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Politics

Interview: Kitzhaber on 4th term as Oregon Governor

Interview: Kitzhaber on 4th term as Oregon GovernorGovernor John Kitzhaber has been busy in recent days, crunching numbers for the state budget. It's an important, if mundane, job for the governor of any state.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Vancouver

Clark County's panhandling ban sparks heated debate

Clark County's panhandling ban sparks heated debateClark County banned solicitation on public roadways Tuesday, sparking debate over whether the ordinance designed to keep people safe hurts the homeless.
  • Vancouver
  • 5 days, 13 hours ago
Business

Some businesses could pay $4K a month in street fees

Some businesses could pay $4K a month in street feesThe Portland Bureau of Transportation has released a list of what some of Portland's biggest businesses could pay per month in street fees - and it's not cheap.
  • Business
  • 6 days, 4 hours ago
Politics

Oregon families anxiously await D.C. immigration decision

Oregon families anxiously await D.C. immigration decisionAs the battle over immigration reform rages in Washington, D.C., thousands watch carefully in Oregon.
  • Politics
  • 1 week ago
Vancouver

Nation's 1st legal pot auction held in Wash.

Nation's 1st legal pot auction held in Wash.Fireweed Farms of Prosser sold about 300 pounds of pot to state-licensed processors and retailers.
  • Vancouver
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Local

Ore. immigration vote a warning for Obama, Dems

Ore. immigration vote a warning for Obama, DemsOregon voters said yes to pot but no to granting driver licenses to illegal immigrants.
  • Local
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Local

Despite law, Oregon cities pass pot tax. What now?

Despite law, Oregon cities pass pot tax. What now?Cities scrambled to pass taxes on marijuana before a legalization measure went before voters. Their bet: That the taxes would get grandfathered in.
  • Local
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Local

States with legal pot teaming up on Capitol Hill

States with legal pot teaming up on Capitol HillMembers of Congress from states with legal pot say their colleagues should not stand in the way of expanded legalization.
  • Local
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Salem

Homeless veterans helped off the streets of Portland

Homeless veterans helped off the streets of PortlandSeveral public agencies and nonprofits celebrated the completion of an effort to move 100 homeless veterans off the streets of Portland starting in April of 2014 and ending on Veterans Day, November 11, 2014.
  • Salem
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Politics

Mayor presents new $46M street tax proposal

Mayor presents new $46M street tax proposalMayor Charlie Hales and Commissioner Steve Novick presented a new plan Monday for a $46 million Portland street fund.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Politics

Democratic wins push Oregon Legislature to left

Democratic wins push Oregon Legislature to leftThey are only two seats, but the Democratic gains in the Oregon Legislature could make a world of difference.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Green

Opposition shuts down Oregon beach smoking ban

Opposition shuts down Oregon beach smoking banA plan to ban smoking on Oregon's beaches that ran into substantial opposition has been shelved.
  • Green
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Local

Kitzhaber says controversies won't slow him down

Kitzhaber says controversies won't slow him downNewly re-elected Gov. John Kitzhaber may be chastened by the Cover Oregon failure and the controversy surrounding his fiancée, but he's not scaling back his ambitions for his fourth term.
  • Local
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Local

Answers: How will Oregon's marijuana law work?

Answers: How will Oregon's marijuana law work?Oregonians and visitors with an interest in lighting up a joint will have to wait until at least July 1, 2015, when the law takes effect.
  • Local
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Politics

Voters legalize recreational pot in Oregon

Voters legalize recreational pot in OregonA measure to legalize marijuana for recreational use in Oregon has passed, according to KGW news partner The Oregonian.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Politics

Big voter turnout in Oregon elections

Big voter turnout in Oregon electionsJust under 70 percent of Oregonians cast a ballot in Tuesday's election.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Politics

Kitzhaber wins Oregon Governor, Richardson concedes

Kitzhaber wins Oregon Governor, Richardson concedesOregon Governor John Kitzhaber cruised to victory over Republican State Representative Dennis Richardson to win his fourth term as governor.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Politics

Legal pot passes, GMO fails; Kitzhaber, Merkley win

Legal pot passes, GMO fails; Kitzhaber, Merkley winIn a historic midterm election, Oregon voted to pass legal recreational marijuana, elected a fourth-term governor, and held a heated neck-and-neck race on GMO labeling.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Politics

Oregonian calls it; GMO Measure 92 fails

Oregonian calls it; GMO Measure 92 failsWith 100 percent of precincts reporting, the Secretary of State's office showed the measure failing by about 51 to 49 percent, about 23,000 votes apart. Some 1.3 million Oregonians voted on Measure 92.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Politics

Merkley defeats Wehby in race for U.S. Senate

Merkley defeats Wehby in race for U.S. SenateIncumbent Senator Jeff Merkley defeated republican challenger Dr. Monica Wehby in the Oregon race for U.S. Senate.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Trending

Captain Jack Sparrow ran for office in Minnesota

Captain Jack Sparrow ran for office in MinnesotaIf you were in Minnesota Tuesday night, you could have voted for Captain Jack Sparrow.
  • Trending
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Local

Measure 88, Oregon driver cards, fails

Measure 88, Oregon driver cards, failsOregon voters rejected Measure 88, which would have granted driving privileges to Oregon residents who could not or do not want to prove they are legally living in the United States.
  • Local
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
News

Live results and analysis

Live results and analysisWatch live results and analysis as the results come in on Election Night.
  • News
  • 3 weeks ago
News

Local Election Results

Local Election ResultsCheck out the results for all Oregon and Washington races as they come in.
  • News
  • 3 weeks ago
News

U.S. Senate Outlook

U.S. Senate OutlookU.S. Senate updates
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  • 3 weeks ago
News

U.S. House Outlook

U.S. House OutlookU.S. House Outlook
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  • 3 weeks ago
News

Who is tops in U.S. Senate social media?

Who is tops in U.S. Senate social media?Which U.S. Senator has the most followers on Twitter?
  • News
  • 3 weeks ago
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