Obama was interviewed by OR reporter PORTLAND (AP) — President Barack Obama said the federal government plans to strengthen regulations regarding oil train safety.
New funds available for housing upgrades
New 2015-2016 rules focused on safety of athletes
Team mourns passing of late small forward, who was 52
Oregon State Police (OSP) is continuing the investigation into Sunday morning's serious injury motorcycle crash that occurred at State Route 216 milepost 17 near Warm Springs.
SALEM (AP) — Just hours after Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber announced his decision to resign, a subpoena arrived in a state office building confirming that federal agents are looking into the influence-peddling scandal that led to the abrupt end of a four-decade political career.
SALEM, Oregon (AP) — Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber said Friday he is resigning from office effective at 10 a.m. Wednesday. He released the following statement announcing his decision:
Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber announced his resignation on Friday amid mounting questions and investigations into his fiancée, who was accused of using her position as first lady to enrich herself and benefit private consulting clients. Kitzhaber, 67, was elected to a historic fourth term as governor in November.
Just weeks after being sworn in for an unprecedented fourth term, Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber announced his resignation following allegations his fiancée used their relationship to win contracts for her consulting business and failed to report income on her taxes. Some key events leading to this point:
MEDFORD (AP) — Oregon State Police say two men have been arrested in a southern Oregon convenience store robbery in which the robbers' "hoods" were actually boxer brief-style underwear in a camouflage pattern.
Brown will be first openly bisexual governor
PORTLAND (AP) — Oregon education leaders say they want a yearlong delay in rating schools based on a new set of tougher tests after the state’s teachers union raised objections.
SALEM — Lawyers for Gov. John Kitzhaber and his fiancée are arguing that the Oregon Government Ethics Commission has no jurisdiction to investigate Cylvia Hayes, even though Kitzhaber spent months saying it was the appropriate agency to look into influence-peddling allegations.
Traffic on Interstate 84 is now restricted to one lane in each direction for 3.8 miles within The Dalles city limits. Bob Townsend, assistant project manager for the Oregon Department of Transportation, said the orange barrels blocking off the east and west right lanes were put up Monday.
Commission sends letter to Oregon Legislature