In a sudden if not completely unexpected collision of partisan priorities, Democrats plan to…
Oregon Congressman Kurt Schrader has staked out his opposition to a key portion of his fello…
Oregon's record wave of COVID-19 cases appears to have crested, but the long recovery will …
The state of Oregon did not meet its goal of 50,000 registered zero-emission vehicles by 2020, and it is not on track to meet its 2025 or 2030 goals, either, according to a new report.
Oregon Congressman Kurt Schrader has staked out his opposition to a key portion of his fellow Democrats' $3.5 trillion social policy package.
Oregon's record wave of COVID-19 cases appears to have crested, but the long recovery will likely stretch into the winter holiday season.
Homelessness is often associated with urban areas, yet since the Great Depression, national forests have served as a refuge for individuals and families. In recent years, more people are living on the national forests and grasslands, whether by choice or because of economic circumstances. Un…
House Speaker Tina Kotek, D-Portland, received a key labor endorsement in her 2022 bid to be governor, coming before any other major Democrats have entered the race.
I had just parked outside a cafe in downtown Tillamook when Rep. David Gomberg happened to call. When I casually mentioned my location, Gomberg commented that I was barely a block outside his legislative district.
A video diaspora of lawmakers, an alphabet soup of proposals, echoing audio, dead air and a buzzer that cut off testimony at three minutes marked the first day of legislative hearings on 2022 redistricting plans Wednesday.
For an increasing number of people, the 9/11 terrorist attacks are a fading memory. Others don't remember it at all because they were too young or hadn't even been born.
America's most celebrated shopping spree is documented in a new book released on the eve of the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attack on New York City.
This is the story of how one Oregon city turned its longtime adversarial relationship with state government into a political and financial windfall.
The steep rise in COVID-19 cases that began in July could peak on Labor Day and begin a two-month decline, according to a new state report.
Oregon taxpayers will get a record $1.9 billion off their personal income taxes in 2022 as a result of tax collections exceeding projections in 2019.
Gov. Kate Brown expanded a mandatory mask order on Tuesday to include large outdoor gatherings as well well as indoor events.
Political redistricting hearings around the state next month have been cancelled due to COVID-19 concerns, legislative leaders announced Monday.
Facing a sharp surge in COVID-19 infections that threatens to swamp Oregon hospitals, Gov. Kate Brown on Thursday ordered a double dose of vaccination mandates.
Oregon still has a non-Hispanic white majority, but according to the first data released from the 2020 Census, Washington County now is first and Multnomah County is third in the Census Bureau's diversity index measurement.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo of New York announced his resignation Aug. 10 amid allegations of serial sexual harassment and an aggressive attempt to discredit the nearly one dozen women who accused him of abuse.
The New York Times is reporting that the late June heat wave may have killed many more people in Oregon and Washington than officially reported.
Gov. Kate Brown on Wednesday ordered a return to a state requirement that face masks be worn indoors in public places, beginning Friday.
The COVID-19 delta variant is spreading so fast that that it will hit most of the state's unvaccinated population before the six weeks needed to be fully immunized if they were inoculated now.
A religious gathering became the pretext for violent skirmishes between left- and right-wing groups for the second day in a row in downtown Portland.
Eleven state lawmakers on Thursday will begin a politically Herculean task with historically small odds of success: Draw 96 new political districts in 46 days that will be used beginning with the 2022 election.
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Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says Congress needs to do for the national forests what the Oregon Legislature and Gov. Kate Brown have just done to boost firefighting efforts and reduce the threat of wildfires, more of them likely to occur with a warming climate.
The Employment Department has reopened a total of 35 WorkSource Oregon centers in its push to help as many people as possible obtain jobs or training before federal unemployment benefits expire Sept. 4.
Oregon reported 2,056 new COVID-19 cases over the weekend, a surge driven by the highly contagious delta variant that swept from India to the United States since May.