In Washington it is legal to carry a firearm out in the open. And it’s legal to walk down the street. Putting those two things together is what a group of men are doing to keep the homeless campers from getting hurt.
Sen. Jeff Merkley (D) wants to tighten the FDA's control of the tobacco industry by banning the use of flavors and marketing that appealls to children in e-cigarettes.
KATU News and Portland State University hosted a robust town hall debate Tuesday night on the possibility of Oregon raising its minimum wage.
For the latest on the work that's being done in Washington, D.C., U.S. Rep. Kurt Schrader, D-Oregon, was our guest Sunday.
KATU and Portland State University held a lively town hall on the minimum wage.
Portland Mayor Charlie Hales won't seek re-election, he announced in a release Monday afternoon.
A Southern Oregon real estate agent will run for governor as a member of the Independent Party of Oregon.
Voters in a southeast Oregon county will weigh in next month on a ballot measure that seeks to prohibit enforcement of new gun laws.
Employees at Pub 212 in Damascus worry they will lose their jobs if the diner isn't able to afford a statewide minimum wage hike.
About 28 percent of the 500 adults polled said they want the state’s minimum wage to remain at $9.25 an hour and 71 percent said they’d support increasing it. However, those who support increasing the minimum wage disagreed on the amount.
Oregon state Sen. Michael Dembrow tells KATU lawmakers are already working on legislation that would raise the state's minimum wage.
Marijuana stores will be prohibited from selling both recreational and medical marijuana and pot cannot be used on site under preliminary regulations approved Thursday by the Oregon Liquor Control Commission.
As the conversation continues about Oregon’s minimum wage and the federal wage, U.S. Rep. Kurt Schrader, D-Oregon, told KATU Wednesday that the focus is off target.
Inslee sided with The Humane Society of the United States and other conservation groups, which appealed a decision by the Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission to raise cougar quotas in known wolf territories.
Milwaukie's mayor is expected to introduce a resolution in Tuesday’s city council meeting that would raise the minimum wage for city workers. The resolution would benefit city workers and full-time city contract workers here in Milwaukie.