Nike co-founder Phil Knight made his largest ever donation to an Oregon political race this week.
local | Environment | NewsOPB | Aug. 12, 2017 3:10 p.m.
The Nena Springs Fire is burning in dry grass and brush on steep terrain.
OHA Director Lynne Saxton has resigned in the wake of news her involvement in a plan to plant negative and misleading news about a local nonprofit health provider to influence lawmakers.
GOP gubernatorial hopeful Knute Buehler called for a special session on health provider taxes, an idea quickly rejected by Oregon Gov. Kate Brown.
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown serves notice that she will veto two bills and excise nearly $6 million in spending out of another measure.
Knute Buehler, a Republican Oregon representative from Bend, becomes the first major candidate to officially enter the race for governor. Here are the four big questions looming over the coming race.
local | Environment | NewsOPB | Aug. 2, 2017 5:05 p.m. | Portland
Rising temperatures, high winds and dry conditions are likely to persist through at least the remainder of the week, creating a high chance of wildfires spreading across Oregon.
The board that oversees Oregon's Public Employees Retirement System makes a "pragmatic" decision to make a relatively modest reduction in its investment assumptions.
Gov. Kate Brown has authorized the Oregon National Guard to stage personnel in preparation for the Aug. 21 solar eclipse.
We’re taking advantage of a slow week in Oregon politics to bring you a recent conversation with Oregon Gov. Kate Brown on OPB’s "Think Out Loud."
local | Land use | Environment | NewsJefferson Public Radio | July 20, 2017 4:33 p.m. | Ashland, Oregon
Opponents of expanding the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument in southern Oregon say the move was rushed through with little public notice.
The 2017 legislative session ended with a mix of victories and disappointments for Oregon Governor Kate Brown.
Government-funded health care will be accessible for more than 14,000 children in Oregon who were brought to the United States illegally.
Oregon’s 'Sanctuary State' law has, for years, prohibited the use of state and local resources to enforce federal law, and many see the bill as an extension of that legacy.
local | Transportation | Politics | NewsOPB | July 6, 2017 2:20 p.m.
A $5.3 billion transportation bill aimed at improving Oregon's roads, bridges and transit wins final approval in Legislature.
local | News | Environment | AirOPB/EarthFix | June 29, 2017 3:28 p.m. | Portland
The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality is now in search of a new way to pay for the governor’s clean air initiative.
Oregon lawmakers gave final approval Wednesday to a tax increase meant to ensure continued health care coverage for low-income Oregonians.