Gov. Kate Brown has called a special session of the Oregon Legislature to extend temporary p…
As the executive director of Oregon Tradeswomen, Kelly Kupcak wants to see other women — and…
With delta variant seemingly in retreat, new COVID-19 variant renews challenges
European transit company FlixMobility and Northwest bus service MTRWestern have teamed up to launch a new electric bus line in the Pacific Northwest. The plan is that a "FlixBus" interstate electric bus route will stop at Seattle, Portland, Corvallis and Eugene, starting some time in 2022.
Demand is apparent for new jobs in some industries like leisure and hospitality, health care, and professional and business services in Oregon's immediate future. But for the manufacturing sector, varying niche sectors are experiencing more complicated highs and lows.
When Selma Pierce died Dec. 1, 2020, after a car struck her while she was walking near their home in West Salem, Dr. William "Bud" Pierce took several days off before he resumed his medical practice in Salem.
Nicholas Kristof's relationships formed over decades as a journalist are showing up in a strong wave of "red letter" giving to his campaign for governor of Oregon.
An October report by the Oregon Employment Department found the share of aging workers age 55 and older has tripled across the state over the past three decades — while the total number of jobs grew only about 50%.
Long-delayed campaigns for the 2022 Oregon Legislature were given a green light on Monday by the state Supreme Court.The justices dismissed a pair of lawsuits seeking to block a redistricting plan approved on Sept. 27 by the Legislature and Gov. Kate Brown. The filings claimed Democrats had …
No more masks outdoors, new COVID-19 quarantine protocols and testing in schools and a vaccination verification system were announced by state health and education officials Tuesday.
Oregon Transportation Commission members face more questions than answers as they ponder how to spend most of the $1.2 billion Oregon will get in new federal money in the next five years from the infrastructure legislation that President Joe Biden signed Monday.
Good ideas can take years to become law. A prime example is the recently passed federal infrastructure bill, which will send billions of dollars to Oregon.
Betsy Johnson's independent candidacy for governor flexed its fundraising muscle on Thursday, filing a state report that it has $2.3 million on hand for the 2022 race.
Most people in urbanized Multnomah County don't know it, but they are now living under the state's newest government — a special district created by the Oregon Legislature aimed at controlling local flooding.
U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenauer, fresh from a global climate-change conference in Scotland, says the federal government will have to do more to avert the natural disasters posed by worsening wildfires, floods and heat waves.
Prosper Portland's board has voted to approve the sale of the Centennial Mills site in Portland's Pearl District, recognizable by a 1910 grain mill and warehouse with a water tower on top.
Gov. Kate Brown said Friday she is considering calling a special session of the Oregon Legislature to extend legal protections for tenants at risk of eviction while they wait for emergency rental assistance.
Oregon's rebound from the delta variant spike in COVID-19 has slowed, with hospitalizations remaining high through February, a new state forecast reported Thursday.The number of people in Oregon hospitalized with COVID-19 will stay above 400 statewide through Thanksgiving, Christmas and New …
A salute to former military members followed by a week with lots of talk a about possible plans for 2022 is on tap for the Oregon Legislature, which has Legislative Committee Days scheduled starting Monday.
The 2022 election campaign received a jolt of political adrenaline on Monday as former New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof reported over $1 million in contributions for his bid for Oregon governor.
Oregon can expect to receive over $1.6 billion in additional federal dollars for infrastructure investments under the $1.2 trillion public works bill approved by Congress late Friday, Nov. 6.
A nonprofit organization documenting the lives of Oregon military is opening its world headquarters in Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum in McMinnville.
Despite some vocal opposition, there is widespread support for K-12 school mask mandates, according to a survey by the Oregon Values and Beliefs Center.
Oregon's State Advisory Committee on Historic Preservation abruptly ended its Oct. 21 online meeting when someone watching the session began writing racist slurs.
Jamie McLeod-Skinner of Crooked River Ranch was endorsed in the 2022 race for the 5th Congressional District seat by the only other current Democratic challenger to incumbent U.S. Rep. Kurt Schrader, D-Canby.
CORVALLIS – Oregon State University researchers and a team of West Coast university collaborators have received a $7.65 million grant to study the impact of smoke exposure on grapes, a project that will provide critical knowledge to grape growers and winery owners severely impacted by widesp…
Jamie McLeod-Skinner, a Democrat from Crooked River Ranch, has filed to run for Congress next year against incumbent U.S. Rep. Kurt Schrader, D-Canby.
The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department is requesting public comment on three proposed amendments to the Oregon Administrative Rules that govern state parks, as directed by legislation passed during the 2021 session.
A week after forecasting that the state might reach herd immunity from COVID-19 by Christmas, top state researchers said this week that progress on taming the current spike in infections has slowed.