SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The former chief executive of the Oregon Travel Experience was not wrongfully terminated for whistleblowing, the Oregon Court of Appeals has ruled, reversing a trial court's...
BEND, Ore. (AP) — A Pacific Northwest bat that that migrates south for the winter faces a serious threat from wind turbines, according to a study by the by Oregon State...
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — As soon as the final whistle blew, the Oregon players rushed to the corner of the end zone to celebrate with the large contingent of Ducks fans that made the trip to...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Davis Alexander threw for a career-high five touchdowns as Portland State closed out its nonconference schedule by thumping NAIA's Eastern Oregon 59-9 on Saturday...
1 dead, 2 injured in Oregon attack; relative arrested
GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — Police in Oregon, responding to a 911 call in which they heard gunfire, arrived at a home near Grants Pass to find a dead man and a wounded mother and daughter.
Nike speedily captures suspected car thief
ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) — Nike was dogged and fast as it chased down a suspected car thief in Oregon.
Nike, named after the Greek goddess of victory and the namesake of the Oregon-based athletic...
Cougar encounter renews debate about threats from animal
CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Peter Idema has been running the trails and logging roads of Oregon State University's Dunn Research Forest near his Soap Creek Valley home for more than 30 years.
Minnesota United FC takes on Portland following Quintero’s 2-goal game
Minnesota United FC (14-10-6, third in the Western Conference) vs. Portland Timbers (13-13-4, eighth in the Western Conference)
Portland students join global climate protests
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Thousands of students demanding action on the global climate crisis walked out of class in Portland, Oregon, part of global protests that stretched from Australia to South...
Stanford looks to bounce back vs. No. 16 Oregon
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Stanford coach David Shaw believes he speaks for most of the rest of the Pac-12 coaches when he talks about his lack of excitement over the fact that Oregon quarterback...
Broken sprinkler pipe floods historic hotel
TROUTDALE, Ore. (AP) — Flooding at the historic McMenamins Edgefield hotel in Troutdale, Oregon, may have been caused by someone hanging from a fire sprinkler pipe.
Family of woman killed dashing across road settles for $305K
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The family of a 31-year-old woman who died after she tried to run across U.S. 26 at night has agreed to settle a wrongful death lawsuit in exchange for $305,000 from the two...
Man suspected of theft critically hurt outside Home Depot
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police say a Home Depot customer and a man suspected of theft near a Northeast Portland store got into an altercation that left the suspect critically injured.
Decision not to redo death penalty law met with anger, joy
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Republican lawmakers were left fuming and justice reform advocates elated after Oregon's governor decided against calling a special session of the Legislature to have lawmakers...
2 die in motorhome, pickup collision in eastern Oregon
HARPER, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say two drivers were killed when a motorhome towing another vehicle and a pickup truck towing a travel trailer collided in eastern Oregon.
Oregon schools record poorest test scores in 5 years
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon schools have recorded their poorest performance in the five-year history of Oregon's current reading, writing and math tests this spring, registering year-over-year...
No. 16 Oregon seeks to win 1st Pac-12 opener since 2014
No. 16 Oregon (2-1, 0-0 Pac-12) at Stanford (1-2, 0-1), Saturday at 7 p.m. EDT (ESPN).
Oregon man imprisoned for importing fentanyl from China
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon man has been sentenced to more than eight years in prison for importing fentanyl from China.
The Oregonian/Oregon Live reported 28-year-old John William...
Oregon sees push for strictest gun storage law in US
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Carol Manstrom says she lost her 18-year-old son when he grabbed his father's unsecured pistol and shot himself. Paul Kemp lost his brother-in-law when a man opened fire with a...
Oregon Governor: No special session on death-penalty law
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon Gov. Kate Brown says she will not call a special session of the Legislature because of questions raised about whether a new law which narrows death penalty cases is...
Case dismissed against man who drove through protesters
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A judge in southwestern Washington has dismissed charges against a Portland man who drove through a crowd opposing a right-wing group's rally in downtown Vancouver.
Man killed in Portland hit-and-run ID’d, suspect sought
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Portland police have released the name of a 27-year-old pedestrian killed Sunday in a hit-and-run.
The Oregonian/OregonLive reports police continue to look for the car...
Oregon’s public university workers vote to authorize strike
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Workers at seven public universities in Oregon have voted to authorize a strike if a new contract deal isn't reached, their union said Wednesday.
The Latest: Oregon universities disappointed in strike vote
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on a strike authorization vote by employees at Oregon public universities (all times local):
Leaders at Oregon's public universities say they...
West Nile virus cases reported in Eastern Oregon
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — There's been a small outbreak of West Nile virus infections in Eastern Oregon this year.
West Nile is a virus carried by mosquitos. Oregon Public Broadcasting reports that...
