The Burial of the Kitzhaber Scandal

The aftermath of the scandal that forced Gov. John Kitzhaber (D) to resign is like watching a cat bury its poop – a lot of litter is scratched up to cover the mess but the poop is still there and … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in Cylvia Hayes, Ethics, Gov. Kitzhaber, Government corruption, Media, Oregon Government, Public Employee Unions | 5 Comments

R.I.P. Oregonian PolitiFact?

by NW Spotlight Is it dead and buried or just mothballed? The last PolitiFact from the Oregonian was just before the November 2014 election. Since then, there hasn’t been a peep in four months from the left-leaning PolitiFact Oregon. Past … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in Media | 5 Comments

Kitzhaber-Hayes: Oregon’s checks and balances aren’t working

by Dan Lucas Oregon has been watching as a potential scandal involving Gov. John Kitzhaber and First Lady Cylvia Hayes has slowly emerged. The governor has resigned and while we don’t know yet what the outcome of the investigations will … Continue reading

Posted by at 06:21 | Posted in Cylvia Hayes, Ethics, Gov. Kitzhaber, Media, Oregon Attorney General, Oregon Government | 20 Comments

Resources: Gov. Kitzhaber & First Lady Cylvia Hayes scandal

by NW Spotlight Oregon Catalyst coverage of Democratic Gov. John Kitzhaber and Oregon First Lady Cylvia Hayes scandal Feb 11, 2015 – KATU: WW’s Nigel Jaquiss – Indications are Kitzhaber will resign Feb 11, 2015 – How close is a … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in Crime & Sentencing, Cylvia Hayes, Ethics, Gov. Kitzhaber, Media | 4 Comments

Kitzhaber’s stonewalling consistent with Oregon’s “F” grade

by NW Spotlight After Willamette Week’s Nigel Jaquiss began uncovering a series of problems with Oregon First Lady Cylvia Hayes, many other members of the Oregon media began requesting information about Hayes and her potential blurring of lines between her … Continue reading

Posted by at 06:21 | Posted in 2014 Election, Cylvia Hayes, Gov. Kitzhaber, Media | 3 Comments

Lars Larson: More sleazy Kitzhaber ‘document dumps’ over holidays

by Lars Larson Sleazy politicians use holiday document dumps to get embarrassing information out of the way. So no surprise that administration of Governor John Kitzhaber chose the Christmas and New Year’s holidays to release information about his girlfriend’s illegal … Continue reading

Posted by at 06:01 | Posted in Ethics, Gov. Kitzhaber, Media | 20 Comments

Where do Americans get their news?

by Dan Lucas I recently wrote an opinion piece for the Salem Statesman Journal and Oregon Catalyst on why people don’t trust the media. Over the weekend, a Statesman Journal reader wrote a letter in response to my opinion piece. … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in Media | 25 Comments

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