County initiatives to curb homelessness
King County will spend $17 million for initiatives aimed at curbing homelessness with special attention to South and East King County where the number of unsheltered people has been on the rise.
California farmers reap record sales in epic drought
By ELLEN KNICKMEYER and SCOTT SMITH
A new state report shows California farmers reaping record sales despite the epic drought, thriving even as city-dwellers have been forced to conserve water, household wells have run dry and fish have died.
Supreme Court puts Obama's Clean Power Plan on hold
By MICHAEL BIESECKER and SAM HANANEL
A divided Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to halt enforcement of President Barack Obama's sweeping plan to address climate change until after legal challenges are resolved.
Group trying to stop project at Eugene's Kesey Square
By MARK BAKER
You ask for an interview with the two of them, the creators and administrators of the Save Kesey Square Facebook page. But they are not the only ones who show up to talk at the controversial city-center public space on a sunny morning.