Teenager Ordered To Pay Nearly $37 Million For Oregon Wildfire

US | Nick Givas
Eagle Creek Wildfire in Columbia River Gorge, Oregon -- ShutterStock - Christian Roberts-Olsen | Teen Ordered To Pay $37 Million For Fire

‘Difficult to imagine anything more pointless’

Does Oregon's Kate Brown Have Something To Hide?

Politics | Tim Pearce
Oregon Governor Kate Brown speaks at the state capital building in Salem, Oregon , February 20, 2015. Brown, a liberal Democrat from Portland, outlined her policy agenda on Friday in her first media event since she took the helm of the Pacific Northwest state to replace John Kitzhaber, whose decades-long political career dissolved in the wake of an influence-peddling scandal involving his fiancee. REUTERS/Steve Dipaola | OR Gov Redacts Thousands Of Meetings


Local Solar Panel Project To Cost $1.5 Million And Take Over 100 Years To Pay For Itself

Energy | Jason Hopkins
FILE PHOTO: Solar panels are seen in front of a natural gas power plant at the Tahoe-Reno Industrial Center in McCarran

Taxpayers footing the bill will likely be dead by the time it saves money

Oregon School Accused Of Forcing Gay Students To Read The Bible For Punishment

World | Joshua Gill
Student_With_Bible (Shutterstock/ Anatolii Mazhora) | School Accused Of LGBT Discrimination

‘Discrimination on the basis of sex and sexual orientation’

Ontario Issues First Gender Neutral Birth Certificate

World | Grace Carr
Ontario issued its first gender neutral birth certificate Tuesday, meaning Canadian citizens living in the province of Ontario will now be able to remove gender from their certificate of birth or note whichever gender accords with their chosen identity.(Shutterstock/Tero Vesalainan)

‘A victory for the trans community’

Soros-Linked PAC Drops $150K In Oregon DA Race, Obscures Funding Source

Investigative Group | Peter Hasson
Left-wing billionaire George Soros [Photo: REUTERS/Thomas Peter/File Photo] | Soros-Linked PAC Floods Oregon DA Race

Mystery money might make the difference

Students Get Half Of White Authors Removed From Course, Now Want The Rest Gone

Education | Rob Shimshock
Female college student reading book under the tree in the park. (Shutterstock/Pormezz)

‘Learning about white culture is more urgent and foundational to a college education’

Portland Teacher Put On Leave For Endangering Students' Safety By Walking Out

Education | Rob Shimshock
Pictured is an empty classroom. (Shutterstock/maroke)

‘Students were subjected to the risk of potentially severe harm’

College Suggests 'A Few' Students Interrupted Sommers, Footage Shows Over A Dozen

Education | Rob Shimshock

‘I was heckled throughout my talk’

House Subcommittee Will Review More Than 20 Bills That Fight Opioid Crisis

Politics | Ethan Barton
A congressional subcommittee will hold a two-day hearing in March to review more than 20 bipartisan bills intended to fight the opioid epidemic. (Shutterstock/C_KAWI)

The bills will help protect the public from addiction

The Ninth Circuit Just Allowed Children To Sue Trump Over Global Warming

US | Michael Bastasch
Protesters carry signs during the Peoples Climate March at the White House in Washington, U.S., April 29, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts -

The public trust doctrine applies to climate change

Oregon Is The Only State To Pass Gun Control After Parkland Shooting

Politics | Anders Hagstrom

‘Our kids deserve nothing less’

White House Advisers Tout The Benefits Of Taxing For How Much People Drive

Energy | Michael Bastasch
Travelers are stuck in a traffic jam as people hit the road before the busy Thanksgiving Day weekend in Chicago, Illinois, U.S., November 21, 2017. REUTERS/Kamil Krzaczynski

‘Increase efficiency’

Dems Want Oregon To Be Like California, Push For 'Cap-And-Trade'

Energy | Michael Bastasch
Oregon Governor Kate Brown speaks at a news conference in Roseburg, Oregon October 2, 2015. Chris Harper-Mercer, the man killed by police on Thursday after he fatally shot nine people at the southern Oregon community college was a shy, awkward 26-year-old fascinated with shootings, according to neighbors, a person who knew him, news reports and his own social media postings. REUTERS/Steve Dipaola

‘We don’t want to penalize customers’