Merkley Has Options To Pursue Presidential, Senate Runs Simultaneously


Oregon Sen. Jeff Merkley is weighing a Democratic presidential race while keeping his options open to run for re-election if his presidential hopes flame out.

Medical Examiner Rules Overdose Caused Portland Man's Death, Not Police Use of Force


The Multnomah County Medical Examiner said Monday that the death of a man who struggled with police in Portland on Thanksgiving Day was an overdose and was not related to police use of force.

Dark Horse Entertainment's Founder On The Future Of Comic Books


Oregon-based Dark Horse Entertainment recently announced a major global partnership with a Chinese investment firm to finance new film production and expand into Asian markets. 

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9th Circuit To Rehear Case Challenging Deportations For Minors

In an unusual move, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals is rehearing a case Monday that could guarantee minors facing deportation access to attorneys in immigration court.

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PPS' 2020 Bond May Change Direction On High Schools

Portland Public Schools is starting plans for a bond measure in 2020, and it might divert from the facilities plans set years ago, to prioritize renovations at all the high schools.

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Deschutes Deputy Cleared In Shooting, But DA Raises Concerns

A Deschutes County sheriff’s deputy who shot a fleeing suspect will not face criminal charges. But the district attorney says there's still cause for concern.

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Man Shot By Portland Police At Fred Meyer Starbucks ID'd

Authorities have identified the 34-year-old man shot by four Portland Police officers Friday at a Northeast Portland coffee shop and grocery store.

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Lawmakers From Oregon And Washington To Discuss Replacing Interstate 5 Bridge

Oregon lawmakers are ready to return to the table and restart discussions with Washington to replace the Interstate 5 bridge.

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Gateway Center For Domestic Violence Services Merges With Multnomah County

The the Gateway Center for Domestic Violence Services will become part of Multnomah County, but Portland pledged to continue its funding for six years.

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Family Of Man Shot By Eagle Point Police Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit

The parents of a man with schizophrenia who was shot and killed by police in a Carl’s Jr. bathroom have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against an Oregon city, its police department and the officer.

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Corizon Pays Out $10 Million Following Inmate Death, Lawsuit In Oregon

The settlement is the highest Corizon — a private healthcare company which operates in jails and prisons across the country — has ever paid for a settlement of this kind.

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Grazing Restrictions Could Be Lifted On Some Of Oregon's Sage Grouse Habitat

The Trump administration wants to reduce restrictions for greater sage grouse across seven states. For the imperiled birds in Oregon, that means fewer grazing restrictions in some specific habitat.

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Mosier Gets $1.4 Million Grant, Loan From USDA To Find Back Up Water Source

Mosier got a $1.4 million grant-and-loan combo from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to upgrade its age-old water infrastructure system.


Class Of 2025: Follow Students From 1st Grade To Graduation

Oregon set a goal to have graduate 100 percent of students in the class of 2025. OPB has followed a group of students from kindergarten as they start their educational journey toward high school. Third grade is almost over for the Class of 2025. These are some of their stories.

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