Reporter and Producer
Conrad Wilson is a reporter and producer for Oregon Public Broadcasting, covering Southwest Washington based in Vancouver.
Prior to coming to OPB, he was a reporter at Minnesota Public Radio. Before that he ran the news department at an NPR affiliate in Colorado. His work has aired on Marketplace and NPR's Morning Edition and All Things Considered. He has also written for Mashable, The Oregonian, Business Week, City Pages and The Christian Science Monitor.
Conrad earned a degree in international political economics and journalism from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities.
Conrad is an avid photographer and loves spending time in the snow or on a trail.
Two Oregon attorneys came to the refuge at least once and inventoried which federal laws were being broken, while militant leaders ordered new recruits to engage in illegal activity.
Duane Ehmer, one of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge occupiers known for riding a horse named "Hellboy," was released from jail Thursday.
Ammon Bundy and other militants who occupied the Malheur refuge were indicted Wednesday by a federal grand jury for Conspiracy to Impede Officers of the United States.
Joseph O’Shaughnessy was released on bail Tuesday, while Ammon Bundy called on federal officials to leave the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge.
The backers of a failed biofuels project have proposed a $1.25 billion refinery and propane terminal at the Port of Longview on the Washington side of the lower Columbia River.
The lawyers for Ammon Bundy withdrew their motion Tuesday for a second detention hearing for their client.
Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy said Monday that the occupation at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge would continue.
A detention hearing is scheduled Friday at the federal courthouse in Portland for the arrested militants who occupied the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge.
Four people remain inside the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge south of Burns, Oregon, the FBI said during a press conference Thursday night.
Ammon Bundy's lawyers read from a prepared statement in which Bundy calls on the remaining occupants to turn themselves in and avoid using physical force.
Three militants were arrested and five occupiers were allowed to leave on Wednesday, as those arrested earlier in the week faced indictment.
The federal government outlined its case Wednesday against Ammon Bundy and other militants charged with occupying an Oregon wildlife refuge.
The Vancouver Police Chief wants to add 42 new officers and 19 support staff to the department by 2020. If approved, the agency’s budget would grow to more than $42 million – an incremental increase of $6.2 million.
Robert LaVoy Finicum died Tuesday in a confrontation with FBI and state police on the highway between Burns and John Day.
The monthlong occupation in Eastern Oregon took a turn toward a possible conclusion Tuesday night with multiple arrests.
A group that serves post-9/11 veterans in southwest Washington and Oregon is working to expand service to rural communities where mental health and other care is limited.
In a letter to the FBI and Department of Justice, the Burns Paiute Tribe said it fears artifacts kept at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge could be sold to collectors and help finance the militant’s cause.