Mothers united by pain

Mothers united by pain

SANTA CRUZ — Laura Jordan recalls the scene vividly.

It was only hours after 15-year-old Adrian Jerry Gonzalez made his first court appearance in the slaying of 8-year-old Madyson “Maddy” Jordan Middleton, Jordan’s daughter.

Read More

Did GOP walkout set stage for new era?

Did GOP walkout set stage for new era?

SALEM — When Senate Republicans fled Oregon to derail the passage of a sweeping greenhouse gas cap-and-trade bill, political analysts, journalists and average citizens across the country took notice. But the seeds for the walkout were planted much earlier.

Read More

41 water systems are at risk

41 water systems are at risk

SALEM — The Oregon Health Authority has identified 41 water systems in the state at risk for toxic algae blooms similar to those responsible for Salem’s drinking water advisory.

Read More