Salem, Ore. — Oregon has collected more than $25.5 million dollars in marijuana tax payments this year. That total is accurate through the end of July. The Oregon Department of Revenue said dispensaries’ second quarter returns were due at the ...

Portland, Ore. – Oregon Governor Kate Brown has announced her position on several ballot measures that will appear in the 2016 general election. “As Governor, it is important for Oregonians to know where I stand on issues they will be ...

(Video courtesy of KGW.) Portland, Ore. – An Oregon teen is facing federal charges for possession of marijuana. According to Portland NBC Affiliate KGW, 19-year-old Devontre Thomas said, “It’s a big deal when it comes to federal. That’s what scares ...

Salem, Ore. — Good news for Oregonians. Employment has grown by 5,700 jobs in April. The Oregon Employment Department says the unemployment rate held at 4.5%. That’s down from 5.7% last April. Professional and business services, the government, and a ...

Salem,Ore. — Employee’s at Domino’s Pizza in Salem say something just didn’t seem right when they suddenly stopped getting orders from a regular customer. “He usually gets chicken wings, sandwich, pasta, sometimes a pizza,” said General Manager Sarah Fuller. “He ...

Salem, Ore. – A lottery ticket sold in Grants Pass worth $50,000 has gone unclaimed for nearly a year, and will expire on Friday. The Oregon Lottery said the Powerball ticket was sold in the afternoon of May 6th, 2015. ...

Salem, Ore. — The Oregon Senate voted to approve a new minimum wage proposal on Wednesday The revised bill creates a tiered system to raise the minimum wage over six years in three different categories; Portland, rural counties, and everywhere ...

Salem, Ore. — A possible change in Oregon’s minimum wage is the hot topic in Salem. The Senate Workforce Committee heard from a wide range of business owners and organizations Tuesday as they consider a number of proposals. Among those is ...

McMinnville, Ore. — The Department of Human Services agrees to a settlement worth $15-million dollars after the abuse of nine foster children. DHS says James Mooney and his wife were certified foster parents for four years when a three-year-old, previously ...

Ore. — Some marijuana workers are choosing to unionize in part of the state. Employees at two dispensaries, one in Portland and one in Salem, have signed contracts with the United Food and Commercial Workers Union in Oregon. The local ...