"I think the public really should be reassured that the Oregon Public Meetings law works to keep the public business in the public light," the dean of the University of Oregon journalism school said of a judge's ruling involving the Lane County Commission.
County Commissioners Rob Handy and Peter Sorenson responded to a judge's finding that the board violated Oregon's Public Meetings Law - and that Handy and Sorenson willfully violated the law and could be held responsible for the cost of bringing the...
The suit accuses Lane County Commissioner Rob Handy, Bill Fleenor and Peter Sorenson of breaking Oregon's public meetings law while passing the county's 2009-10 budget and a December 2009 budget supplement.
Lane County Commissioners agreed today (July 13) to extend the final deadline to this coming Friday for supporters of Lane County Ice to come up with $40,000 to keep the ice rink open. Commissioners Bill Fleenor, Rob Handy and Peter Sorenson did...
The Democratic congressman and Lane County Commissioners sat down Tuesday to talk about funding the Lane County Jail. The county budget committee recently put forward a budget that did not use federal money to open jail beds, as DeFazio has favored.
It was May 1968. The Vietnam war was at its height, and in the political wars, Oregon was ground zero. Sen. Robert Kennedy of New York and Minnesota senator Gene McCarthy were criss-crossing the state hunting for votes.
A move to limit field burning has resurfaced after it was shot down in the legislature.
Ban supporters say it's needed to clear the air... but local grass seed farmers fear this will prevent them from producing crops effectively.