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Take a Tour of Oregon's State Capital

While most visitors associate Oregon with Portland, the state capital is actually in nearby Salem.


Related Topix: Downtown (Portland, OR)

Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Oregonian

Gates woman cited for DUII, reckless driving after alcohol-fueled crash on Oregon 22

On Friday, April 18, at about 11:13 p.m., 48-year-old Tammy Helton was driving a 1986 Toyota pickup on Oregon 22 near the town of Gates when she lost control and the truck rolled off the highway.


KVAL-TV Eugene

Oregon promotes prison visits to combat recidivism

When they read a study that suggested inmates who were visited by their families while in prison were significantly less likely to return to prison, officials in the Oregon Department of Corrections crunched their numbers and found about 60 percent of the state's inmates never received a visitor.


Related Topix: Oregon Government, Minnesota Government, Minnesota, State Prisons, Santiam Correctional Institution, Prison

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Wash. woman charged with DUI after mudslide report

Oregon State Police arrested an Edmonds, Wash., woman on a drunken driving charge not long after getting a report that she may have been stuck in a mudslide.


Anti-rape video, 'most intriguing' political figures, Michael Bloomberg brings gun control: Top headlines in Oregon politics

Rep. Steve Israel criticized GOP members who opposed a bipartisan immigration bill during a CNN "State of the Union" appearance.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Steve Israel, Michael Bloomberh, Immigration Reform, Associated Press, Marijuana

Vic Gilliam, Jim Thompson rake in donations for tough GOP House primaries: Oregon campaign finance

Reps. Vic Gilliam , R-Silverton, and Jim Thompson , R-Dallas, face two of the toughest primaries from challengers on the right.


Related Topix: Oregon Government, Silverton, OR, Marion County, OR, US News, Hubbard, OR

The Honolulu Advertiser

Ex-Hilo woman gets life for killing son, 4, in Oregon

Jessica Analani Dutro, 25, was convicted Wednesday of murder in the beating death of her 4-year-old son, Zachary Dutro-Boggess.


Fri Apr 18, 2014


Portland Teens Facing Robbery, Assault Charges

Two teenagers, including a member of the Roosevelt High School football team, are accused of trying to steal marijuana from someone near the school.


Related Topix: Family, Teenagers

Beach Connection

Beatles, Teddy Roosevelt on N. Oregon Coast

Two major figures in history are coming to the north Oregon coast in two very different ways.


Related Topix: Manzanita, OR, Tillamook, OR, Tillamook County, OR, George Bush, Seaside, OR

The Courier Mailer

Sunset High student wins Congressional Art Competition for Oregon's 1st District

A charcoal drawing by Beaverton Sunset High student Supriya Kapur will be on display in the U.S. Capitol after a panel of artists selected her work for the 2014 Congressional Art Competition for Oregon's 1st District.


Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Representative Suzanne Bonamici, Democrat, US News

The News Tribune

Oregon wines fly free on Alaska during May

Portland – In honor of Oregon Wine Month, the Oregon Wine Board, Travel Oregon and Alaska Airlines have partnered to bring back the Oregon Wines Fly Free program.


Related Topix: Eugene, OR, Medford, OR, Redmond, OR

KATU-TV Portland

Police arrest registered sex offender in Steel Bridge sex assault

PORTLAND, Ore. Police arrested a registered sex offender who they said sexually assaulted a woman on Portland's Steel Bridge last month.


Oregon weather and science watch: Tank towns, earth-like planets and star parties

Rainwater enthusiasts, planet people, an earth-like planet and the environmental justice movement in America are on tap for Friday's weather and science aggregation.


Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Astronomy, Science, Science / Technology, NASA

Willamette Week

Oregon Sheriffs Oppose Drivers Cards for Illegal Immigrants

Oregon's sheriffs have voted overwhelmingly to oppose a ballot measure that would allow undocumented immigrants to obtain drivers cards - and by extension car insurance.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration

The Oregonian

Oregon providers make less from Medicare, and health, medical culture explain why

Radiologists, oncologists and other specialists showed up as receiving larger reimbursements in a recent federal Medicare data release.


Related Topix: Oregon Government, Healthcare Law, Law, Radiology, Medicine, Oncology

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Huffington Post

Monica Wehby, Oregon GOP Senate Candidate, Shifts Message On Obamacare Repeal

Monica Wehby, a Republican candidate for U.S. Senate in Oregon, has spent months positioning herself as the moderate, establishment candidate in the crowded GOP primary to challenge Democratic Sen. Jeff Merkley.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Jeff Merkley, US Senate, Ron Wyden, Democrat, Jack Kingston, Republican, US House of Representatives, Wedding

Northern Michigan News

Oregon ruling spurs halt on immigration detainers

A federal judge in Oregon has found that an immigrant woman's constitutional rights were violated when she was held in jail without probable cause at the request of U.S. immigration authorities, one of several recent federal court decisions to scrutinize the practice of keeping people in jail after they're eligible for release so that they can be ... (more)


Related Topix: Prison, Immigration Reform, Portland, OR, Multnomah (Portland, OR)

The Washington Post

Oregon ruling spurs halt on immigration detainers

Clackamas County Sheriff Craig Roberts is shown in this Dec. 12, 2012, file photo taken in Portland, Ore.


Related Topix: Clackamas County, OR, Prison, Portland, OR, Multnomah (Portland, OR)

Portland Tribune

OMSI hosts a wind energy challenge for kids and teachers

Wind turbines are one of the fastest-growing clean energy sources, and the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry is nurturing a new generation of young engineers to explore the science behind them.


Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Environment, Science

Woman accused of starving dog is let off by court of appeals

According to Thursday's publication of the Oregonian , a 28-year-old woman from the Portland area will face no repercussions for starving her dog, thanks to the Oregon Court of Appeals.



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