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Four ‘real people’ on how to make Salem work for you

Today, The Oregonian is launching a new online tool, a Civic Engagement page to help you navigate the Capitol.

A Renewed Public Push for Somewhere to Sit Outdoors

In a tacit surrender to the overwhelming problem of homelessness, the city has simply removed public seating over the last two decades.

Showing up: Is it half the battle for city councils?

Council members across Clark County agree on the importance of attending regular council meetings — that’s why they were elected, after all. The importance of every council member attending each regular meeting is another matter.

In Nonstop Whirlwind of Campaigns, Twitter Is a Critical Tool

Within minutes, the hashtag was trending on Twitter. Reporters picked up on it, sending out their own Twitter posts and writing their own articles.

Inside the UGB

Gail Achterman, Portland lawyer and lifelong public servant, dies of cancer at 62

City could set a record in mayoral primary race

Sustainability center could create green jobs


Outside the UGB

Ken Bilderback, a relative newcomer to small-town Gaston, becomes chronicler of town’s past

CRC tolls on the table in Olympia


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