Free Fishing Weekend returns to Oregon on Saturday and Sunday, June 3-4, the second of three such “Free Fishing Weekends” scheduled to be held in 2023.
Oregon House Speaker Rayfield says Stout should resign after judge upholds restraining order
A judge upheld a restraining order a woman filed against Banks’ representative in the Oregon House Tuesday, writing that the woman who accused Stout was credible and Stout was not.
Oregon Secretary of State Shemia Fagan resigns
Oregon Secretary of State Shemia Fagan resigned Tuesday morning, effective May 8.
Secretary of State’s office cannabis audit released amid questions about consulting job
The Oregon Secretary of State’s office released an audit of the state’s regulation of the cannabis industry on Friday morning on the heels of revelations that the agency’s head, Shemia Fagan, accepted a side job as consultant to a cannabis company in February.
New COVID surge expected as health officials urge vulnerable residents to get updated booster
Oregonians can expect another surge in COVID-19 cases in June, a top Oregon health official said Thursday.
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.
Oregon Senate passes $210 million bill to expand semiconductor sector
The bill would help semiconductor companies secure federal money, bolster university research and aid in securing sites for the industry.
Funding flows to fish passage restoration projects
Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife to distribute almost $10 million to rebuild or remove culvert bridges and dams in Oregon.
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.