One day after the Democratic speaker of the Oregon House rescinded a power-sharing deal she made with Republicans to redraw political maps — and as questions lingered whether GOP lawmakers would show up to work at the Capitol — legislators were sent home Tuesday following reports of a positive COVID-19 case in the building.
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — A Washington state prosecutor has decided not to file criminal charges against police who shot and killed an antifascist fugitive wanted in the highly publicized death last year of a right-wing demonstrator in Portland, Oregon, last year.
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon will charge campers from outside the state a 25% fee for RV sites in dozens of campgrounds because of increased demand for the spaces.
The fee will apply to everything from small pop-up trailers to Airstreams to motorhomes, but will not apply to tents, yurts or cabins, the Statesman Journal reported Tuesday.
The Democratic speaker of the Oregon House on Monday rescinded a deal she made with Republicans to share power as lawmakers redraw political boundaries and add an additional U.S. House seat for the state.
NEWBERG, Ore. (AP) — An employee at a school outside Portland, Oregon went to work in blackface last week and has been placed on administrative leave, according to a message from the district.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Pay raises and bonuses should help ease a shortfall of prison workers in Idaho, the state's top prison official said.
Idaho Department of Correction Director Josh Tewalt told the Legislature’s Criminal Justice Reinvestment Oversight Committee on Friday that the agency has received more than 130 applications and that some officers who planned to leave are staying.
HENRICO, Va. (AP) — Striking union members voted to accept a new four-year collective bargaining agreement with snack company Mondelez International, ending a walkout that began last month.
NEW YORK (AP) — Clemson and Ohio State slipped to the back of the top 10 in The Associated Press college football poll on Sunday and Penn State jumped four spots to No. 6 after another weekend in which lots of ranked teams had issues.
WEST LINN, Ore. (AP) — Jin Young Ko won the rain-shortened Cambia Portland Classic on Sunday for her second victory in her last three LPGA Tour starts.
Making her first start since the Tokyo Olympics, the second-round South Korean player closed with a bogey-free 3-under 69 at Oregon Golf Club for a four-stroke victory over Jeongeun Lee and Su Oh.
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — At Oregon’s Capitol hundreds gathered to protest Gov. Kate Brown’s COVID-19 vaccine and mask mandates.
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — True freshman quarterback Ty Thompson wasn't fazed at all when he got the nod for Oregon's second half against Story Brook.
WEST LINN, Ore. (AP) — Play Saturday in the LPGA Tour's Cambia Portland Classic was called off because of wet conditions and forecast rain at Oregon Golf Club, and the event was later cut to 54 holes.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Davis Alexander threw a pair of touchdown passes as Portland State knocked off Division II Western Oregon 21-7 on Saturday.
Alexander engineered a nine-play, 90-yard drive in the first quarter, hitting Beau Kelly from nine-yards out for the game's first score.
CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Oregon State took care of business Saturday against FCS opponent Idaho, dominating from the outset in a 42-0 victory.
Chance Nolan passed for three touchdowns and B.J. Baylor ran for two scores as the Beavers (2-1) amassed 438 total yards and were stout defensively.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The effects of the drought and heat on trees won’t be fully known until next spring, tree experts in Oregon say.
Oregon State University professor and forest health specialist Dave Shaw told The Oregonian/OregonLive that there’s typically delayed mortality associated with drought.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler is calling for more money to rehire officers who have recently retired to address a staffing shortage as homicides have reached the highest level in more than 20 years.
WEST LINN, Ore. (AP) — Jin Young Ko shot a 5-under 67 on Friday to take the second-round lead in the Cambia Portland Classic.
The second-ranked South Korean star needed only 23 putts in her morning round, making six birdies and a bogey to reach 8-under 136 at hilly, windy and tricky Oregon Golf Club.
BAKER CITY, Ore. (AP) — Authorities in Oregon are stepping up efforts to kill wolves from a pack in the eastern part of the state due to continued attacks by the animals and evidence they are now focusing on livestock.
BEND, Ore. (AP) — Around two dozen people have contacted the poison center in Oregon after self-medicating against COVID-19 with a drug used to treat parasites, with five becoming hospitalized and two of them winding up in intensive care units, authorities said Friday.
LA PINE, Ore. (AP) — Jack Dwyer pursued a dream of getting back to the land by moving in 1972 to an idyllic, tree-studded parcel in Oregon with a creek running through it.
DALLAS, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Medical Board has revoked the license of a doctor west of Salem for refusing to follow COVID-19 guidelines in his office, spreading misinformation about masks and over-prescribing opioids.
Los Angeles FC (9-9-6) vs. Portland Timbers (10-10-4)
Portland, Oregon; Sunday, 7:30 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Portland +180, Los Angeles FC +137, Draw +258; over/under is 2.5 goals
WEST LINN, Ore. (AP) — Carlota Ciganda overcame an early double bogey in chilly morning conditions Thursday for a 4-under 68 and a share of the first-round lead in the Cambia Portland Classic.
The only member of the winning European Solheim Cup team in the field, the Spaniard teed off with the temperature in the mid-40s (about 8 degrees Celsius) at hilly, windy and tricky Oregon Golf Club.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jane Powell, the bright-eyed, operatic-voiced star of Hollywood's golden age musicals who sang with Howard Keel in “Seven Brides for Seven Brothers” and danced with Fred Astaire in “Royal Wedding,” has died.
CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Chance Nolan is making the most of his, well, chance as Oregon State’s starting quarterback.
Nolan threw for 302 yards and a pair of touchdowns last weekend against Hawaii, and it's safe to say he will again be the starter Saturday when the Beavers (1-1) host Idaho (1-1).
CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Jade Carey is finally embarking on her freshman year at Oregon State, after taking a somewhat winding route to Corvallis.
Then again, the 21-year-old Olympic gold medalist is used to taking the nontraditional path.
POINT CLEAR, Ala. (AP) — Lara Tennant captured the U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur for the third straight time Thursday with a 2-and-1 victory over seven-time USGA champion Ellen Port in the rain-delayed championship match at The Lakewood Club.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A grand jury has cleared a Portland police officer in the deadly shooting of a man who called for help during a mental health crisis and later brandished a screwdriver, prosecutors said.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon’s second-largest high school is halting in-person classes because of COVID-19 spread that is requiring large numbers of students to quarantine at home.
Reynolds High School officials said Wednesday night they will not have class for the rest of this week and will revert to distance learning from Sept.
Tulsa (2-0) at No. 9 Ohio State (1-1), Saturday at 3:30 EDT (FS1).
Line: Ohio State by 24 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
Ducks coach Mario Cristobal quoted two-time Super Bowl-winning coach Jimmy Johnson in explaining Oregon's mentality coming off its big win over Ohio State.
Stony Brook (1-1) at No. 4 Oregon (2-0), Saturday at 7:30 p.m. EDT (Pac-12 Network).
Line: No line, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
ALBANY, Ore. (AP) — FBI officials in Oregon and Albany police have arrested a 64-year-old man accused of threatening an Oregon public official.
David Scott Ryder was arrested Wednesday morning on charges of interstate transmission of a threat and stalking, The FBI in Oregon said in a news release.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The City Council in Portland, Oregon, has scrapped a plan to boycott Texas businesses because of a new law that prohibits most abortions there, deciding Wednesday to instead set aside $200,000 to fund reproductive care.
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — After humble beginnings as a pushcart operation in an Oregon town and growing into a company with hundreds of drive-thru coffee shops, Dutch Bros Coffee launched an initial public offering Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The city of Portland, Oregon has walked back a proposed Texas boycott and travel ban in response to the state’s dramatic curtailing of abortion access.
Instead, city officials are considering setting aside $200,000 that will go to organizations “that deliver programs and services related to reproductive healthcare," Oregon Public Broadcasting reported.
DENVER (AP) — For their 2-0 start, Chip Kelly and the UCLA Bruins will appear on “prime time” this weekend.
“In the Philippines,” the Bruins coach cracked about a 10:45 p.m. Eastern kickoff Saturday against Fresno State.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon man who assumed the identity of a dead child more than 30 years ago, worked under the child’s name and later applied for Social Security retirement benefits under his and the child’s names was sentenced to two years of federal probation.
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The unemployment rate in Oregon’s dropped to 4.9% in August — the lowest rate since March 2020 when it was 3.6%.
The Oregon Employment Department reports July 2021 saw 5.2% unemployment in the state, following a similar drop in unemployment nationwide — from 5.4% to 5.2%.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A 28-year-old Oregon man serving a sentence for criminal mischief and robbery died in custody Sept. 6, officials said this week.
The Oregonian/OregonLive reports Devin Michael Stephen Harris, of Lyons, who had been incarcerated at the Oregon State Penitentiary, died at a local hospital, according to the Oregon Department of Corrections.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The leader of a Mexican-based heroin trafficking ring that distributed the drug to cells operating in and around Portland and in southwestern Washington was sentenced Monday to just over eight years in federal prison.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — During the weekend, Oregon surpassed 300,000 confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases since the start of the pandemic, the state health authority reported on Monday.
Although COVID-19 related hospitalizations have declined since Friday, 93% of Oregon's hospital beds for adults are full and there are just 62 adult intensive care unit beds available in the state.
TROUTDALE, Ore. (AP) — An explosion in a pickup truck killed a man in Troutdale, Oregon early Monday, authorities said.
Police and firefighters responded to calls at 2:19 a.m. Monday reporting a loud explosion and vehicle fire at a home on the 600 block of Southeast 42nd Circle, the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office said.
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Oregon freshman linebacker Justin Flowe, who made an immediate impact for the Ducks in his first game this season, is out indefinitely with a right foot injury.
Flowe's injury kept him out of the Ducks' stunning 35-28 victory Saturday over Ohio State, which pushed Oregon up to No.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Portland police have released the names of two officers who shot a man suspected of stealing a truck early Sunday and driving at high speeds through the metro area and briefly into Washington before he was shot in Portland.
Colorado Rapids (12-4-6) vs. Portland Timbers (10-10-3)
Portland, Oregon; Wednesday, 10 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Portland +140, Colorado +170, Draw +263; over/under is 2.5 goals
Oregon and Iowa were the big movers in The Associated Press college football poll after road wins over top-10 opponents.
The Ducks' victory over Ohio State earned them a promotion from No.
No. 12 Oregon rolled into No. 3 Ohio State without its best player available and walked out with a victory that has the potential to define a season for both the Ducks and the Pac-12.