At hearings scheduled next week, U.S. House lawmakers plan to reveal further findings of a congressional investigation into the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol. But the 2021 insurrection was in-step with extremist actions long tolerated, and even encouraged, by some Oregon Republicans.
The president faces an article of impeachment for inciting a riot in the U.S. Capitol, but the insurrection that unfolded last week was in step with extremist actions long tolerated and even encouraged by some Oregon Republicans.
Conrad Wilson updates us on the Malheur refuge occupation trial; we hear about how parents are discussing legal pot with their kids; and we talk to a Portland refugee who's in D.C. for a national refugee gathering.
We analyze some of this week's big stories with our news roundtable. OPB reporter Amanda Peacher tells us what she's seen after revisiting Harney County, post-occupation. And we hear about sexual assault prevention at Portland State University.
We hear from two of the remaining occupiers at the Malheur National Wildlife refuge, then turn to a discussion about the role of builders in affordable housing, and then hear about a new Portland audit that says millions in grants are being awarded with little oversight.
We bring you the latest news out of Harney County, where eight militants who were occupying the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge have been arrested and LeVoy Finicum was killed. We also get reaction from the community around Burns.