Local Politics

Politics Family spokesman: Ex-Oregon Gov. Vic Atiyeh dies Family spokesman: Ex-Oregon Gov. Vic Atiyeh dies
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.
Politics Left sees way to get past Oregon Senate roadblock Left sees way to get past Oregon Senate roadblock
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.
Politics 13 Washington candidates seek open House seat
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.