"My view is, you can't spell great recreation without saying O-R-E-G-O-N because we've really been blessed," the state's senior senator said.
The launch of the Republican governor's White House campaign is the culmination of years of groundwork that began even before his landslide re-election to a second term as governor in 2013, but one nearly felled by scandal and a descent from his standing as one of the nation's most popular state leaders to a politician whose approval ratings have reached record lows at home.
Come Wednesday, the pot stashes in Oregon are legal - up to 8 ounces. So is the homegrown, up to four plants a household.
This former timber town in the foothills of the Cascades hopes lawmakers will take action before the end of the session to help small town restore the tax breaks and incentives that come with enterprise zones.
Retail sales of recreational marijuana could begin as soon as Oct. 1 in Oregon, sooner than had been expected.
As Oregonians prepare to enter the brave new world of legal marijuana, the state wants folks to know a few things.
Oregon lawmakers are considering a proposal that would make it a felony to strangle a pregnant woman.
Two proposals now before the Eugene City Council would ask voters to approve a property tax support library services.
An Oregon Department of Justice report says the state's former top bureaucrat, Michael Jordan, never asked a state technology manager to delete messages in former Gov. John Kitzhaber's email account.
Diana Rabago says the name of the facility sums up some of the challenges facing the Benton County Jail.
The U.S. Coast Guard detained two dozen protesters who formed a blockade with kayaks and other vessels Monday to try to stop Royal Dutch Shell's drill rig as it left Seattle on its way to explore for oil in the Arctic Ocean.
Benton County leaders plan to ask voters in November for money to replace the 40-bed jail in Corvallis with one that will have room for more than 100 inmates.
Though he has not yet announced he will be running for president next year, Jeb Bush is making his rounds throughout the country and will be in Portland Tuesday.