Oregon lawmakers return to Salem Monday for a three-day series of meetings.

Oregon says it's making strides in finding housing for homeless veterans and just announced funding for two new housing projects for vets.

When the sand on the beach threatens to overrun your house and your driveway, long walks on the beach might not seem quite so romantic anymore. Some Oregon coastal communities want to form a new type of governmental agency just to deal with the problem of too much sand.

Richardson Runs For Oregon Secretary of State

Oct 29, 2015
Don Ryan / / Associated Press


Former state Representative Dennis Richardson has joined the race for Oregon’s Secretary of State. 

Richardson made the announcement in a video message on his campaign website.

The state of Oregon has updated its master plan for what to do in case of a major earthquake and tsunami.

Oregon Governor Kate Brown is calling for a top-to-bottom review of a long-troubled tax incentive. The Business Energy Tax Credit was supposed to give companies an incentive to invest in clean energy.

Northwest No Longer Top National Firefighting Priority

Sep 2, 2015
Alan Barbian

The Northwest is no longer the number one firefighting priority in the nation. With cooler temperatures and precipitation this week, fire activity has tapered off some in Oregon and Washington.

North America's highest mountain has a new name. Or rather, an old one. President Obama has announced that Alaska's Mount McKinley will now be called Denali, which is what natives call the peak.

The state of Oregon is getting ready to send $402 million back to taxpayers. State economists Wednesday announced the first so-called kicker rebate since 2007.

The state of Oregon has stopped taking applications for permits to grow industrial hemp. The Oregon Department of Agriculture said the suspension will last until at least next spring.