In the flurry of ideas for paying down Oregon's $22 billion public pension debt, one proposal stands out as unusual. It’s far from a cure-all, though.
The governor's recommended budget would ensure that some of Oregon's largest companies pay more than is currently required.
At their yearly summit, some of the state's largest business interests offered a new vision for solving Oregon's fiscal woes.
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Portland voters on Tuesday passed a gross receipts tax measure that will pay into a clean energy fund, which proponents say will help the city chip away at its clean energy goals.
Republican Knute Buehler calls for major changes to public pension benefits in Oregon while Democratic incumbent Gov. Kate Brown calls that unfair to government workers.
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Wildlife managers have asked for permission to kill sea lions at Willamette Falls to save threatened fish. Their attempts to relocate the animals have not solved the problem.
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Thousands of people gathered Saturday on the shore of the Columbia River to celebrate the grand opening of the much-anticipated Vancouver Waterfront park.