Latest Oregon state government News

National monument on California-Oregon border will remain intact after surviving legal challenge

Mar. 26, 2024 01:16 AM EDT

ASHLAND, Oregon (AP) — The Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument, a remote expanse of wilderness along the California-Oregon border, will not lose any of its acreage after the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to take up two challenges to its expansion. Logging interests and...

Micro-apartments are back after nearly a century, as need for affordable housing soars

Mar. 21, 2024 13:21 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Every part of Barbara Peraza-Garcia and her family’s single-room apartment in Seattle has a double or even triple purpose. The 180-square-foot (17-square-meter) room is filled with an air mattress where she, her partner and their children, ages 2 and 4, sleep....