Politics

Local Republican announces run for Congress

This article has been updated to include a statement from Congressional candidate Jason Atkinson. JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. – There is now a local Republican who plans on running for outgoing Representative Greg Walden’s House seat. On October 28, Walden said he’s retiring …

Alek Skarlatos running for Congress

ROSEBURG, Ore. – A Roseburg man known around the world for helping stop a 2015 terrorist attack in France announced he’s running for Congress. About four years ago, Alek Skarlatos and two of his friends were on a train to Paris when …

Rep. Walden to hold town hall meetings in S. Oregon

SALEM, Ore. – Representative Greg Walden will make numerous public appearances across Oregon to hear citizen concerns about what’s happening locally and in Washington D.C. Walden, the Republican U.S. Representative for Oregon’s 2nd congressional district, announced two of his next 13 town …

Kaylee’s Law passes through Oregon House

SALEM, Ore. – A bill to put stricter guidelines in place for college security officers in Oregon was passed by the Oregon House. Senate Bill 576 passed the Senate unanimously last month. The legislation is also known as Kaylee’s Law, named after …

Special Counsel Robert Mueller ends investigation

WASHINGTON, D.C. (NBC) – After 22 months in the making and causing deep political division around the country, Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s much-anticipated Russia election interference report has been handed over to the Justice Department. Former federal prosecutor Glenn Kirschner said, “Expectations …