House Votes To OK Lawsuit Against Obama

House Republicans say that the president has overstepped the bounds of his executive authority. President Obama dismissed the move as a "political stunt."

Oregonians Will Vote On GMO Labeling Initiative

NWNews | July 23, 2014 4:05 p.m.

An initiative that will give Oregonians the chance to vote on whether food companies should label products that contain genetically engineered...

Sen. Wyden Calls For Apology From CIA Director

OPB | July 31, 2014 11:14 a.m.

Oregon Senator Ron Wyden is calling for a public apology from CIA Director John Brennan, following revelations the agency improperly searched a Senate computer.

Portland Tribune: Wyden Criticizes CIA Search Of Senate Files

Pamplin Media Group | July 31, 2014 6:45 a.m.

U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden criticized the Central Intelligence Agency today after disclosure of an internal report that the agency searched the computers of the Senate Intelligence Committee.

Is Marijuana A Cash Crop? Advocates Say Yes, State Says No

OPB | July 30, 2014 8:36 a.m.

How much money could legal marijuana bring into Oregon? Since the issue qualified for the November ballot, conflicting figures have surfaced.

Q&A: Report Finds Gaps In Oregon's Oil-Train Safety Plan

OPB | July 25, 2014 5:30 p.m.

Several mile-long oil trains cross through the state of Oregon every week carrying volatile oil from North Dakota's Bakken oil fields. A report issued Friday identifies gaps in Oregon's ability to handle the safety risks of those trains.

86 Family Members Disenrolled From Oregon Tribe

AP | July 25, 2014 4:43 p.m.

An Oregon woman says 86 members of her family have been disenrolled from an American Indian tribe that operates the state's largest tribal casino, as leaders review the tribe's rolls and enforce new enrollment requirements.

Top Stories: Gov. Debate Friday, OSU-Cascades Makes Final Push For West Bend Campus

OPB | July 18, 2014 6:38 a.m.

Headlines for Friday, July 18: The two candidates for Oregon governor meet this morning, OSU-Cascades submits a final argument for building on Bend's west side and Oregon's GOP is walking away from a candidate with a criminal past.

Statesman Journal: Wehby's Fundraising Earns Outside Cash

Statesman Journal | July 17, 2014 1 p.m.

Republican Senate candidate Monica Wehby reported Thursday that her campaign raised about $955,000 between April and June.

Top Stories: Klamath Health Officials Warn On Air Quality; Swastikas Investigated Near UO

OPB | July 16, 2014 7:17 a.m.

Headlines for Wednesday, July 16: Oregon voters will decide whether or not to keep Oregon's partisan primary elections, Klamath County air quality may reach unhealthy levels, two men were arrested on suspicion of stealing the Tillamook VW minibuses and more.

Gresham Outlook: East County League Of Women Voters To Disband

Pamplin Media Group | July 14, 2014 9 p.m.

After 53 years of existence, the East County League of Women Voters is disbanding, and it's an important loss, said member Marlene Byrne.

Hundreds Line Up For Opening Of Vancouver Marijuana Store

OPB | July 09, 2014 3:15 p.m.

Hundreds of people lined up around the block on Main Street Vancouver Wednesday for the opening of the city's first recreational marijuana shop. 

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