Three vie for Jefferson County Commission seat

Three candidates will face off in the May primary election for one of the two … Read more

Two vie for Oregon Supreme Court judgeship

Incumbent Meagan Flynn will face challenger Van Pounds

Judge Meagan Flynn, appointed to the Oregon Supreme Court last year, is seeking a six-year … Read more

In Oregon, nonaffiliated can mean not voting

Nonaffiliated voters excluded from Democratic and Republican primaries

SALEM — Democrats and Republicans are urging voters to sign up with their parties before … Read more

Deschutes County Commission candidates spar over spending, marijuana

Incumbents stress accomplishments, challengers critical of commission decisions

Four Republican candidates vying for two seats on the Deschutes County Commission took questions on … Read more

Elected mayor, council raises on Bend ballot

If approved, the changes to the city charter would be the first since 1995

Bend voters will decide in May whether they want to directly elect their mayor and … Read more

Democrats line up to challenge Walden

Party waits for primary to sort out challenger in 2nd Congressional District

Two years ago, Jim Crary had the Democratic primary for the 2nd Congressional District all … Read more

Sisters School District seeking levy renewal

Levy helps keep class sizes down and pay for a range of electives

The Sisters School District is asking residents for their continued support by voting to renew … Read more

La Pine fire district asks voters to renew levy

District responded to 2,379 emergency calls last year

The La Pine Rural Fire Protection District will ask primary voters next month to renew … Read more

Three newcomers square off in labor commissioner race

Commissioner, former state representative, small-town mayor to replace longtime commissioner

After longtime Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries Commissioner Brad Avakian declared he will not … Read more

Bend voters to decide on fire levies

Levies passed by wide margins in 2014

Voters next month will decide for the second time in four years whether to approve … Read more

Democrats in uphill fight for 53rd House District

Two vie to be underdog in November election

Democrats are fond of talking about a “blue wave” of voter discontent in 2018 against … Read more

Two vie for GOP nod in 53rd House District

Winner hopes to replace retiring Rep. Gene Whisnant, R-Sunriver

The 53rd House District is about as odd-looking a legislative district as it gets in … Read more

Barbeau, DeBone square off in Deschutes County Commission primary

Incumbent, challenger vie for GOP nomination

The Republican primary for one Deschutes County Commission seat pits two-term commissioner and board chairman … Read more

Oregon Court of Appeals race focuses on transparency

Position 10 election pits four-term incumbent against deputy public defender

The race for the Oregon Court of Appeals position 10 is a battle of experience … Read more

Battle for Crook County assessor is first in 40 years

Race pits experience versus culture change

A competitive battle is brewing for the position of Crook County Assessor for the first … Read more

Four candidates on ballot for Jefferson County clerk

Candidates bring experience for the seat vacated by retiring Kathy Marston

Four candidates have filed to run for the position of Jefferson County Clerk after Kathy … Read more

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