Stories tagged: oregon
Thu., March 8, 2018, 9:23 a.m.
The window for candidates to register for Oregon’s primary elections has closed – a step toward the first general elections in the state since President Donald Trump took office and …
Wed., March 7, 2018, 1:13 p.m.
The state of Oregon has sued Nevada gambling mogul Steve Wynn and the board of directors of Wynn Resorts Ltd. for allegedly failing to act in the best interests of …
UPDATED: Tue., March 6, 2018, 4:54 p.m.
A 20-year-old man from Oregon has filed lawsuits against Dick’s Sporting Goods and Walmart, alleging the two retailers discriminated against him when they refused to sell him a rifle this …
Mon., March 5, 2018, 9:49 a.m.
People gathered this weekend to watch researchers perform a necropsy on a Steller sea lion that was found dead near Haystack Rock in Cannon Beach.
Mon., March 5, 2018, 9:07 a.m.
Marion County has joined other Oregon communities in scaling back its curbside recycling program.
Sun., March 4, 2018, 9:20 a.m.
With the short 2018 legislative session behind them, Oregon politicians are already looking forward to pushing a cap on greenhouse gas emissions during next year’s long session.
Fri., March 2, 2018, 11:22 a.m.
A 28-year-old man who says he still has scars on his forehead two years after an adult dancer threw a beer glass at him has filed a lawsuit against her …
UPDATED: Fri., March 2, 2018, 8:57 a.m.
School shootings over the past couple years frustrate Dale Nelson of Oregon City as much or more than all Americans.
UPDATED: Thu., March 1, 2018, 11:39 a.m.
An ex-student accused of threatening a shooting at Oregon State University was on probation for making similar threats last year.
Thu., March 1, 2018, 9:33 a.m.
Authorities say a motorist who caused a September crash that killed both drivers had a blood-alcohol content of 0.57 percent – a life-threatening figure that’s more than seven times the …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 28, 2018, 2:23 p.m.
The state wants to shut down Oregon’s newest mega-dairy over allegations it has repeatedly endangered nearby drinking water.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 28, 2018, 3:41 p.m.
An effort to insert an amendment in Oregon’s Constitution making health care a right died amid concerns by lawmakers that it would expose the state to lawsuits.
Tue., Feb. 27, 2018, 6:47 p.m.
The state office in charge of Oregon’s elections was granted funding from the Legislature for an internet security position to protect against Russian government interference and hacking by others, officials …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 27, 2018, 6:03 p.m.
A plan intended to address Oregon air standards following the discovery of airborne pollutants in Portland neighborhoods advanced Tuesday in the Legislature.
Tue., Feb. 27, 2018, 3:18 p.m.
An Oregon youth softball program has decided to move forward with plans to raffle off an AR-15-style assault weapon as part of its fundraiser.
Tue., Feb. 27, 2018, 3:02 p.m.
An Oregon state representative, who might seek a state Senate seat, called in to a political talk show in 2009, saying he wasn’t “comfortable” with the thought of a woman …
Tue., Feb. 27, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
A person threatening to attack a school could be charged with a felony and not just a misdemeanor in Oregon under an amendment introduced Monday amid a spate of threats …
Mon., Feb. 26, 2018, 1:16 p.m.
A confirmed case of dog flu has been reported in Grants Pass.
Sun., Feb. 25, 2018, 4:15 p.m.
Rick Pyburn often thinks about the lives of the people who have been laid to rest at Gingles Cemetery.
Sat., Feb. 24, 2018, 3:29 p.m.
An Oregon man has accepted a plea deal in which he will spent four years in prison for trying to have sex with a girl younger than 14.
Sat., Feb. 24, 2018, 3:22 p.m.
Oregon’s largest cities – Portland, Eugene and Salem – have been seeing an uptick in urban rats this year.
Sat., Feb. 24, 2018, 3:16 p.m.
KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – It could soon cost more to enter Crater Lake National Park. The Herald and News reports the park plans to increase the single-vehicle entrance fee on …
Sat., Feb. 24, 2018, 3:11 p.m.
An Oregon man charged with making online threats to kill President Trump will undergo a mental competency evaluation before he returns to U.S. District Court in Eugene.
Sat., Feb. 24, 2018, 10:31 a.m.
A 37-year-old man accused of stashing $1 million worth of marijuana in fake boulders and attempting to ship it from Springfield, Oregon, to Oklahoma City now faces facing a federal …
Fri., Feb. 23, 2018, 9:59 a.m.
The arts editor and theater critic at an Oregon weekly paper say they plan to run for governor and lieutenant governor of Kansas.
Fri., Feb. 23, 2018, 9:54 a.m.
A search and rescue dog with Mountain Wave Search and Rescue fell 30 feet off a cliff while on a hike with her handler and survived.
Thu., Feb. 22, 2018, 4:35 p.m.
With a few big exceptions, doing business in the legal cannabis realm is just like any other competitive industry.
Thu., Feb. 22, 2018, 12:15 p.m.
A natural gas-fired power plant in Boardman run by Portland General Electric would be allowed to emit more than three times more carbon monoxide and eight times more smog-causing pollution …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 20, 2018, 11 p.m.
An Oregon sheriff and district attorney blasted efforts to regulate legalized marijuana, saying Tuesday the state is allowing black market operations to proliferate.
Tue., Feb. 20, 2018, 12:47 p.m.
A Salem high school student has asked Oregon lawmakers to help him open a shelter for homeless youth.