local | News | Politics | TransportationAP | Feb. 10, 2016 5:08 p.m. | Portland
A judge sentenced George Levey to 15 months in federal prison after Levey pleaded guilty for his role in bribing a Portland official.
Ben West was a plaintiff in the case that brought same-sex marriage to Oregon. West, a Republican, will now challenge Democratic incumbent Rep. Kurt Schrader in a run for Congress.
Commissioners from Grant County, Oregon, heard from the public Wednesday about a resolution that calls for an end to the occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge.
Portland mayoral candidate Ted Wheeler says he is returning $750 in campaign contributions from the co-owner of Bullseye Glass, the company linked to unhealthy levels of heavy metals in Southeast Portland's air.
Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler's daughter, Abigail, is recovering after a successful kidney transplant. Her daughter was born two years ago without kidneys.
The Oregon Health Authority said Wednesday the woman contracted the virus outside the United States and has since recovered. The authority says there's no danger to the public.