Oregon House Speaker Tina Kotek suggested Thursday she’ll consider punitive measures — including financial penalties and potentially sending out state police — against 21 absent Republican state representatives.
State Sen. Shemia Fagan, D-Portland, is entering the Democratic primary for Oregon secretary of state, after her friend and former House Majority Leader Jennifer Williamson dropped out of the race.
A political clash over a cap-and-trade proposal that prompted Oregon Republicans to walk out could tie up $12 million in Umatilla flood recovery funds introduced by Gov. Kate Brown last week.
Now that a Portland jury has found Jeremy Christian guilty of the first-degree murders of two men on a MAX train, many people might assume that — given the horrific nature of his crimes — he’ll end up serving the rest of his life with the possibility of never being released.
Children’s Clinic of Klamath is participating in the Rural Adolescent Vaccine Enterprise (“RAVE”) project. Over the next 18 months, Children’s Clinic of Klamath along with 44 other clinics in Oregon – including Klamath Health Partnership and Sanford Children’s Clinic (to begin RAVE in June 2…
Republicans in the Oregon House have now walked away from the Capitol over contentious climate change legislation, following the lead of GOP senators.
Cap and trade is on its way to the Senate floor in Oregon again — and Republicans are heading for the exits.
Oregon has denied a key permit for the proposed Jordan Cove liquefied natural gas pipeline project, citing its significant effects on the environment.
The Washington County Sheriff’s Office said late Tuesday it would comply with subpoenas from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement for information the agency is seeking about two people it wants to deport.
The Boy Scouts of America has filed for bankruptcy, seeking protection from a wave of sexual abuse lawsuits filed by men and boys who say the organization failed to protect them as Scouts.
House Speaker Tina Kotek wants more homeless shelters built around the state and soon.
Jeremy Christian is accused of killing two people and injuring a third in a stabbing attack on a Portland MAX light rail train in May 2017.
(AP) — Rockslides triggered by unrelenting rain have closed local roads and highways around Oregon, including a highway near Crater Lake National Park that was closed Tuesday morning after two boulders the size of a small living room crashed down, narrowly missing a passing car.
SALEM – On behalf of the state of Oregon and the Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund (OPERF), State Treasurer Tobias Read and Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum called for immediate action from the boards of directors of two companies that operate detention centers under contracts with the…
Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announced Monday that it is seeking public nominations for positions on 27 Resource Advisory Committees (RACs) nationwide.
Time is running out to nominate teachers for the 2021 Oregon Teacher of the Year, due by Friday, Jan. 31, according to a news release.
Cascade Health Alliance, the coordinated care organization in Klamath County, was awarded a five-year contract with the Oregon Health Authority early this month.
Sometimes it’s nice staying indoors. Winter means shorter days and longer nights, but it also means there’s more time to settle in with a good book, whether reads that inspire and inform warmer weather outings or just provide insights and perspectives about the places we live and visit.