Republican candidate for governor Dennis Richardson is asking Oregon's top federal prosecutor to investigate whether the fiancee of Gov. John Kitzhaber violated federal law through her consulting work.
KATU and Portland State University hosted an at times raucous town hall on Measure 91 on Tuesday, Oct. 21. The measure would legalize and regulate marijuana in the state of Oregon. Voters will decide the measure Nov. 4.
The scandal surrounding John Kitzhaber’s fiancée could be enough to swing the governor’s race in Oregon, according to a SurveyUSA poll conducted for our Portland news affiliate KATU.
In a stunning admission Thursday, Gov. John Kitzhaber’s fiancée Cylvia Hayes admitted to illegally marrying an Ethiopian immigrant in the late 1990s for money and so he could stay in the United States to get a college degree.
A generation of Oregonians has never lived under a Republican governor, and state Rep. Dennis Richardson would like to show them what it's like.
The fall campaign hit Eugene on Monday, with a Republican candidate for governor arriving by motorcycle and a Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate bringing some of his party's star-power to the University of Oregon campus.
On Monday, the Roseburg City Council will hear the second and final reading of an ordinance that would enact a tax on recreational marijuana should the measure pass in November’s general election.
The Roseburg Area Chamber of Commerce featured candidates vying for various Oregon State Legislature positions at a membership meeting this week.
The City of Reedsport is looking at ways to fund its levee certification and get its storm water system up to federal standard. City officials say if the levee isn't certified, it has to look at paying mandatory flood insurance with a price tag of $1-3 million a year.
Both sides in Oregon's debate over whether to legalize marijuana are appealing to maternal instincts with the election less than three weeks away.
One of the most influential women in the world made a stop in Portland on Tuesday night. Hillary Clinton spoke to a sold-out crowd at the Keller Auditorium, part of the World Affairs Council of Oregon’s International Speaker series.
California Gov. Jerry Brown said he is not sure legalizing marijuana is a good idea in his state because the country could lose its competitive edge if too many people are getting stoned.
Monica Wehby, a pediatric neurosurgeon at Randall's Children Hospital, is among at least four other Republicans fighting for that party's nomination for U.S. senator during this May's primary. The winner will presumably take on incumbent Democrat Sen. Jeff Merkley in the November General Election.
Presidents of all eight public universities and multiple police chiefs oppose the bill, and more than 200 people protested against it on the Capitol steps Thursday.