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Brown not ready to take stance on business tax measure
The initiative would raise taxes on businesses with sales that exceed $25 million, generating a projected $3 billion dollars per year in tax revenue.

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Harney County voters to decide recall
Voters can cast ballots at drop-off boxes until 8 p.m. Tuesday, at which time the last ballots will all be collected.
Oregon refuge takeover is over, but aftershocks remain
Oregon refuge takeover is over, but aftershocks remain
Divisions are evident in the signs about Tuesday’s special recall election against County Judge Steve Grasty, who for the past 18 years has been the county’s top administrative official.
FBI: Utah militia leader planned to bomb BLM cabin
An FBI agent said in charging documents that William Keebler, 57, was planning to retaliate against the federal government that he felt was harassing people and imposing overreaching grazing restrictions on ranchers.
Researchers share latest findings at potato field day in Hermiston
Researchers share latest findings at potato field day in Hermiston
The Hermiston Agricultural Research and Extension Center hosted its annual potato field day on Wednesday.
Agritourism: If you grow it, they will come
Agritourism: If you grow it, they will come
A workshop on agritourism was held Tuesday in Boardman.
Farmers worry who will control escaped genetically engineered bentgrass
Farmers worry who will control escaped genetically engineered bentgrass
Genetically engineered creeping bentgrass escaped from field trials near Malheur and Jefferson counties in 2003. Thirteen years later, some farmers in these areas are concerned that they will soon be left on the hook for controlling it.
Sales figures might prove if marijuana is Oregon’s most valuable crop
Sales figures might prove if marijuana is Oregon’s most valuable crop
Backers have always maintained marijuana is Oregon's most valuable agricultural crop. Sales and tax figures collected this year may settle that question once and for all.
For love of monarchs, Oregon couple grows food to sustain them
For love of monarchs, Oregon couple grows food to sustain them
Can a voluntary campaign to plant milkweed keep a wobbling species off the endangered species list, and regulators out of producers' hair?
After spraying, Washington, Oregon search for gypsy moths
After spraying, Washington, Oregon search for gypsy moths
Washington and Oregon will set out more traps this summer to catch gypsy moths, following up on extensive spring spraying campaigns.
Oregon slaughter facilities face challenges
Oregon slaughter facilities face challenges
Oregon's slaughter facilities are under pressure as owners retire or die, but replacedments are hard to find.

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