The first lady's dual roles as a policy adviser to state government and a private paid consultant have drawn criticism.
On Friday, Governor Kitzhaber said his fiance Cylvia Hayes would no longer play a policy or political role in his administration.
When the Spirit Squad performs at Thurston High School, everyone is on their feet.
Students are singing along, clapping their hands. Labels dissapear, and the school becomes one.
The Spirit Squad started 4 years ago when a student, Heidi Brown, decided to put it together for her senior project.
The team is made up of special needs students coached by student leaders.
The Ferndale, Wash., recycling company that destroyed a Ford Bronco before last year's Super Bowl has a new video.
The pair of crashes near Junction City Thursday that killed 3 people and injured a fourth remain under investigation, Oregon State Police say.
While no concrete plans exist for ways to make the highway safer, the road is on the Oregon DOT's radar.
"If you look at the last 5 1/2 years, there's been 205 crashes," said Rick Little with Oregon DOT. The data is from Jan. 1, 2009, to May 31, 2014. "That's almost 3 crashes a month, or 1 every 10 days."
Estately, a Seattle-based national real estate company, used Facebook user data to measure which cities in Washington state were the most enthusiastic about the Seahawks.
For a news photographer, navigating the madness of Super Bowl and Media Day can be overwhelming.
A telemarketer in Las Vegas making a followup call Wednesday afternoon to a woman in Oregon heard the woman's cries for help - and answered them.
Two women have sued the City of Eugene, the chief of police and a police department supervisor saying they should have done more to halt sexual harassment and abuse by one of its officers.
Free tax help will now be available starting February 1 for low to moderate income individuals preparing their taxes.
About 100 AARP volunteers will be on hand over the next month providing services to the community.
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