Getting access to shutdown federal recreation sites in Southern Oregon depends on which agency is in charge.
The Mail Tribune reports (http://bit.ly/1gEKJNr ) that while Crater Lake National Park is strictly enforcing its closure, the U.S.Read More »
Speaker John Boehner and Eric Cantor are said to have proposed passing a bill that would raise the debt limit and end the partial government shutdown. OSU is still funding a research ship during the federal government shutdown. John Kerry has begun urgent talks in Afghanistan. Pendleton is trying to land the drone industry
A missing wine bottle may have helped a Myrtle Creek man avoid a longer jail sentence for burglary.
The Roseburg News-Review reports (http://is.gd/i8uH1n ) that Justin Brown was sentenced to 60 days in jail after pleading no contest to second-degree burglary and unauthorized use of a vehicle.Read More »
Pendleton is trying to land the drone industry.
The East Oregonian newspaper reports (http://is.gd/AXdf1Z) the city hosted the Northwest's conference for unmanned aerial vehicles on Wednesday and Thursday in hopes of becoming a leader in the industry.
Pendleton economic development coordinator Steve Chrisman says the city offers both open airspace and a skilled workforce.Read More »
More than a half dozen national or regional retailers have landed in Bend over the past six months, ranging from Men's Wearhouse to Natural Grocers.
But some of the biggest names aren't quite ready yet to open stores here.
"We're drawing national attention," said Noelle Fredland, marketing director for the Old Mill District.Read More »
A woman accused of taking part in ecoterrorism firebombings pleaded guilty Thursday to arson and conspiracy charges on Thursday in an Oregon federal court.
Rebecca Rubin spent seven years fleeing from investigators until last year, when she surrendered to the FBI for her role with the Earth Liberation Front and the Animal Liberation Front.
She faces five to seven years in prison.Read More »