Chris Lehman

Salem Correspondent

Chris Lehman is based in Salem and has covered state politics for OPB and the Northwest News Network since 2006. Before coming to Oregon, Lehman was a reporter and announcer for public radio stations in Louisiana and Illinois. He has a bachelor's degree in journalism from Temple University in Philadelphia. Lehman lives in Salem with his wife and son. He tweets from @capitolcurrents.

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Recent Articles

Former Oregon Governor Vic Atiyeh To Be Remembered At Capitol

Aug. 29, 2014 4:30 p.m.


Northwest Gas Prices Among Nation's Highest

Aug. 29, 2014 4:15 p.m.


Court Turns Down Latest Attempt To Intervene In Oregon Gay Marriage Case

Aug. 27, 2014 5:43 p.m.


Oregon Revenue Forecast Steady, But Kicker A Possibility

Aug. 27, 2014 4:05 p.m.


Kitzhaber Creates Commission To Study Capitol Statue Squabble

Aug. 26, 2014 5:47 p.m.


Recall Effort In Southern Oregon City Falls Short

Aug. 26, 2014 3:59 p.m.


Comic Book Aims To Boost Earthquake Preparedness

Aug. 25, 2014 12:45 p.m.


Marijuana Dispensary Leads To Small Town Political Showdown

Aug. 22, 2014 3:56 p.m.


Major Parties Oppose Oregon's Top Two Primary Ballot Measure

Aug. 21, 2014 8:29 a.m.


Changes On The Way For 'No Fly List'

Aug. 20, 2014 3:56 p.m.


Oregon's Citizens' Initiative Review Could Expand To Other States

Aug. 15, 2014 3:37 p.m.


Oregon 'Driver Card' Campaign Kicks Off

Aug. 04, 2014 5:51 p.m.


Wildfires Continue To Have Northwest Residents On Edge

July 29, 2014 3:09 p.m.


Historians Seek To Expand Knowledge Of Oregon's African-American History

July 23, 2014 3:12 p.m.


Former Oregon Governor Vic Atiyeh Dead At 91

July 21, 2014 8:58 a.m.


Oregon Gov. Candidates Tangle In First General Election Debate

July 18, 2014 12:39 p.m.


Northwest Crews Continue To Battle Many Large Fires

July 17, 2014 5:17 p.m.


Wildfires Blaze Their Way Across The Northwest

July 16, 2014 4:51 p.m.


Farmers Urge EPA To 'Ditch' Proposed Clean Water Act Revisions

July 02, 2014 6:02 p.m.


Oregon To Investigate Failed Firearm Background Checks

June 30, 2014 5:01 p.m.

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