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2008-06-27 15:02:33

By Michael Milstein, The Oregonian, Portland, Ore. Jun. 26--Gary Soderstrom had just got off the Columbia River after a long night of fishing Wednesday morning when he heard that the Supreme Court had slashed the money coming to him.

2008-06-26 12:03:04

By Amy Hsuan, The Oregonian, Portland, Ore. Jun. 25--Seven weeks after Oregon's oldest forest products company closed its doors, workers left unemployed by the Pope & Talbot bankruptcy will return to work at the Halsey mill starting this week.

2008-06-20 18:00:30

By Betsy Hammond, The Oregonian, Portland, Ore. Jun. 20--Oregon students will have to pass state reading, math and writing tests, or prove they have the equivalent skills, to get a high school diploma, beginning with this fall's freshmen.

2008-06-20 18:00:16

By Michael Milstein, The Oregonian, Portland, Ore. Jun. 20--With millions of acres of overgrown Oregon forests at desperate risk of wildfires, Sen.

2008-06-20 18:00:12

By Brent Hunsberger, The Oregonian, Portland, Ore. Jun. 20--Nike is trying to win friends on Facebook, testing a program that aims to link basketball players with pick-up games, leagues, one another and the Swoosh.

2008-06-20 18:00:04

By Mike Rogoway, The Oregonian, Portland, Ore. Jun. 20--Bye-bye to free Wi-Fi. MetroFi Inc.

2008-06-19 18:00:12

By Mike Rogoway, The Oregonian, Portland, Ore. Jun. 19--Hewlett-Packard Co. said Wednesday that it plans to overhaul its hugely profitable printer division, cutting costs as it pursues new markets.

2008-06-18 15:00:27

By Jonathan Brinckman, The Oregonian, Portland, Ore. Jun. 18--A small airline is starting roundtrip service to Seattle -- eight round trips each weekday -- just as soaring fuel prices are causing larger carriers to scale back.

2008-06-17 18:00:28

By Mike Rogoway, The Oregonian, Portland, Ore. Jun. 17--The rising fuel prices hobbling airlines claimed their first major casualties at Portland International Airport on Monday as Mexicana Airlines announced it will stop flights from PDX to Guadalajara and Mexico City on Sept. 2.

2008-06-17 18:00:04

By Gail Kinsey Hill, The Oregonian, Portland, Ore. Jun. 17--Computer chipmaker Intel is jumping into green energy with a multimillion-dollar investment in a solar-cell manufacturer to be based in Hillsboro.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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