BuzzFeed News reported on Monday that the office of Rep. John Conyers, 88, paid a woman over $27,000 to settle a sexual harassment complaint under a confidentiality agreement.
It was brief, but for a moment, Oregon was the undisputed Thanksgiving capital of the nation. The state officially held Thanksgiving twice in 1893 and again in 1894.
It would be easy to believe that Oregon's newly-created Office of Outdoor Recreation is a needless extravagance. But dig deeper into Oregon’s relationship with the outdoors and you’ll find some concerning trends, officials say.