Oregon voters passed Measure 85, which diverts corporate kicker revenue into a fund for public schools instead of rebating the money to companies.
Democrats took control of the tied Oregon House and maintained their majority in the Oregon Senate.
The St. Vincent de Paul Society of Crook County faced eviction and upheaval in August, but is beginning to rebound.
Oregon voters rejected Measure 84, which would abolish estate taxes. The state will continue to tax inherited estates worth more than $1 million.
Banks City Manager Kyle Awesome quit abruptly, after local newspaper the Forest Grove Leader raised questions about his background and resume.
Brick-and-mortar retailers and online stores are going head-to-head for holiday dollars.
Oregon's economy fell in September, thanks to one of the sharpest monthly jobs losses since the recession.