The refugees arrived at Portland International Airport
holding their few possessions in plastic bags. Their home
countries—South Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos—were falling to Communist
A Washington Post investigation this weekend revealed that law enforcement in Oregon since 2001 got to keep $1.9 million in cash seized by police under a federal program that allows for forfeiture without a criminal charge or warrant. ...
University of Oregon officials waited until the end of spring term to expel men's basketball players Damyean Dotson, Dominic Artis and Brandon Austinafter they were accused of rape, allowing the team's academic rating high enough to guarantee UO coache...
A citizen initiative review narrowly passed a "no" recommendation on a November ballot measure that calls for the labeling of genetically modified foods.
The Oregon Citizen Initiative Reviewvoted 11-9 to oppose Measure 92, which would require food manufacturers and retailers to...
Four years ago, Mike Dubin came home with a box of razors. “This is going to be the big one,” he told his girlfriend.
“She looked at me like I was crazy,” Dubin said at TechFestNW on Saturday. “But I hated spending all this money and time going to...
U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) on Friday called for a reform of U.S. privacy protections during a presentation at TechFestNW. "Laws should never be written for the convenience of the government," Wyden said. "Securing innovation and privacy in the 21st century will require major reform."Wyden, who has served on the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee for 13 years, said that pr...
The cost of dealing with undocumented children at the U.S.-Mexico border threatens money for refugee programs here.
Nefisa Alinur was 8½ months pregnant when she came to
Portland from an Ethiopian refugee camp in 2011. Then 19, she left
behind her entire family—her husband, parents and eight brothers and