Gardner says the continued and repeated budget cuts to the county and his office are a big reason why he's leaving. He’s taking a job with the Oregon State Police, at a pay cut, to become an OSP captain and chief of the Forensics Division.
"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.
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.
House Speaker Tina Kotek is unveiling a proposal to gradually raise Oregon's statewide minimum wage to $13 an hour by 2018.
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.
The Oregon Legislature is considering imposing up to a 20 percent sales tax on retail sales of marijuana once it becomes available to consumers.
Protesters plan to march to a City Council meeting in opposition of a proposed ban on smoking in public in Eugene.
The Oregon technology manager who leaked former Gov. John Kitzhaber's emails to a reporter will not face criminal charges.