Mayoral candidate Jefferson Smith
has released a 1994 settlement agreement that got him off the hook for a
misdemeanor assault charge. Smith, then a University of Oregon student,
injured a woman
Back during the 2009 legislative session, we made state Rep. Kim Thatcher (R-Keizer) a Rogue of the Week for attempting to undermine Oregon's public-records law—specifically, by pushing a bill that would have kept secret the identities of people licensed to carry a concealed handgun.Thatcher's bill never made it out of committee in 2009. Now, with the House evenly divided in 2011 between Democrats ...