The Oregon Supreme Court ruled Thursday that some of the 2013 cuts to public-employee retirement benefits are unconstitutional, wiping out much of the savings lawmakers were aiming for and likely raising pension costs for state and local governments.
The outgoing superintendent of the Eugene 4J School District responded Wednesday to an article in The Register-Guard newspaper based on emails and text messages school board members exchanged about his performance.
Legislators writing rules for recreational pot in Oregon propose to limit the size of medical marijuana growing operations.
Are you registered to vote? If you aren't - or aren't sure - you have until 11:59 p.m. Tuesday to register for the May 19, 2015, election.
County Commissioner Sid Leiken said he is exploring a run for governor in 2016.
The Oregon Senate has backed a bill allowing motorcycles to pass between cars or trucks during highway traffic jams.
Oregon House legislators held a rare marathon public hearing Wednesday on a bill expanding background checks to encompass nearly all private gun transfers. The proposal that has sped through the Legislature in the wake of an election that helped Democrats up their majorities in both chambers.
A task force reported progress on a plan for managing events with over 1,000 people at county parks.
Two candidates remain to fill the vacany left by Sheriff Tom Turner's departure to lead the Florence Police Department: the chief deputy - and the former Florence police chief.
A proposal designed to enhance parents' knowledge of vaccination rates in their children's schools goes before a key legislative committee Tuesday.
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.
Breaking from decades of "Just Say No"-type messaging about marijuana use, Colorado law enforcement officials are starting a new campaign designed to promote safe marijuana use.
With Oregon Democrats moving forward on a bill to require background checks for private gun sales, the potential political backlash is becoming apparent.
The group, 15 Now Oregon, revealed plans Friday for a statewide campaign next year. It proposes gradually raising the state's minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2019.
Seeking to turn the page on the influence-peddling controversy that toppled her predecessor, Gov. Kate Brown said Friday that Oregon is "through the hardest part of that transition."