent).
Oregon has secured the grants since 2014. The first year, it received $400,000 because only eight counties participated, but in 2015 Lake and Harney counties joined the program and the state netted $500,000 - a maximum of $50,000 for each county, ...

Lane County's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in September was higher than Oregon's rate of 5.5 percent and the national rate of 5 percent, the department said.
MOUNT HOOD National Forest, Ore. - Each year, thousands of Oregon parents hug their kids goodbye and send them tramping into the wilderness for up to a week to learn about their state's natural wonders.
Unger said he would like to see things move quickly in coming up with a traffic control solution at the Locust/Highway 20 intersection - and he believes relationships he has built as chair of the Central Oregon Commission on Transportation could help ...
FILE - In this May 15, 2016, file photo, Deschutes County District Attorney John Hummel stands in front of the county courthouse in Bend, Ore. Hummel is objecting to a judge's gag order on a murder case, saying it violates freedom of speech and ...

The federal judge overseeing jury deliberations in the trial of Ammon Bundy and others involved in the occupation of an Oregon wildlife refuge is considering how to proceed after one juror submitted a note saying another juror was biased. U.S. District ...
The mid-Willamette Valley now has 3100 more jobs than before the recession hit, according to data released Tuesday by the Oregon employment Department.
Wesley Simpson, 39, West Plains, was arrested on Oct. 18 on a county warrant charging him with failure to appear on a charge of domestic assault.
Earl Blumenauer, D-Oregon, and Suzanne Bonamici. D-Oregon. Endorsements for Zimmerman, who said he'd be the first elected openly LGBT county commissioner, include several public safety unions, Commissioner Loretta Smith and former Gov. Barbara ...
Lane County's unemployment rate fell slightly to 5.7 percent in September, down from 5.9 percent in August, the state employment Department reported Tuesday.
The search for a missing hunter in Curry County is now considered a recovery, not a rescue. Shawn Higgins ... Today, Curry County Sheriff John Ward says that his search and rescue crews have spent thousands of hours searching, but there are still no leads.
AGNESS, Ore. -- New information from Curry County Sheriff's Office regarding Trevor Higgins, the 21-year-old hunter who was rescued last week.
ROSEBURG, Ore. -- The newly crowned Miss Oregon USA credits Douglas County for shaping her pageant skills.26-year-old Elizabeth Denny was born and ...
COURTESY GARISON RUSSO - Garison Russo in an undated photograph provided to the Portland Tribune. The man trying to buy the unused Wapato Jail for ...
On Saturday I was able to attend a Lift The Ban rally and fundraiser put on by the Oregon cannabis Business Council (OCBC) with all proceeds going to the Vote Yes on 24-404 and 24-405 Campaign's political action committee (PAC).
Rising values - finally exceeding pre-downturn levels - and some increased taxes will result in slightly higher tax bills for many Clackamas County property owners this year. About half of the 173,193 statements for the 2016-17 tax year went out ...

