Zinke To WA Lawmaker: West Coast Lacks 'Resources Of Any Weight' For Offshore Drilling


Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke told a Washington state lawmaker that his proposal for offshore oil and gas drilling will have the "interests of Washington" reflected in that plan.

Man Accused Of Driving Car Into Afghan Military Translator In Lincoln City


Perry Nicolopoulos, 68, of Puyallup, Washington has been charged with attempted murder, driving under the influence, recklessly endangering another person and assault.

Woodburn Works Against Immigration Rhetoric To Build Trust In Police


When immigration agents confronted a Woodburn family outside their home, they called the police. That's what the chief wants: trust in sanctuary policies in the face of Trump administration rhetoric.

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Immigration Agency Plans To Audit Canby Flower Wholesaler

The Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency has told a flower wholesaler in Canby that it’ll soon be subject to an employee verification audit.

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Hood River Student Joins National Push For Gun Control

Democrats in the U.S. Senate held a hearing Wednesday as part of their push for stronger gun laws. A high school sophomore from Hood River was among their invited panelists.

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Native American Women On Sherman Alexie: 'The Silence Was Destructive'

Several women who have accused author Sherman Alexie of sexual harassment have now gone public with their stories and that’s stirring some tough conversations within literary and Native American communities in the Northwest.

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Actor And Arts Advocate David Ogden Stiers Dies At 75

A classical actor and late-life conductor, Stiers drew audiences to symphonic works for three decades in Newport and Eugene. 

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Oregon Rep. Greg Walden Says He Is Open To Tighter Gun Laws

Oregon's only Republican congressman says he is interested in a federal version of state laws that allow judges to remove guns from the home of someone who appears at imminent risk of violence.

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Occupation Leader Ryan Payne Sentenced To 37 Months In Prison

Ryan Payne, one of the leaders of the 2016 occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, was sentenced Tuesday in Portland.

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FBI Agent Accused Of Lying During Malheur Occupation Seeks Dismissal Of Charges

W. Joseph Astarita, a member of the FBI’s Hostage Rescue Team, is accused of lying to investigators about firing his weapon during the occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge.

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Malheur Occupier Jason Patrick Sentenced To 21 Months In Prison

According to court documents, co-conspirator Jason Blomgren described Patrick as "No. 5" in the chain of command in occupation efforts. 

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Congress Presses BIE Director For Answers On Chemawa, Native Education

Oregon’s federal boarding school for Native Americans drew further scrutiny Wednesday at a hearing on Capitol Hill.

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How A Grassroots Effort In Vancouver Fought Big Oil — And Won

Opposition to fossil fuel ventures is common on the West Coast, but what sets Vancouver apart is the community’s ability to keep up the pressure for years.

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