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Western Oregon is filled with these small tracts, timber lots that date back to the earliest days of Oregon homesteaders. These are family forests that have been inherited by people who use the land for all intents and purposes as their savings
Two bills aimed at rectifying the problems at Cover Oregon and avoiding repeats in the future advanced in the Oregon Legislature on Tuesday, garnering overwhelming support despite warnings from critics that they will have little effect. The Senate
John Burbank, a Seattle-based liberal policy analyst, had been studying the escalation of college tuition for several years when, in 2012, he hit on a plan to help students complete higher education degrees without going into thousands of dollars of
MailTribune.com Eagle Point School District elementary principals and teachers are working on a proposal to double the amount of time their kindergartners get in class each day. The team of educators got the green light from the Eagle Point School
The state of Oregon has completed an extensive evaluation of what its managers do, how many people they supervise and how much money they're in charge of, as the first step to completely changing how the state's management system is structured.
The first challenge to the public retirement cuts passed by the Oregon Legislature in September has been filed before the Oregon Supreme Court, judicial department spokesman Phil Lemman said Tuesday. The Legislature passed two sets of bills this year
Oregon is replacing its state academic standards with the Common Core, a series of national standards for reading and math. Even though schools are in the midst of adopting the new standards, students won't be formally tested on them until the spring
The legislative Emergency Board in Salem only has $30 million available to cover spending when the Legislature is not in session, so it had to refer the issue to the full Legislature, E-Board member Rep. Peter Buckley, D-Ashland, said Friday. "We'll
MailTribune.com Mail Tribune Twenty states allow motorists unlucky enough to hit and kill a deer to take it home, but no such meals-under-wheels program has gained traction in Oregon in recent decades. Earlier this year, Montana became the most
Maine (AP) Maine lawmakers are seeking to tackle the problem of mounting student debt in their next session, including exploring plans that could make college tuition free for students who agree to pay back the state after they graduate and get a job.