A presidential executive order could mean that national monuments are rescinded, resized or modified.
Three board members have resigned from a Josephine County youth shelter that became involved in a controversy over a charitable donation earlier this month.
The son of former Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber says his crash into a motorhome last Independence Day was a desperately needed wake-up call.
Energy | local | Environment | NewsStatesman Journal | April 26, 2017 10:45 a.m. | Salem, Oregon
There currently are no operational hydraulic fracturing wells in Oregon, but there is potential for coalbed methane fracking in the Willamette Valley, according to a recent U.S. Geological Survey report.
Despite increasing access to recreational marijuana, medical patients still made up a sizable portion of the market for cannabis in the U.S. last year, spending three times more money on the crop than recreational users, according to a report from New Frontier Data.
The Oregon Government Ethics Commission has ruled that a “cooling off” law that prohibits recently retired state lawmakers from lobbying their one-time colleagues doesn’t apply if they become an employee of a public agency and engage in lobbying for that agency.
Mentally ill prisoners in Oregon are still spending more than 23 hours a day locked in their cells, despite a Department of Corrections pledge to give them more time out.
Recreation | Sports | News | localAP | April 26, 2017 9:23 a.m. | Portland
Expectations were higher for the Trail Blazers this season after they surprisingly advanced to the second round of the playoffs last year. But the NBA's youngest roster didn't appear to have the same cohesiveness or consistency as they had last season.
Some leaders of Oregon's Latino community say they plan to use a May Day rally at the Capitol to protest federal immigration agents arresting immigrant farmworkers.