Politics | News | local

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.

News | local

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.

News

Portland Police: Man Shot By Officers May Have Been Wielding Replica Gun

The man shot and wounded by officers on Friday night may have been wielding a replica gun, Portland Police said Monday. 

NW Life | News | local

Salem: Jefferson High School Student Dies On Baseball Field Near Campus

A student has died on campus at Jefferson High School, according to the Marion County Sheriff's Office. 

Economy | Business | News | local

Report: Rezoning Portland Will Increase Housing, Lower Rents

A revised rezoning plan working its way toward City Council would result in almost twice as many new homes being built in Portland over the next 20 years.

Energy | News | Science | World | Economy | Nation | Business | Renewable energy | Environment

How 1 Company Pulls Carbon From The Air, Aiming To Avert A Climate Catastrophe

A U.N. climate report says the only way to avoid the worst climate impacts will be to suck carbon emissions out of the air. Researchers are trying to find a feasible way to do that.

Politics | Election | News | Nation

Voting By Mail Is On The Rise, But Could Alleged NC Election Fraud Change That?

Election fraud happens, but not the kind President Trump talks about with people voting twice. It's most common with mail votes. Experts are warning of a backlash to a method 1 in 5 voters now uses.

News | local

Oregon Gets A New Playbook For Responding To A Cascadia Earthquake, Tsunami

Oregon has a new playbook for preparing and responding to a major earthquake that dictates what should be tackled over time versus a list of tasks to get done.

Business | News | Animals | Fish & Wildlife | local

TriMet Using Hawks To Stop Poop From 10,000 Crows

TriMet has found what the agency hopes will be a non-lethal solution to the fowl fouling up bus stop benches, sidewalks, public art and MAX platforms: hawks.

Politics | Nation | News | World | local

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.


Thanks to our Sponsors:

Additional Funding provided by: Evergreen Hill Education Fund of the Oregon Community Foundation, Woodpecker Ridge Donor Advised Fund of MRG Foundation

Full List of EarthFix Sponsors