(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.
(NEW YORK) -- A heat wave is pounding the West where scorching temperatures will reach Washington state, Oregon, California, Nevada, Utah and Arizona on Tuesday. Sacramento, California smashed a record high on Memorial Day, reaching 104 degrees. Redding, also in Northern California, reached a sweltering 109... Read More.
(ROSEBURG, Ore.) -- After 17 days of combing the Oregon wilderness, search and rescue teams found a missing 69-year-old man safe and sound. The Douglas County Sheriff's Office announced early Monday morning that Harry Burleigh was recuperating at an area hospital after rescuers airlifted him... Read More.
(PORTLAND, Ore.) -- A 71-year-old hiker who went missing in the Columbia River Gorge in Oregon on Saturday has been found safe after spending two nights in the wilderness. Joseph Dean of Portland was reported missing around 8:30 p.m. Saturday. He texted his wife in... Read More.
(SALEM, Ore.) -- Returning to the pulpit after a COVID-19 outbreak infected him, his wife and 72 members of their congregation, the senior pastor of an Oregon church said Sunday that he will not kowtow to pressure to close the doors to the house... Read More.
(SALEM, Ore.) -- A Republican state lawmaker faces charges over allegedly allowing a group of protesters into the Oregon Capitol last year. Rep. Mike Nearman was charged with official misconduct and criminal trespass, both misdemeanors, by the Marion County district attorney on Friday, after an... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The NCAA has again come under fire for inequities in women's athletics following a viral TikTok video from Oregon basketball star Sedona Prince that highlighted the stark differences in training facilities for the men's and women's teams. Prince joined Good Morning America... Read More.
By Louis Milman, ABC News (CORVALLIS, Ore.) -- Oregon State University president F. King Alexander has submitted his resignation, effective April 1 if accepted, over his role in a sexual misconduct scandal at Louisiana State University.Alexander had been placed on... Read More.
By WILLIAM MANSELL, ABC News (PORTLAND, Ore.) -- One person is dead after a vehicle struck several pedestrians during multiple hit and runs across several blocks in Portland, Oregon, Monday, according to the Portland Police Bureau.Five other people were transported to... Read More.
By ERIN SCHUMAKER, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Oregon became the first U.S. state to decriminalize all drugs, with voters overwhelmingly supporting a ballot measure on Tuesday intended to reduce arrests and improve access to addiction treatments.Passing Measure 110... Read More.
By LUKE BARR, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Portland, Oregon, and Oakland, California, sued the Department of Justice and Department of Homeland Security over the use of federal agents and officers in their cities during unrest and protests.The 50-page lawsuit... Read More.