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Despite dismal start, hopes remain for Oregon's drug decriminalization and treatment program

Of 16,000 people who accessed services in the first year of decriminalization, only 0.85% entered treatment, the Oregon Health Authority said. SALEM, Ore. —...

Hiroshima bombing recalled in Oregon 'peace trees' campaign

This week marks the culmination of a four-year-long campaign in Oregon to plant saplings grown from the seeds of trees that survived the atomic bombing...

Oregon fire quadruples in size; governor declares emergency

A wildfire in remote southwest Oregon almost quadrupled in size overnight, forcing evacuations and prompting the governor to invoke an emergency act. SALEM, Ore....

Oregon top judge said firing of commission was due to public defense system issues, not conflict with staff

Chief Justice Martha Walters fired the entire commission overseeing Oregon's public defense services, then reinstated five members alongside four new appointees. SALEM, Ore. —...

Oregon justice fires panel due to lack of public defenders

The unprecedented action comes as Oregon's unique public defender system has come under such strain that it is at the breaking point. SALEM, Ore....

Mayor of Bend resigns, citing stresses of pandemic

'So many historic changes in such a short time. I am simply exhausted,' Mayor Sally Russell wrote in an open letter. SALEM, Ore. —...

Oregon sues COVID test company, alleging millions of dollars pocketed

The company owners allegedly took millions of dollars in federal funds and insurance money for themselves, then boasted about buying a mansion and sports cars....

After humble beginnings, Oregon's Dutch Bros launches IPO

Travis and Dane Boersma went into business in 1992, slinging espresso from a pushcart near the railroad tracks. SALEM, Ore — After humble beginnings...

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