Oregonians who don’t want to join either the Democratic or Republican party have increased dramatically since the last presidential election.
The Eugene City Council approved a ban on thin plastic bags from all the city's retailers.
The second debate in the run-off election for Portland mayor focuses on the city's growing software industry.
Cascade Locks Mayor Lance Masters announced his support for a proposed $50 million Nestlé bottling plant in the town.
The first of Oregon's new coordinated care organizations go live August 1 with 260,000 patients.