Reporter and Producer
Amelia Templeton is a multimedia reporter and producer for Oregon Public Broadcasting, covering city hall, justice and local news.
She was previously a reporter for EarthFix, an award-winning public media project covering the environment in the Northwest. She coproduced the Oregon Field Guide and online special "Glacier Caves: Mt. Hood’s Secret World."
Amelia has been producing radio since 2004, when she contributed to a student radio podcast of stories from the war in Iraq. Amelia has also worked as a freelance journalist for NPR, American Public Media's Marketplace, and CBS News. From 2007 to 2009 she was a Refugee Policy Analyst with Human Rights First in Washington, D.C.
She has a degree in history from Swarthmore College.
Amelia enjoys hiking, exploring the Northwest, and raising chickens in her backyard.
More than a thousand mourners poured into Kanab, Utah, a tiny town on the border with Arizona, to celebrate the life of a rancher who died in a traffic stop in Oregon.
The remaining group includes David Fry of Blanchester, Ohio, husband and wife Sean and Sandy Anderson of Riggins, Idaho, and Jeff Banta of Elko, Nevada.
The federal government outlined its case Wednesday against Ammon Bundy and other militants charged with occupying an Oregon wildlife refuge.
After moving into the refuge, Finicum quickly emerged as a key surrogate for occupation leader Ammon Bundy and a spokesman for the militants.
Robert LaVoy Finicum died Tuesday in a confrontation with FBI and state police on the highway between Burns and John Day.
A former Florida prosecutor who is now a prominent anti-federal government activist is in Burns, Oregon this week giving lectures on the Constitution.
The militants occupying the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge asked Harney County ranchers at a meeting Monday night to cancel their leases with the federal government.
The driver is a militant who has occupied the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge.
Politics | Fish & Wildlife | Environment | Land use | Nation | Land | local | News | An Armed Occupation In Eastern OregonOPB | Jan. 16, 2016 6:32 p.m. | Burns, Oregon
A small number of supporters of the federal management of public lands are showing up at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge to counter the protest.
LaVoy Finicum told OPB his four foster children were removed from his Arizona home due to his involvement in the armed occupation at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge.
Police arrested a Crescent, Oregon, man in connection with stolen Malheur National Wildlife Refuge vehicles.
The FBI is handling a criminal case against the armed men occupying an Oregon wildlife refuge since Saturday. They've told local law enforcement the men will face charges.
The militiamen broke into the federal building with supplies, including food.
The city of Portland says it is close to its goal of housing every homeless veteran by the end of 2015.