For Oregon and the nation, 2022 was a historic year for legislation and funding to combat climate change.
SALEM — Citing an increase in misinformation, complaints and time-consuming public records requests from election deniers, Oregon Secretary of State Shemia Fagan is seeking roughly $2 million over the next two years to hire more staff dedicated to election security and oversight.
A Harney County judge on Tuesday issued a temporary restraining order that halts a voter-approved firearms measure from going into effect on Thursday.
A Lake Oswego-based solar energy company spurned a Northwest government partnership by launching its own bid to win hundreds of millions in federal dollars to create a green hydrogen production network across Oregon and Washington.
Firearms shops are enjoying brisk sales following the narrow approval by voters of Measure 114, which will restrict sales of some magazines and require safety training.
Journalist and author Sam Quinones spoke recently at Oregon State University about the grim reality that fentanyl and methamphetamine caused across the United States while also offering reasons for hope amid a crisis that he said is killing thousands annually.
The Oregon Nurses Association is pushing for minimum standards that establish how many nurses hospitals need to operate and meet patients’ needs effectively.