Local, regional, and statewide news continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.
25 min ago | The Oregonian
Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., at left, talks with Portland venture capitalist David Chen, middle, and Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., in October in Merkley's Senate office in Washington.
Do You Know Which Congress Members Are Criminals?
Should religious groups be tax exempt?
2 hrs ago | OregonLive.com
Gov. John Kitzhaber announced at a news conference Monday morning that he'll run for re-election in 2014, seeking an unprecedented fourth term.
5 hrs ago | The Oregonian
Friends and housemates of Oregon State student Jason Coulter, 19, of Hillsboro, "playfully" bury his pick-up truck in a parking lot next to the Antioch Christian Co-op house on the OSU campus in Corvallis Friday.
9 hrs ago | The Oregonian
First Lady Cylvia Hayes is set to lead a panel on poverty reduction at the Oregon Leadership Summit.
It will be perfect conditions to see it but it's the worst possible temperature situation for viewing.
Thomas Vaughan , the longtime executive director of the Oregon Historical Society , died Friday afternoon of congestive heart failure in Portland.
Cover Oregon will have to be self-sufficient once the federal grants that are paying its bills run dry at the end of next year, but the organization is now projecting higher costs and lower revenue.
There are 11 bridges in the Portland metropolitan area, earning the city's nickname "Bridgetown."
Those living on this part of the central Oregon coast are excited about some of the local kids who are work-shopping a new musical called The Gift.
Former University of Oregon football player Colt Lyerla wants a judge to let him move to Las Vegas to train for National Football League draft.
Forecasters predict that Oregon will see its coldest night in over 40 years as many cities are still reeling from Friday's snowstorm that dumped over a foot of snow across the southern Willamette Valley.
D'Arcy's most recent job evaluation, in 2010, shows she met or exceeded performance standards in almost all areas, and received an overall rating of "meets expectations."
Valerie Banegas, with son Dali Alvarez, 6, fills out her paperwork at Cover Oregon's application fair last month.
The St. Mary's Academy Marians selected for the Oregon All-State Choir. Juliet Anderson, Margaret Driscoll, Sam Schmiedeskamp, Hannah Bryan Senior sopranos Juliet Anderson , Hannah Bryan , Margaret Driscoll and Sam Schmiedeskamp were chosen from more than a thousand applicants from the state of Oregon.
The legislative counsel's office issued the opinion Tuesday in response to a question from state Rep. Dennis Richardson of Central Point, a Republican running for governor.
Last week, the deadline came and went for Oregon's lawmakers to submit new ideas for next year's short legislative session.