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Politics Mar 24Conservationists sue to save spotted owl logging protections
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service removed the logging protections in the last days of the Trump administration amid praise from the timber industry, but President Joe Biden has delayed implementation of the new rules.
Education Mar 05Oregon governor ordering teachers to return to classroom
The state's coronavirus case numbers have fallen significantly and Oregon put teachers ahead of older residents in the line for the COVID-19 vaccine.
Health Mar 04Older adults left behind in desperate dash for vaccine shots
Nonprofits, churches and health care outreach workers are scrambling to to reach older people who are falling through the cracks before the nation's focus moves on and the competition for vaccines stiffens.
Nation Feb 17Snowstorm brings ‘most dangerous conditions’ seen by Oregon utility
Nearly 150,000 customers remained without power in and around Portland, Oregon, six days after a massive snow and ice storm swept into the Pacific Northwest, taking out hundreds of miles of power lines as ice-laden trees toppled.
Nation Nov 05Election demonstrators arrested in Seattle and Portland
More than a dozen people have been arrested in Seattle and Portland, Oregon after hundreds took to the streets to demand a full count of all presidential election votes.
Nation Oct 15Oakland, Portland sue over use of federal agents at protests
The lawsuit cites the deployment of U.S. agents to quell protests and also accuses the U.S. Marshals Service of acting unlawfully by deputizing dozens of local police officers as federal agents despite objections from city officials.
Nation Sep 30Portland asks U.S. to rescind deputization of city police
The mayor of Portland has asked the U.S. attorney's office to end the federal deputation of dozens of police officers in Oregon's largest city as part of the response to ongoing protests in the city.
Nation Sep 09‘Unprecedented’ Pacific Northwest fires burn hundreds of homes
Firefighters in the Pacific Northwest are scrambling to keep up with multiple catastrophic fires in the region that have forced people to flee their homes and trapped firefighters and civilians.
Nation Sep 01Sheriffs criticize governor’s plan to curb Portland violence
A plan by the governor of Oregon to use sheriff's deputies from surrounding counties to help patrol Portland following a deadly shooting was sharply criticized by law enforcement officials.
Nation Aug 301 dead in Portland after Trump supporters, protesters clash
One person was shot and killed in Portland, Oregon, as a large caravan of President Donald Trump supporters and Black Lives Matter protesters clashed in the streets of the city that has become a flashpoint in the national unrest since…