SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Gender identity will be added as a protected class as Oregon’s hate crime laws see the most significant update since the 1980s under a new measure signed by the governor that also closed a loophole that gave lesser sentences to perpetrators who committed hate crimes alone.
MOUNT HOOD (AP) — Officials say six wolf pups have been born this year to Oregon’s White River wolf pack in the Mount Hood area.
SALEM (AP) — The new owner of a troubled mega-dairy operation that violated hundreds of environmental rules wants to reopen the facility, drawing fresh opposition from environmental groups.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Trump administration will not pursue lethal measures such as euthanasia or selling horses for slaughter to deal with what officials say is an ecological and fiscal crisis caused by too many wild horses on rangelands in the U.S. West, an official said Thursday.
The Oregon Department of Transportation says it doesn’t run photos through its facial recognition system to help law enforcement agencies identify individuals.
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A man accused of playing a major role in an international fentanyl trafficking operation that led to overdose deaths in several states has signed a federal plea agreement in North Dakota, according to court documents unsealed Monday.
PORTLAND (AP) — Portland, Oregon, Mayor Ted Wheeler says he'll discuss ways to better control future protests by left- and right-wing groups with police, business, community and civil rights leaders.
SALEM (AP) — An Oregon state senator who once worked in the world’s hotspots as a contractor and soldier now finds himself under fire over threats he made during a Republican revolt over climate legislation.
MEDFORD (AP) — Authorities in Oregon have arrested a man in the death of an original member of Disney’s “The Mickey Mouse Club.”
LEXINGTON (AP) — The recorded message greeting callers to Lexington City Hall on Monday was brief and to the point: “The town of Lexington is closed until further notice,” a woman’s voice said. “Thank you.”
SALEM (AP) — Despite broad support, a measure that would put Oregon’s controversial jury system before voters died in the Oregon Senate during the final days of the 2019 legislative session.
SALEM — Oregon Gov. Kate Brown said Monday that she’s ready to use her executive power to lower carbon emissions following a nine-day Republican walkout that derailed landmark climate legislation and embroiled the state in a political crisis pitting liberal cities against rural residents.