The mayor, who was reelected in November, has been targeted before by left-wing demonstrators, including some who smashed windows and set fires inside his condo building.
By Sara Cline, Associated Press
In Oregon, the statehouse in Salem is boarded up this weekend and the governor has called up National Guard troops. NewsHour Weekend’s Mori Rothman spoke with Oregon Public Broadcasting reporter Sergio Olmos about far-right extremist groups and homegrown white supremacy…
By Mori Rothman
When people are incarcerated, the government ID they had when entering prison may no longer be valid when they are released. Yet this small piece of plastic is needed for many of life's basic necessities like housing, employment, medical care,…
By Cat Wise
The advisories issued Friday stopped short of stricter rules imposed by other governors and instead said people should avoid non-essential out-of-state travel and quarantine for 14 days after arriving from another state or country.
By Brian Melley, Associated Press
By Associated Press
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown on Friday announced a statewide two-week “freeze” which will limit restaurants and bars to take-out only and close gyms, indoor and outdoor recreational facilities during that period.
Wildfires scorched millions of acres across the Western United States this past summer, forcing hundreds of thousands of people to evacuate their homes. Jocksana Corona and her family were among them, after flames reached their Talent, Oregon, neighborhood. They have…
By Andrew Selsky, Associated Press
In a first in the nation, Oregon has rejected charging drug users with criminal offenses, with voters passing a ballot measure that decriminalizes possession of heroin, methamphetamine, LSD, oxycodone and other hard drugs.
In the American West, there has been little relief from a record-breaking fire season that has burned more than 5 million acres. Maggie Mullen of the Mountain West News Bureau in Wyoming, Cassandra Profita of Oregon Public Broadcasting and Sharon…
By Associated Press
Demand for firefighting resources has been high since mid-August, when fire officials bumped the national preparedness level to critical, meaning at least 80 percent of crews were already committed to fighting fires.
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