Gov. John Kitzhaber

Gov. Kitzhaber Formally Opposes Proposed Casino

Gov. John Kitzhaber says he's against a proposed tribal casino in Medford. The Medford Mail Tribune reports that Kitzhaber told the U.S.Read More »

Governor Signs Off On Bridge Work

Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber has signed a bill to pay for the state's share of a new Interstate 5 bridge connecting Portland and Vancouver over the Columbia River.Read More »

Bureau of Indian Affairs Grants Governor More Time

The U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs has granted Gov. John Kitzhaber's request for an extra 60 days to weigh in on the Coquille Indian Tribe's application to build a casino in Medford. The tribe that runs the Mill Casino in North Bend has proposed a casino at the Roxy Ann Lanes bowling alley in Medford.Read More »

Oregon's On Time Graduation Rates Barely Rise

By Jim McCoy Thu 31st January NewsEducationGov. John Kitzhabergraduation rates
The on-time graduation rate for Oregon high school students in the class of 2012 is up, but barely. The Oregonian reported that state figures showed the rate rose by less than a percentage point and remains at 68 percent. Gov. John Kitzhaber and his chief education officer, Rudy Crew, call 68 percent unacceptably low.Read More »

Four State Officials To be Sworn In Friday

By Jim McCoy Thu 3rd January NewsGov. John Kitzhaberswearing in
Four statewide officials who were elected in November will be sworn in Friday by Gov.Read More »

Prison Guards Exception To State Smoking Ban

By Jim McCoy Thu 3rd January NewsGov. John Kitzhabersmoking ban
Prison guards are an exception to a no-smoking rule that took effect Tuesday for Oregon state employees. The order signed by Gov. John Kitzhaber says smokers have to go outside to a sidewalk or private property. The Statesman Journal reports ( there's no convenient place for prison guards to smoke.Read More »

Kitzhaber: Process Awkard, But Bill Is Critical

By Jim McCoy Thu 13th December NewsGov. John KitzhaberNikeOregon legislature
Gov. John Kitzhaber acknowledges his decision to abruptly call the Legislature into special session to approve a tax incentive for Nike is "extraordinarily awkward." But the governor says the potential economic development benefits are worth it.Read More »


Focus Today

Focus Today

Video On Demand

Video On Demand

theDove News

theDove News


Patrick Doyle


Patrick Doyle
(c) 2012 UCB USA Inc dba theDove