Adult victims of child sex abuse implored Oregon legislators on Monday to eliminate the legal deadline for prosecutors to file charges against alleged abusers.
Gov. John Kitzhaber called for expanding gun sale background checks and for new restrictions on carrying guns in elementary and secondary schools as Oregon's Legislature on Friday began hearing testimony on gun control bills.
An Oregon lawmaker is proposing legislation to raise the age requirement for helmets on young bicyclists, but the bill is drawing opposition from bike advocates who say that instead of protecting young cyclists it would discourage people from riding.
More than 10,000 people could die when — not if — a monster earthquake and tsunami occur just off the Pacific Northwest coast, researchers told Oregon legislators Thursday.
With more quick-charge stations installed for electric vehicles, Oregon has completed its portion of the West Coast Electric Highway.
Oregon Treasurer Ted Wheeler has a plan to make higher education more affordable, proposing the state take on debt so students don't have to.
Raising cigarette taxes by $1 a pack would make it too expensive for some minors to take up smoking, public health advocates told an Oregon legislative panel Tuesday in urging the increase.
The National Weather Service has declared a Winter Storm Warning for the Cascades from 4 p.m. Friday to 4 p.m. Saturday. Additionally, a Winter Weather Advisory has been declared for the Coast Range from 4 p.m. Friday to 4 p.m. Saturday.
It’s part of a two-week effort by Portland Police, the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office, Clackamas County Sheriff's Office, and Oregon State Police.
James DePreist, the former conductor of the Oregon Symphony, died Thursday, according to The Julliard School of music in New York City, where he was Director Emeritus. He was 77 years old.
The Oregon Senate has voted to allow some young illegal immigrants to pay resident college tuition if they were brought to the United States as children.
Teenagers who are in trouble and don't want to ask their parents for help with addictions and mental health issues can turn to certain professionals without their parents' consent, but the list does not include counselors and therapists.
Under the plan proposed in HJR 9, roads fund money could also be used for alternative transportation projects that will “prevent or reduce pollution and congestion created by use of motor vehicles.” That includes bike-related projects.
Oregon lawmakers will consider a bill that would slap bicyclists with a $10 registration fee.
Two people were injured in a head-on crash on Highway 224 Tuesday.