Sierra McClain


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Debate over the controversial proposal to enact a massive new "cap-and-trade" program in Oregon has escalated with major demonstrations at the Capitol for and against the climate bill, Senate Bill 1530.

Stephanie Rodas, who works at Euphoria Chocolate Company in Eugene, Ore., hand dips truffles.

Grower Sandra Laubenthal of Peterkort Roses in Hillsboro, Ore., wraps bouquets of flowers at the Portland Flower Market four days before Valen…

Jung Houck, a floral worker, organizes shipments for Frank Adams Wholesale Florist in Portland, Ore., just before Valentine’s Day.

Bonnie Glass, owner of Euphoria Chocolate Company in Eugene, Ore., holds a tray of chocolate hearts.

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