Chris Lehman

Northwest News Network

Lehman is a correspondent for Northwest News Network

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Oregon Ushers One Governor Out, Another One In On Wednesday

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Secretary of State Kate Brown will become the second woman to serve as Oregon's governor. She replaces fellow Democrat John Kitzhaber, who is resigning amid a criminal ethics investigation.


Embattled Oregon Governor Says He Will Resign

Saturday, February 14, 2015

Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber says he'll resign next week, just months after re-election. He had been under pressure to resign amid ethics investigations related to his fiancée's consulting work.


Ore. Governor Resigns Amid Ethics Investigation

Friday, February 13, 2015

Oregon's governor says he'll leave office next week. Democrat John Kitzhaber had been under pressure to resign amid ethics investigations related to his fiancee's consulting work. In recent days, leaders from his own party asked him to step down. Rachel Martin talks with Northwest News Network's Chirs Lehman.


Pressure Mounts On Oregon Gov. Kitzhaber To Resign

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Gov. John Kitzhaber is accused of looking the other way while his fiancée allegedly used his office to land contracts for her consulting business. A state ethics probe is underway.


Secrets Revealed in the Race for Oregon Governor

Monday, October 20, 2014

Oregonians will vote this November on whether to send their governor back to office for an unprecedented fourth term. 


Wildfire Season Flares Up Early In The Pacific Northwest

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Wildfire season has intensified early in the Pacific Northwest. Oregon and Washington are turning to the federal government for assistance in fighting the fires and cleaning up the mess left behind.


Despite Drama, Oregon GOP Choice Comes Down To Purity, Practicality

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Two Republicans with compelling personal stories, Monica Wehby and Jason Conger, are vying for the chance to unseat Oregon's incumbent Democratic senator, Jeff Merkley.


Natural Disasters Are Rare, But So Is Mudslide Insurance

Tuesday, April 08, 2014

Dozens of people lost their homes in the massive slide in Oso, Wash., but few are likely to see an insurance payout. That's because mudslide coverage is not included in a typical homeowner's policy.


Oregon Weighs Own Gun Measures After Mall Shooting, Newtown

Thursday, April 04, 2013

The measures include a ban on guns in schools and criminal background checks for private gun sales. They follow a shooting at a crowded shopping mall in a Portland suburb just days before the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut.


neck-and-neck in Oregon Senate race

Wednesday, October 22, 2008

In Oregon the Senate race is in a dead heat. Republican incumbent Senator Gordon Smith is respected for his legislative record and his centrist ways. But this year his party affiliation could be the elephant in the room. Meanwhile, his opponent, Democrat Jeff Merkley, is riding high on a wave of Obama enthusiasm.