A group of Mosier officials voted Monday to accept the terms of the latest $2.4 million offer from Union Pacific Railroad, subject to further negotiations on the scope of the release provided to the railroad in return for their payment and in-kind donations.July 28, 2017 12:32 p.m. read more..
Rep. John Huffman, R-The Dalles, will not run for his House District 59 seat in 2018 — and may be leaving earlier if he is selected by the Trump administration to oversee Oregon’s rural development programs through the U.S. Department of Agriculture.July 13, 2017 1:21 p.m. read more..
PORTLAND — State lawmakers sent a proposed oil train safety bill back for more work Friday after growing concerns that an amendment favoring the railroad industry had watered down key provisions on public oversight and financial accountability.July 1, 2017 12:32 p.m. read more..
SALEM — In a move hailed by LGBT rights groups, Oregon became the first state in the U.S. on Thursday to allow residents to mark their gender as "not specified" on applications for driver's licenses, learner's permits and identity cards.June 16, 2017 1:33 p.m. read more..
About 50 local residents showed up at the Dallesport Community Center Monday evening to discuss a possible housing project that a tribe wants to place on private property. Bill Morris, a member of the Dallesport Community Council, organized the June 5 meeting. He wanted residents to discuss a proposal by the Yakama Nation Housing Authority, which is considering buying a 47.5-acre parcel in Dallesport.June 9, 2017 12:35 p.m. read more..
PORTLAND (AP) — Plans for a $700 million high-voltage electrical transmission line between Oregon and Washington state have been canceled after the cost doubled over the last eight years, The Bonneville Power Administration said Thursday.May 19, 2017 1:31 p.m. read more..
SALEM — Gov. Kate Brown recently signed three executive orders as part of her "Series of Cost Savings Across State Government" initiative — touted as a broad effort to save money to help close the $1.6 billion budget shortfall and improve Oregon's long-term finances.May 16, 2017 1:33 p.m. read more..
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