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.
The ACLU is upset over TriMet having microphones on their new buses that are constantly recording conversations. They claim it is an invasion of privacy for law-abiding citizens who ride public transport.
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.
The type of 'seclusion cell' that is included under the Oregon bill is like the one that had been used at a school in Longview, Wash., which KATU News first reported on in November 2012.
The Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday approved the bill put forth by Senate President Peter Courtney. The Salem Democrat says he would like to see distracted driving treated the same way as drunken driving.
Freezing fog made for a slick morning commute on Friday.
In a few months, we'll start hearing 'Play Ball!' once again in our area.
A sinkhole swallowed a Florida man right from his bedroom and you have to wonder whether something like that could happen here in the Northwest.
A Hillsboro man who rescued a woman from her burning house last year was honored at Tuesday night's Hillsboro City Council meeting.
Dozens of Oregon lawmakers have signed onto a proposal to amend the Oregon constitution to ban gender discrimination, but they have run into a roadblock from some of the strongest advocates of equality for women.
Proponents say the tide is quickly shifting in their favor after Colorado and Washington voters supported pot legalization initiatives last year.