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Portland woman headed home after East Timor detainment

Portland woman headed home after East Timor detainmentThe local veterinarian had been unable to leave the country since late December.
  • Local
  • 8 hours, 25 minutes ago
Politics

Oregon class-actions bill headed to governor

Oregon class-actions bill headed to governorOregon legislative Democrats have voted to change the way the state handles class-action lawsuits.
  • Politics
  • 22 hours, 35 minutes ago
Local

Cylvia Hayes warned about unregistered charity in 2001

Cylvia Hayes warned about unregistered charity in 2001Newly released documents show the Oregon Department of Justice scolded Cylvia Hayes for potentially misleading donors about an unregistered charity in Central Oregon.
  • Local
  • 22 hours, 42 minutes ago
Business

Knight 35th, Allen 51st on Forbes richest list

Knight 35th, Allen 51st on Forbes richest listNike's Phil Knight tied for 35th and Blazers owner Paul Allen landed 51st in the annual Forbest magazine list of the world's wealthiest.
  • Business
  • 1 day, 3 hours ago
Politics

'Revenge porn' civil liability bill passes in Wash.

'Revenge porn' civil liability bill passes in Wash.A measure that would allow victims of revenge porn to seek civil liability was passed with a unanimous vote by the Washington State House of Representatives Monday.
  • Politics
  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
Business

Mild Oregon winter contributes to sunny jobs numbers

Mild Oregon winter contributes to sunny jobs numbersA state report says Oregon employers are adding jobs at a robust pace, and the unemployment rate has dropped to 6.3 percent.
  • Business
  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
Gresham

East Portland group files to secede from the city

East Portland group files to secede from the cityMembers of this small group have filed their initiative petition with the city. They need 31,000 signatures to get the option on the November, 2016 ballot.
  • Gresham
  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
Politics

Ore. bill would require reflective clothing for cyclists at night

Ore. bill would require reflective clothing for cyclists at nightOne lawmaker thinks Oregon should force bicyclists to wear reflective clothing while riding in the dark.
  • Politics
  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
Politics

Gov. Brown addresses Oregon potato farmers' concerns

Gov. Brown addresses Oregon potato farmers' concernsGovernor Kate Brown talked with farmers outside the state Capitol Monday, stressing the the importance of potato crops for Oregon.
  • Politics
  • 2 days, 3 hours ago
Politics

As it dissolves, Cover Oregon losses $310M and rising

As it dissolves, Cover Oregon losses $310M and risingCover Oregon will leave a legacy of hundreds of millions of dollars spent on a health exchange that failed - with even more millions in legal fees and other expenses still to come.
  • Politics
  • 2 days, 10 hours ago
Politics

Oregon considers bill banning most vaccine exemptions

Oregon considers bill banning most vaccine exemptionsParents who want to maintain the right to refuse vaccinations for their children are mounting a strong fight against an Oregon bill that takes aim at the state's highest-in-the-nation rate of non-medical vaccine exemptions.
  • Politics
  • 4 days, 6 hours ago
Politics

Police investigate Kitzhaber, Hayes' trip to dump

Police investigate Kitzhaber, Hayes' trip to dumpKitzhaber and Hayes made a trip to the Deschutes County Landfill last week. When Hayes' credit card had a processing problem, workers realized who the couple was and called police.
  • Politics
  • 4 days, 21 hours ago
Health Reform

Bill dissolving Cover Oregon headed to governor

Bill dissolving Cover Oregon headed to governorA bill dissolving Oregon's troubled health insurance exchange is on its way to Gov. Kate Brown.
  • Health Reform
  • 5 days, 2 hours ago
News

State pauses Kitzhaber investigation; federal investigation continues

State pauses Kitzhaber investigation; federal investigation continuesOregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum on Friday announced that she will pause the Department of Justice investigation into former Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber and his fiancée Cylvia Hayes.
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  • 5 days, 2 hours ago
Politics

