Jo Ann Hardesty has been pushing for major changes to the way policing and the criminal justice system work in Portland for decades — and has achieved a lot in the last few weeks.
A rise in coronavirus cases in Clark County is not only leading to dire health predictions in the next month, but is also overwhelming staff, public health officials said Wednesday.
Protesters who have clashed with authorities in Portland, Oregon, are not just facing off with local police. They are also coming up against federal officers whose presence in the city reflects a new priority for the Department of Homeland Security: preventing what President Donald Trump calls “violent mayhem.”
Almost 100,000 Oregonians have filed unemployment claims through the PUA program. Only 23,00 of them have been paid.
While the clash over reducing the influence of the city's network of neighborhood associations is on hold, a new fight over funding one specific neighborhood coalition is breaking into public view.
International students pursuing degrees in the U.S. may have to leave the country if their universities switch to online-only courses this fall.
Environment | Fish & Wildlife | local | Climate change | Forestry | Science
Pacific Northwest forests face increased threats from severe wildfires, insects, disease and climate change, according to a new assessment released Wednesday by the U.S. Forest Service.
The Oregon Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday in favor of a person's right to legally change their gender to nonbinary.
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