Investigation Clears 3 Multnomah County Deputies Who Tipped Off ICE Agents

OPB | Oct. 20, 2017 4:30 p.m.

Multnomah County Sheriff Mike Reese has determined that the three deputies did not intentionally violate county policy or state law when they helped federal officials.

Education | News

Oregon Students Still Missing A Lot Of School, 10 Months Into Absence Plan

OPB | Oct. 20, 2017 4:15 p.m. | Portland

Oregon launched its statewide chronic absenteeism plan last December. Ten months later, the problem is worse.

Health | local | News

Federal Government Approves Health Insurance Waiver For Oregon

OPB | Oct. 20, 2017 3 p.m. | Salem, Oregon

The federal government has approved a key waiver that will allow Oregon to proceed with a program designed to blunt the cost of health insurance plans purchased on the individual market.

News | Northwest Wildfires 2017

How Much Has The Eagle Creek Fire Cost And Who’s Paying?

OPB | Oct. 20, 2017 2:30 p.m.

As of Oct. 12, the Eagle Creek Fire had cost the U.S. Forest Service and the Oregon Department of Forestry more than $19 million. The fire, meanwhile, is still burning.

local | News

Officials To Review Oregon ICE Arrest After Alleged Trespassing By Agents

OPB | Oct. 20, 2017 11:15 a.m.

Federal officials say they’re reviewing the arrest of a man by Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents in Oregon this week.

Nation | Technology | Science | News

Body Cam Study Shows No Effect On Police Use Of Force Or Citizen Complaints

NPR | Oct. 20, 2017 9:09 a.m.

That's the conclusion of a study performed as Washington, D.C., rolled out its huge program. The city has one of the largest forces in the country, with some 2,600 officers now wearing cameras.

local | News | Northwest Wildfires 2017

Rain Dampens Wildfires, But May Spur Landslides In Columbia Gorge

Northwest News Network | Oct. 19, 2017 8:36 p.m.

As heavy rains move into the Northwest, geologists are watching the Oregon side of the Columbia River Gorge. 

Business | local | News

Portland Area Makes Its Pitch To Land Amazon's Second Headquarters

OPB | Oct. 19, 2017 6:25 p.m.

Four Portland-area communities have submitted an application for Amazon's massive second headquarters. 

Sports | local | NW Life | News

Portland, Major League Baseball Renew Flirtation

OPB | Oct. 19, 2017 4:30 p.m. | Portland

A proposal first reported by Baseball America includes expanding the league by two teams, including one in Portland.

Health | Food | News

Anti-Soda Tax Coalition Starts Campaign In Multnomah County

OPB | Oct. 19, 2017 4:15 p.m.

Opponents of a soda tax measure that could be up for a vote in Multnomah County next year kicked off their campaign.

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