Timber giant Weyerhaeuser has found itself in hot water with unionized employees for the first time in 36 years, as over 1,100 union workers have walked off the job in 14 locations across Washington state and Oregon over low wage increases, increased health premiums and cut vacation time.
The plan was established by the National Park Service and Federal Aviation Administration and is part of the National Parks Air Tour Management Act of 2000. It will allow air tour operators to provide up to 144 air tours per year — the three-year average between 2017 and 2019.
Oregon is a world leader in the semiconductor industry, thanks largely to Intel, which employs more than 20,000 Oregonians at its Hillsboro campus. Intel has suppliers from 15 other Oregon counties, said Duncan Wyse, president of the Oregon Business Council.
(Nevada Current) Former U.S. President Donald Trump undervalued his holdings, including his Las Vegas tower, which he co-owns with Treasure Island owner Phil Ruffin, to avoid paying taxes, and inflated values to bolster his financial statements to impress lenders, according to a wide-ranging civil fraud lawsuit filed Wednesday by New York Attorney General Letitia James.
For the better part of the past century, the American electric power system evolved around large, mostly fossil fuel power plants delivering electricity to residences, businesses and industry through a network of transmission and distribution wires that collectively came to be called the electric grid.
The backers of a bond effort to make additional improvements to the Missoula County Fairgrounds launched their campaign on Thursday, saying new and expanded facilities are needed to help the century-old property meet today's demand.
Housing advocates say manufactured home communities are one of the last affordable housing options available to Idahoans and are also some of the most vulnerable to displacement when developers or investors purchase them.