Reporter And Producer
Ericka Cruz Guevarra
Ericka Cruz Guevarra is a breaking news/general assignment reporter at OPB. She’s worked as an on-call interactive producer at KQED Public Radio in San Francisco and was KQED’s first Raul Ramirez Diversity Fund Intern. Ericka also worked with NPR’s Code Switch team where she assisted with production for the Code Switch Podcast. She’s an alumna of NPR’s Next Generation Radio project at KJZZ in Phoenix and graduated from San Francisco State University. Most importantly, she’s one of very few adults in the world who still enjoys bubblegum flavored ice cream.
local | News | Transportation
National Transportation Safety Board officials raised questions at an investigative hearing this week about the problematic curve where the deadly Washington derailment occurred.
Federal officers have arrested eight protesters at the Occupy ICE PDX camp in Southwest Portland.
Oregon Republican Rep. Greg Walden says he’s applauding the presidential pardon of Dwight and Steven Hammond, whose sentencing was being protested by the 2016 Malheur occupation in Eastern Oregon.
Deschutes County Democrats are withdrawing support for Bend legislative candidate Nathan Boddie and urging him to resign his nomination following sexual misconduct allegations first reported by OPB.
The family of a man fatally shot by Portland State University campus police is demanding the university immediately disarm its campus officers.
Investigators are looking into the cause of a nearly 400-acre fire burning on private industrial timber land north of Gold Beach where a large group of adults and juveniles were camping.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has resumed activity at its southwest Portland building after protesters forced its closure for more than a week.
Jason Erik Washington, the man killed by armed Portland State University officers, had a valid concealed carry permit at the time of his death.
Two Portland State University officers have been placed on paid administrative leave following a shooting Friday morning that left one person dead.
Federal agents Thursday morning arrested nine protesters involved in the occupation outside the Immigration and Customs Enforcement building in Southwest Portland.
Protestors encircling the Immigration and Customs Enforcement building in Portland remain in place despite calls for them to leave by federal agents.
The Supreme Court’s decision to uphold a policy that bans travel from five Muslim-majority countries could make it difficult for those refugees to reunite with family still abroad.
The Deschutes County District Attorney has filed domestic violence charges against an Oregon State Police captain at the center of a criminal investigation.
President Donald Trump won Yamhill County with about 48 percent of the vote. Now, his immigration policies appear to be trickling down and into the small community of Sheridan – where 123 immigrant detainees are being held.
Environment | News | Water | local
Yet another algae bloom is causing problems in Oregon.
It's suing over new criteria for obtaining federal sex education grants, arguing the new criteria prioritizes applicants who promote abstinence-only sex education programs.
New water sample results in Salem show a toxin produced by algae blooms in the city's water distribution system are below concerning levels.