Portland, Oregon, has a troubling history of racial discrimination and tensions between police and African American communities. But now, a theater company is attempting to change the city’s racial ecology through the arts -- and perhaps create a model for…
By William Brangham
In Oregon, 11 important people are missing: Republican state lawmakers, who are nowhere to be found amid a partisan standoff now in its fifth day. The legislators walked out to stop the state Senate from acting on a contentious climate…
By Sarah Zimmerman, Gillian Flaccus, Associated Press
The Oregon Capitol will be closed Saturday due to a “possible militia threat” from right-wing protesters as a walkout by Republican lawmakers over landmark climate change legislation drags on.
By Andrew Selsky, Associated Press
If growing marijuana in Oregon were to stop today, it could take more than six years by one estimate to smoke or eat it all.
By Sarah Zimmerman, Associated Press
Schools around the state will close for at least part of Wednesday as educators press for more money from lawmakers. Oregon schools have some of the highest class sizes and lowest graduation rates in the United States. Districts have just…
By Associated Press
The mayor of Portland, Oregon, has asked the police chief to investigate "disturbing" texts between the commander of the department's rapid response team and the leader of a far-right group involved in violent protests in the city.
By Jamie Leventhal
Here’s a look into how the latest epidemic started, why children may face the worst of it, and how it's no surprise that the outbreak hit the Pacific Northwest.
By Gillian Flaccus, Associated Press
Firefighting training courses are being canceled from Tennessee to Oregon and controlled burns to thin dry vegetation aren't getting done.
By Nsikan Akpan
It may be time to reconsider the use of some spray sanitizers.
For the third consecutive year, unvaccinated communities have grown, the CDC reported Thursday. One school in Oregon has toddler vaccination rates lower than those in Venezuela.
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