Severely diminished container service at the Port of Portland hasn't yet irreversibly changed shipping strategies, but that pattern won't hold forever, according to a freight expert.
KATU's Steve Dunn talks with PSU Professor Ronald Tammen about the posibility of a terror attack on US soil; statistically speaking, he says there's a bigger chance of a home-grown terrorist attack.
Gov. Kate Brown's chief of staff has resigned after nine months on the job.
Oregon Governor Brown announced the state will continue accepting refugees on Wednesday, and not all of the state’s politicians are standing behind the statement.
The Lewis and Clark College students say the issue is with the Confederate battle markings. They say the flag is racist.
Oregon Rep. Kurt Schrader was one of nearly 50 Democrats to support legislation aimed at blocking the resettlement of Iraqi and Syrian refugees in the U.S.
Senate Republican Leader Ted Ferrioli again called on the director of the state Department of Transportation to resign, saying the agency's blunders helped end an effort to repeal and replace a controversial environmental law in June.
More than a dozen Senate Republicans on Wednesday sent a letter to Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, asking him to ensure that Syrian refugees are properly vetted before the state agrees to accept them.
A task force formed to improve school safety says Oregon should establish a tip line, develop a school floor plan database, and fund a statewide threat assessment system to identify and help students who present a potential risk for violence and self-harm.
People in the Portland area are deeply divided on a series of controversial issues relating to gun control and owners' rights.
Supporters of boosting the state’s minimum wage took over an interim committee hearing at the Capitol in Salem on Monday for several minutes, chanting “Fifteen now” and “Black lives matter.”
In a statement, Inslee criticized other governors who have threatened to stop accepting refugees following last week's terror attacks in Paris.
Gov. Jay Inslee says that Washington state will welcome Syrian refugees if the federal government ultimately decides that the state will receive any of the 10,000 people that President Barack Obama's administration has pledged to resettle over the next year.
Portland Mayor Charlie Hales talks to KATU's Steve Dunn about his political future and why he chose not to seek another term.
Mayor Charlie Hales has been invited to speak alongside world leaders at a climate change summit in Paris.