The nonprofit cinema is launching a campaign to buy one of Portland’s last remaining video stores — and one of the country's largest film collections.
History buffs, politicians and park rangers gathered Friday to celebrate the restoration of an often overlooked historic site in the Washington State Park system.
Gov. Kate Brown has declared Oct. 9 Indigenous People’s Day in response to efforts by the Klamath Tribes Youth Council to seek an alternative to Columbus Day.
After hours of public testimony, the Clark County Historic Preservation Commission voted unanimously Tuesday to remove a Confederate monument from the historic registry.
Communities | Nation | News | Politics | HistoryStatesman Journal | Sept. 28, 2017 5:20 p.m.
A California-based nonprofit launched an ad campaign Thursday against Senate President Peter Courtney in response to his repeatedly blocking legislation that would align Oregon as a presidential election popular vote state.
Fighting Oregon wildland fires this year has cost state, federal, local, tribal and private entities more than $340 million and consumed 678,000 acres, as of Monday, Sept. 18, according to state authorities.
John A. Buchanan, author of the state song “Oregon, My Oregon,” is buried in Ocean View Cemetery. Until recently, his resting place was marked by a fairly nondescript headstone.
Communities | Nation | News | Politics | HistoryAP | Sept. 15, 2017 2:07 p.m.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions can't follow through — at least for now — with his threat to withhold public safety grant money to Chicago and other so-called sanctuary cities for refusing to impose new tough immigration policies, a judge ruled Friday in a legal defeat for the Trump administration.
local | Environment | Land | Climate change | History | News | Communities | Nation | Northwest Wildfires 2017OPB | Sept. 8, 2017 1:20 p.m. | Portland
Before the Eagle Creek Fire in the Columbia River Gorge became the nation’s top priority wildfire, it was the Chetco Bar Fire near Brookings.