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Peek inside the renovated Oregon Supreme Court

The Oregon Supreme Court has reopened after three years and $55 million in renovations.


$200M housing and homelessness package passes Oregon House

The housing and homelessness package includes $130 million requested by Oregon Gov. Tina Kotek and changes eviction and land use policy.


Sunflower sea star, once a common sight off Oregon Coast, proposed for federal protection

Sunflower sea stars were once common off the Oregon Coast, but sharp declines have led to a proposal to list them under the Endangered Species Act.


Peek inside: After 3 years and $55M in renovations, historic Oregon Supreme Court reopens

For more than 100 years, the Oregon Supreme Court has hosted landmark legal cases, the state law library and several generations of justices.


5 bills that could make homes, buildings more environmentally friendly in Oregon

The moves would bring air conditioning to people who might not otherwise have it, lower energy costs and protect people from smoke and pollution.


Prolonged winter puts cherry blossoms behind schedule at Capitol Mall in Salem

The cherry trees at the Capitol Mall are covered with buds. All they need are a few days of sunshine and they will burst into bloom.


6 years after law, pay equity gap for state workers has gotten worse

Oregon is still paying women and people of color less than their male and white counterparts six years after the Pay Equity Bill was signed into law.


Salem, Eugene culinary teams compete at Oregon ProStart Championships

High school students from around the state faced off in the state championships for their culinary and management program capstone.


Corban University names John Mark Yeats as its new president

John Mark Yeats previously worked at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and Spurgeon College in Kansas City, Missouri.


Former Rep. Pat Schroeder, pioneer for women's rights, dies

Schroeder took on the powerful elite for 24 years, shaking up government institutions by forcing them to acknowledge women had a role in government.


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