Ryan Haas is a news content manager and handles content partnerships at Oregon Public Broadcasting.
Prior to his employment with OPB, Ryan worked as editor of The World newspaper in Coos Bay and freelanced on the Southern Oregon coast. He also reported for SKNVibes on the Caribbean islands of St. Kitts and Nevis, and freelanced throughout northern Florida. Ryan's reporting experience ranges from international government and business to sports and fitness.
He holds a degree in English and rhetoric from the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana.
Ryan lives in the eastern Portland metro area with his veterinarian significant other and the obligatory menagerie that entails.
Recreation | News | local | Environment
The U.S. Forest Service gave an update on the conditions of Columbia River Gorge trails Friday. They say some trails may take years to reopen.
The Portland City Council sent a letter to U.S. Attorney for Oregon Billy Williams on Monday, asking him to protect cannabis businesses and consumers in the state.
A server error Wednesday caused Seaside, Oregon, residents to receive a message about an impending tsunami. They quickly learned it was a false alarm.
Transportation | News | local
When Monday’s inaugural trip of the Amtrak Cascades train along its new route crashed south of Tacoma, the lives of hundreds of people were thrown into chaos.
Federal immigration officials responded Thursday to Oregon lawmakers concerned about a pair of attempted arrests that took place in recent months.
Fires that have devastated parts of northern California are sending smoky air into southern and central Oregon.
U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos plans to visit McMinnville High School on Wednesday, according to the school district.
Oregon Republicans say they plan to proceed with a fundraising raffle for a semi-automatic rifle in the wake of the Las Vegas massacre.
University of Oregon President Michael Schill was scheduled Friday to announce a $50 million gift to the university. But that plan was cut short.
Technology | News | local
Equifax faces federal inquiry after the credit reporting agency allowed security breaches that compromised the personal information of more than 145 million Americans.
The father of the man suspected of carrying out the Las Vegas mass shooting was arrested in Oregon in 1978 after appearing on the FBI's Most Wanted Fugitives list.
The Department of Homeland Security informed Oregon officials Friday that Russian hackers attempted to access voter information during the 2016 election.
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions will be in Portland Tuesday. He plans to speak to local law enforcement agencies about immigration and sanctuary cities.
Portland Police will put extra officers on the street Sunday afternoon to protect against violence between dueling protests.
Officials say the Eagle Creek Fire entered the Bull Run watershed Tuesday. Bull Run provides drinking water for around 1 million Oregonians.
The Columbia River Gorge town of Cascade Locks is under evacuation notices due to the nearby Eagle Creek Fire, which is just 1/2 mile away. On Sunday, crews rescued hikers stranded in the Gorge overnight.
Recreation | Sports | News | Nation | local
Some fans called it the fight of the decade. Others called it an over-hyped cash grab. But an Oregon man has another term for this month's Floyd Mayweather versus Conor McGregor boxing match: ripoff.
Rising temperatures, high winds and dry conditions are likely to persist through at least the remainder of the week, creating a high chance of wildfires spreading across Oregon.
"This terrible incident is concerning for everyone," said Multnomah County Sheriff Mike Reese. "We held the defendant until he could not be legally held any longer."
The MIT Technology Review reported Wednesday that a researcher at OHSU became the first in the United States to genetically modify a human embryo.
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