August 26 marks Women’s Equality Day. The day commemorates 95 years since the 19th Amendment was added to the Constitution, granting women the right to vote.
Oregon will send $402 million back to taxpayers next year after the state collected more than expected in personal-income taxes over the last two years, state economists said Wednesday.
Voters will choose whether to implement a "US Constitution Second Amendment Preservation" ordinance, which made it to the ballot as a citizen-driven initiative
Three gun rights groups, including the National Rifle Association, sued the city of Seattle on Monday over its adoption of a so-called "gun violence tax," a tax on firearms and ammunition designed to help offset the financial toll of gun violence.
The president of Shell Oil Co. said exploratory drilling off Alaska's northwest coast is going well despite stormy weather last week that caused the company to halt operations for a few days.
It didn't take long for an entrepreneur to combine two of Portland's favorite things: marijuana and food carts.
The intense wildfire season ravaging the West and taxing fire crews and equipment to their limits is the new normal, the chief of the U.S. Forest Service said Wednesday at a fire site in Oregon.
Seattle's City Council has approved a new tax on the sale of firearms and ammunition - a measure designed to help offset the financial toll of gun violence.
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders spoke to his second packed crowd in the Pacific Northwest as supporters filled Portland's Moda Center to hear the Vermont senator speak about income inequality and other issues.
Sunday's rally for Vermont senator and presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders has been moved from the Veterans Memorial Coliseum to the Moda Center, in anticipation of a large crowd.
Hillary Clinton stopped in Portland this week for several hours for a pricy private fundraiser.
Former Oregon first lady Cylvia Hayes has been ordered to release her emails to a court for review.
Menu prices are up 21 percent and you don't have to tip at Ivar's Salmon House on Seattle's Lake Union after the restaurant decided to institute the city's $15-an-hour minimum wage two years ahead of schedule.
Environmental activists rappelled off Portland's tallest bridge early Wednesday in an effort to stop a Shell Oil Arctic icebreaker from leaving the city.
Sen. Ron Wyden, an Oregon Democrat and skeptic of broad government surveillance, objected Tuesday to a bill that would have required social media and online sites like Google, Yahoo, Twitter and Facebook to alert federal authorities of any terrorist activity.