Oregon Secretary of State Shemia Fagan resigned Tuesday morning, effective May 8.
Oregon government employees in dire situations with paycheck problems now in fourth month
With missed paychecks and underpayments, employees have been unable to pay rent and some have gone to food banks.
Mayor Jones to address city in upcoming State of the City event
The city of Banks is gearing up for its annual State of the City address, set to take place on Thursday, April 6 at 1 p.m. at the Banks Fire District offices (13430 NW Main Street).
Oregon prison watchdog is new head of scandal-ridden state liquor agency
The chairman of Oregon’s state liquor board has known for months that top managers at the agency abused their power to obtain special access to rare liquor, he revealed during a fiery speech at a meeting Wednesday.
Oregon Gov. Tina Kotek recommends prison watchdog to lead scandal-ridden liquor agency
Gov. Tina Kotek is recommending that the internal watchdog for Oregon’s prison system take over as interim director of the state’s liquor agency as it reels from a bourbon hoarding scandal.
Washington County Board of Commissioners to host town hall Feb. 23
The Washington County Board of Commissioners will host the first of four quarterly county Town Halls scheduled this year Thursday, February 23, focusing on the county’s budget development process and financial challenges facing the county.
Oregon Attorney General launches criminal probe into state liquor regulators
Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum is launching a criminal investigation into state liquor regulators who diverted rare whiskeys for their own use.
City hall to close for renovations
City hall is closing for renovations, which include raising the ceilings of the city hall offices and making improvements to the building’s ventilation systems.
Oregon Treasurer will begin sending checks to people with unclaimed funds
This story originally appeared in the Oregon Capital Chronicle and is republished here under a CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 license. Read more stories at oregoncapitalchronicle.com. Keep an eye on your mailbox, Oregon – the state Treasury is planning to send checks of up to $10,000 to people with unclaimed paychecks, security deposits,[Read More…]
Low-income households in unincorporated Washington County may get 75% off garbage bill
Live in Buxton, Timber, Manning, Roy, Mountaindale or elsewhere outside of city limits, qualify for SNAP benefits, and pay for garbage and recycle service directly? You may qualify for 75% off your garbage bill.