Alex Powers reports on business, environment and health care for Mid-Valley Media. He studied sociology at University of Oregon where he earned a master’s degree in journalism. Alex probably is outdoors when he’s not behind a camera or notepad.
Oregon’s gubernatorial race pits three candidates with two climate philosophies and asks one policy question to voters in November: How green is green enough? Wildfires loom, groundwater is disappearing and the tenor of Oregon’s response to the most destructive symptoms of human-caused climate change hinges on a tight contest for the governor’s chair. Whoever wins […]