local | Fish & Wildlife | News | EnvironmentOPB | Oct. 12, 2017 6:01 p.m. | Vancouver, Washington
Seven people have been charged with nearly 200 criminal counts related to illegal hunting in southwest Washington and parts of Oregon — one of the largest poaching busts in recent memory.
We discuss mass shootings and gun control, Multnomah County's move to phase out the use of grand juries, a possible extension of Portland's housing state of emergency, and financial troubles at ZoomCare.
The student accused in a fatal shooting at a high school near Spokane this month has been charged with 51 counts of second-degree assault. He also faces murder and attempted murder charges.
Washington County Sheriff Pat Garrett is concerned about a U.S. citizen's recent interaction with Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers in front of the county courthouse.
Thirteen defendants guilty of conspiracy have agreed to pay $78,000 in restitution.
Defendants guilty of occupying the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge have agreed to pay a total of $78,000 in restitution, according to a motion filed in federal court Monday.
One FBI agent is charged while other members of the hostage rescue team remain under investigation for roles in the shooting of Oregon occupier LaVoy Finicum.
local | News | EnvironmentDaily Astorian | June 24, 2017 9:59 a.m.
A judge has ruled that counties can’t sue the state for financial damages, potentially undermining a $1.4 billion class action lawsuit over state logging practices.
Former Klamath Sheriff Frank Skrah's attorney claims criminal allegations against her client stemmed from a beef between Skrah and the president of the Klamath County Peace Officer’s Association.
Oregon filed suit Tuesday against Zoom Health Plan to recover millions of dollars the company was reportedly supposed to pay last year.
local | Forestry | News | EnvironmentCapital Press | April 21, 2017 2:21 p.m.
Last year, Linn County filed a lawsuit accusing Oregon of violating contracts with 15 counties by reducing logging on about 650,000 acres of forestland the counties had donated to the state.
Members of the Oregon congressional delegation are co-sponsoring a bill that would limit areas where federal immigration enforcement can take place.
Gov. Kate Brown will appoint Judge Meagan Flynn to the Oregon Supreme Court seat held by Richard Baldwin. Baldwin announced his retirement in December, effective this April.
Water | local | News | EnvironmentOPB | March 29, 2017 11:40 a.m. | Bend, Oregon
A judge has ruled that a federal lawsuit against Portland General Electric over water quality on the Lower Deschutes River can move forward.
The University of Oregon is being sued by a longtime psychology professor who alleges that she’s being paid substantially less than several less-experienced male colleagues.
U.S. District Judge James Robart said in an order that motions or a complaint over the revised ban need to be filed before he can make a decision.
Federal prosecutors gave a wide-ranging interview to OPB about the lessons they learned from last fall's acquittals and why they think the occupiers don't speak for rural America.
A jury has convicted occupiers Jason Patrick and Darryl Thorn on felony conspiracy charges for their roles in last year’s takeover of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge.