Occupy Portland demonstrators joined other Occupy movements across the nation in N17 protests. They plan to occupy banks and other financial institutions.
The leader of Oregon's prison system is stepping down at the end of the year to become president of the nonprofit Oregon Community Foundation, prompting Gov. John Kitzhaber to conduct a fast-track search for a new corrections chief.
The Airport Authority in Jackson, Tenn., supports Portland-based SeaPort Airlines in its bid to provide commercial passenger flights at McKellar-Sipes Regional Airport.
Portland is temporarily closing Lownsdale and Chapman Squares to the public, the site where Occupy Portland demonstrators have been camped out for more than a month. At 12:01 a.m. Sunday Nov. 13, all people and property in the squares will be subject to enforcement of local laws, according to Portland Mayor Sam Adams.
Washington voters approved a plan to privatize liquor sales, ending state rules that have been in place since Prohibition. It was the costliest initiative campaign in state history. Could Oregon follow suit?