Only one year into his job as Oregon's chief education officer, Rudy Crew accepted another job as a college president in New York City.
The Oregon House approved a bill that would legalize and regulate retail outlets for medical marijuana.
Gov. John Kitzhaber signed three pieces of energy legislation that drew broad support.
The future of Portland's Last Thursday event is unknown as the nonprofit that runs it announced plans to step down.
University of Oregon police officers will carry guns beginning in the fall.