John Ludlow and Jim Bernard seemed like the best of friends before the May 17 primary, which eliminated Commissioner Paul Savas and Oregon city Mayor Dan Holladay from the race for Clackamas County board chairman. But they don't act that way as ...
Rising values - finally exceeding pre-downturn levels - and some increased taxes will result in slightly higher tax bills for most Washington County property ...
TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO - Multnomah County District Attorney Rod Underhill The Multnomah County District Attorney issued an opinion Monday, Oct. 24, that Portland public schools has been at least partially out of compliance with Oregon Public Records Law ...
ROSEBURG, Ore. -- The newly crowned Miss Oregon USA credits Douglas County for shaping her pageant skills. 26-year-old Elizabeth Denny was born and raised in Sutherlin.
Voters in Multnomah County will decide on an ambitious proposal for campaign finance reform this fall, one of a handful of measures on the November ballot ...
Voters in Oregon counties dotting the state will decide whether to locally tax or ban the sale of marijuana, signaling the multimillion-dollar industry could face ...
Oregon 211 was closed on Saturday night as Clackamas County sheriff's deputies and Oregon State Police investigated a crash with multiple fatalities, sheriff's officials said.
Whitlow, who joined the Yamhill County Sheriff's Office in 2001, was named Oregon State Sheriff's Association Oregon State Supervisor of the Year in 2015. He has served as a reserve deputy for both Deschutes and Yamhill county sheriff's offices. In ...
Voters who do not receive a ballot can check the status of their registration and ballot at oregonvotes.gov/myvote, or call Lane County elections at 541-682-4234 to determine if they need to update their voter registration to receive a ballot. Voters ...
To back up its breakthrough claim, HM3 announced that a Japanese company, New Energy Development, had licensed its technology for use in a torrefaction plant to be built in Oregon. The site for the plant, which could begin operations in 2018, has not ...
Authorities say one of two hunters reported missing in the southwest Oregon wilderness has been found. Curry County Sheriff's Deputy Tracy Morse told The Associated Press that 21-year-old Trevor Higgins was located by search crews Tuesday afternoon.
AGNESS, Ore. - A massive search party is looking for a father and son who disappeared while hunting in Curry County in southwestern Oregon, the Curry County Sheriff's Office said. The sheriff declined to name the hunters. The missing hunters have been ...
An EF2 tornado was confirmed in Manzanita, Oregon, by the National Weather Service in Portland Friday. A second tornado spun up in Oceanside Friday.
The Coos County Haz Mat Team responded to Bay Area hospital and the residence on East Bay Road. The team cleared the emergency room and began decontaminating vehicles and equipment.
From left: Jesse Allen Lane, 28, of Medford, Stephanie Toney, 20, of St. Helens and Charles William Vernon, 29, of St. Helens were indicted by a Columbia County grand jury Oct. 13, 2016 in connection with the killing of Apache Hightower, 24, of ...
The real estate markets in Deschutes, Crook and Jefferson counties are experiencing another year of increased market value, a sign the region continues to ...
Detectives found no signs of foul play where Anna Schmidt's car was found, and they're concerned she may be lost or injured in the Columbia River Gorge.
The debate, hosted by KOBI-TV/NBC5, challenged the candidates for solutions to the region's most critical problems, such as inadequate police protection in Josephine County, painkiller abuse and sex trafficking in the Interstate 5 corridor. Panelists ...
"I am against an increase in the depletion fee. The existing gravel tax was created to provide revenues for the construction, reconstruction, improvement, repair and maintenance of the Columbia County road system and to reimburse the County for the ...
Trailing Cal by 21 points early in the second quarter and 31-14 at the half, the Oregon Ducks stormed back to take the lead or tie twice during a resurgent second half amid a hail of penalty flags and touchdown passes in a game that was as bizarre and ...
Curry County Sheriff John Ward has coordinated the dozens of searchers out looking for 41-year-old Shawn Higgins. The man was hunting with family members on Friday, but he never returned to their meeting area.
Voters who do not receive a ballot can check the status of their registration and ballot at oregonvotes.gov/myvote, or call Lane County elections at 541-682-4234 to determine if they need to update their voter registration to receive a ballot. Voters ...
Jurors in the federal conspiracy trial against Ammon Bundy and six co-defendants will begin deliberating Thursday morning after hearing five weeks of testimony, two days of closing arguments and a prosecutor's attempt to undercut the defenses of the ...
To back up its breakthrough claim, HM3 announced that a Japanese company, New Energy Development, had licensed its technology for use in a torrefaction plant to be built in Oregon. The site for the plant, which could begin operations in 2018, has not ...
Authorities say one of two hunters reported missing in the southwest Oregon wilderness has been found. Curry County Sheriff's Deputy Tracy Morse told The Associated Press that 21-year-old Trevor Higgins was located by search crews Tuesday afternoon.
AGNESS, Ore. - A massive search party is looking for a father and son who disappeared while hunting in Curry County in southwestern Oregon, the Curry County Sheriff's Office said. The sheriff declined to name the hunters. The missing hunters have been ...
14670709_10154132132104514_23878386290462086_n Curry County, Ore., - A father and son in Curry County have been missing since Friday.
The county has averaged about 200,000 registered voters in recent years. But it tallied 238,151 registered voters as of Sept.
We spoke with Singelakis about the work he's done in Washington County and how his department keeps the people of Oregon informed about the latest transportation news. ... Andrew Singelakis: The department does a great job keeping the community ...
The state was scheduled to receive a reprieve Friday after the first storm blew past Thursday night, which largely spared Lane County but hit the northern Oregon coast with force. But unstable atmospheric conditions left by the storm created a freak ...
In addition to Ludlow's own statement, supporting arguments were filed by Sheriff Craig Roberts, retired Oregon State Police Superintendent Richard Evans, several groups of mayors, police chiefs and business leaders, and a citizens advisory panel ...
First responders searched the Mazanita area but have not found anyone trapped under the debris, Tillamook County Sheriff Andy Long told CNN.
A rare occurrence shook the West Coast Friday, when two confirmed tornadoes tore through Tillamook County, Oregon. One of the twisters tore through the town of Manzanita, Oregon, in the morning, leaving damage in its wake. A second tornado was spotted ...


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