John Kitzhaber

Kitzhaber eyes special session decision

Gov. John Kitzhaber says he hopes to decide within 10 days whether to call the Legislature into special session to work on a deal that would…

FILE - The state of Oregon uses reloadable debit-like cards known as "Oregon Trail" cards instead of food stamps. Undated photo. (KOIN 6 News)

Food stamp ‘humiliation’ spurs debate

Oregon Trail guidelines say that, in general, if it’s edible a card-holder can buy it. But alcohol, tobacco, hot food or any food sold for “…

OSP: No abduction, but man choked woman

She and her daughter got out for a brief walk when, she said, she was struck from behind, then repeatedly hit by a man who tried to strangle…