Editorials from around Oregon
Selected editorials from Oregon newspapers:
The Medford Mail Tribune, Sept. 18, on federal financial support:
- Globe NewswireKnoll Acquires FullyAugust 26, 2019
- Business WireNuScale and Partner Universities Win Department of Energy Grants for Reactor SimulatorsAugust 15, 2019
- NewMediaWireHemp, Inc. Subsidiary, The Hemp University, Announces 3rd West Coast Hemp Farming Workshop, The Pre-Harvest SymposiumAugust 9, 2019
- Business WireOregon Bioscience Association Appoints Eight New Board MembersJuly 31, 2019
- Globe NewswireRenewable Natural Gas Bill Signed by Governor Kate BrownJuly 31, 2019
DEA raids Portland pharmacy in Los Angeles-based probe
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration has raided a pharmacy in Portland.
The Oregonian/OregonLive reported Wednesday the action at Kaiser Permanente Interstate...
Man gets 2 years for sex crimes against teen boy
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The ex-boyfriend of a wealthy Portland activist has been sentenced to two years in prison for sexually abusing a 15-year-old boy in a Eugene motel room.
Man sentenced for stealing thousands from missing mom
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Nearly 10 years after a Klamath County woman went missing, her son has been sentenced to federal prison for stealing thousands in Social Security benefits meant for...
Detective demoted for extensive personal use of police car
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A detective who used his take-home Portland police car extensively while off-duty and put thousands of extra miles on it has been demoted.
Governor’s lawyer declines court nod amid uproar
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon Gov. Kate Brown's general counsel declined an appointment to the Court of Appeals after the state's public records advocate accused him of unethical behavior, a situation...
Pac-12 This Week: Utah’s defense sits atop the league
Utah left end Bradlee Anae may be the next mayor of Sack Lake City.
Anae is among four players in the Pac-12 who have collected three sacks this season to lead the league, joining Oregon...
2 new cases of vaping-related illness; 4 total in state
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — State officials say two additional cases of respiratory illnesses linked vaping have been reported, bringing the total number of cases in Oregon to four.
Oregon drivers can buy vouchers for wildlife license plate
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon car owners could have the option of a new license plate if an Oregon Wildlife Foundation design is approved.
The Statesman Journal reports the foundation began a...
Teen murder sentences: Oregon asks high court to step in
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Department of Justice is taking the Salem case of twin brothers sentenced as teenagers to almost 67 years in prison to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Rep. Wilson says he’s out as GOP House minority leader
GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — Oregon House Minority Leader Carl Wilson says he's been deposed as leader of the House Republican caucus and he's not going to seek re-election in 2020.
Man sentenced to 25 years for child sex abuse
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Aurora man will spend 25 years in jail for the sexual abuse of two children from 2015 to 2017 in two counties.
The Oregonian/OregonLive reports 36-year-old Andrew...
Man shot and wounded by Hillsboro officer ID’d
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Officials have identified a man and a woman as suspects in a Hillsboro officer-involved shooting Saturday night in which police shot and injured the male suspect.
New York takes on Portland, looks to break 3-game skid
New York Red Bulls (12-13-5, sixth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Portland Timbers (13-12-4, seventh in the Western Conference)
Ex-security guard gets 7 years for racist rant, attack
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A former private security guard has been sentenced to over seven years in prison after he harassed a Muslim family, broke a Latina woman's hand with a metal baton and...
Mother of teen who died on Boy Scouts trip sues for $10M
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The mother of a Corvallis teen who died on a camping trip has sued Boy Scouts of America for $10 million.
The Oregonian/OregonLive reports that according to a wrongful...
Oregon bans trapping of rare, cat-like Humboldt marten
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A cat-like creature in Oregon's coastal forests that's so rare it was once thought to be extinct can no longer be hunted, trapped or collected as roadkill under new rules...
Oregon tight end Cam McCormick to miss remainder of season
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Oregon tight end Cam McCormick will miss the rest of the season with an ankle injury.
McCormick dressed and participated in warmups before the Ducks' games against Nevada...
Officer-involved shooting in Oregon hotel room
HILLSBORO, Ore. (AP) — One person was taken to a hospital after a police officer fired a gun inside an Oregon hotel room.
Hillsboro police say officers went to an Extended Stay America to...
State inspections of funeral homes fall short in Oregon
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon mortuaries and crematories are supposed to be inspected by state regulators at least every two years.
Oregon wraps nonconference slate with 35-3 win over Montana
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Justin Herbert isn't satisfied yet but he's confident that the Ducks are on the right path.
The senior quarterback threw for 316 yards and five touchdowns in No. 15...
Luton leads Oregon State past Cal Poly 45-7
CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — The smallest player on the field had perhaps the biggest impact.
Oregon State wide receiver Champ Flemings, a 5-foot-5, 141-pound redshirt sophomore, had five catches...