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Politics Kitzhaber welcomes Class of 2025 to school Kitzhaber welcomes Class of 2025 to school
Gov. John Kitzhaber, Chief Education Officer Rudy Crew and, more fascinatingly for the youngsters, a bevy of television cameramen greeted the children Wednesday on their first day of school.
Politics Idaho Supreme Court to broadcast arguments live on the web Idaho Supreme Court to broadcast arguments live on the web
A live stream of oral arguments presented at the Idaho Supreme Court will begin over the web this month, bringing all of the legal action to residents, reporters and other interested parties even if they're far away from the courthouse.
Politics New Wash. marijuana group disbanding New Wash. marijuana group disbanding
A new Washington state marijuana industry organization is disbanding, a day after its press secretary was fired at the group's inaugural press conference.
Politics Gillnetters dismiss Kitzhaber's plan, saying it won't work Gillnetters dismiss Kitzhaber's plan, saying it won't work
Trying to head off a ballot measure to ban gillnetting for salmon on the Oregon side of the lower Columbia River, Gov. John Kitzhaber has told state fisheries managers to come up with new regulations that would accomplish a similar goal while still keeping gillnetters on the water.
Politics Government efficiency? The story of why 8 state boards died Government efficiency? The story of why 8 state boards died
Since an audit conducted by the Oregon secretary of state's office was released in late June there have been questions raised whether Oregon needs its more than 250 boards. Two questions also: how were those eight killed off and can lessons be learned from how they died?