Reporter and Producer
Conrad Wilson is a reporter and producer for Oregon Public Broadcasting.
Prior to coming to OPB, he was a reporter at Minnesota Public Radio. Before that he ran the news department at an NPR affiliate in Colorado. His work has aired on "Marketplace" and NPR's "Morning Edition" and "All Things Considered." He has also written for Mashable, The Oregonian, Business Week, City Pages and The Christian Science Monitor.
Conrad earned a degree in international political economics and journalism from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities.
Conrad is an avid photographer and loves spending time in the snow or on a trail.
Multnomah County Judge Cheryl Albrecht set a June 2019 trial date for Jeremy Christian, the man accused of stabbing three people on a Portland light-rail train earlier this year.
A mental health evaluation unsealed Friday says: "Mr. Christian recalled that he was 'barely conscious of his actions until he heard people yelling: "He's stabbing them! He's killing them!"'"
In a letter sent Tuesday, Oregon sought to assure the federal government that the state is in compliance with federal immigration laws.
A federal judge in Portland has signed off on releasing a leader of last year’s occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge from jail.
Jon Ritzheimer, a mid-level leader in the 2016 occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, was sentenced Thursday in federal court.
A Wasco County judge heard oral arguments Wednesday about whether a regional jail is violating Oregon’s sanctuary state law.
In July, a group of Wasco County residents filed a lawsuit arguing the Northern Oregon Regional Corrections Facilities are violating state law.
During is sentencing Wednesday in federal court in downtown Portland, Kjar was apologetic. Early in the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge occupation he served as a bodyguard for Ammon Bundy.
U.S. District Court Judge Anna Brown sentenced defendant Darryl Thorn on Tuesday to a year and a half in federal prison for his role in the occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge.
Multnomah County Judge Cheryl Albrecht has denied bail to Jeremy Christian, the man accused of murdering two people in May while riding a light-rail train in Portland.
The delegation was responding to a Department of Justice letter sent to Multnomah County, threatening to withhold $3 million in grants because of sanctuary policies.
President Donald Trump nominated Interim U.S. Attorney Billy Williams to be Oregon's top federal law enforcement official in the state. He's required to be confirmed by the U.S. Senate.
The man whose horse-riding, flag-carrying images became an icon of the occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge was sentenced Thursday to a year and a day in federal prison.
Defense attorneys on Wednesday provided new details about Jeremy Christian, the man accused of murdering two people in May while riding a light rail train in Portland.
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A hearing before Judge Cheryl Albrecht is scheduled for Wednesday afternoon in Multnomah County Circuit Court.
Starting in January, Hong Kong-based Swire Shipping will start calls at the Port of Portland’s Terminal 6, roughly every 35 days.
The Multnomah County District Attorney's Office on Monday will move away from grand juries, the long-established way of bringing criminal felony charges.
A grand jury has indicted Jason Schaefer on three counts, including assault on a federal officer and using an explosive to commit a federal felony.
For years, two Oregon jails have aided ICE by housing detainees who face deportation. Jail officials say it's legal despite a sanctuary state law designed to make immigrants feel at ease.
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