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Idaho To Support States In School Transgender Bathroom Suit

AP | May 25, 2016

Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter says Idaho will soon weigh in on a lawsuit opposing the Obama administration over its directive to U.S. public schools to let transgender students use bathrooms and locker rooms that match their gender identity.

Lead Tests For Bullseye Glass Neighbors Come Back Clean

OPB | May 25, 2016

Lead test results are in for nearly 200 people who live and work near Bullseye Glass in Southeast Portland. So far, none of them shows lead levels that would require medical care or follow-up.

Why Portland's Mayor Is Talking Taxes, In Spite Of Record Revenue

OPB | May 25, 2016

Portland is bringing in record revenues, but revenue is only half of the equation. The need for services is also growing, and the council is considering raising taxes on everything from marijuana sales to new construction.

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Portland Finds Temporary Space For Some Residents Of Sears Shelter

OPB | May 25, 2016 1 p.m.

Women and men who have been staying at the Sears homeless shelter in Multnomah Village have a place to go when that facility closes.

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Bar Dismisses Complaint Against Ammon Bundy's Lawyers

OPB | May 25, 2016 12:06 p.m.

The complaint alleged that Ammon Bundy’s lawyers violated the state bar’s professional conduct rules about trial publicity.

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Partiers Trash A Lake Shasta Island, Leave Behind UO Gear

AP | May 25, 2016 11:13 a.m. | Redding, California

Shasta-Trinity National Forest spokeswoman Phyllis Swanson says it took about 25 workers five hours to clean up the weekend mess on Slaughterhouse Island in Lake Shasta on Tuesday.

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Efforts To Ban Oil Projects In Vancouver Move Forward

OPB | May 25, 2016 10:20 a.m. | Vancouver, Washington

The city of Vancouver’s planning commission voted Tuesday to prohibit future crude oil storage facilities.

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Report On Washington's Early Release Of Prisoners Casts Blame On Inslee

AP | May 25, 2016 10:04 a.m. | Olympia, Washington

Republican senators have released a report on their investigation into the early release of prisoners, and it casts blame at both Gov. Jay Inslee and former Department of Corrections Secretary Bernie Warner.

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Microsoft Cuts 1,850 Jobs In Troubled Mobile Unit

AP | May 25, 2016 9:09 a.m. | New York

The company acquired Nokia's phone business in 2014, seeking to capitalize on and the fast-growing industry, but by last summer it was slashing the value of that business and it eliminated 26,000 jobs.

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Class Of 2025: 3rd Grade = Testing

OPB | May 25, 2016 8:30 a.m. | Portland

OPB has been following students in the Class of 2025 since they were kindergarteners. Now they're in third grade and that means taking state tests for the first time.

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Trump, Clinton Win Washington's Presidential Primaries

AP | May 25, 2016 7:56 a.m. | Washington

Trump's win Tuesday moves him to within 28 delegates of the clinching the Republican nomination for president.

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DOJ Report: No Criminal Charges For Jail Deputies In Deschutes Inmate Death

OPB | May 24, 2016 6:25 p.m.

The final report concluded that the there is insufficient evidence to prove that sheriff’s office staff engaged in criminal conduct related to inmate Edwin Mays' death.

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Proposed Longview Coal Terminal Gets Public Grilling, Props

OPB | May 24, 2016 5:38 p.m. | Longview, Washington

Hundreds of people from Oregon and Washington gathered at a public hearing in Longview, Wash., Tuesday to offer their views on the proposed Millennium Coal Terminal.


An Armed Occupation In Eastern Oregon

The latest news and updates about the armed occupation at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Harney County, Oregon.

An Occupation In Eastern Oregon | Jan. 04, 2016

Greetings From The Northwest: Under The Weather

A monthly series exploring stories, adventures and issues in the Northwest.

Greetings From The Northwest: Under The Weather | Sept. 01, 2015