PORTLAND — Environmentalists want to reinstate an injunction against salvage logging on 1,800 acres in California’s Klamath National Forest while the federal government and a timber group argue the matter is moot.
The Oregon Department of Education has released its At-A-Glance Profiles for schools and districts — brief dashboard summaries of how schools are doing, with data on attendance, student achiev…
SALEM — A third Oregon union says it won’t endorse or contribute to primary campaigns for legislators who voted for reforms to the state’s costly public pension system earlier this year.
The Oregon Department of Revenue will provide $1.5 billion tax surplus credit, or “kicker,” for the 2018 tax year.
The Pacific fisher population could get a boost as the Oregon Department of Forestry and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service have signed an agreement that will enhance protections for the Pacif…
- Oregon State Police: Man charged after taking elk during closed season
- Broadway reopened after suspicious package fears
- CODA opioid treatment clinic prepares for opening in Seaside
- City performs demolition on North Holladay home
- Haunted House returns to downtown Seaside
- View from the Porch: A recipe for patty melt
- Free high school senior studio photos
- 'Going for Broke' at the high school
- Lindsey Morrison steps down from SEPRD board
- Seaside Police and Fire logs from Oct. 11
Gov. Kate Brown will choose from six diverse candidates to fill a vacancy on the Clatsop County Circuit Court.
Razor clamming is now open from the Columbia River to the California border.
Wildlife biologists successfully placed a GPS collar on a juvenile wolf from the Indigo group in Western Oregon, seeking to learn more about the movements and territory of packs in the region.
SALEM — Gov. Kate Brown has imposed a six-month ban on the sale of flavored vaping products.
SALEM — A state council formed to improve Oregonians’ access to government records has endorsed a slate of reforms to make the state’s public records advocate more independent from political i…
Improving Oregon’s ability to fight wildfires could cost an estimated $4 billion, according to the Governor’s Council on Wildfire Response, which has outlined more than 50 recommendations the …
The American Farm Bureau Federation and the National Council of Agricultural Employers say proposed changes to the H-2A-visa agricultural guestworker program could increase, not decrease, labor costs.
Cathy Markin is a lung doctor at Legacy Good Samaritan Hospital in Portland. In 2011, she had a 42-year-old patient who came to her with serious breathing problems. She had suffered from a cou…
Oregon’s public record’s advocate on Friday urged her role be made explicitly independent from the governor’s office, following allegations attorneys for Gov. Kate Brown attempted to unduly in…
PORTLAND — Oregon marijuana retailers on Thursday began removing vaping products from their shelves and offering returns on previously purchased vape pens amid a nationwide scare over severe l…
New research at Portland State University says climate change is decreasing the amount of snow in the Pacific Northwest. And that has implications for water resources in the region.
SALEM — Oregon’s first-ever public records advocate is resigning from her post on Oct. 11.
A 5.9 magnitude earthquake struck at 8:02 a.m. on Thursday, Sep. 5 about 192 miles off the southern Oregon Coast near Bandon, west of Coos Bay, according to the United States Geological Servic…
Gov. Kate Brown plans to convene lawmakers next month in a bid to end outcry over recent far-reaching changes to Oregon’s death penalty laws.
It’s official: Oregonians will see the largest-ever “kicker” tax refund next year.
Gov. Kate Brown trimmed her veto list down to just two line-item vetoes on Friday, the deadline for the governor to decide which if any bills to kill after the 2019 session.
The state has landed a federal grant that will fund research into whale entanglement issues off the Oregon Coast.
The Pacific Ocean along the equator cooled in June and is expected to be at normal temperatures in a month or two, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reported Thursday.
SALEM — Oregon’s ambitious and costly plan to transform its public schools begins with one person.
The Oregon State Marine Board, in partnership with 32 county sheriff’s offices and the Oregon State Police, will be out in force Aug. 3-4, looking for expired boat registrations as part of “Op…
SALEM — When Republican senators fled the state in June to avoid voting on controversial legislation, they were gone for nine days.
