Oregon senators aim to bestow protective status on 200,000 acres of state land.
Transit agency hopes to improve service with more revenue.
Local jurisdictions that voted against the measure can opt out of legalization.
Gov. Kate Brown expected to sign a measure that makes contraceptives for women available without a prescription.
This Portland-area town tops list, Central Oregon town has lowest median income.
A new city audit finds problems with conflicting roles when distributing money to outside contractors.
Warm temperatures have allowed stink bugs to prosper throughout the Northwest.
Local governments plan to oppose coal and oil exports and consider divesting fossil fuel stocks.