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Conrad Wilson

Conrad Wilson is a reporter and producer for Oregon Public Broadcasting.

Prior to coming to OPB, he was a reporter at Minnesota Public Radio. Before that he ran the news department at an NPR affiliate in Colorado. His work has aired on "Marketplace" and NPR's "Morning Edition" and "All Things Considered." He has also written for Mashable, The Oregonian, Business Week, City Pages and The Christian Science Monitor.

Conrad earned a degree in international political economics and journalism from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities.

Conrad is an avid photographer and loves spending time in the snow or on a trail.

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Recent Articles

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Northwest Lawsuits Could Alter How ICE Handles Immigration Arrests

The cases could end up giving U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement more power, or they could undercut their efforts to arrest people in the country illegally.

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Man Who Struck Afghan Translator Faces 16-Count Indictment

Perry Nicolopoulos was indicted in Lincoln County Circuit Court on 16 counts, including numerous assault charges, attempted murder and driving under the influence.

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Oregon Supreme Court Suspends Marion County Judge Vance Day Without Pay For 3 Years

Day made headlines in 2015 when his refusal to perform same-sex weddings surfaced.

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Man Accused Of Driving Car Into Afghan Military Translator In Lincoln City

Perry Nicolopoulos, 68, of Puyallup, Washington has been charged with attempted murder, driving under the influence, recklessly endangering another person and assault.

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Woodburn Works Against Immigration Rhetoric To Build Trust In Police

When immigration agents confronted a Woodburn family outside their home, they called the police. That's what the chief wants: trust in sanctuary policies in the face of Trump administration rhetoric.

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Clark County Man Pleads Guilty To Wire Fraud In International Visa Scam

Federal prosecutors said Isacc Voss defrauded people trying to secure EB-5 visas by getting them to invest a minimum of $500,000 into his company, X Fuels.

local | News | An Occupation In Eastern Oregon

Prosecutors Tip Hand In Case Against FBI Agent Charged With Lying, Obstruction

Federal prosecutors described new details Tuesday in federal court about their case against an FBI agent they've charged with lying about firing his weapon during the 2016 occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge.

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9th Circuit Hears Appeal From Hillsboro Police After Wrongful Arrest In 2014

The three judges' questions suggested that they were skeptical of the city and police officer's appeal.

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Federal Magistrate Rules Against NW Tribes In Religious Freedom Case

A road expansion project a decade ago destroyed burial grounds and a stone altar, along with old-growth trees.

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9th Circuit To Hear Hillsboro Police Appeal Over Wrongful Arrest

The case raises questions about the probable cause necessary for officers to make an arrest and whether they can be liable for arresting the wrong person without it.

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'Sweet Cakes' Bakers Ask Oregon Supreme Court To Overturn Ruling

The owners of a former Gresham cake bakery want the Oregon Supreme Court to overturn a lower court's ruling.

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Occupation Leader Ryan Payne Sentenced To 37 Months In Prison

Ryan Payne, one of the leaders of the 2016 occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, was sentenced Tuesday in Portland.

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Federal Judge Declines To Dismiss Charges From Malheur Occupation

A federal judge in Portland declined Monday to dismiss any of the five counts against an FBI Special Agent. Joseph Astarita is charged with lying about firing his gun during the 2016 Malheur Occupation. 

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FBI Agent Accused Of Lying During Malheur Occupation Seeks Dismissal Of Charges

W. Joseph Astarita, a member of the FBI’s Hostage Rescue Team, is accused of lying to investigators about firing his weapon during the occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge.

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Family To Sue Portland, 1 Year After Police Shot And Killed Their Son

Venus Hayes, Quanice's mother, and Steven Hayes, Quanice's uncle, delivered the tort notice to Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler's staff Thursday at Portland City Hall.

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ACLU Files Suit Against ICE For Details On Courthouse Arrests

The American Civil Liberties Union of Oregon filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement for records about enforcement operations in and around courthouses.

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Nevada Prosecutors Ask Judge To Reconsider Dismissal Of Bundy Case

Federal prosecutors in Nevada have asked a judge to reconsider her decision to dismiss the government's case against members of the Bundy family and a close supporter.

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OHSU Changes Transplant Policy After Denying Care Over Patient's Immigration Status

Oregon Health and Science University announced an immediate change to its transplant policy late Tuesday night that allows immigrants in the country illegally to be medically evaluated.

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Federal Law Enforcement Weighs How To Police Cannabis In Trump Era

Last week's cannabis summit in Portland, Oregon, shed light on what enforcement of the marijuana industry might look like in the Trump Administration.

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FBI Requested No Body Cameras During Malheur Leaders' 2016 Arrest

The court filing reveals OSP SWAT troopers, who would normally wear body cameras, didn't that night at the request of the FBI.