To highlight the availability of summer food programs around the state, Governor Kate Brown has issued a proclamation making July 15-19 Summer Meals Week in Oregon. While more than 300,000 chi…
SEATTLE — The Coast Guard is reminding boaters and other waterway users in the Pacific Northwest area to be safe and cautious during the expected busy Fourth of July weekend.
The 2019 Oregon Legislature ended with pros and cons for agriculture, and culminated in a series of rallies outside the Capitol opposing a controversial climate change bill.
Less than 24 hours after the 2019 Legislature closed, Gov. Kate Brown renewed the fight for a cap and trade program, saying Monday she might act with her executive authority to drive ahead wit…
The state agency in charge of earthquake study and preparation, as well as monitoring mining efforts in Oregon, could be shut down after going over budget for the second time in four years.
SALEM — The Oregon Legislature sprinted to finish its work Sunday, passing bills that require cleaner diesel engines in the Portland area, allow illegal immigrants to get driver's licenses and…
SALEM — Twenty-seven senators gathered at 9 a.m. Saturday to lay to rest House Bill 2020, the 2019 Legislature’s controversial attempt to address climate change.
SALEM — The Legislature has repealed a nearly 25-year-old law prohibiting new schools, hospitals, jails and police and fire stations from being built in the state’s tsunami inundation zone.
SALEM — The political standoff over a plan to cap carbon emissions in Oregon has left the Legislature listing toward its final deadline at the end of the month.
As Oregon braces for another hot and dry summer, one of its biggest utility companies has announced a new wildfire policy aimed at reducing wildfire risks across their service area.
SALEM — For the second time this year, Senate Republicans have thrown the legislative session into disarray by refusing to come to work Thursday.
The Oregon Court of Appeals has upheld the approval of a 9-mile transmission line across farms and forestland in Tillamook County without explaining its legal reasoning.
Opposition from multiple environmental groups has failed to stop the Oregon House from approving a bill aimed at simplifying the state’s ditch-cleaning regulations.
SALEM — When you get takeout food from your favorite restaurant, you might be handed a thin plastic bag, with foam containers inside containing your meal, plus a plastic straw or two if you or…
“Keep it Legal and Keep it Safe” when using fireworks, reminds the Office of State Fire Marshal reminds area residents.
PORTLAND — Cmdr. Alain Balmaceda of the Coast Guard cutter Steadfast handed command to Cmdr. Daniel Ursino at Tom McCall Waterfront Park in Portland on Sunday.
PORTLAND — When states legalize pot for all adults, long-standing medical marijuana programs take a big hit, in some cases losing more than half their registered patients in just a few years, …
SALEM — A proposal to put Oregon on year-round daylight saving time passed the state House on Thursday, and now the only hurdles to the change are outside the state.
SALEM — State lawmakers are considering putting a stop to license suspensions for drivers who don’t pay fines for certain traffic tickets.
SALEM — Last week, 31 Democrats voted to cut into benefits promised to public employees in what was likely their toughest vote of the 2019 legislative session, if not their careers. It prompte…
Oregon is on its way to joining a movement to ignore the Electoral College in favor of the popular vote in presidential elections.
SALEM — EO Media Group’s presence in Oregon is set to get even stronger.
SALEM — Saturday marked the official start of Oregon’s wildfire season, but without new resources, the state is only incrementally more prepared to combat fire this summer than in past years.
Local officials, first responders and members of the media were invited to watch the simulation, was designed as a joint exercise to determine how food, supplies and health care will be delive…
SEATTLE — U.S. scientists will investigate why an unusual number of gray whales are washing up dead on West Coast beaches.
In a dramatic afternoon, the state House voted 31-29 on a bill Thursday to cut retirement benefits for the state’s public employees.
SALEM — Democrats in the state Legislature pushed through a gun control bill Thursday after they sacrificed a more sweeping one — to the ire of student activists — in a deal with minority Republicans.
The state House on Thursday passed sweeping changes to sentencing rules for juvenile offenders, a dramatic shift to tough-on-crime guidelines voters approved 25 years ago.
A legal tool that allows Oregon farmers to prevent irrigation shutdowns is safe for now but lawmakers may revisit a proposal to eliminate it.