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Stories with person: John Kitzhaber
  • Ranchers, Klamath tribes sign deal to share water 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 7:23 pm
  • Cattle ranchers and American Indian tribes long at odds over scarce water in Oregon's Upper Klamath Basin signed an agreement Friday to share access to rivers and cooperate on restoring habitat for endangered fish the tribes hold sacred.

  • New partisanship challenges Oregon health reforms 
    Updated: Apr-06-14 1:18 pm
  • SALEM, Oregon - Gov. John Kitzhaber has spent at least a decade trying to drive politics out of health care reform, and he successfully drew bipartisan support for an ambitious plan to redesign the system serving poor people on Medicaid.

  • Groups raise pressure against coal-export proposal 
    Updated: Mar-25-14 8:26 pm
  • SALEM, Oregon - Environmental groups stepped up pressure Tuesday on Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber to push a state agency to reject permit applications for a proposed coal-export facility on the Columbia River.

  • Bungling mars health care deadline in some states 
    Updated: Mar-25-14 7:29 pm
  • CARSON CITY, Nevada - As supporters of the federal health care reforms push for final signups, a handful of states are trying to press the reset button.