SALEM, Ore. — A massive $2.8 billion annual corporate tax hike is likely headed to Oregon voters in November, a move that could create the most aggressive tax climate for big business of any state in the nation.
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Sparks flew Monday during a hearing attended by ranchers and environmentalists in the state Capitol on a proposal to turn 2.5 million acres of canyonlands and desert in southeastern Oregon into a federally protected monument.
PORTLAND (AP) — A defense lawyer in the Oregon wildlife refuge occupation case argued Monday that a federal conspiracy charge leveled against over two dozen people is constitutionally vague, could threaten free speech and should be dismissed.
BREMERTON — The Suquamish Tribe’s Port Madison Reservation in Kitsap County is one of more than 60 reservations selected to join a $1.9 billion federal initiative to return land to the control of tribal governments.
LYNNWOOD — A Snohomish County woman who nearly died during an arson and assault in 2014 recently was reunited with the firefighters who rescued her. Brenda Welch went to Lynnwood Fire Station 15 on Friday for a meeting both she and the first responders had been anticipating.
BANKS, Ore. — The Oregon Department of Transportation says a fatal log truck crash closed Highway 26 early Monday morning, near the intersection with Highway 47. Authorities say at least one person died in the crash.