Gov. Kate Brown meets the press for the first time as governor, Feb. 20, 2015 (KOIN 6 News)

Brown signs 1st of Oregon ethics bills

The measure signed Monday is the first of several ethics bills that Kate Brown requested after she replaced John Kitzhaber as governor in Fe…

A grass fire shown in an undated file photo (KOIN)

Grass fires pose dangers to metro homes

Firefighter Brandon Paxton, a spokesperson with Clackamas County Fire Dist. 1, said that homeowners should maintain a good “defensible space…