Obama talks to KGW about infrastructure, oil trains in NW

Obama talks to KGW about infrastructure, oil trains in NWPresident Barack Obama says his administration feels "great urgency" when it comes to strengthening safety regulations around the oil trains passing through the Pacific Northwest.
  • Politics
  • 5 days, 5 hours ago
Politics

Obama's advice to Gov. Brown: 'Try to get some exercise'

Obama's advice to Gov. Brown: 'Try to get some exercise'KGW asked Obama on Thursday what he thought of Kitzhaber's resignation.
  • Politics
  • 6 days ago
Politics

Cylvia Hayes sues Oregonian to block email release

Cylvia Hayes sues Oregonian to block email releaseHayes filed a lawsuit against The Oregonian on Thursday asking a judge to rule that she is not required to turn over her emails to the newspaper.
  • Politics
  • 6 days, 4 hours ago
KGW Investigates

Bend business owner accuses Cylvia Hayes of theft

Bend business owner accuses Cylvia Hayes of theft.— Cylvia Hayes faced theft allegations involving a Central Oregon charity. Records show the police report was referred to the Oregon Attorney General's Charitable Activities Section more than a decade ago, but never prosecuted.
  • KGW Investigates
  • 6 days, 8 hours ago
Politics

Judge orders Oracle to keep hosting Oregon's Medicaid system

Judge orders Oracle to keep hosting Oregon's Medicaid systemAn Oregon judge has ordered technology giant Oracle Inc. to continue hosting Oregon's Medicaid health insurance system for low-income Oregonians even after the company's contract expires this weekend.
  • Politics
  • 6 days, 21 hours ago
Politics

Report: Kitzhaber Cover Oregon decisions were re-election strategy

Report: Kitzhaber Cover Oregon decisions were re-election strategyGov. John Kitzhaber put a trusted campaign strategist in charge of making all Cover Oregon policy decisions, part of a strategy to get him re-elected, a mix that violates state ethics and election laws, according to a report in Willamette Week.
  • Politics
  • 1 week ago
News

Laural Porter to interview Obama about exports, trade

Laural Porter to interview Obama about exports, tradeThe Obama administration has pledged to help businesses in the Pacific Northwest and around the country increase foreign trade.
  • News
  • 1 week ago
Local

Mayor Hales holds Twitter town hall on Uber

Mayor Hales holds Twitter town hall on UberThe city of Portland has a little over a month to revise regulations to accommodate the ride-sharing service Uber to operate side-by-side with taxi companies.
  • Local
  • 1 week ago
Politics

Rep. Walden calls Obama net neutrality plan 'Internet grab'

Rep. Walden calls Obama net neutrality plan 'Internet grab'Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore., is among Republicans who have criticized the FCC plan and increasingly made it a partisan issue by suggesting the FCC chairman has kowtowed to President Obama.
  • Politics
  • 1 week ago
Local

Grassroots support for building I-405 freeway cap

Grassroots support for building I-405 freeway capIt was an idea made popular in the 1990s by then-Portland mayor Vera Katz, and it's gaining momentum again.
  • Local
  • 1 week ago
Politics

Kitzhaber's retirement nowhere near salary as governor

Kitzhaber's retirement nowhere near salary as governorRetirement is likely going to mean a big pay cut for former Gov. John Kitzhaber, who resigned last week amid a flurry of investigations, questions and calls for him to step down.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Vancouver

Clark Co. building will display 'In God We Trust'

Clark Co. building will display 'In God We Trust'By a vote of 2-1, councilors voted Tuesday to display "In God We Trust" in the Clark County public hearing room
  • Vancouver
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Politics

Wash. justices weigh warrantless suspect searches

Wash. justices weigh warrantless suspect searchesJustices on Washington's Supreme Court had a lot of questions about a little-known state law that allows investigators to get a suspect's bank, phone, email and other records without a search warrant.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
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