Oregon's voter participation rate hit a near record low for the modern era in the May primary. That begs the question: Why?
The economic impact of legalizing marijuana in Oregon is difficult to estimate because the potential market will depend in large part on what kind of policies would be adopted if a proposed ballot measure passes in November, according to an Oregon State University sociologist who studies the issue.
The governor's office confirmed Monday that Gov. John Kitzhaber and his longtime partner, Cylvia Hayes, have been engaged "for a couple of weeks."
A group turned in enough signatures Thursday to get a measure on legalizing marijuana in Oregon on the November ballot. So what can we learn from Colorado before we decide?
The chances for recreational marijuana legalization in Oregon could improve as the field of likely ballot measures drops to one.
Voters in House District 2 will decide in November whether Kerry Atherton or Dallas Heard will replace Rep. Tim Freeman.
Oregon Senate President Peter Courtney on Tuesday called for the state to take on $200 million in debt to help prepare school buildings for a devastating earthquake that scientists say could come at any time.
Portland physician Monica Wehby won Oregon's Republican primary for U.S. Senate on Tuesday despite embarrassing revelations late in the race that an ex-husband and former boyfriend had called police on her.
The sponsors of a measure to permit Oregon business owners to turn away same-sex couples whose weddings they object to for religious reasons have abandoned their campaign.
Lawyers for the state Department of Justice say Cover Oregon doesn't need the Legislature's approval to ditch its technology and switch to the federally run enrollment website.
A fight for the soul of the Republican Party is breaking out in a handful of Oregon state House races, where the business community and other establishment forces are battling figures from the party's populist wing.
The On Your Side Investigators uncovered new emails sent to and from the woman who was in charge of building the Cover Oregon website. They suggest everyone from state leaders to project managers to the software vendor powering the project was oblivious to the scope of the website’s failure on the day it was supposed to launch.
Republicans will vote in the coming weeks on a nominee for governor, but the race was really decided last month, when former state party chairman Allen Alley said he wouldn't jump in the race.
U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenauer, D-Oregon, wants states to have the right to legalize marijuana, he told KATU during a taping of “Your Voice, Your Vote,” Thursday night.
The judge said Tuesday that he will not make a decision until at least May 14 after he’s had a chance to hear from the group that wants to defend the state law as it is now. That group is the National Organization for Marriage.