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Ryan Haas


Ryan Haas is a news content manager and handles content partnerships at Oregon Public Broadcasting.

Prior to his employment with OPB, Ryan worked as editor of The World newspaper in Coos Bay and freelanced on the Southern Oregon coast. He also reported for SKNVibes on the Caribbean islands of St. Kitts and Nevis, and freelanced throughout northern Florida. Ryan's reporting experience ranges from international government and business to sports and fitness.

He holds a degree in English and rhetoric from the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana.

Ryan lives in the eastern Portland metro area with his veterinarian significant other and the obligatory menagerie that entails.

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Recent Articles

News | NW Life | An Occupation In Eastern Oregon

Former Wildlife Refuge Occupier Ammon Bundy Retains New Attorney

OPB | May 26, 2016 5:57 a.m.

Bundy's former attorney, Mike Arnold said in a Facebook post that Utah-based attorney Morgan Philpot will be taking over the case.

local | Nation | News | An Occupation In Eastern Oregon

Ammon Bundy Considering Civil Rights Lawsuit Against Multnomah County

OPB | May 24, 2016 5:26 p.m.

In court documents released Tuesday, the leaders of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge occupation give a list of conditions at the jail they said are violating their constitutional rights.

local | Air | News | Environment | Portland's Toxic Air Problem

Toxic Lead Levels At Portland Daycare Leads To Cease And Desist For Bullseye Glass

OPB | May 19, 2016 7:53 p.m.

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown has issued a cease and desist order against Bullseye Glass Co. in Portland.

News | An Occupation In Eastern Oregon

First Refuge Occupier In Bundy Indictment Pleads Guilty

OPB | May 19, 2016 5:45 p.m.

Corey Lequieu, 46, pleaded guilty to federal charges Thursday for his role in the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge occupation.

Election | local | Politics | News

Oregon's Republican Gubernatorial Candidates Pledge Support For Trump

OPB | May 6, 2016 3:21 p.m. | Portland

Both Republican candidates in the race for Oregon's governor say they support apparent Republican nominee Donald Trump’s bid for the presidency.  

local | News | An Occupation In Eastern Oregon

Oregon Bar Throws Out Ethics Complaints Against Bundy Attorneys

OPB | May 3, 2016 5:08 p.m.

The Oregon State Bar has thrown out two ethics complaints against the attorneys of Arnold Law who are representing Malheur National Wildlife Refuge occupier Ammon Bundy.  

local | Business | News

Nike Co-Founder Phil Knight Says He'll Step Down In June

OPB | April 26, 2016 3:27 p.m. | Portland

Nike board chairman Phil Knight says his planned exit from the company will take place in June.  

local | News | An Occupation In Eastern Oregon

Jury Finds Oregon Man Guilty Of Taking Over Federal Lands

OPB | April 19, 2016 3:30 p.m.

A federal jury has convicted Kenneth Medenbach for his role in taking over Bureau of Land Management property last year in southern Oregon.

local | News

Timeline: #BlackLivesMatter Profiling Case

OPB | April 13, 2016 6:50 p.m.

The state Department of Justice released a report this week on an instance of racial profiling at the Criminal Justice Division. Our timeline of the investigation explores how that report came about.

local | News | An Occupation In Eastern Oregon

Ethics Commission Approves Legal Fund For Embattled Oregon Sheriff

OPB | April 8, 2016 5:25 p.m.

Grant County Sheriff Glenn Palmer will be able to gather public contributions as he defends himself against a possible criminal investigation.  

local | News | An Occupation In Eastern Oregon

LaVoy Finicum Supporters Threatened To Burn Qurans, Kill Police And Oregon Governor

OPB | March 25, 2016 6:45 p.m.

Death threats against state police and Oregon Gov. Kate Brown have poured in since the Jan. 26 shooting death of Arizona rancher Robert "LaVoy" Finicum.

local | News | An Occupation In Eastern Oregon

Former Federal Prosecutor Lays Out Likely Path For Refuge Trial

OPB | March 14, 2016 4:45 p.m.

Former federal prosecutor Martin Estrada said an Oregon trial is likely to happen before the Nevada case goes to court.

local | News | An Occupation In Eastern Oregon

Prosecution Plans To Bring More Charges Against Bundys, Others

OPB | Feb. 24, 2016 12:59 p.m.

Bundy and nine other defendants appeared in federal court Wednesday in Portland for their arraignment. Attorneys represented six other defendants at the hearing.

local | News | An Occupation In Eastern Oregon

U.S. Fish And Wildlife Service Regains Control Of Malheur Refuge

OPB | Feb. 23, 2016 4:37 p.m.

A spokesman for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service confirmed Tuesday that the agency has regained control of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge.

local | News | An Occupation In Eastern Oregon

Bundy Family, Supporters Face 16 Federal Felonies For 2014 Standoff

OPB | Feb. 17, 2016 6:10 p.m.

A federal grand jury in Nevada has charged rancher Cliven Bundy, two of his sons and others with charges ranging from conspiracy to assault on a federal officer.

News | An Occupation In Eastern Oregon

Militants May Have Dug Latrines Near Tribal Sites

OPB | Feb. 16, 2016 4:17 p.m.

Militants who occupied the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge dug trenches near tribal artifact sites that they then used as a restroom, according to new court documents.

local | News

New Details Emerge In Seaside Officer Shooting

OPB | Feb. 16, 2016 1:15 p.m.

Law enforcement officials released new details Tuesday in the shooting death of a Seaside police sergeant, including a ruling that police used justifiable force against the suspect.  

local | Nation | News | An Occupation In Eastern Oregon

Hoping To Help Free Sons, Cliven Bundy Joins Them In Jail

OPB | Feb. 11, 2016 7:01 a.m.

The Associated Press is reporting that Cliven Bundy has been charged with assault, conspiracy for 2014 standoff near his Nevada ranch.
 

News | An Occupation In Eastern Oregon

Militants Appear In Federal Court, Bundy Calls For End To Standoff

OPB | Jan. 27, 2016 2:57 p.m.

The federal government outlined its case Wednesday against Ammon Bundy and other militants charged with occupying an Oregon wildlife refuge.

local | News | An Occupation In Eastern Oregon

Occupation To Standoff: FBI Surrounds Militants Still Inside Malheur Refuge

OPB | Jan. 27, 2016 5:45 a.m.

FBI officials have established checkpoints around the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge as a handful of armed militants remain inside.