Gov. Kate Brown’s decision to sign a controversial tax bill while asking the Legislature to extend a tax break to the state’s smallest businesses is a bit of a political gamble.
Educational leaders routinely bemoan the measly length of Oregon’s school year, one of the shortest in the country. They lament that Oregon students receive a year’s less education by the time they graduate from high school than their counterparts in Washington state.
You’re grocery shopping. And you’re hungry. You know it’s a mistake, but you have to get it done. You wander aisle by aisle, being careful to follow your list or sticking to certain meal ingredients. Maybe a bag of chips or cookies make it into your cart, but you otherwise do really well. It…
Eugene Police made the tough decision in concluding that Officer Charles Caruso, caught on videotape throwing a handcuffed man to the ground and punching him repeatedly, should be kicked off the police force. The city fired Caruso following an investigation into the September 2013 incident a…
Two weeks ago, the Douglas County Veterans Forum issued a vote of no confidence against Dinesh Ranjan, the chief of surgery at the Roseburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center.
After a 10-month investigation following the fraternity hazing death of a Penn State student, a grand jury on Friday released a blistering report asserting that university leaders were aware of pervasive alcohol-abuse problems within the Greek system but failed to take action.
As riveting as Steve Brown’s speech on the future of robotics was, you can’t blame anyone attending the annual Oregon Leadership Summit on Monday for feeling anxious by the time he finished.