Oregon to test pay-per-mile idea as replacement for gas tax
Oregon is about to embark on a first-in-the-nation program that aims to charge car owners not for the fuel they… READ MORE
Oregon Gov Resigns
Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber resigned effective next Wednesday, Feb. 18, in a letter submitted to Secretary of State Kate Brown.… READ MORE
Man gets 30-year term for Oregon bomb plot
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — One thousand, four hundred and six days after he screamed “God is great” while police officers dragged him into a waiting…… READ MORE
Bloomberg Gun Grabbing Group Backs Democrats in Oregon
In Oregon, the Michael Bloomberg-funded gun control group, Everytown for Gun Safety is backing Democrat Gov. John Kitzhaber, while also trying to unseat state Sen. Bruce Starr, R-Hillsboro. Along with spending $22,000 to support Starr’s opponent, Democrat… READ MORE
Koch group cancels October ad time in Oregon race
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The political group linked to the conservative Koch brothers has canceled television ad time reserved in October for the…… READ MORE
Pot advocates deliver petitions for Oregon ballot
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Sponsors of an initiative that would legalize recreational marijuana traveled to Salem on Thursday to turn in boxes stuffed…… READ MORE
Oregon hopes to be first state to map GMO fields
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Before residents in southern Oregon overwhelmingly voted to ban genetically modified crops last month, farmers negotiated…… READ MORE
Oregon gov. urges lawsuit over O-Care
Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber (D) is seeking a lawsuit against the tech company he says is responsible for problems with the state’s ObamaCare insurance exchange, according to a report.
Kitzhaber, who is running for reelection,… READ MORE
City Shuts Down 11-Year-Old Selling Mistletoe to Fund Braces
An 11-year-old Oregon girl who wanted to help her father pay for her braces by selling mistletoe over the holidays,… READ MORE
Man who stripped at airport says nudity protected
By Nigel Duara,Â Associated Press
PORTLAND, Ore.â€”An Oregon man kept his clothes on when he went through court security on his way to his trial, unlike the episode that got him there: stripping at Portland’s airport … READ MORE
Man arrested in Portland, Ore., area in threatening letters sent to Congress
PORTLAND, Ore. â€” A 39-year-old man has been arrested in connection with threatening letters containing a suspicious powdery substance that were sent to members of Congress.
The United States Capitol Police said in a statement… READ MORE
Oregon Escapes Notice in Voter Photo ID Battle
ByÂ Nathan L. Gonzales,Â Roll Call
More than 200,000 people voted in this weekâ€™s special election in Oregonâ€™s 1st district, and none of them had to show photo identification before they cast their ballot.
As the voter… READ MORE
John Boehner, Nancy Pelosi send cash to Oregon’s special election
By ALEX ISENSTADT | Politico
House members from both parties are pouring cash into this monthâ€™s Oregon special election, newly released contribution reports show.
Democrat Suzanne Bonamici, the frontrunner in the race to replace former… READ MORE