Members of Oregon’s Congressional delegation have once again urged federal officials to extend Secure Rural Schools payments to ailing timber counties.
SALEM — Since the divisive November national elections, Oregon lawmakers and a member of its congressional delegation are seeing unprecedented public participation in the political process, and they are hoping the engagement will help solve a budget crisis.
SALEM — Oregon’s governor and legislative leaders predicted a tough legislative session this year on Thursday because of budget deficits, while Democrats are also focused on insulating the state from President Donald Trump’s executive orders on immigration, health care and other issues.
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — In a story Jan. 19 about a bill that would give students control of school-sponsored media, The Associated Press erroneously reported the status of similar legislation in other states. In 2007 Oregon passed a student expression law. Other bills have been filed in Vermon…
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.
About two dozen people showed up to the Douglas County Republican headquarters in downtown Roseburg this morning to watch the candidate they had supported for months finally become their president.
A change in U.S. House rules making it easier to transfer millions of acres of federal public lands to states is worrying hunters and other outdoor enthusiasts across the West who fear losing access; however, a local timber industry spokesman said state management of federal forest lands cou…
Now that Oregon counties like Douglas County aren’t receiving Secure Rural Schools safety net payments, they need what remains of federal timber payments delivered as quickly as possible, Oregon’s senators said Thursday.