Oregon Senators Disagree With President's Plan To Declare National Emergency

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Oregon's two U.S. senators are both strongly against President Donald Trump's plan to use a national emergency to build a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border.

Sweeping Public Lands Bill Would Protect Washington Lands, Waters

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The U.S. Senate Tuesday passed a sweeping public lands bill, with measures meant to protect lands across the country. It’s expected to have a big impact on Washington’s lands, rives, and more.

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown: Virginia's Embattled Governor Should Resign

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"It's appalling, all of it," Brown told reporters Thursday. "He should resign."

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Oregon Sens. Wyden, Merkley Disappointed In Trump's State Of The Union

Both Sens. Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden, D-Ore., expressed disappointment in President Trump's comments on the "ridiculous partisan investigations" of his administration and campaign.

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What Should Oregon Look Like? The Fight Over Single-Family Zoning

With Oregon facing a housing crunch, House Speaker Tina Kotek seeks to channel more duplexes and triplexes to residential neighborhoods across the state.

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Oregon Governor On Measles Outbreak: 'Get Your Children Vaccinated ... Holy Smokes'

Public health officials confirmed Friday that 45 people have officially contracted measles in an ongoing outbreak.

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Jordan Cove LNG Project Entering Important Permitting Stretch

This year will be a big one for the proposed Jordan Cove LNG project in southwest Oregon.

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As Measles Cases Grow, Washington Lawmakers Look To Change Vaccination Law

As the number of cases and geographic reach expands in Southwest Washington’s measles crisis, state lawmakers are looking to revisit who can opt out of vaccinations.

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Oregon Ranchers Who Led To Wildlife Refuge Takeover Can Graze On Public Lands Again

As one of his last acts in office, ousted Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke signed off on returning grazing rights to the ranchers whose prison sentence led to a 2016 standoff at the Malheur National Wildlife refuge.

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Portland Comedian Says Border Agents Harassed Him. Border Patrol Responds.

A Portland comedian said he was harassed by Border Patrol agents while on a Greyhound bus headed to Portland from Spokane, Washington. Border Patrol officials say he wasn't carrying the right documents.

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Portland 911 Bureau Explains Why It Sent An Officer To Hotel Racial Profiling Incident

A 911 call released Wednesday corroborates key parts of a man’s account of being racially profiled and kicked out while he was a guest at the Portland DoubleTree Hotel in December.

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Bend Bulletin Owner Files For 2nd Bankruptcy In A Decade

Western Communications controls the fate of local news where no one else delivers it, and the company is in dire straits. 

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As Count Reaches 23, Health Experts Expect Measles Outbreak To Hit Oregon

The Oregon Health Authority expects the Washington measles outbreak to cross the state line.


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