Republican candidate for governor Dennis Richardson is asking Oregon's top federal prosecutor to investigate whether the fiancee of Gov. John Kitzhaber violated federal law through her consulting work.
KATU and Portland State University hosted an at times raucous town hall on Measure 91 on Tuesday, Oct. 21. The measure would legalize and regulate marijuana in the state of Oregon. Voters will decide the measure Nov. 4.
A Romanian princess who lived for years in Coos County and later helped run a cockfighting enterprise in Oregon has been sentenced to three years of probation and won't have to go to prison.
In a stunning admission Thursday, Gov. John Kitzhaber’s fiancée Cylvia Hayes admitted to illegally marrying an Ethiopian immigrant in the late 1990s for money and so he could stay in the United States to get a college degree.
A generation of Oregonians has never lived under a Republican governor, and state Rep. Dennis Richardson would like to show them what it's like.
The fall campaign hit Eugene on Monday, with a Republican candidate for governor arriving by motorcycle and a Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate bringing some of his party's star-power to the University of Oregon campus.
The scandal surrounding John Kitzhaber’s fiancée could be enough to swing the governor’s race in Oregon, according to a SurveyUSA poll conducted for our Portland news affiliate KATU.
The City of Reedsport is looking at ways to fund its levee certification and get its storm water system up to federal standard. City officials say if the levee isn't certified, it has to look at paying mandatory flood insurance with a price tag of $1-3 million a year.
The League of Women Voters of Coos County is hosting a public candidate forum in Coos Bay Monday night.
Both sides in Oregon's debate over whether to legalize marijuana are appealing to maternal instincts with the election less than three weeks away.
A grand jury indicted Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Friday for abusing the powers of his office by carrying out a threat to veto funding for state prosecutors investigating public corruption — making the possible 2016 presidential hopeful his state's first indicted governor in nearly a century.
One of the most influential women in the world made a stop in Portland on Tuesday night. Hillary Clinton spoke to a sold-out crowd at the Keller Auditorium, part of the World Affairs Council of Oregon’s International Speaker series.
California Gov. Jerry Brown said he is not sure legalizing marijuana is a good idea in his state because the country could lose its competitive edge if too many people are getting stoned.
Monica Wehby, a pediatric neurosurgeon at Randall's Children Hospital, is among at least four other Republicans fighting for that party's nomination for U.S. senator during this May's primary. The winner will presumably take on incumbent Democrat Sen. Jeff Merkley in the November General Election.