18, Dec 2014 - Court upholds Clatsop County ruling rejecting Oregon LNG pipeline
The Oregon Court of Appeals has overturned a decision by the state's land-use board that Clatsop County was biased in October 2013 when it rejected an application to build a 41-mile section of pipeline serving a proposed liquefied natural gas terminal in Warrenton.
18, Dec 2014 - Oregon GMO labeling proponents concede defeat
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Proponents of an Oregon ballot measure requiring labels on genetically modified foods conceded defeat Thursday after a judge ruled against them and an automatic recount appeared unlikely to sway the outcome.
18, Dec 2014 - Proponents of Oregon GMO labeling ballot measure concede defeat
SALEM, Ore. - Proponents of an Oregon ballot measure requiring labels on genetically modified foods conceded defeat Thursday after a judge ruled against them and an automatic recount appeared unlikely ...
18, Dec 2014 - Ex-Rite Aid VP charged in $14.6M surplus scheme
A former Rite Aid quality assurance executive in Oregon and a New Jersey businessman have agreed to plead guilty to charges in connection with a nine-year, $14.6 million surplus inventory kickback scheme.
18, Dec 2014 - Ore. woman seeks longer term to get prison treatment
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — An Albany, Oregon, woman who called in three bomb threats to elementary schools has persuaded a federal judge to sentence her to a longer prison term that prosecutors recommended. The Register-Guard reports that 47-year-old Jenelle Pinkston told U. ...
18, Dec 2014 - Avamere Court at Keizer Earns Deficiency-Free Survey from Oregon Department of Human Services
The survey, conducted annually by DHS, is administered to all skilled nursing facilities and nursing homes in the state to ensure compliance with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services regulations. (PRWeb December 17, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/12/prweb12404364.htm
18, Dec 2014 - Middleton woman sentenced for Idaho, Oregon bank robberies
COEUR D’ALENE — A Middleton woman convicted of robbing a northern Idaho bank will spend more than two years in federal prison, United States Attorney Wendy J. Olson said in a news release.
18, Dec 2014 - Oregon woman persuades judge to give her a longer sentence
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18, Dec 2014 - Teen Admits Killing 2 at Oregon Hunting Cabin
Teen admits killing 2 at Oregon hunting cabin; judges sentences him to juvenile custody
18, Dec 2014 - Teen admits killing 2 at Oregon hunting cabin; judges sentences him to juvenile custody
A 15-year-old who shot and killed his foster father and another man at a remote Oregon cabin in 2012 never meant to kill anyone and never should have been around loaded guns due to his lack of maturity after years of abuse and other problems, a defense lawyer says.
18, Dec 2014 - Oregon GMO labeling proponents concede defeat - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Spor
SALEM, Ore. (AP) - Proponents of an Oregon ballot measure requiring labels on genetically modified foods conceded defeat Thursday after a judge ruled against them and an automatic recount appeared unlikely to sway the outcome.
17, Dec 2014 - Oregon GMO labeling campaign admits defeat
Sealed boxes of ballots. Volunteers recount Marion County ballots at Courthouse Square. / Thomas Patterson / Statesman Journal SALEM, Ore. - Supporters of an Oregon ballot initiative - known as Measure 92 - to label genetically modified food have conceded defeat.
17, Dec 2014 - Measure 92 recount to proceed without challenged ballots
Judge denies supporters' request to add 4,600 ballots disqualified by elections officials. About 4,600 contested ballots will not be added to the current recount involving Measure 92, which would require labeling of food sold in Oregon containing genetically modified organisms. Judge Henry Kantor denied the request by Measure 92 supporters ...
17, Dec 2014 - Klamath, OR Civilian POW Ernest Brace, held in cell next to John McCain in Vietnam, dies in Oregon at 83
GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Ernest Brace, a civilian who was captured during the Vietnam War while flying supplies for the CIA and who later tapped code through a wall to fellow prisoner John McCain, has died. He was 83.
17, Dec 2014 - Judge says Metro can issue bonds for Headquarters Hotel
A Multnomah County judge ruled Wednesday that Metro can issue bonds for a proposed Hyatt near the Oregon Convention Center without needing the approval of the region's voters, rejecting a legal challenge from opponents of the project's finance plan. Earlier this year, Metro filed a so-called validation motion in Multnomah ...