Port Orford Mayor Jim Auborn appears to have survived a recall vote.
The World newspaper of Coos Bay (http://is.gd/eVfcsg ) reports that 204 people voted to oust him from office while 215 voted against the recall.
A representative from the Curry County clerk's office says it will take several days for the vote to become final.
Port commissioner Brett Webb filed the recalRead More »
A state investigation has determined that a helicopter hired to spraying herbicides on some commercial timberlands in southwestern Oregon more than likely allowed some to fall over people's homes as it flew by.
But the results released Tuesday by the Oregon Department of Agriculture come to no conclusions about whether the small amounts found on the ground can account for complaints from Read More »
A series of tremors near Mount Hood has intrigued scientists, who note that the quakes are taking place alongside a recently-discovered fault.
KGW-TV reports (http://bit.ly/1knb8E7) a swarm of small earthquakes on Mount Hood has captured the attention of state geologists and rattled the nerves of some nearby residents, especially after a 3.3-magnitude quake in Sherwood on Sunday.Read More »
The Oregon Department of Revenue says that about 500-thousand Oregonians haven’t filed their tax returns yet with the deadline- just a little over a week away. The ODR says about one million returns have been processed already.
Policy and Systems Manager Megan Denison says an overwhelming number of Oregonians are opting to file electronically, about 92 percent.Read More »