Thursday and Friday nights mark the first time in more than two weeks that the three blocks surrounding the federal courthouse saw no tear gas.
Portland protesters and federal police are now in a battle of dueling leaf blowers.
Federal officials responded to protesters Wednesday by installing a metal fence supported by concrete jersey barriers.
“Our philosophy is, eat till you’re full. So if you want five burgers, we’ll give you five burgers.”
Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty responds to shooting of demonstrator: “This never should have happened.”
He described Portland’s protesters as “a pretty wild group.”
The University of Oregon is also planning to re-name Deady Hall to remove the onetime advocate for slavery.