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Past articles by Sara:

Louisiana abortion ban again blocked by judge

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Abortion clinics in Louisiana can continue operating while a lawsuit challenging the state’s near total ban on abortions is resolved, a state judge ruled Thursday. → Read More

Louisiana abortion ban again blocked by judge

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Abortion clinics in Louisiana can continue operating while a lawsuit challenging the state’s near total ban on abortions is resolved, a state judge ruled Thursday. The preli… → Read More

A First in Oregon: Three women to compete for governor in November

Gubernatorial elections in Oregon usually result in victories for the Democrats, but this November's contest is setting up to be a competitive and contentious three-way race. Former Oregon House Speaker Tina Kotek won the Democratic nomination for Oregon governor Tuesday. She will face the winner of the GOP gubernatorial primary as well as nonaffiliated candidate Betsy Johnson in the fall. As a… → Read More

Liberal US cities change course, now clearing homeless camps

The reality of the homelessness crisis in Oregon’s largest city can’t be denied. → Read More

Oregon lawmakers propose $400M for housing and homelessness

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Lawmakers in Oregon’s Legislature on Thursday proposed a $400 million package to urgently address affordable housing and homelessness in a state that has one of the highest rates of unhoused people in the country. A 2020 federal review found that 35 people in Oregon are experiencing homelessness per 10,000. Only three states had a higher rate: New York (47 people per… → Read More

Oregon's COVID emergency declaration to be lifted in April

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon Gov. Kate Brown said Thursday she will rescind her statewide COVID-19 emergency declaration on April 1. In addition, Oregon’s mask requirement for indoor public places and... → Read More

Deadly US Northwest heat prompts legislation aimed at relief

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — As Oregon's capital city sweltered under a deadly June heat wave, Bryleigh O'Neil and three roommates were unable to afford or find air conditioners. They spent their days seeking relief from 117-degree (47 C) temperatures in grocery stores and college classrooms. At night, the Salem housemates slept downstairs next to fans blowing over bowls of ice. → Read More

Oregon reports 1,900 daily COVID cases, most since September

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — As Oregon health officials prepare for a predicted surge in COVID-19 hospitalizations fueled by the omicron variant, the state reported its highest daily case count — 1,900 — sin... → Read More

Thousands in Oregon face eviction as lawmakers scramble

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Inside Musonda Mwango's Portland apartment are details of his life that have transformed the property into a home. His guitars hang in the corner where he composes music, Christmas decorations adorn the walls, and pictures of his three children — who live with him — are proudly displayed. But as days tick by and bills stack up, Mwango is part of the growing number of… → Read More

COVID-19: Oregon drops outdoor mask requirement

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — As COVID-19 cases in Oregon continue to decrease health officials announced Tuesday they are immediately lifting statewide mask requirements in crowded outdoor settings. Oregon w... → Read More

Portland mayor proposes increasing police budget

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A year after Portland’s police department underwent significant budget cuts amid demands to defund the police, Mayor Ted Wheeler announced Wednesday he is seeking more than $5 mi... → Read More

COVID case at Capitol stalls Oregon's redistricting session

One day after the Democratic speaker of the Oregon House rescinded a power-sharing deal she made with Republicans to redraw political maps — and as questions lingered whether GOP lawmakers would show up to work at the Capitol — legislators were sent home Tuesday following reports of a positive COVID-19 case in the building. → Read More

Oregon reports 280 COVID-19 deaths in August

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — During Oregon's ongoing COVID-19 surge, doctors say that they are seeing sicker and younger patients than at any other point throughout the pandemic. So far this month, 280 peopl... → Read More

Portland residents felt 'abandoned' by police during weekend clash

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — For nearly 30 minutes, armed protesters from opposing groups — the far-right Proud Boys and far-left antifascists — clashed last weekend in the streets, business parking lots and school grounds of a diverse neighborhood in northeast Portland, Oregon. Cars attempted to drive by Sunday as fireworks exploded in the road and there were confrontations between people in helmets… → Read More

Oregon, once a virus success story with strict safety measures, struggles with surge

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon was once the poster child for limiting the spread of the coronavirus after its Democratic governor imposed some of the nation's strictest safety measures, including mask mandates indoors and outdoors, limits on gatherings and an order closing restaurants. But now the state is being hammered by the super-transmissible delta variant, and hospitals are getting stretched to… → Read More

States that had a grip on COVID now seeing a crush of cases

The COVID-19 surge that is sending hospitalizations to all-time highs in parts of the South is also clobbering states like Hawaii and Oregon that were once seen as pandemic success stories. → Read More

States that had a grip on COVID now seeing a crush of cases

The COVID-19 surge that is sending hospitalizations to all-time highs in parts of the South is also clobbering states like Hawaii and Oregon that were once seen as pandemic success stories. After months in which they kept cases and hospitalizations at manageable levels, they are watching progress slip away as record numbers of patients overwhelm bone-tired health care workers. → Read More

Gov. Kate Brown 'examining' vaccine mandate for state workers in Oregon

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon Gov. Kate Brown is "examining" whether to require that state workers get vaccinated, as the highly transmissible delta variant continues to spread across the state and COVID-19 cases spike. Elsewhere, in California and New York, officials announced state employees will be required to be vaccinated or undergo weekly tests for COVID-19. → Read More

Delta variant has become dominant in Oregon

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — As daily COVID-19 cases doubled in the past week, Oregon health officials reported Thursday that the highly transmissible delta variant has now become the dominant coronavirus va... → Read More

60 large, active western wildfires threaten parched Native American tribal lands

BLY, Ore. (AP) — Fierce wildfires in the northwest are threatening Native American tribal lands that already are struggling to conserve water and preserve traditional hunting grounds in the face of a Western drought. Blazes in Oregon and Washington were among some 60 large, active wildfires that have destroyed homes and burned through close to a million acres (1,562 square miles, 4,047 square… → Read More