Vic Atiyeh died Sunday night of complications from renal failure, a family spokesman said. He was 91.
State officials say they heard from U.S. Department of Education officials to say they were not going to approve a request made about a month ago.
Vic Atiyeh, Oregon's last Republican governor who shepherded the state through a deep recession during two terms in the 1980s, died Sunday night, a family spokesman said.
Former state representative and Portland mayoral candidate Jefferson Smith and Lewis and Clark Law School professor and U.S. Senate candidate Jim Huffman join KATU’s Brian Wood Sunday, July 20 in analyzing the gubernatorial debate Friday between Democratic Gov. John Kitzhaber and his challenger Republican state Rep. Dennis Richardson.
Democratic Gov. John Kitzhaber and Republican state Rep. Dennis Richardson of Central Point squared off Friday, July 18, 2014 in Oregon first gubernatorial debate. The debate was sponsored by the Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association.
Peter Zuckerman, spokesman for New Approach Oregon, argues why Oregonians should support an initiative, if it makes it to the ballot, to legalize, to tax and regulate marijuana.
Gov. John Kitzhaber has ordered flags at all public institutions to be flown at half-staff in honor of former Gov. Vic Atiyeh.
Repeatedly thwarted by Republicans and a conservative Democrat in the Senate, environmentalists, gun control activists and others on the left hope this year's legislative elections will finally give them their ticket to success in the Legislature.
A rare open U.S. House seat in central Washington has exposed deep divisions within the GOP, with Main Street Republicans pitted against archconservative candidates in the run-up to the Aug. 5 primary.
A conservative super PAC with ties to the Koch brothers is buying into Oregon's Senate race. Gov. John Kitzhaber picked up some surprising donations. And a national Republican group is targeting Oregon's Legislature. Here's a look at some of the more interesting news in Oregon politics this week, and it's all about the money.
More than half the states to hold primary elections so far have seen record-low turnouts, according to a nonpartisan survey of voter rolls released Monday. That perhaps is a sign of widespread apathy within both political parties ahead of November's midterm elections.
President Barack Obama announced a major expansion of his initiative to improve the lives of boys and young men of color, with educators, star athletes, companies and foundations announcing partnerships to help minority boys in conjunction with his "My Brother's Keeper" program.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry is visiting Iowa for the fourth time in eight months, hoping for a second chance to win over Republican voters who delivered him a stinging caucus loss when he ran for president two years ago.
At a summertime getaway for liberals, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren has captured the hearts of Democratic activists beginning to think about an heir to President Barack Obama. But their minds tell them that Hillary Rodham Clinton could help them hang onto the White House.