At least 20 cities and counties around Oregon are racing to approve local taxes on marijuana in case voters in November decide to legalize recreational pot.
Rick Steves, a nationally known guidebook author and host on public radio and television, said Tuesday he's convinced that marijuana prohibition in the U.S. now solely operates to harm the poor and people of color, and profit off their punishment.
If Richardson is to topple Oregon's longest serving governor, though, he'll have to introduce himself to an electorate that doesn't know him and overcome his party's dismal reputation in Oregon.
Los Angeles Clippers owner Steve Ballmer and his wife have donated another $250,000 to a campaign seeking universal background checks on gun sales in Washington state, bringing their total donation to the campaign to just over $1 million.
Find out where Merkley stands on some of the biggest issues facing the country and the state. Plus, find out what he thinks is his biggest accomplishment in his first term in the U.S. Senate.
One of the most popular figures in the Democratic Party is giving another boost to Oregon Sen. Jeff Merkley's re-election bid.
Gov. Jay Inslee announced late Friday that the state will file a motion in federal court in its ongoing dispute with the U.S Department of Energy over cleanup of the Hanford Nuclear Reservation, the nation's most polluted nuclear-weapons production site. The Energy Department said it would also seek to amend a court order to clean up the tank waste.
Republican U.S. Senate candidate Monica Wehby is facing fresh plagiarism accusations.
Washington voters appear ready to expand background checks, according to a SurveyUSA poll commissioned by KATU News.
KATU’s Steve Dunn sat down with both of them for an 8-minute interview. McCain and Wehby were confident Wehby would win her race against Merkley despite polls showing her considerably behind.
Arizona Sen. John McCain was in Oregon on Thursday to help rescue Republican Monica Wehby's U.S. Senate bid.
Democratic Sen. Jeff Merkley has turned plagiarism accusations against his Republican rival, Monica Wehby, into a television ad.
Jeff Merkley, who was chosen by the Democratic Party establishment over a liberal activist in his first run for U.S. Senate, makes an unlikely hero for the party's left wing.
Looking to leave behind her highly specialized medical career for a seat in the U.S. Senate, pediatric neurosurgeon Monica Wehby burst onto the political scene with a splash last year. Now that voters are paying closer attention, the Oregon Republican is fighting to keep her campaign afloat.
Portland State University and KATU-TV are bringing you Oregon’s Great Pot Debate on Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014 from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.