Do Ore. nurseries need immigrant drivers?

Two measures from the Oregon Legislature are expected to help the state’s nurseries rebound from the recession. One allows undocumented work…

A person looks from the south bank of the Skagit River across to the collapsed portion of the Interstate 5 bridge Friday, May 24, 2013, in Mount Vernon, Wash. A truck carrying an oversize load struck the four-lane bridge on the major thoroughfare between Seattle and Canada, sending a section of the span and two vehicles into the Skagit River below Thursday evening. All three occupants suffered only minor injuries. At an overnight news conference, Washington State Patrol Chief John Batiste blamed the collapse on a tractor-trailer carrying a tall load that hit an upper part of the span. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

I-5 bridge failure hits Wash. retailers

Researchers at Western Washington University have been observing the number of Canadian and U.S. vehicle license plates at various points al…

Gorge wildfire threatens city water supply

The “Government Flat Complex” fire is burning about 7 miles southwest of the Oregon city of The Dalles. If fire conditions aren’t brought un…