PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon elections officials have found no wrongdoing and have closed an investigation into a ballot initiative agreement negotiated by Gov. Kate Brown, Nike and public employee unions.
Consultant gets 4 years for tax fraud tied to solar case
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A Seattle-based energy consultant has been sentenced to nearly four years in federal prison for engaging in a fraud scheme involving solar energy tax credits with a former Oregon Department of Energy employee.
Martin Shain was also ordered Tuesday to pay over $520,000 ...
EPA proposes scaling back cleanup of Portland Harbor
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed to scale back the scope and cost of a planned $1 billion cleanup of a 10-mile (16-kilometer) stretch of Oregon’s Willamette River as it winds through Portland’s industrial area.
Five years of research shows one ...
DAYTON, Ore. (AP) — Francis Ford Coppola’s wine company, The Family Coppola, has purchased its first winery in Oregon.
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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A Portland restaurant will halt dinner service Saturday, several weeks after its chef-owner was fined nearly $1 million for taking tips and splitting them between kitchen staff, salaried managers and the general manager, among other violations.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Researchers say active fault lines on Mount Hood could potentially trigger a 7.2 magnitude quake that could reach Portland.
Attorneys seek limit on evidence in train stabbing case
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Attorneys for the man accused of fatally stabbing two men on a Portland light-rail train last year are seeking to limit evidence and language presented to jurors.
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SEATTLE (AP) — Young activists who are suing the U.S. government in a high-profile climate change lawsuit say the case poses important constitutional questions that should be fully evaluated at trial next week.
The 21 young people issued a response Monday after the U.S. Supreme Court ...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The owners of a shuttered Oregon bakery fined for refusing to make a wedding cake for a lesbian couple are appealing to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Outdoor lovers sue US government over climate change
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Animal Legal Defense Fund sued Monday to force the U.S. government to target climate change, coming days after a similar lawsuit filed by young activists was temporarily put on hold by the Supreme Court.
Those who joined the lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in ...
SILVERTON, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon man says he found a 5-week-old kitten glued to a busy road.
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — With the sun bearing down, Norm and Kathy Daviess stood in the shade of a prison wall topped with coiled razor wire, waiting for three immigrants to come out.
It’s become an oddly familiar routine for the Air Force veteran and his wife, part of an ad hoc group of ...
ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) — Historically, spring chinook have returned to the South Umpqua River by the thousands, spending time in deep, cool pools in the summer before spawning in the fall.
Greg Huchko with the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife said his department has been doing snorkel ...
BAKER CITY, Oregon (AP) — A man was killed on Oregon Route 86 near Baker City while checking the air pressure on his trailer’s tires.
KBOI reports Dennis Tim Cheney of Walla Walla, ...
PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — One of the biggest days in program history for Washington State started with a celebration outside the gates of Martin Stadium and ended with fans partying on the field.
Gardner Minshew threw a 22-yard touchdown pass to Dezmon Patmon in the back of the end zone with ...
CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — California held a players-only meeting on the eve of their game against Oregon State.
The Golden Bears were still searching for their first conference win and had slumped with three straight losses.
Seniors talked about how much the season meant to them, said ...
Judge OKs logging project in Umpqua National Forest
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A federal judge has denied a request by environmental groups to halt a 500-acre (200-hectare) logging project in western Oregon.
The Capital Press reports ...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A Portland cremation worker who says she was sexually harassed and fired after reporting she sustained a back injury when a heavy corpse fell on her has filed a lawsuit seeking $900,000.
The Oregonian/OregonLive reports that the sex ...
Trustee for troubled dairy wants to auction off herd
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The bankruptcy trustee for Oregon’s troubled Lost Valley Farm dairy has decided to auction off its cows.
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Man charged with attempted murder in Portland shooting
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A Portland man has been charged with attempted murder after a May shooting in Southeast Portland.
The Oregonian/OregonLive reports 40-year-old Samuel D. Mason is ...
SEATTLE (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday temporarily blocked a high-profile climate change lawsuit brought by young activists who accuse the federal government of violating their constitutional rights with policies that have caused a dangerous climate.
Chief Justice John Roberts ...
One losing streak will end when Oregon St hosts Cal
CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — The California Golden Bears are looking for a boost after a three-game losing streak.
The last thing the team wants is a repeat of last season, when Cal lost four of its last five games to finish fifth in the Pac-12 North above only Oregon State — the team that the ...
No. 25 Washington State hosting No. 12 Oregon has more significance than many may have expected early in the season.
The game will be key in determining which program stays alive in the hunt for the Pac-12 North title, which appeared to be a race between Washington and Stanford when the ...
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PENDLETON, Ore. (AP) — Pendleton residents have been dealing with huge swarms of flying aphids this fall.
The East Oregonian reports Friday that the bugs created a gray haze at a youth ...
