The Corner Creek Fire has burned 26,000 acres south of Dayville, Oregon.

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A plan to upgrade Oregon's Depression-era Capitol building will likely not advance this session.

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Idaho Governor Butch Otter issued a disaster declaration Monday for two north Idaho counties dealing with a fast-growing wildfire.

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The window of opportunity to prevent grave ecological damage to our oceans from climate change is closing. That's according to a paper appearing Friday in the journal Science.

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Oregonians could buy recreational marijuana from stores starting in October under a measure approved Thursday by the Oregon House.

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Idaho law enforcement say they’ve been finding more marijuana in vehicles coming from states with looser pot laws.

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The family of Antonio Zambrano-Montes -- and the Tri-Cities -- are grappling with fresh details of his death.

Oregon Senate Approves Tuition Waiver Program

Jul 2, 2015
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Oregon students could soon have an easier time paying for community college. The state Senate passed a bill Thursday that would waive tuition for some high school graduates.

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Billionaire Paul Allen wants wildlife traffickers to feel a bit more pain. Professional initiative sponsor Tim Eyman wants state lawmakers to feel a bit of pain too.

Oregon House Passes Bill To Boost Speed Limits

Jul 2, 2015
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Speed limits throughout eastern Oregon could increase under a bill moving through the state Legislature.