The state abandoned the troubled Cover Oregon health care site in the spring and switched to the federal site, HealthCare.gov.
The Multnomah County Board of Commissioners approved the wage hike on Thursday. It will be phased in over the next three years.
A bill expanding the boundary around the southwestern Oregon marble caves to include its watershed has been attached to a defense spending bill, which passed the House on Thursday and was expected to pass the Senate next week.
City commissioners want to iron out the edges of the proposal. The main issue seems to be how businesses are taxed and what factors contribute to what they pay.
According to Clackamas County Elections, 2,899 people voted in favor Measure 3-462 while 2,898 people voted against it.
Oracle Inc. is making another attempt to have its legal battle with the state of Oregon tried in federal court.
The state official overseeing Oregon's transition from the failed Cover Oregon health insurance website to the federal insurance exchange is stepping down.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is expanding a program that allows Oregon ranchers to make improvements to help declining populations of sage grouse, in return for assurances they won't face further restrictions if the species is listed under the Endangered Species Act.
Workers in most of the state's 36 counties began the tally of more than 1.5 million ballots on Tuesday. They have until Dec. 12 to finish.
U.S. Representative Earl Blumenauer, D-Oregon, discusses the events in Ferguson, Missouri after a grand jury decided not to indict a police officer for shooting and killing 18-year-old Michael Brown in August. He also talks about what can be done to prevent future tragedies.
Gov. John Kitzhaber is proposing a budget that would increase funding for education with a focus on children before they reach third grade.
As more expansive gun background checks are set to take effect in Washington state, law enforcement agencies, gun groups and others are waiting to see exactly what impact the new law will have.
Police pitch automatic license plate readers as the future of nabbing bad guys on the roads. By feeding thousands of license plates into a database every day, police can look for stolen cars and parking-ticket scofflaws.
The state of Oregon is appealing a Circuit Court ruling that a city in the heart of southern Oregon marijuana country can ban medical marijuana dispensaries.
Turnout surpassed 50 percent in a handful of states: Maine, Wisconsin, Colorado, Alaska, Minnesota and Oregon. During each election over the past 10 years, these states have often been among the top performers.