Memorial Held for Governor Atiyeh

SALEM, Ore. — Governor Kitzhaber ordered all flags at public institutions statewide to be lowered and flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset Wednesday in honor of Victor Atiyeh, who served as Oregon governor from 1979 to 1987. A memorial for the former governor just took place Wednesday morning, in Salem at the capitol. A … Continue reading »

Former Oregon Governor Vic Atiyeh Dies

PORTLAND, Ore. — Governor Kitzhaber ordered flags at public institutions to be lowered to half staff Monday following the death of a former Oregon governor. Vic Atiyeh, Oregon’s Republican governor from 1979 to 1987, died at Portland’s Providence St. Vincent Medical Center just after 8 p.m. Sunday. Atiyeh was surrounded by friends and family. A … Continue reading »

Cylvia Hayes Talks Poverty

CORVALLIS, Ore. – The governor’s partner made a stop in Corvallis Tuesday on her campaign to spread the awareness of poverty. Cylvia Hayes, Governor John Kitzhaber’s girlfriend, addressed the public at the Corvallis Country Club Tuesday morning at a breakfast fundraiser to raise money for Community Outreach, a homeless shelter in town. Hayes began her … Continue reading »

Governor Kitzhaber Tours Douglas Complex

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 the nearly 33,000 acre wildfire. “We are fully deployed all the resources that … Continue reading »