SEATTLE (AP) — Washington and Colorado are going to need help along the way if they are interested in a replay of the Pac-12 championship game of two years ago.
One of them will be stuck with a second loss in league play after the 15th-ranked Huskies host the Buffaloes on Saturday, each ...
MOUNT ST. HELENS, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say a 44-year-old Portland man suffered a medical event and died in a fall on Mount St. Helens.
The Skamania County Sheriff’s Office said Friday that the man was hiking Thursday with a group of three at about the 6,700-foot (2,042-meter) level in ...
US government asks Supreme Court to halt climate lawsuit
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — The federal government has again asked the U.S. Supreme Court to intervene in a climate change lawsuit filed by a group of young people that is scheduled to go to trial in Oregon later this month.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon woman is suing Bank of America, claiming a Hillsboro branch transferred $13,000 from her account to scammers.
The Oregonian/OregonLive reports ...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon’s State Labor Commissioner has accused legislators of ignoring subpoenas issued by his agency in its investigation of sexual harassment at the Capitol.
The Wednesday court filings seek contempt of court rulings and $1,000 a day in fines against Senate President ...
BEND, Ore. (AP) — The Bend City Council has publicly reprimanded Oregon House candidate Nathan Boddie for attacking a woman who accused him of sexual misconduct and for blocking constituents from commenting on his public Facebook page.
Here are some things to watch in Week 8 of the Pac-12 Conference football season:
GAME OF THE WEEK: No. 12 Oregon at No. 25 Washington State. This is a key game in determining who will remain alive for the North Division title. The Ducks (5-1, 2-1) feature running back CJ Verdell, who has ...
Richardson’s treatment for brain cancer raises concerns
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — How severely brain cancer is affecting Oregon Secretary of State Dennis Richardson remains unclear, as a curtailment of his public schedule and delegation of some duties to a deputy raise questions about his future in the state’s second-highest office.
Richardson, 69, ...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Nike co-founder Phil Knight has given another $1 million to the gubernatorial campaign of Republican Rep. Knute Buehler.
The Oregonian/OregonLive reports that the ...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The estate of an Intel contractor is suing the company, alleging its negligence resulted in him being crushed to death inside a manufacturing tool last year.
Federal court: Salmon must have protection from warm water
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A federal court has ruled that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency must come up with a plan to protect salmon from warm water temperatures, which can be fatal for the fish species. ′
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No. 12 Oregon (5-1, 2-1 Pac-12) at No. 25 Washington State (5-1, 2-1), 7:30 p.m. ET (Fox)
Line: Washington State by 3.
Series record: Oregon leads 47-41-7.
WHAT’S AT STAKE?
Washington State and Oregon both seek to become bowl eligible and to keep pace with No. 15 ...
Former Oregon pot lab owner files defamation lawsuit
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — The owner of a former marijuana testing lab in Oregon has filed a defamation lawsuit against anonymous activists after an anti-fascist website exposed her ties to local white nationalists.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Three women are suing a gynecologist and Oregon prison officials, claiming they were abused during medical examinations at the state women’s prison.
DETROIT (AP) — Remains of an Army pilot and an observer killed more than 50 years ago when their plane went down in Southeast Asia during the Vietnam War will be buried with military honors at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia.
The Defense Department’s ...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Wednesday marks the first day that ballots are being mailed to Oregonians for the Nov. 6 election.
Oregon’s vote-by-mail system means that ballots must be mailed well ahead of election day.
Ballots will be distributed by the U.S. Postal Service to registered ...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) _ Umpqua Holdings Corp. (UMPQ) on Wednesday reported third-quarter net income of $91 million.
The bank, based in Portland, Oregon, said it had earnings of 41 cents per share.
The results exceeded Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of seven analysts ...
Homeless woman sues city over anti-camping ordinance
GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — A class-action lawsuit claims the city of Grants Pass is running homeless people out of town, violating their constitutional rights.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An 8-year-old husky is recovering after being lost for two weeks in the Mount Hood wilderness, getting shot and possibly chewing off its own injured leg.
Actor Jim Belushi’s happy place is growing pot in Oregon
MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — Jim Belushi has a lifetime of memories shaped by cannabis.
When he talks about Oregon’s favorite weed, he reflects on his family, the fun times at “Saturday Night Live” and, yeah, his rocking 2018 harvest party.
The famous actor, singer and community supporter ...
Selected editorials from Oregon newspapers:
The Bend Bulletin, Oct. 16, on having no need for Buehler’s tax returns:
It should come as no surprise that two former Oregon governors, both Democrats, have asked Republican Knute Buehler to make his full tax return public. He ...
Oregon issues $187K fine to dairy for 224 violations
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon regulators have fined the state’s second-largest dairy more than $187,000 after finding 224 violations of its wastewater permit.
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