Uber, a car service already on the streets of New York, London and Seattle, is coming to Oregon - and it's not starting in Portland.
State elections officials certified Tuesday that the petitioners submitted enough valid signatures to qualify the measure for the November ballot.
Legal speeds go up from 75 to 80 mph on the interstate and from 65 to 70 mph on state highways starting Thursday.
Silicon Valley venture capitalist Tim Draper began submitting signatures Tuesday for a ballot initiative that would ask voters to split California into six separate states, a move he said would create governments that are more manageable and responsive to residents' needs.
County Administrator Steve Mokrohisky said the City of Eugene's sick time for part-time workers could cost county taxpayers more than a half of a million dollars on the high end each year.
As the City of Eugene is moving forward with a paid sick-leave ordinance, officials with Lane County are looking to pass a bill that exempts its workers from the change.
Most on the Lane County Board of Commissioners object to Eugene's planed mandatory sick leave law, and have a proposed trio of bills that would exempt some workers. 'I'm really looking at it as a much larger issue than just sick leave itself," said commissioner Sid Leiken.
With the clock ticking down to the start of legal weed sales in Washington state, store owners hoping to start selling on Tuesday are consumed by details as they try to make sure there's pot on the shelves.
Oregon's candidates for U.S. Senate are taking differing views of Monday's Supreme Court decision on insurance coverage for contraceptives.
Republican gubernatorial candidate Dennis Richardson made a stop at a barbecue and disk golf tournament hosted by the Lane County GOP.
An ordinance that gradually increases the minimum wage in Seattle to $15 an hour was approved Thursday by a City Council committee, setting up a full council vote next week.
In the wake of the killings in Santa Barbara, some state lawmakers want a way loved ones can report someone who is a threat for violence, with a process then to temporarily remove guns from that person.
Marijuana growers in Washington, Colorado and other states cannot use irrigation water from the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation to grow their crops, the agency said on Tuesday.
"Folks, you have a choice: A cowboy, a curmudgeon, a biker or a normal guy. Take your pick," candidate Harley Brown told the Idaho Public Television audience, referring to incumbent "Butch" Otter, Walt Bayes, himself and state Sen. Russ respectively.