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Dozens of people are missing as state officials look for those who may have stayed behind in the over 1 million acres that have burned in major wildfires across Oregon since Monday.

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Oregon will stay under the COVID-19 state of emergency in place since March until Nov. 3, Gov. Kate Brown announced Tuesday.

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The Oregon Republican Party announced Monday afternoon that it had fallen short of the minimum required signatures on petitions to put a recall of Gov. Kate Brown before voters.

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Oregon lawmakers were poised Monday to achieve their special-session aims by cutting spending and rebalancing the state budget, and passing other bills affecting unemployment claims and furthe…

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Even as Oregon lawmakers opened their second special session of the summer, the political battle lines are being drawn over legislation that would disconnect the state tax code from three fede…

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The Oregon Legislature’s chief budget writers have proposed to shield state aid to schools, but to cut almost $400 million in other spending and draw down reserves to offset reduced tax collec…

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Gov. Kate Brown issued an order Monday directing Oregonians to stay home “to the maximum extent possible,” except for when carrying out essential tasks like getting groceries, refueling their …

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Federal regulators on Thursday approved the Jordan Cove liquefied natural gas export terminal in Coos Bay and the 230-mile Pacific Connector Pipeline, presaging a battle with Oregon, whose reg…

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PORTLAND — The Oregon Air National Guard’s 142nd Fighter Wing will conduct routine F-15 Eagle night training missions Monday, March 16, through Thursday, March 19.

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It’s hard to argue that truckers haven’t been the loudest opponents of cap and trade in Oregon.

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SALEM — As Oregon lawmakers clash over a controversial bill to curb the state’s greenhouse gas emissions, Mimi Casteel says climate change is already posing a major identity crisis for winegrowers.

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PORTLAND — On a recent Saturday afternoon, Alan Evans strolled through the hallways of northeast Portland’s Wapato Jail singing Freddy Fender’s 1974 hit “Before the Next Teardrop Falls.”

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SALEM — The fate of the landmark deal signed between a coalition of timber companies and environmental groups depends on lawmakers acting on legislation that would reform certain Oregon loggin…

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SALEM — Experts say the big one is coming to the Pacific Northwest: a massive earthquake that will cause buildings and bridges to collapse and unleash a tsunami that will devastate the coast.

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A group that wants to bring back wild sea otters to the Oregon Coast is taking a big step forward. The federal government has awarded them a grant to launch a feasibility study for a possible …

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SALEM — Cities struggling with homelessness are expected to be one of the biggest beneficiaries under legislation sponsored by state House Speaker Tina Kotek. But not every city official fully…

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SALEM — The semi-independent Oregon agency overseeing tourism initiatives should be more transparent about managers’ pay and strengthen controls on contracting, Secretary of State Bev Clarno s…

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SALEM — Activists seeking to clean Oregon’s environment by reducing greenhouse gas emissions turned out by the hundreds at Capitol Tuesday, pushing legislators to move ahead with a cap and tra…

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OLYMPIA, Wash. — The Washington Legislature has mandated renewable electricity, subsidized the purchase of electric vehicles and dictated how much energy air compressors, generators and other …

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SALEM — The state’s top elections official wants voters to know Oregon is doing everything possible to ensure the security of the state’s elections by working with county and federal agencies.

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SALEM, Ore. — The Oregon legislature's short session began Monday, and lawmakers plan to renew last session's cap-and-trade proposal, a failed bill that would have limited carbon emissions.

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Tillamook County was struggling to get its computer and telephone systems running again after it was hit by a cyberattack, a week after a nearby city lost data and computer programs in another…

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The Oregon Legislature could be poised to make its most significant investment to relieve the effects of a statewide homelessness crisis as House Speaker Tina Kotek prepares a bill that would …

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SALEM — Angelita Sanchez’s message was loud and clear when she spoke about the renewed effort in the Oregon Legislature to pass a new cap-and-trade bill.