(PORTLAND, Ore.) -- Oregon has had a Democratic governor for 35 years -- but this year's race could very well break that streak thanks to a potent cocktail of local and national issues but, mostly, because of a boisterous third-party candidate drawing double-digit support... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Most of Oregon is in extreme fire danger, as several fires are already burning, evacuations have been ordered in several regions and power has been shut off to thousands of customers due to the high fire risk. The largest active fire in the... Read More.
(BEND, Ore.) -- At least three people are dead following a shooting inside a Safeway supermarket in Oregon on Sunday evening, police said. The incident was reported just after 7 p.m. local time at The Forum Shopping Center in Bend, a small city on the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The severe heat in the Northwest has now turned deadly, with the Oregon state medical examiner reporting two suspected heat deaths on Wednesday. With temperatures expected to stay in the triple digits across much of the Northwest this weekend, officials are warning... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Justice Department has tapped Colette Peters, who serves as the director of the Oregon Department of Corrections, to lead the federal Bureau of Prisons, according to a statement released by Attorney General Merrick Garland. Peters has been in her current role since... Read More.
(SALEM, Ore.) -- A 24-year-old man was under arrest after police alleged he killed four people when his car left a roadway and slammed into a homeless encampment in Salem, Oregon. Enrique Rodriguez was being held without bail on Monday in Salem on multiple counts... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- As the COVID-19 pandemic has swept the globe, more than 5.7 million people have died from the disease worldwide, including over 905,000 Americans, according to real-time data compiled by Johns Hopkins University's Center for Systems Science and Engineering. About 64.1% of the... Read More.
(EUGENE, Ore.) -- Six people were transported to hospitals after a shooting at a concert hall in Eugene, Oregon, police said. At 9:29 p.m. Friday, there were reports of multiple shots fired outside WOW Hall, where Lil Bean and Zay Bang were performing. The Eugene Police... Read More.
(SALEM, Ore.) -- Hundreds of National Guard members are on the ground in Oregon to help with a COVID-19 surge that's overwhelming hospitals across the state. Oregon has 1,000 COVID-19 patients in hospitals, according to state data, the highest ever in the pandemic. Gov. Kate... Read More.
(NEW YORK) — The Bootleg Fire is now the third-largest fire in Oregon state history as firefighters try to limit its spread amid extremely dry conditions. The blaze had grown to nearly 400,000 acres in southern Oregon by Thursday morning and remained just 38% contained. While... Read More.
(PORTLAND, Ore.) -- Unrelenting heat waves are still pounding the Northeast and Pacific Northwest -- but cooler weather is on its way for East Coast residents. Heat is a silent killer. On average, more people die from heat than any other severe weather, including tornadoes, hurricanes... Read More.
(SALEM, Ore.) -- Oregon's state legislative employees made history by becoming the first in the nation to unionize, and labor experts are predicting it will have major ripple effects across the country. With a vote of 75-31 on May 28, staffers for state legislators, employees... Read More.