By Terry Richard, The Oregonian
March 9, 2014 6 a.m.
PORTLAND — Oregon State Parks and Recreation Department has released the 2014 Oregon State Parks Guide, a full-color, magazine-style brochure featuring detailed information about more than 200 of Oregon state campgrounds, day-use areas, trails, bikeways and heritage sites.
By Mary Jordan, The Washington Post
March 9, 2014 6 a.m.
To spotlight an issue that is changing the rhythm of daily life formany families, The Washington Post recently held "Caregiving in America" forums in Chicago and Seattle. Excerpts from speakers at those events are included in this special report.
TACOMA — Immigrant-rights activists rallied Saturday outside the Northwest Detention Center while at least 750 detainees protested their treatment and called for an end to deportations with a hunger strike.
By JONATHAN J. COOPER, Associated Press
March 8, 2014 8:35 p.m.
SEASIDE, Ore. — Young Republican activists implored their party to support gay marriage Saturday, saying the GOP is destined to continue losing elections in Oregon if it doesn't get behind an issue that's gaining traction around the country.
By LISA BAUMANN and RACHEL LA CORTE, Associated Press
March 8, 2014 2:26 p.m.
OLYMPIA — A measure to overhaul the state's medical marijuana system cleared the Senate Saturday as the state moves to merge that largely unregulated market with the still-developing legal recreational market.
By JONATHAN J. COOPER and CHAD GARLAND, Associated Press
March 7, 2014 11:43 p.m.
SALEM, Ore. — The Oregon Legislature voted Friday to approve funding for cancer research facilities at Oregon Health & Science University, got the budget back in balance and then adjourned the 2014 session.
By DONNA GORDON BLANKINSHIP, Associated Press
March 7, 2014 8:09 p.m.
SEATTLE — A gay vice principal who was forced out of his job at Eastside Catholic School filed a discrimination and wrongful termination lawsuit against the school and church on Friday. Lawyers for the church and school planned to respond immediately with a motion arguing King County Superior Court does not have jurisdiction to hear the case without violating the First Amendment.