by Bryce Covert Posted on February 20, 2015 Updated: February 20, 2015
Portland, OR employees and contractors will now be paid a $15 minimum wage.
by Zack Ford Posted on February 19, 2015 Updated: February 19, 2015
"No Court has ever held that religiously motivated conduct, expressive or otherwise, trumps state discrimination law in public accommodations."
by Kay Steiger Posted on February 14, 2015 Updated: February 14, 2015
When Kate Brown is sworn in next week, she'll make history as America's first openly bisexual governor.
by Bryce Covert Posted on February 10, 2015 Updated: February 10, 2015
Two bills would take action toward closing the state's 20 percent gender wage gap.
by Zack Ford Posted on February 3, 2015
Aaron and Melissa Klein may have to pay a lesbian couple up to $150,000 for refusing to sell them a wedding cake.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on November 3, 2014
In the last weeks of her life, Brittany Maynard sparked a national conversation about the right to die.
by Katie Valentine Posted on September 17, 2014 Updated: September 17, 2014
Heat, drought and extreme rainfall could make harmful algal blooms like this more common.
by Tom Kenworthy Posted on August 19, 2014 Updated: August 19, 2014
The proposed export dock would have handled almost 9 million tons of coal a year.
by Jeff Spross Posted on August 6, 2014
"While no single wildfire can be said to be caused by climate change, climate change has been making the fire season in the U.S. longer and on average more intense," says a new White House video.
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on July 17, 2014
Persistent hot and dry conditions have mixed with windy weather and lightening strikes to intensify dozens of wildfires burning across the Northwest.