Fmr Linn GOP chair to challenge Merkley

Jo Rae Perkins announced her candidacy on Friday. Echoing themes from the tea party movement, Perkins says she would adhere strictly to the …

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…

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…