Refreshed at 2:48 AM Pacific on Sunday, May 1st, 2016
----- AREA: 255,026 SQUARE KM ----- HIGHEST POINT: MT. HOOD (3,426 M) ----- LARGEST CITY: PORTLAND ----- CAPITAL: SALEM ----- ADMITTED: FEBRUARY 14TH, 1859
Brown Names Eugene Superintendent Education... ( OPB News) — Gov. Kate Brown tapped Colt Gill, superintendent of Eugene's Bethel School District, as the state's Education Innovat... Gov. Brown Names Eugene Superintendent Educ... ( OPB News) — Gov. Kate Brown tapped Colt Gill, superintendent of Eugene's Bethel School District, as the state's Education Innovat... Oregon Senator Launches Effort To Expand Vo... ( OPB News) — Oregon Democratic Senator Ron Wyden has launched a new campaign to expand Oregon-style vote-by-mail nationwide. Wyden Introduces Medicare Drug Cost Cap ( OPB News) — Oregon U.S. Senator Ron Wyden has introduced a bill to stop Medicare recipients from facing out-of-pocket expenses of... Gov. Brown Fires Oregon Lottery Director Ov... ( OPB News) — Gov. Kate Brown on Tuesday removed Lottery Director Jack Roberts from his job in the wake of what appeared to be a me... GOP Candidates For Oregon Governor Think 20... ( OPB News) — Oregon voters haven't elected a Republican as governor for 34 years. Allen Alley and Bud Pierce believe this is the y... New Seasons Wants Oregon to Raise the Minim... ( Willamette Week Blogs - ...) — Portland-based organic grocer New Seasons this morning announced its support for a statewide increase in the minimum ... Kitzhaber Whistleblower Michael Rodgers Rea... ( Willamette Week Blogs - ...) — Michael Rodgers , the former state information technology manager who refused a request to delete 5,000 of former Gov... Message From New ODOT Bridge Survey: Send C... ( Willamette Week Blogs - ...) — The Oregon Department of Transportation released its 2015 bridge survey last week. It's a document the agency release... Former House Speaker Dave Hunt May Seek His... ( Willamette Week Blogs - ...) — Dave Hunt , the former speaker of the Oregon House, may run for his former legislative seat. "A bunch of people have ... Rep. Knute Buehler Won't Run For Governor i... ( Willamette Week Blogs - ...) — The Oregon GOP's top potential state-wide candidate is sitting out 2016. State Rep. Knute Buehler (R-Bend) announced ... Education Czar Nancy Golden's Retirement Ra... ( Willamette Week Blogs - ...) — Gov. Kate Brown this morning announced that the state's chief education officer, Nancy Golden , is retiring. That ann... Labor Commissioner Brad Avakian Will Enter ... ( Willamette Week Blogs - ...) — The race for what will be a vacant secretary of state's office in 2016 is shaping up as next year's most competitive ... Gov. Kate Brown Names New State Chief Opera... ( Willamette Week Blogs - ...) — Gov. Kate Brown this afternoon announced her highest profile state agency hire to date, naming Oregon Department of T... U.S. Rep Earl Blumenauer Wants to Take Oreg... ( Willamette Week Blogs - ...) — Oregon is poised to become a national model for erasing the stigma of past pot crimes. U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenauer will...
- Ohio Governor and Republican presidential candidate John Kasich held a town hall meeting Thursday... Kasich in Portland - There’s irony in new Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s selection of April 15th, normally c... Prematurely undiscovered - We’re only a few days away from publishing David Proctor’s new book on the history an... A Greenbelt tour - A submitted reading, from Tami Thatcher, about Earth Day and cleanup at the Idaho National Labora... Forever contamination
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