Jeremy Christian, 35, is facing multiple counts of murder, being a felon in possession of a weapon, and intimidation charges, Oregon’s equivalent of a hate crime.
Participants urged each other not to let the killings – and the hate that apparently motivated them – drive Oregonians apart.
The Portland man suspected of fatally stabbing two people on a MAX train Friday afternoon has been identified as Jeremy Joseph Christian, 35, of North Portland.
Witnesses told police that just before the attack, the suspect had been insulting passengers, including two women who appeared to be Muslim. The attack happened when a group tried to intervene.
A Washington lawmaker wants to make it a crime to wear a mask, hood, or face-covering bandana while protesting.
Entertainment | Arts | NW Life | localOPB | May 20, 2017 5:03 p.m. | Vancouver, Washington
This week five women will take the stage for Vancouver’s first all-female storytelling event.
City officials in Vancouver, Washington, are impressed with the first round of proposals submitted to the Affordable Housing Fund.
An inmate shot by a deputy corrections officer at a Vancouver hospital has died.
School districts in Portland and Deschutes County are celebrating big wins for bond measures in Tuesday’s election, but Mt. Hood Community College was handed its sixth bond defeat since 1974.
Last month, a Minnesota judge halted the release of an album from the late artist Prince. The record label in the middle of the legal battle was a largely unknown company from Vancouver, Washington.
News | Politics | Transportation | localOPB | May 10, 2017 4:45 p.m.
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee signed 28 bills into law Wednesday morning, including a measure that would revive plans to replace the aging Interstate 5 bridge over the Columbia River.
Next week, the Oregon Symphony will wade into the wonderful world of puppets. For the first time, it is collaborating with artist-designer Michael Curry on a production of Stravinsky’s Persephone.
News | Environment | Transportation | localOPB | May 5, 2017 3:32 p.m.
Drivers in southwest Washington could see some relief on their commute home. After being closed for seven weeks, State Route 503 near Woodland is set to reopen after a massive landslide.
Environment | News | Transportation | Energy | Climate change | localOPB | May 3, 2017 9:25 a.m. | Vancouver, Washington
Environmentalists are concerned about a draft air permit that has been released for a proposed oil terminal in Vancouver.
It was supposed to be the annual Rose Parade that shut down 82nd Avenue in Northeast Portland on Saturday. Instead, critics and supporters of President Donald Trump took to the streets instead.
Monday's rain didn’t keep the crowds – or the traffic – from showing up at the opening day of the Ilani Casino. Just 25 miles north of Portland, it’s the closest major gambling venue to the city.
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