Cindy Kang / Special to ProPublica


How a public institute in Oregon became a de facto lobbying arm of the timber industry

Internal emails show a tax-funded agency created to educate people about forestry has acted as a public-relations agency and lobbying arm for Oregon's timber industry, in some cases skirting legal constraints that forbid it from doing so.



Human rights group finds violations by federal law enforcement in Portland

After a week long investigation, a team of experts with Physicians for Human Rights concluded that the response by federal agents that it documented in Portland was disproportionate, excessive, and indiscriminate, and deployed in ways that caused severe injury to innocent civilians, including medics.

Portland’s baseball dreamer

A one-day, open tryout helped a Portland respiratory therapist live out baseball dreams on a diamond in Mexico.