Fifth-generation farmer Ramsey McPhillips and a motley crew of neighbors wage a quixotic battle to stop North America’s largest garbage company from growing even bigger in the heart of Oregon's wine country.
Salem insiders agree that the key to success in the 2011 Oregon Legislature lies in trust between individuals, across party lines. We asked several lawmakers to name their BPFbest political friendin the rival party.
On November 2, voters will elect either Chris Dudley or John Kitzhaber to be Oregon’s 37th governor. But what we get is the man and the folks who advise him. Here’s a look at some insiders shaping the next guv’s message, if not the candidate.