The concept of community rights stems from the idea that local communities should have say over corporate projects that could cause local harm.
“Any prohibition isn’t keeping people from using marijuana,” Klamath Falls resident Jonah Hakanson said. “It’s keeping a business from existing."
Roughly 318 South Salem residents received empty ballot envelopes as the Marion County election day looms just two weeks away.
Portland Public Schools gave a preview Tuesday of what its modernized schools look like. The tour came just before voters decide on a large bond later this month.
Bernie Sanders, who attracted millions of college-aged and young adults to his presidential campaign last year, is following through on a promise he made when he left the race: to promote younger leaders for the Democratic Party.
Races in Georgia and Kansas to replace GOP lawmakers who joined the Trump administration are surprising activists, pundits and both political parties in an unsettled political environment.
Portland's on-again, off-again relationship with public campaign financing is back on.
Key congressional Republicans joined Democrats in demanding a bipartisan investigation into the Kremlin's activities and questioned consideration of Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson — who has close business ties with Moscow — as head of the State Department.
For a generation, the West Coast has been the nation’s epicenter of progressive politics. But progressive leaders are concerned Trump's administration could pop the long-standing liberal bubble.
We get different perspectives on a student protest in Portland, check in on the state's unemployment rate, and hear from first-time voters about their response to the election.
Our news roundtable analyzes some of the week's big news. We hear about how Oregon schools are addressing post-election bullying and racism. And we discover how well a new light rail line in the Portland area is — or is not — easing congestion.
President-elect Donald Trump has made clear that his future vice president will have a major role in governing.
NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with Sen. Bernie Sanders about his new book, Our Revolution, which outlines his programs to combat inequality, discrimination and lack of opportunity in the U.S.
Oregon’s two U.S. senators have condemned President-elect Donald Trump’s appointment of a key member to his incoming administration: former Breitbart News CEO Steve Bannon as chief strategist.