Gov. Kate Brown announced Friday that Jeanne Atkins will succeed her as Oregon's secretary of state, which Brown left to become governor when John Kitzhaber resigned in an ethics scandal.
The small Columbia River Gorge town of North Bonneville, Washington, is embarking on a new enterprise — a city-owned marijuana shop.
Controversial Senate Bill 324 is now headed to the desk of Oregon Gov. Kate Brown for her signature. But what is even more controversial is just what this proposed law could do to gas prices.
The bill passed Wednesday by the narrowest of margins after five hours of debate. The 31-29 vote sends the bill to Democratic Gov. Kate Brown, who has spoken favorably of it.
Nigel Jaquiss, a reporter at KATU’s news partners at Willamette Week, and KATU’s Hillary Lake join host Steve Dunn to discuss the lawsuits surrounding Oregon’s failed Cover Oregon, those personal emails Kitzhaber’s office asked to be deleted from state servers and the investigations into him and his fiancée, Cylvia Hayes.
Rocky King, who quit for health reasons, said former Gov. John Kitzhaber, whose administration hired King, never told him what to say about Cover Oregon or to cover up the problems with the website.
The Multnomah County Commissioners voted Thursday to outlaw the sale of e-cigarettes to minors and ban their use in the workplace.
The Oregon Senate has voted to send Gov. Kate Brown a bill automatically registering voters by using state driver's license records.
Gov. Kate Brown is replacing a senior state official closely linked to former Gov. John Kitzhaber, who resigned in disgrace last month.
Nez Perce leader Chief Joseph and pioneering woman rights activist Abigail Scott Duniway should replace two other symbols of Oregon among the statues on display at the U.S. Capitol, a panel recommended on Wednesday.
The government will review a huge cache of Hillary Rodham Clinton's emails for possible release after revelations she conducted official business as secretary of state in the shadows of a private account. The disclosure has raised questions in the buildup to her expected presidential run about whether she adhered to the letter or spirit of accountability laws.
A handful of former aides and allies on Thursday launched the Opportunity and Freedom PAC, which can raise and spend unlimited amounts of money on Perry's behalf.
A House committee investigating the Benghazi, Libya, attacks issued subpoenas Wednesday for the emails of Hillary Rodham Clinton, who used a private account exclusively for official business when she was secretary of state — and also used a computer email server now traced back to her family's New York home.
Former CIA Director David Petraeus, whose once-bright political future was all but destroyed over an affair with his biographer, has agreed to plead guilty to sharing classified material with her, the Justice Department said Tuesday.