KVAL News sat down with the new governor to talk about government ethics reforms, gun control, education - and ice cream.
For the second time in two years, the City of Albany is asking voters to pass a public safety bond measure.
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown has signed a bill requiring background checks on firearm transfers between private parties.
The Oregon Senate has approved a measure aimed at keeping electronic cigarettes out of the hands of children.
When President Barack Obama promotes trade, he likes to say that 95 percent of the world's markets are outside the nation's borders — a potential goldmine for U.S.-made products. But Nike, where Obama made a pitch Friday, wants easier access to the U.S. market for the products it makes overseas.
Candidates for the Eugene 4J School District appeared before the City Club of Eugene on Friday.
"We are now experiencing a quantum leap in humanity's ability to improve the properties of plants and animals," Gene Tools CEO Jim Summerton said, "except perhaps in Benton County if our local Luddites (anti-technology folks) succeed in getting voters to pass Measure 2-89."
Obama's case for international trade agreements is built on three main arguments. A visit to Nike headquarters on Friday allows Obama to address at least two of the three.
President Barack Obama is making his fourth visit to Oregon as president.
The president is putting the Nike logo on his trade agenda.
Gun rights advocates say the fight against Senate Bill 941 is just heating up. Efforts are underway to recall the lawmakers who supported the bill to expand background checks in Oregon to include gun sales and transfers.
Rural businesses in the middle of nowhere can't afford to keep someone manning the pumps 24 hours a day, said Bentz, a Republican from Ontario — a city near the Idaho border.
"I was that victim that got that call that said you solved our case but you're never going to get justice, and no rape victim should ever have to hear that."