Douglas County Commissioner Tim Freeman met Sunday in Medford with U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to discuss the future of O&C timberlands.
The Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians would receive land under a bill that was approved by the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday.
SALEM — The Oregon Legislature has adjourned the 2017 session — a contentious, nearly six-month period that saw lawmakers pass a range of new laws including a major transportation infrastructure package, restrictions on guns and tobacco, expanded health care for undocumented immigrants, mand…
SALEM — After hearing emotional comments from several lawmakers, the Oregon Legislature passed a bill Friday that will see grand jury testimony recorded for the first time in the state, a move to increase transparency in the justice system.
SALEM — A $5.3 billion plan to modernize Oregon’s transportation and public transit systems over the next decade has passed the Oregon Legislature with bipartisan support after a final 22-7 vote in the state Senate on Thursday.
SALEM — The Oregon Legislature has passed a bill to allow local motor-vehicle offices to issue state driver’s licenses and other forms of identification that comply with federal requirements borne out of 9/11 security concerns.
SANTA FE, N.M. — Teaching assistant Kelvin Holt watched as a preschool student fell to the back of a cafeteria line during breakfast in Killeen, Texas, as if trying to hide.
SALEM— Oregon high school students may get a bit more than half of the roughly $300 million that voters in November mandated be spent on career-technical education, college-prep and other dropout-prevention programs over the next two school years.
BRIDGEWATER, N.J. — President Donald Trump escalated an intensely personal feud with two high-profile talk show hosts Saturday, suggesting without evidence that their network is biased against him.
WASHINGTON — Two weeks into her new life as a full-time Washingtonian, Melania Trump is staying true to her reputation as more homebody than social butterfly.
When President Donald Trump announced last week he would pull America out of the Paris climate treaty, leaders in much of the rest of the world reacted with anger, dismay and scorn. So did a host of state, city and business leaders in the United States.
A climate change bill introduced in the U.S. Senate Thursday is a very important step in the right direction, according to Douglas County Global Warming Coalition board member Stuart Liebowitz.
Asked how the first 100 days of President Donald Trump’s term have gone so far, from his point of view, Rep. Peter DeFazio said, “Obviously it’s very much a work in progress.”
A recent New Yorker magazine article asserts that Art Robinson’s name was floated as a possible national science advisor to President Donald Trump’s administration.
SUTHERLIN — It was a friendly, enthusiastic crowd that gathered in the Sutherlin High School gym Friday morning for Democratic U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden’s town hall meeting.
When President Donald Trump was speaking about his plans for the future of health care in America, a Myrtle Creek woman who says her life was saved by Obamacare was right there in the Capitol building, listening to what he had to say.
ASHLAND — Teenagers wearing hats protesting a proposed liquid natural gas pipeline filed into their high school gym in Ashland Thursday morning to join a crowd of 2,700 people at U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden’s town hall gathering.
Members of Oregon’s Congressional delegation have once again urged federal officials to extend Secure Rural Schools payments to ailing timber counties.
WINCHESTER — The inauguration of a new president hung in the air Friday night as local businesses convened for the Reader’s Choice Awards banquet at Umpqua Community College's Danny Lang Event Center.
PORTLAND — Lea Vlcek of Elkton describes herself as a long-time feminist. Feminists changed the world for women, she said, opening shelters for battered women, improving women’s health and opening up jobs to women where none had been before.
Attending the inauguration of President Donald Trump Friday was one of the best experiences Winston businessman Kyle Winter’s had in his life.