Oregon Democrats have muscled through legislation expanding background checks to cover nearly every private firearm sale in the state. It goes to Democratic Gov. Kate Brown, who has indicated support.
A lawyer for the Oregonian newspaper asked a Salem judge on Friday to dismiss several of the legal claims made by former Oregon first lady Cylvia Hayes in her bid to keep emails from her personal accounts out of the public eye.
Police shot and killed 49-year-old veteran Brian Babb a month ago in West Eugene after responding to a report of a suicidal subject. The shooting remains under investigation. But Babb's therapist Becky Higgins, who made the 911 call that summoned police to the scene, is now commenting on what happened.
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.