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The trio of state legislators on the video screen in the Blue Mountain Community College conference room left no doubt they are not in love with Oregon’s cap and trade proposal.

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SALEM — About 75 people answered the legislative Joint Committee on Carbon Reduction’s call for comments Monday, weighing in on a proposed sweeping change that would put a price on carbon emissions.

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Owners of 13 to 15 dairies near Sunnyside, Wash., deal with about $4 million in direct loss of dead cows from a blizzard, not counting lost milk production.

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A recent wave of winter storms has increased Oregon's total snowpack across the state by 20 to 30 percent since the beginning of February.

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He uses a sharp pen and blunt language to make his point. He is paid to write press releases at the Legislature. But Jonathan Lockwood’s style also disrupts Oregon’s political geniality.

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A severed fiber optic line between Lexington and Echo disconnected thousands of internet customers on Monday, according to the CEO of a local internet provider.

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U.S. Rep. Greg Walden’s town hall meeting Monday morning in Boardman was his first public appearance in the area since being re-elected to Oregon’s Congressional District 2. By noon he was in …

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Eastern Oregon artisans helped bring in scholarship money for Blue Mountain Community College students Saturday at the second annual Imbibe @Blue fundraiser.

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Four finalists have made their pitches to be the next president of Blue Mountain Community College. Now they just have to sit tight and wait to see who gets the job.

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Oregon’s proposed cap and trade system will change the state’s economy, providing lucrative opportunities to some industries and potentially putting others out of business.

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Snowfall for February in Pendleton has already risen to record highs. The accumulation is more than making up for the meager trace that dusted the town last month.

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A Pendleton officer had to go it alone early Thursday in catching a man on the run. Police Chief Stuart Roberts said officer Chase Addleman did his job well in catching Martin Carrillo Arizmendi.

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Defend Oregon, a union-backed political action committee supporting progressive ballot measures, is facing the second largest election penalty in state history for failing to properly submit 9…