NWNews | Feb. 05, 2016
The Republican-led Washington state Senate voted not to confirm Peterson three years after she was appointed by Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee.
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.
Oregon lawmakers are considering a measure that would close what some activists call a "loophole" in the state's criminal background check law.
Environment | Nation | News | Land | Land use | local | Politics | Fish & Wildlife | An Armed Occupation In Eastern OregonOPB/EarthFix | Feb. 4, 2016 4:57 p.m. | Burns, Oregon
People from around the Northwest are saying they want to help clean up and restore the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge after the occupation ends.
Duane Ehmer, one of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge occupiers known for riding a horse named "Hellboy," was released from jail Thursday.
You've heard of sex offender registries. The state of Washington also has a registry for people convicted of gun-related felonies. But it's hardly used.
A political showdown at the Oregon Capitol could result in some very long floor sessions this month. And at the heart of the debate is a clause in the state constitution.
For the past 48 hours, OPB has communicated with militants still occupying the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge. That ended Wednesday.
Oregon lawmakers want to continue to root out cases of police profiling. A House panel Tuesday advanced a measure that would require additional research into the issue.
Federal agencies and university scientists are making progress on the deployment of an earthquake early warning system for the West Coast.
An Oregon state lawmaker is making what he calls a long shot attempt at heading off an initiative that would raise corporate taxes.