Richardson Gets Independent Party Nod

SALEM, Ore. – The Independent Party of Oregon is announcing its support for Dennis Richardson in this November’s gubernatorial race. Richardson, a Central Point representative, recently won out among registered independents in a survey conducted by the party — 677 votes compared to John Kitzhaber’s 413. That means Richardson can list the independent party endorsement … Continue reading »

New State Health Authority Director

SALEM Ore. — For the third time in the last six months, the Oregon Health Authority has a new director. Governor John Kitzhaber has asked Suzanne Hoffman to lead Cover Oregon’s transition to a national health care exchange. She will be responsible for coordinating efforts among various state and federal agencies to ensure the state … Continue reading »

Governor Kitzhaber Visits Glendale

GLENDALE, Ore. — Governor John Kitzhaber and other Oregon leaders toured the Douglas Complex Instant Command Center Saturday to get a first-hand look at the fire. The governor went room to room checking in with crews as they met to discuss this 32,000 acre wildfire. “We are fully deploying all the resources that we have … Continue reading »