The accusations ring out in bars. The
gripes spill onto Internet comment threads. And the complaints echo like
angry yodels down the newly built canyons of Southeast Division Street
Oregon State Treasurer Ted Wheeler is asking the U.S. Treasury to help weed growers get bank accounts.
Wheeler is sending a letter today to U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew, asking the feds to assure banks that they will not face legal risk if they offer checking accounts to marijuana growers, processors and retailers.
"I am concerned by the lack of access to b...
Maybe you’ve heard: Recreational weed is legal in Oregon starting July 1. But state officials are spending $350,000—the cost of about 120 pounds of pot in the Portland market—to make sure you don’t screw it up.
That’s what the Oregon Liquor Control Commission is spending to hire Portland public-relations firm Metropolitan Group to launch a media...
The Oregon Liquor Control Commission is poised to get a team of law-enforcement officers to oversee recreational marijuana. But the powers of the weed police will be restricted from what the agency initially requested. <...
An environmental group goes to court to see the forest service’s plans to protect Oregon wolves.
Nick Cady is thrilled to see the return of gray wolves to
Oregon’s Cascade Range. He celebrated when the wolf dubbed OR-7 was
spotted south of Crater Lake in 2011, more than 60 years after hun
A federal grand jury concluded a five-year waiting game Wednesday by indicting two alleged leaders of a prostitution and money-laundering ring that operated out of six strip clubs in the Portland area.
The grand jury charged Lawrence Owen and Gary Bryant of running the Milwaukie-based prostitution and money-laundering ring from the Landing Strip, Dilli...More