John Rothery said his goodbyes, handed in his badge and walked away from Boeing. He had worked on almost every commercial jet model over four decades, from a 707 bristling with military radar in the late 1970s to today’s sleek 787 Dreamliner.
Lora Harrington has wanted to be a cheerleader for as long as she can remember. But when Harrington, 14, started her freshman year at West Salem High School and wanted to try out for the cheer team, her mother prepared for the worst.
Scientists from the U.S. and Denmark are seeking to map out the plumbing system hidden inside the earth’s crust that’s responsible for the famous Old Faithful geyser and other hydrothermal features at Yellowstone National Park.
While the six-week armed takeover of a federal wildlife facility this year may have been conducted by a fringe group, the underlying push for states and counties to control land now possessed by the federal government already exists among local elected officials in Oregon and elsewhere.
EUGENE – A University of Oregon law professor who donned blackface as part of a doctor costume at her Halloween party has apologized, saying she only wanted to stimulate dialogue about race relations in America. Nancy Shurtz said in an apology released Friday that she wore a white coat, stethoscope and black face paint to portray Dr. Damon Tweedy, who wrote the best-selling memoir “Black Man in a White Coat: A Doctor’s Reflections on Race and Medicine,” the Register-Guard reported on Saturday.
TACOMA – A federal judge said he has “ethical and legal” concerns over the Department of Justice’s decision to take control of a child-pornography bulletin board and allow the distribution of as many as 1 million illegal images while agents hacked the computers of the site’s visitors. U.S. District Judge Robert Bryan also confronted Department of Justice prosecutors over their continued insistence that the government’s actions in taking over and secretly operating the “dark web” bulletin board for two weeks in 2015 were somehow innocent.
State and federal biologists are setting out traps nightly in hopes of catching and collaring gray wolf OR-7 or his mate so they can regain the tracking capabilities that allowed the world to watch his long journey for a mate.