A bill to ban drilling off the Oregon Coast is headed to the desk of Gov. Kate Brown, after passing the state House of Representatives on Tuesday.
SALEM — More than a year after sexual harassment at the Capitol came into public view, state Senate President Peter Courtney publicly apologized to victims in an emotional floor session Thursday.
LONG BEACH, Wash. — Robert and David Gudgell, former fishing boat operators for Pacific Salmon Charters, will need to update their resumes.
Oregon’s K-12 schools won’t feel pinched under a proposal unveiled by legislative budget-writers Thursday, but other government services throughout the state are likely to see cuts.
Wildlife officials say a lone wolf "probably" killed nearly two dozen sheep between Feb. 23 and March 4 at the Oregon Coast, and according to local ranchers, it might not be the first time.
- Seen from Seaside: Ask the firefighters
- A busy day for firefighters
- Seaside High School scores fourth in state culinary competition
- Program seeks to protect puffin population
- Susan Penrod named assistant superintendent
- Obituary: Elaine Kiefer
- A rare find now recovering in Seaside
- Track: Seaside's Hoekstre wins two events at invitational
- School board candidates file for May election
- Tech partnership devolves into lawsuit
Portland has filed suit against the Shilo Inn, alleging the company owes the city and Multnomah County more than $314,000 in unpaid taxes from business at its Portland Airport hotel.
SALEM — Gov. Kate Brown on Thursday touted the success of the state’s unique automatic voter registration program, pointing to a new report that argues the “Oregon model” could be key to engag…
SALEM — Faced with a housing shortage and skyrocketing rents, Oregon is poised to become the first state to impose mandatory rent controls, with a measure establishing tenant protections movin…
Oregon set a record for the number of campers at state parks last year, and the number of day-use visitors was the second-highest ever, according to a report by the state’s Parks and Recreatio…
A recent wave of winter storms has increased Oregon's total snowpack across the state by 20 to 30 percent since the beginning of February.
Erik Cody Jacobs, a 1988 Seaside High School graduate, was one of two people found dead at a Lebanon home.
This week, lawmakers are introducing a bill that would make Oregon the second state after California to adopt an economywide cap-and-trade system to regulate greenhouse gas emissions.
State Sen. Betsy Johnson has introduced a bill that would ease the requirements for counting hydroelectric power toward the state’s renewable energy goals — a move some say would weaken an eff…
SALEM — Oregon’s system for regulating cannabis likely fails to prevent spillover to the black market, state auditors said Wednesday.
There are a lot of predators known to eat imperiled salmon, from sea lions to double-crested cormorants. For a long time, biologists thought gulls weren’t a big part of the problem.
Gov. Kate Brown, who was part of the state’s most expensive governor’s race ever last year, told lawmakers on Wednesday that it’s time to curb the amount of political money spent in Oregon.
SALEM — Officials say four elk were illegally killed and left to waste in Lincoln and Tillamook counties in early January.
Oregon’s bottle deposit system is recycling more containers than ever before despite major disruptions in global recycling markets.
In his Portland home, Austin Meyers stood in front of his gun safe showing how he stores his ammo, his pistols and his rifle.
New state Rep. Tiffiny Mitchell will serve on the House committees on health care, human services and housing.
SALEM — Oregon and Washington state are still figuring out what to do with gillnets on the Columbia River.
SALEM — Oregon’s two senators on Tuesday urged the head of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to update federal regulations to permit interstate commerce of food products containing a key n…
The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children is looking for any information regarding Alexus Roberts, a 17-year-old from Tillamook who has been missing for a year.
SALEM — State officials know of 160 doctors with suspicious prescribing patterns but Oregon law shields those doctors from further scrutiny.
The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife has started killing sea lions below Willamette Falls to protect a fragile run of winter steelhead.
A commercial crabbing boat that capsized in rough waters off the Oregon Coast, killing the three men aboard, sent a shock wave through a seafaring community already struggling from a monthlong…
With his crisp beige Stetson and new white-patterned ranch shirt, Shawn Jones stood out as an atypical — yet relevant — voice in the debate surrounding a proposed liquefied natural gas pipelin…
Wolves from the Rogue pack continue to prey on cattle at Mill-Mar Ranch in southwest Oregon, frustrating rancher Ted Birdseye and prompting him to get creative with ways to fend off the predators.
Though some Oregon farmers are worried about facing accusations of contaminating marijuana with pesticides, state investigation records show such allegations have been relatively scarce.
A storm system bringing two rounds of snow is expected to hit Oregon’s Cascade Range passes this weekend, bringing the possibility of 1 or 2 feet of snow.
State rule allows drivers to keep elk or deer struck by vehicles, but they eat the meat at their own risk
A few days after Liam Mankins was born in September 2016, his father posted a photo on Facebook of his son wearing oversized sunglasses.
Hikers struggle to navigate sections
SALEM — After 18 years in prison, Gerard Richardson walked free in 2013. He had been found wrongfully convicted in New Jersey of murder.
SALEM — Oregon is collecting valuable information about opioid prescribers and their patients but state law hamstrings using the system to confront drug abuse, state auditors said Tuesday.
A focus on Tillamook County