Just before 8:30 Tuesday evening, a car swerved into the Jim Fisher Volvo car dealership on West Burnside at SW 21st Avenue.
KXL’s Jeremy Scott was near the site shortly after the accident and says a witness helped pull the driver out of the car.
Three people were sent to the hospital. It looks like the 43-year-old driver may have had a …
Posted by Steve Leader on July 15, 2014
After eleven months of hiring gains, Oregon took a tumble in June. The state says 43-hundred jobs were lost, largely in construction. The slowdown follows months of record hiring by builders.
State employment economist Nick Beleicicks (buh LAY chicks) says one month of job losses isn’t unusual during a recovery. He says Oregon’s jobless rate held steady in June at 6.8%.
Salem, Oregon – Backers of a ballot measure to require labels on genetically modified food have turned in what they say are more than enough signatures to qualify for the November ballot.
They need more than 87,000 valid signatures. They turned in more than 155,000 today to the Secretary of State’s office which will now have to verify them.
The measure would …
Yet again, someone says they have seen a cougar in an urban area. This time, one was spotted in SE Portland’s Mill Park neighborhood near Southeast 121st Avenue and Division.
Last week, two sightings were phoned in from Hillsboro. There have been a number of others from different areas including SW Portland.
Rick Swart with Oregon Fish and Wildlife says a number …
Posted by Steve Leader on June 16, 2014
Photo Courtesy: Associated Press
The timing may be right for the University of Oregon to launch a fundraising drive to raise up to three-billion dollars from a small number of wealthy donors.
According to the Register Guard, a small, unnamed, group of wealthy constituents told lawmakers in 2012 that if they’d pass a bill to create an independent governing board for the school, …