Washington County leaders held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Monday, April 24 to mark the opening of a new county dispatch center.
Oregon Secretary of State Shemia Fagan resigned Tuesday morning, effective May 8.
With missed paychecks and underpayments, employees have been unable to pay rent and some have gone to food banks.
The chairman of Oregon’s state liquor board has known for months that top managers at the agency abused their power to obtain special access to rare liquor, he revealed during a fiery speech at a meeting Wednesday.
Gov. Tina Kotek is recommending that the internal watchdog for Oregon’s prison system take over as interim director of the state’s liquor agency as it reels from a bourbon hoarding scandal.
The Washington County Board of Commissioners will host the first of four quarterly county Town Halls scheduled this year Thursday, February 23, focusing on the county’s budget development process and financial challenges facing the county.
Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum is launching a criminal investigation into state liquor regulators who diverted rare whiskeys for their own use.
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