Rob Manning is a news editor at Oregon Public Broadcasting, with oversight of reporters covering education, healthcare and business. Rob became an editor in 2019, following about 15 years covering schools and universities in Oregon and southwest Washington as OPB’s education reporter.
Rob was part of an OPB team that won a Peabody Award in 2009 for “Hard Times,” which examined the regional effects of the Great Recession. More recently, Rob has earned multiple honors for leading OPB’s long-term project, “Class Of 2025.” Rob’s reporting in 2017 with OPB’s Tony Schick on problems at Chemawa Indian School, a federal boarding school in Salem, Oregon, for Native American students, has led to congressional inquiries and hearings.
The hotel near the Oregon Convention Center that took years to plan, and millions in taxpayer support to build. It's the latest casualty of the economic downturn from the coronavirus pandemic.
The bottom line from the 21-page audit was straightforward: “Children experiencing disabilities are not consistently receiving the access to services and supports they are entitled to and need.”
The mayor of Oregon's fifth-largest city has announced he's resigning, effective Wednesday.
The words "slave owner" and "George Floyd" were spray-painted on the white marble beneath where the Jefferson statue had stood.
After approving 31 Oregon counties for Phase 1 reopening four weeks ago, and then allowing 26 of those to open further to Phase 2, last week, Gov. Kate Brown is slamming the brakes on further relaxing of rules she put in place to stem the spread of COVID-19.
Harry Glickman has died. The founder of the Portland Trail Blazers was 96.
The suit is filed on behalf of two protesters and the advocacy group Don’t Shoot Portland. Mayor Wheeler is planning a 30-day ban "except limited circumstances."
Night after night, protesters have rallied in downtown Portland against police violence, along with similar demonstrations across the country. They're on the move Wednesday night again.
State officials have said the first 31 Oregon counties to move into Phase 1 are eligible for the next milestone — Phase 2 — as soon as Friday, June 5.
At least 38 people have tested positive for COVID-19 as part of an outbreak at a Vancouver fruit company, an official with Clark County Public Health confirmed Friday night.
For the second time in four years, Clackamas County is voting out its incumbent county chair and replacing him with a rival from the opposite end of the political spectrum.
The new guidance for child care centers are similar to the "emergency" rules that providers have been regulated by. But there are some differences.
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The music and arts festival in Happy Valley said it can’t safely go on, as scheduled in late July, citing the latest guidance from Gov. Kate Brown, in their decision.
A number of churches, including Elkhorn Baptist in Baker City, argue Brown's executive orders are invalid on “constitutional procedural grounds.”
As Oregon balances the demands of a deadly virus and a deteriorating economy, Oregon’s overstretched child care system is caught in the middle.
Major League Soccer took its first tentative step toward restarting its season Friday, with an announcement that teams would be allowed to hold workouts for individual players, starting this week.
It's been more than a week since Oregon officially flipped the switch to "Distance Learning," drafting parents into service as tutors and technical support staff. So we want to know: How's it going?
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown has responded to pressure from the state’s Congressional delegation to end what’s known as “waiting week” for unemployed Oregonians.