The Oregon Employment Department experienced a tenfold increase in identity theft issues in 2020 as new jobless claims poured in during the pandemic, mirroring a spike in claims that took place across the country.
SALEM (AP) — Republicans in the Oregon Senate boycotted Thursday’s session, using a tactic they have employed in the past two years to assert their will by stopping work in the Democratic-led Legislature — this time over the state’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A federal judge on Thursday overturned a Trump administration action that allowed mining and other development on 10 million acres (4 million hectares) in parts of six western states that are considered important for the survival of a struggling bird species.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s delisting of the gray wolf from the Endangered Species Act went into effect Monday, officially transferring Gray wolf protections from the federal government to state governments.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Thursday, Dec. 10 announced it is awarding $46 million in rental assistance and housing vouchers to help veterans at risk of experiencing homelessness, including 31 vouchers for homeless vets to the Klamath Housing Authority, accordi…
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico congressional delegation is raising questions about a coronavirus outbreak among a group of Oregon Army National Guard soldiers who returned to their home base in El Paso, Texas, after being deployed to Kosovo earlier this year.
When Oregon voters resoundingly approved a first-in-the-nation drug decriminalization measure this year, they also rejiggered the state’s budget. Measure 110 would pour at least $57 million into expanded addiction treatment in its first year, and more in the years that follow.
As a sovereign nation, the Klamath Tribes don’t have a legal obligation to follow Governor Kate Brown’s statewide COVID-related business closures.
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — In a year where Oregon has weathered a global pandemic that has killed more than 900 residents, forest fires that ravaged 1 million acres and ongoing protests in the state’s largest city, Gov. Kate Brown’s budget proposal attempts to mitigate the effects of the turmoil.
HERMISTON — After Gov. Kate Brown announced restaurants will be able to offer outdoor dining under all levels of COVID-19 restrictions, the city of Hermiston is offering up the use of its parking lots to downtown restaurants.
SALEM – Give the gift of unlimited access to Oregon's state parks with an annual day-use parking permit. Holiday shoppers can buy annual parking permits for only $25 each - $5 off the regular price of $30, from Dec. 1-31, according to a news release.
There’s a well-trod checklist of things found in a typical elementary school playground: a swingset, monkey bars, a big plastic play structure with a swirly slide.
Health officials issued a final plea to Oregonians Tuesday asking them to celebrate Thanksgiving responsibly — at home and with no more than six people.
PORTLAND (AP) — Oregon reported a record number of coronavirus cases Friday, with hospitalizations at their highest since the pandemic began, officials said.
SALEM (AP) — Gov. Kate Brown made her statewide two-week ‘freeze’ official Tuesday with an executive order that makes the measures enforceable by law.
SALEM — As COVID-19 cases continue to increase across the country, Oregon Governor Kate Brown, California Governor Gavin Newsom, and Washington Governor Jay Inslee issued travel advisories Friday urging visitors entering their states or returning home from travel outside these states to self…
SALEM (AP) — Following a record-breaking day of COVID-19 cases in Oregon, officials on Friday announced new restrictions that will be implemented in at least five of the state’s counties as part of a two-week pause on social activities.