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.
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.
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.
The Oregon Health Authority Thursday reported a total of 11,188 confirmed and presumptive coronavirus cases in the state.
International students pursuing degrees in the U.S. may have to leave the country if their universities switch to online-only courses this fall.
In a far ranging presentation Wednesday, Portland Police Bureau Deputy Police Chief Chris Davis attempted to draw a distinction between what he called “legitimate protest” and “criminal activity.”
Almost 100,000 Oregonians have filed unemployment claims through the PUA program. Only 23,00 of them have been paid.
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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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.
In a two-hour hearing, the Legislature's new committee on policing heard from nine speakers on a wide array of subjects.
An initiative to allow the therapeutic use of psilocybin in Oregon has qualified for the November ballot.
Portland’s police union announced Wednesday that all members of the executive board have voted “no confidence” in the City Council, decrying what they call a lack of council support.
As coronavirus cases continue to surge in Oregon, Umatilla County has become a major hotspot for the spread of COVID-19.