TALENT (AP) — In mid-October, 78-year-old Joseph Powell moved back into his mobile home in Talent Mobile Estates. His view had changed since Sept. 8. He used to open his door to towering trees and a community of modest homes. Now he sees torched vehicles, a sea of debris and charred tree lim…
Wives seeking divorce forced to remain with abusive partners.
The Bend City Council hopes to make a managed, temporary homeless camp on Juniper Ridge a reality in the near future.
While the two candidates vying for Oregon’s vast 2nd Congressional District have very differing views, both are making it a point to listen to their would-be constituents. Given that the district is the seventh largest in the nation and spans more than 20 Oregon counties, that’s kept them pr…
Environmental crews are focusing on cleaning up hazardous materials in southern Oregon at mobile home parks and communities with clusters of manufactured homes that were particularly hard hit in devastating wildfires last month, officials announced Tuesday.
Giving voters the opportunity to make Oregon the first state in the U.S. to legalize psilocybin therapy, otherwise known as magic mushrooms, ballot Measure 109 is a real trip.
No matter where on the political spectrum they fall, most Oregonians agree that the state is going through an addiction crisis.
SALEM — Democratic U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley will face off against Republican Jo Rae Perkins on November’s ballot in Oregon, with the incumbent a heavy favorite against an opponent with political views described by observers as “extreme.”
Bar with topless dancing loses liquor license over COVID-19DRAIN (AP) — A bar with topless dancing in a small town north of Roseburg has had its liquor license suspended by the state, which says the establishment was in violation of COVID-19 social distancing and face covering requirements.
SALEM (AP) — Oregon’s wildfires have “turned a corner” as firefighters continue to make significant progress containing the flames, but Oregonians still face a long road to recovery, Gov. Kate Brown said Wednesday.
SALEM (AP) — Oregon economists presented a “shocking” and significantly improved revenue forecast Wednesday, which could leave the state’s current budget nearly unscathed by the economic impacts of COVID-19.
PHOENIX (AP) — Stunned residents of the small Oregon town of Phoenix walked through a scene of devastation Thursday after one of the state’s many wildfires wiped out much of their community, including a mobile home park, houses and businesses.
When Congress resumes in September, U.S. Senators Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) and Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) will introduce two bills aimed at protecting property owners and states from land seizures by private corporations.
Three U.S. senators sent a letter to Interior Secretary David Bernhardt on Wednesday demanding he “immediately issue guidance on mask and PPE policies” for Interior Department employees. The letter comes after the Klamath Tribes voiced concern with Bernhardt’s decision not to wear a mask at …
The Jordan Cove Energy Project hit another roadblock Friday after a state agency reversed local approval for part of the project’s construction.
Smoke rose over the small community of Rowena last weekend, after a wildfire broke out in shrubs and brush near the town at the eastern end of the Columbia River Gorge. On Sunday night, the Wasco County Sheriff’s Office told residents to get ready to evacuate.
Theaters across Oregon are closed. Big movie multiplexes and small theater companies alike are waiting for the pandemic to subside. For a handful of historic Oregon venues, though, recent financial help from the state will support some needed improvements while their doors are closed.