Oregon

Spears case spotlights state efforts to rein in conservators

SAN FRANCISCO ((DailyNews)) — Britney Spears’ fight to end the conservatorship that controlled vast aspects of her life is putting the spotlight on ongoing efforts throughout the U.S. to reform …

Spears case spotlights state efforts to rein in conservators Read More »

Once a hero, Oregon congressional candidate funds questioned

WASHINGTON ((DailyNews)) — Alek Skarlatos, a hero soldier-turned-Republican congressional candidate, started a nonprofit shortly after his 2020 defeat in a western Oregon race, pledging to advocate for veterans “left high …

Once a hero, Oregon congressional candidate funds questioned Read More »

Oregon school board ban on anti-racist, LGBT signs draws ire

NEWBERG, Ore. ((DailyNews)) — An Oregon school board has banned educators from displaying Black Lives Matter and gay pride symbols, prompting a torrent of recriminations and threats to boycott the …

Oregon school board ban on anti-racist, LGBT signs draws ire Read More »

Unions split on vaccine mandates, complicating Biden push

The National Nurses Union applauded President Joe Biden’s proposal to require that companies with more than 100 employees vaccinate their work force. The American Federation of Teachers once said vaccine …

Unions split on vaccine mandates, complicating Biden push Read More »

Oregon, Iowa enter top 5; Arkansas has 1st ranking since ’16

Oregon and Iowa were the big movers in The Associated Press college football poll after road wins over top-10 opponents. The Ducks’ victory over Ohio State earned them a promotion …

Oregon, Iowa enter top 5; Arkansas has 1st ranking since ’16 Read More »

Northwest heat wave: Volunteers get water to the vulnerable

PORTLAND, Ore. ((DailyNews)) — Volunteers scrambled to hand out water, portable fans, popsicles and information about cooling shelters Thursday to homeless people living in isolated encampments on the outskirts of …

Northwest heat wave: Volunteers get water to the vulnerable Read More »

Officials: Northwest heat may have killed 1; ER visits spike

PORTLAND, Ore. ((DailyNews)) — Extreme heat may be behind a death in Portland, Oregon, this week, and emergency room visits for heat-related illness rose sharply as sweltering temperatures gripped the …

Officials: Northwest heat may have killed 1; ER visits spike Read More »

Size of Oregon wildfire underscores vastness of the US West

PORTLAND, Ore. ((DailyNews)) — The monstrous wildfire burning in Oregon has grown to a third the size of Rhode Island and spreads miles each day, but evacuations and property losses …

Size of Oregon wildfire underscores vastness of the US West Read More »

Scroll to Top