Most customers who lost power Monday night because of an underground vault fire should have their lights back on now.
Oregon lawmakers got their first look Tuesday at a bill to overhaul the way the state taxes corporations.
Plenty of marijuana research is being conducted in Oregon, but it's mainly aimed at growing more marijuana at lower costs, rather than finding the next FDA-approved drug.
Gov. Kate Brown has given the Oregon Health Authority until the end of August to figure out the Medicaid eligibility of 115,000 Oregonians.
Recreation | local | Environment | NewsStatesman Journal | May 23, 2017 10:44 a.m.
A 25-year-old man is presumed dead after he went underwater at Three Pools Recreation Site and did not resurface.
Oregon's medical marijuana program appears to be dying on the vine as customers turn to recreational marijuana instead.
Lena Alhusseini, Oregon's former child welfare program director, told an advisor to Gov. Kate Brown in March that she felt "targeted and vilified" after coming to the post last November, emails obtained by the Statesman Journal show.
OPB is asking people across the Pacific Northwest to talk about the role race plays in their lives. In the next installment, a California native whose sense of racial identity changes depending on where she lives.
There is no evidence that sensitive information has been compromised, said Matt Shelby, state Department of Administrative Services spokesman.
Lawmakers can’t fully trust the numbers they get from the Oregon Department of Revenue — which collects more than $8 billion a year in taxes — because repeated audits uncovered “significant” and “material weakness” in the agency’s accounting system.
May provides an opening for people to learn about the rich variety of Asian-Pacific traditions being preserved and taught throughout the Northwest.
The Oregon Health Authority is fighting assertions from the Secretary of State that it’s spending millions on health benefits for ineligible people.
The Oregon secretary of state sent an audit alert to all 90 lawmakers Wednesday warning that Oregon Health Authority may be sending as much as $37 million a month to ineligible Medicaid recipients.
The answer to Oregon's growing chronic disease crisis lies in a rural Maine community and a couple that definitely did not meet in a very romantic way.
Jonathan Lockwood, spokesman for the Senate Republican caucus, says Brown's orders are merely "gimmicks and excuses that clearly fail to solve the pervasive problems plaguing Oregon's credibility and security."
Portland's elected council members are all white. But many of their employees are not. The frequent, chaotic protests at City Hall have frustrated and even scared some of the people of color who work for the city.
Recreation | local | NewsStatesman Journal | May 15, 2017 11:43 a.m.
Parks officials have considered building a campground at Fogarty Creek State Recreation for decades but never got final approval. Now they're taking another crack at it.