- Treasurer: Legislature's inaction will raise pension costs Updated: May-29-15 8:31 pm
TIGARD, Oregon - School districts and local governments will have to pay more for employee pensions because legislative leaders are blocking a bill to restructure the management of Oregon's investments, state Treasurer Ted Wheeler said Friday.
- Ore. deputy uses Heimlich maneuver on choking inmate Updated: May-29-15 8:19 pm
ALBANY, Oregon - An Oregon sheriff says a corrections deputy likely saved a county jail inmate's life by performing the Heimlich maneuver after the inmate choked while eating a breakfast bar.
- Judge rejects request to block Ore. county's GMO ban Updated: May-29-15 8:04 pm
MEDFORD, Oregon - A federal judge in southern Oregon has rejected a request by two alfalfa farms to block Jackson County's ban on genetically engineered crops.
- Nobach's RBI double in 8th lifts Oregon State past Texas Updated: May-29-15 7:57 pm
DALLAS - Kyle Nobach hit a tiebreaking double in the eighth inning, and Oregon State beat Texas 5-4 in the first round of the Dallas Regional on Friday.
- Alarmed by accidents, Portland bicyclists ride for safety Updated: May-29-15 6:34 pm
PORTLAND, Oregon - A spate of high-profile bicycle accidents has alarmed Portland riders, and some are rallying to raise safety awareness.
- Iowa beats Oregon 3-1 in NCAA regional opener Updated: May-29-15 6:17 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Missouri - Tyler Peyton limited Oregon to one run in 7 1-3 innings to help second-seeded Iowa beat the third-seeded Ducks 3-1 on Friday in their NCAA regional opener.
- Senator requests radar update to clear way for wind energy Updated: May-29-15 2:59 pm
PENDLETON, Oregon - U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden is asking officials to update Air Force radar in Fossil because the current system is outdated and preventing the generation of nearly 4,000 megawatts of wind energy across eastern Oregon and Washington.
- Western Oregon industrial site cleanup enters final phase Updated: May-29-15 2:51 pm
CORVALLIS, Oregon - The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality is asking for public comment on the final phase of the trichloroethylene contamination cleanup efforts that started in 1990 at a western Oregon industrial site.
- OSU-Cascades weighs costs of campus plan Updated: May-29-15 2:44 pm
BEND, Oregon - Oregon State University-Cascades has discovered it will take millions of dollars to make the 46-acre pumice mine on Bend's west side suitable land for a college campus.
- Carda leads UCLA past Oregon 7-1 in WCWS Updated: May-29-15 3:18 am
OKLAHOMA CITY - For a night, UCLA resembled the Bruins who once dominated college softball.
- Police: Gunshots at NE Portland fair; 3 people injured Updated: May-29-15 2:20 am
PORTLAND, Oregon - Police say three young people have been wounded by gunfire at a street fair in northeast Portland.
- Inmate with medical problem dies in Yamhill County Jail Updated: May-28-15 9:43 pm
MCMINNVILLE, Oregon - An inmate who'd been moved to a medical observation cell has died in the Yamhill County Jail.
- Body found in underground well in Eugene sewage system Updated: May-28-15 9:31 pm
EUGENE, Oregon - Authorities say a body has been recovered from Eugene's sewage system.
- Complaint filed against Hoyle recall committee Updated: May-28-15 8:27 pm
SALEM, Oregon - The liberal group Our Oregon has filed an election complaint against a group seeking to recall Eugene Democratic Rep. Val Hoyle over her support for a gun control bill.
- $5,000 offered for info in string of sea lion shootings Updated: May-28-15 7:35 pm
ASTORIA, Oregon - Federal wildlife officials are investigating a string of sea lion shootings on the Oregon coast.
- Senate backs bill allowing Oregon workers to talk about pay Updated: May-28-15 7:26 pm
SALEM, Oregon - The Oregon Senate on Thursday endorsed a bill that would allow people to sue an employer if they're sanctioned for discussing their pay.
- Fossils of previously unknown beaver species found in Oregon Updated: May-28-15 7:09 pm
GRANTS PASS, Oregon - A fossilized skull and teeth from a newly described species of beaver that lived 28 million years ago have been unearthed in eastern Oregon.
- Corvallis web comic creator develops online following Updated: May-28-15 6:56 pm
CORVALLIS, Oregon - Imagine a world where every prediction from the 19th century came true - people fly to work on winged cars, monarchies are the dominant form of government - and mix it with mummies, enchanted necklaces and a cantankerous ghost.
- Portland Police Bureau swears in first Somali police officer Updated: May-28-15 6:23 pm
PORTLAND, Oregon - The Portland Police Bureau has sworn in its first Somali-American police officer.
- Northern Illinois man's body to be exhumed in 1948 cold case Updated: May-28-15 2:56 pm
OREGON, Illinois - The former mayor of a northern Illinois city is making a final attempt to crack an unsolved double homicide dating back to 1948.
- Hungry bear cub found by campers likely going to zoo Updated: May-28-15 12:40 pm
SALEM, Oregon - Officials say a malnourished bear cub found near Green Peter Reservoir will likely be heading to a zoo.
- Astoria port uses beach balls to scare sea lions off docks Updated: May-28-15 12:13 pm
ASTORIA, Oregon - The Port of Astoria is trying a more playful approach to keep sea lions off its docks: beach balls.
- Woodburn police chief injured in bank bombing to retire Updated: May-28-15 6:17 am
WOODBURN, Oregon - Woodburn Police Chief Scott Russell will retire July 1 after 28 years with the department.
- Ore. wildlife agency: leave bear cubs in the wild Updated: May-28-15 6:17 am
SALEM, Oregon - The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife says a malnourished, seriously underweight yearling bear cub found begging for food near a reservoir east of Sweet Home in the Willamette Valley is likely an example of people interfering with wild animals.
- Ore. agency fines creamery $56,500 over wastewater Updated: May-28-15 6:17 am
PORTLAND, Oregon - Oregon officials say they're fining the Tillamook County Creamery Association more than $56,500, alleging wastewater violations at its dairy products processing facility in Tillamook.