In a rare move, U.S. District Court Judge Anna Brown dismissed a juror Wednesday in the trial of seven people accused of occupying the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge earlier this year.
By Conrad Wilson Follow , Beth Hyams, Bryan M. Vance Follow and Laurie Isola, OPB
Four people remain inside the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge south of Burns, Oregon, the FBI said during a press conference Thursday evening. The FBI also provided new details about the death of LaVoy Finicum, one of the armed occupiers who…
By John Rosman and Conrad Wilson, OPB
The militiamen said their mission in Burns, Oregon, is to put the federal lands under local control, although it’s unclear by what means. The leader of the occupation, Ammon Bundy, said the protesters have a plan that will take “several…
By Amanda Peacher, OPB
Since July 2011, almost like clockwork, Portland illustrator Ben Dewey produced three comics a week for his off-beat comic Tragedy Series. Over the last three years he has cultivated a modest, loyal following, but that audience is about to get…
By John Rosman, OPB
By Cassandra Profita, EarthFix
The mysterious disease that has caused widespread sea star die-offs in Puget Sound is now killing dozens of sea stars off the Oregon Coast.
By Gosia Wozniacka, Associated Press
DURHAM, Ore. — After months of trying to get its problem-plagued online health exchange to work, Oregon on Friday officially gave up on the state portal and decided to switch to the federal website — the first state in the…
By John Rosman, OPB
Principal dancer Alison Roper has decided to hang up her pointe shoes after 18 years with the Oregon Ballet Theatre. Her last performance will be Celebrate, a production in part honoring her storied career with the company. Oregon Public Broadcasting…
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