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An Oregon county commission has ordered an incinerator to stop accepting boxed medical waste to generate electricity after learning the waste it's been burning may include tissue from aborted fetuses from British Columbia.
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Lawyers for four gay and lesbian couples and the state of Oregon urged a federal judge Wednesday to strike down Oregon's voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage.
More than 70 people on Wednesday recounted troubling experiences and called for change at the intersection of Oregon 47 and Verboort Road to lawmakers, county officials and state transportation agency representatives.
A second shooting at Fort Hood and a recent standoff in Forest Grove put law enforcement agencies on alert, as several prepared for active shooter scenarios in Forest Grove last week.
A team of scientists many from Oregon and with connections to the Oregon coast have made a discovery that uses radiometric krypton to successfully date ice from the Antarctic which will then allow more insight into the various ice ages of the Earth.
David "Joey" Pedersen talks with public defender Benjamin Wirtschafter as co-defendant, Holly Grigsby, looks on during a 2011 appearance in Yuba County Superior Court in Marysville, Calif.
The Oregon Department of Agriculture says that a large number of bees likely died in Sherwood from being struck by vehicles on Oregon 99W.
U.S. 101-a two-lane road that snakes through California, Oregon, and Washington, nearly all of it along the Pacific-might be the most sublime drive in America, especially the 363-mile segment that runs along the Oregon coast, where we traveled last spring.
It's not exactly earth-shaking news these days when a familiar stretch of Portland's cityscape shows up on screen, or when an Oregon-based filmmaker garners national acclaim.
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While the sharp decline in bee populations is not unique to the state, a recent mass death of honey bees has investigators involved.
Ben West, a plaintiff in the case to overturn Oregon's ban on same-sex marriage, says he's excited and anxious and will be leaving for Eugene early Wednesday to hear arguments in the case.
However you might describe the opposite of music -- abuse, neglect, despair -- it has visited too many of the boys of St. Mary's.
Earth Day is a perfect moment to toast the history of Oregon and its winemaking tradition, as well as the entrepreneurial spirit and sustainable lifestyle that continues to draw people there.
An Oklahoma inmate's execution set for Tuesday was canceled following a stay order that the state Supreme Court handed down a day earlier, a spokesman for the state Department of Corrections said.
Oregon's public pension system saw big reforms in the Legislature last year, one factor that may have prompted a wave of retirements.
Lincoln City's Driftwood Public Library will again be hosting its annual lecture series called "Coastal Encounters."