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Presidential hopeful and Washington Gov. Jay Inslee's visit to the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 48's training center was part of his Climate Mission Tour.
The historic Heceta Head Lightstation on the Oregon coast, one of the most photographed lighthouses in the U.S., will be hosting a birthday celebration Saturday, March 30.
Edward J. Ray has been the Oregon State University's president since 2003. He will step down when his contract ends in 2020.
Studded tires cause about $8.5 million in damage each year to Oregon highways, according to the Oregon Department of Transportation.
Sen. Ron Wyden's tentative legislation would eliminate tax breaks for donations, given by parents with children who are enrolled or applying for admission.
Almost 1 million travelers are expected to travel through PDX airport during the peak spring travel period — March 21 through April 7.
Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum and other attorneys general observed the nonprofit Al Otro Lado's work on the U.S.-Mexico border.
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All evacuation orders have been lifted in Marion and Linn Counties due to a fire burning near the North Santiam State Recreational Park Area off Highway 22.
Portland's city auditor suggested more organization, clarification and communication on the homeless program's part.
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At the peak of the area outage that started late last month, more than 9,000 Douglas Electric Cooperative members were without power.
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Spring Whale Watch Week spans March 23-31 with 24 sites up and down the Oregon coast staffed with knowledgeable volunteers.
A water main break flooded the Alberta neighborhood in Northeast Portland Saturday. Nearly 12,000 Pacific Power customers in the area lost power at the same time.
Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler, Portland Police Bureau Chief Danielle Outlaw and others were in attendance at an event at the Muslim Educational Trust.
One additional confirmed case of measles was identified Wednesday.
The confirmed case is not related to the ongoing measles outbreak in Clark County, Washington.
Clark County Public Health identified one new confirmed case of measles Tuesday.
Lawmakers got together Saturday to speak about restorative justice and lessening the effects of small-scale cannabis convictions.
A report published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention outlines an unvaccinated, 6-year-old Oregon boy's tetanus diagnosis.