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1 hr ago | South County Spotlight
Gov. John Kitzhaber has stepped into a debate about who should represent Oregon in the National Statuary Hall in the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. He issued an executive order creating a nine-member panel to consider whether the current statues should be replaced, who should be substituted instead, and what to do with the statues that may return ... (more)
5 hrs ago | Willamette Week
Yesterday, Portland Fire & Rescue released a public service announcement featuring Gov. John Kitzhaber talking about the importance of knowing how to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
5 hrs ago | Fox News
The coal industry has been dealt another blow after a state agency in Oregon denied a key permit for a controversial terminal, marking the latest salvo in an escalating fight between coal exporters and fossil-fuel loathing environmentalists on the West Coast.
11 hrs ago | South County Spotlight
Park lovers in East Portland got a big win this week when the city announced plans for a new off-road bike facility at Gateway Green.
Oregon Democrats and Republicans may have little in common, but both major parties are part of a coalition opposed to changing Oregon's closed primary for nominating candidates.
Gov. John Kitzhaber helped save a woman's life in downtown Portland in this photo provided to the media via KGW.
This illustration, from Ambre's environmental review, shows the area within the Port of Morrow at which Ambre Energy would like to build a dock.
The mayor's office enlisted the aid of a task force whose mission it will be to develop a plan for tiny houses on city-owned land for the homeless to call home.
A federal appeals court has dismissed the last pending defenders of Oregon's ban against marriage by same-sex couples, a ban struck down by a federal judge three months ago.
The Republican nominee for governor said two weeks ago that his campaign raised $350,000 over a one-month period, but his aides declined to disclose the donors.
Gov. John Kitzhaber said he would support a cigarette tax if one were passed by the Legislature.
Prompted by a surge in crude-oil shipments through Oregon, a state committee began Tuesday to review changes in the rules governing railroad movements of hazardous materials.
When Oregon regulators killed plans for Columbia River coal export docks Aug. 18, Big Green redirected its minions and money northward to the decisive battlefield: Cherry Point, Wash., and the proposed $600 million Pacific Gateway Terminal for shipping 48 million tons of Powder River Basin coal annually from Montana , Wyoming and North Dakota to ... (more)
Columbia River Gorge fire chiefs learned mile-long oil trains moved through their communities not from railroads but because of this April photo by an amateur photographer.
Democratic Gov. John Kitzhaber and his challenger Republican Rep. Dennis Richardson have scheduled three debates; dates for two more have yet to be nailed down.
Eileen Isham, the co-director of Head Start programs at Portland Public Schools, peeks into a room at the new Clarendon Regional Early Learning Center.
Updated: Fri Aug 29, 2014 04:41 pm
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