Reporter and Producer
Amelia Templeton is a multimedia reporter and producer for Oregon Public Broadcasting, covering city hall, justice and local news.
She was previously a reporter for EarthFix, an award-winning public media project covering the environment in the Northwest. She coproduced the Oregon Field Guide and online special "Glacier Caves: Mt. Hood’s Secret World."
Amelia has been producing radio since 2004, when she contributed to a student radio podcast of stories from the war in Iraq. Amelia has also worked as a freelance journalist for NPR, American Public Media's Marketplace, and CBS News. From 2007 to 2009 she was a Refugee Policy Analyst with Human Rights First in Washington, D.C.
She has a degree in history from Swarthmore College.
Amelia enjoys hiking, exploring the Northwest, and raising chickens in her backyard.
Portland Police Chief Mike Marshman has been placed on paid administrative leave, the mayor's office said late Friday.
In his first major speech since he took office, Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler revealed a little more of his vision for the city — but ran out of time before finishing his prepared remarks.
The mother of a 17 year-old African-American teen shot and killed by a Portland Police Officer in February is calling for a federal investigation into the death of her son.
Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler announced the partnership with Oregon Health and Sciences University, Portland State University and Portland Community College Monday morning.
In a unanimous vote Wednesday, the Portland City Council passed new rules that empower them to eject and bar people they deem disruptive. They will likely face a court challenge.
In general, the police bureau uses paid administrative leave in limited and serious circumstances.
Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler postponed a vote Wednesday on rules that make it easier to eject and bar people who disrupt council hearings.
Portland is launching an investigation into the ride-hailing company Uber in response to allegations reported by the New York Times last week.
La detención de Roman Zaragoza-Sánchez, y una reciente redada en Woodburn, Oregón, ilustra la expansión de categorías de inmigrantes deportables, que agentes federales están buscando detener y deportar.
Roman Zaragoza-Sanchez has lived in the United States for 16 years. He has five children and no criminal record. Now he's being deported.
Immigration and Customs Enforcement has confirmed it stopped two buses of Latino farmworkers outside of Woodburn, Oregon.
In a rare vote, three members of Portland’s City Council raised questions about the actions of a police officer who repeatedly tased a man while arresting him in 2014.
A federal judge refused Wednesday to block a new Portland law that requires landlords to help their tenants pay relocation costs when they’re evicted or face rent hikes of more than 10 percent.
Water | local | News | EnvironmentOPB | Feb. 13, 2017 5:08 p.m. | Portland
The Portland Water Bureau is taking its Bull Run water supply offline while it studies a parasite that’s been repeatedly detected, in very small amounts, in the water.
Professional and institutional investors have flocked to the Portland real estate market. They’re taking advantage of low vacancy rates to make money – and, in the process, driving up rents.
El Ayuntamiento de Portland votó unánimemente para aprobar un proyecto de ley que obliga a propietarios a pagar a sus inquilinos una “tarifa de reubicación” cuando los desalojan sin causa o aumentan los alquileres más del 10 por ciento.
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