Gov. Kitzhaber Visits Kindergartners

TIGARD, Ore. — The governor missed the first day of school this week, but he was in class Wednesday. Governor John Kitzhaber visited a group of kindergartners in Tigard on Wednesday morning. He shared his plan of having a 100% high school graduation rate by the year 2025. He also said there needs to be … Continue reading »

Flags At Half-Staff Saturday For Keller

Governor John Kitzhaber has ordered flags lowered to half-staff on Saturday in honor of an Oregon soldier killed in Afghanistan. In a statement yesterday, Kitzhaber calls Private First Class Andrew Keller of Tigard “a proud Oregonian and a dedicated solider.” The 22-year-old soldier died on August 15th when enemy forces attacked his unit. The governor … Continue reading »

Kitzhaber Plans Trip to Asia

Governor John Kitzhaber is headed to Asia. The trip in October is to promote Oregon’s products and services to the increasingly global market. The 10-day trip will include stops in Shanghai, Hong Kong, and Tokyo. Oregon’s exports to Asia support the state’s economy. International trading grew 19% in 2011, equaling nearly $18 billion in foreign … Continue reading »

Governor Kitzhaber Talks Economy In Southern Oregon

By Steven Sandberg MEDFORD, Ore. — Governor Kitzhaber stops in Southern Oregon Tuesday to talk business and the local economy. The governor made several appearances to find out what is working in the Rogue Valley and what needs to be fixed. At different stops in the Rogue Valley, Governor John Kitzhaber heard about successful areas … Continue reading »

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