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The Great Portland Pee: The Psychological Power of Disgust That Discourages Water Recycling

David Ropeik | Posted 06.18.2014 | Green
David Ropeik

If you're running a little short on potable water, you might want to take some empty jugs up to Portland, Oregon, where for the next few days, they will be throwing away 38 million gallons of water

Newspaper Editor's Wife Fired During Major Staff Cuts

Posted 06.27.2013 | Media

Like many newspapers transitioning to the digital media landscape, the Oregonian was forced to lay off a number of staffers last week. Among those...

Newspaper Announces Layoffs | Posted 06.20.2013 | Media

The Oregonian confirmed this morning that the paper will reduce print delivery to three days a week. ...

Newspaper Makes Controversial Firing

Posted 05.16.2012 | Media

The story of Oregonian editor Bob Caldwell's shocking death took another twist on Thursday, after one of his colleagues was fired for giving false inf...

In Defense of Napping Air Traffic Controllers

Danny Groner | Posted 06.21.2011 | Travel
Danny Groner

The Department of Transportation, led by Ray LaHood, announced new rules this week that will force controllers to have more time off between shifts and to be accompanied by a partner.

Peter Bhatia Replacing Sandra Mims Rowe As Oregonian Editor

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

PORTLAND, Ore. — Oregonian Editor Sandra Mims Rowe announced Monday she is leaving the newspaper at year's end. Executive Editor Peter Bhatia wa...

Jeff Merkley Declared Winner In Oregon Senate Race

AP | BRAD CAIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

PORTLAND, Ore. — Democrat Jeff Merkley has ousted Republican Sen. Gordon Smith, a victory once considered unlikely against an incumbent who had ...

A Tale of Two Scandals

Win McCormack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Win McCormack

"What's the big deal? Don't Democrats do exactly the same things? Aren't they just as hypocritical? Aren't they just as guilty as Republicans are?"