Gov. John Kitzhaber, Chief Education Officer Rudy Crew and, more fascinatingly for the youngsters, a bevy of television cameramen greeted the children Wednesday on their first day of school.
Dr. Rudy Crew, Oregon's first chief education officer joins KATU's political reporter Patrick Preston Sunday, Sept. 2, 2012 on "Your Voice, Your Vote."
National Grange officials said last week they own the trademark on the word "grange."
The chair of Oregon's Republican Party, Allen Alley, says Paul Ryan will hold a fundraiser Monday, Sept. 10.
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For Nampa and Notus, it's the second time this year they've sought voter approval of a levy request.
U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley appears on "Your Voice, Your Voice" Sunday, Aug. 26, 2012 with KATU anchor Steve Dunn.
Supporters of a ballot measure that would create Oregon's first nontribal casino have launched their first television ad — and it contains no mention of a ballot measure or of gambling.
A live stream of oral arguments presented at the Idaho Supreme Court will begin over the web this month, bringing all of the legal action to residents, reporters and other interested parties even if they're far away from the courthouse.
Bruce Polley of Stop Gillnets Now and Jim Wells of Salmon for All join KATU’s Steve Dunn on Sunday, Aug. 19, 2012 on Your Voice, Your Vote to discuss Measure 81 that would ban the use of gill nets on the Columbia River.
Rep. Peter DeFazio says he has few qualms about shipping coal to Asia through the Port of Coos Bay.
A new Washington state marijuana industry organization is disbanding, a day after its press secretary was fired at the group's inaugural press conference.
The governor also led a business and trade mission to Asia last September, when he visited South Korea, China and Japan.
Trying to head off a ballot measure to ban gillnetting for salmon on the Oregon side of the lower Columbia River, Gov. John Kitzhaber has told state fisheries managers to come up with new regulations that would accomplish a similar goal while still keeping gillnetters on the water.
Since an audit conducted by the Oregon secretary of state's office was released in late June there have been questions raised whether Oregon needs its more than 250 boards. Two questions also: how were those eight killed off and can lessons be learned from how they died?