Mayor Charlie Hales went to the White House to support the president’s new effort to limit climate change. The mayor feels it’s time to transition from civil disobedience to changing the law.
Department of Environmental Quality climate change specialist Colin McConnaha says Oregon is already on track for major reductions.
The below Oregon, Washington politicians released statements regarding President Barack Obama's clean power plan.
Portland City Commissioner Steve Novick gives his take on last week’s anti-drilling protest in Portland. In the second segment, Harmony Lambert joins host Steve Dunn. She was one of the Greenpeace activists who suspended themselves from the St. Johns Bridge.
In the wake of Portland’s protest over Arctic drilling, Mayor Charlie Hales has been invited to the White House to talk with the president about energy.
Initiative promoter Tim Eyman's latest attempt to limit the Legislature's ability to raise taxes has qualified for the November ballot.
The head of Oregon's economic development agency is stepping down after a little more than a year in the job.
A new poll shows that while Washington Gov. Jay Inslee got a better grade from respondents than the state Legislature, just 30 percent say they were inclined to vote to re-elect him.
Gov. Jay Inslee on Tuesday directed the state Department of Ecology to develop a plan to cap carbon emissions in the state and to increase enforcement of existing pollution laws, saying that the state can't wait for legislative action to address climate change.
Voters approved the tax on the November 2012 ballot so the city could fund arts and music teachers and provide grants to arts programs.
Sen. Ron Wyden, an Oregon Democrat and skeptic of broad government surveillance, objected Tuesday to a bill that would have required social media and online sites like Google, Yahoo, Twitter and Facebook to alert federal authorities of any terrorist activity.
The line stretched the length of a city block, winding through the aisles inside Powell's Books. Some waited hours. Hundreds came to see the 39th president of the United States, Jimmy Carter, in the flesh, and get a signed copy of his newest book.
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown has signed a bill allowing medical marijuana dispensaries to sell pot to recreational users.
On this week's show: Portland police Chief Larry O'Dea and U.S. Rep. Kurt Schrader.
An Oregon Supreme Court case on public pensions and higher costs for state-funded health care will collide in 2017 to help create a massive hole in the state budget.