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Landmark minimum wage increase gets Oregon lawmakers’ OK

Oregon lawmakers have approved landmark legislation that propels the state’s minimum wage for all workers to the highest rank in the U.S., and does so through an unparalleled tiered system …

Four arrested in Walla Walla kidnapping

Police in Walla Walla have arrested four men in connection with a kidnapping reported early Tuesday.

Train hero Alek Skarlatos wins Oregon medal

Gov. Kate Brown has presented the Oregon Distinguished Service Medal to Alek Skarlatos, the Oregon National Guard specialist who helped subdue a heavily armed gunman on a Paris-bound train last …

Marijuana-infused cookie sickens Oregon boy, 8

An 8-year-old Oregon boy was hospitalized after eating a marijuana-infused cookie that he found on the ground.

No booby traps found at Oregon refuge, FBI says

The FBI says it hasn’t found any rigged explosives or booby traps at the national wildlife refuge in Oregon that had been seized by an armed group.

Oregon considers relaxing hemp cultivation rules

Oregon lawmakers are considering relaxing rules about hemp cultivation.

With FBI ring tightening, last Oregon occupiers give up

The father of the jailed leader of a group that occupied an Oregon federal wildlife refuge was charged Thursday with conspiracy, assault on a federal officer, obstruction, weapon and other …

UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 11, 2016, 11:01 a.m.

Last 4 occupiers of Oregon wildlife refuge surrender to FBI

The last four armed occupiers of a national wildlife refuge in eastern Oregon said they would turn themselves in Thursday morning after law officers surrounded them in a tense standoff.

Key events in the occupation of the Oregon wildlife refuge

Here is timeline of events in the armed occupation of a national wildlife refuge in Oregon:

UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 10, 2016, 10:05 p.m.

The Latest: Occupier says they will turn themselves in

The Latest on the standoff at a national wildlife refuge in Oregon

UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 10, 2016, 9:34 p.m.

FBI surrounds last occupiers at Oregon refuge

The FBI says it has moved to contain the last few occupiers of an Oregon wildlife refuge.

Oregon confirms case of travel-associated Zika virus

Public health officials say Oregon has a confirmed case of the Zika virus.

‘In God We Trust’ motto approved by Klamath County officials

Klamath County commissioners have voted to place an “In God We Trust” sign in their meeting room after receiving input from the public.

Remaining Oregon occupiers release defiant videos mocking FBI

The last four occupiers of an Oregon wildlife refuge have posted a series of defiant videos in which one of them calls FBI agents losers, shows defensive barricades they have …

Women’s basketball: Ducks crush Cougars

Jillian Alleyne had 25 points on 10-of-13 shooting and 14 rebounds to tie the school record with her 88th career double-double and Oregon used a dominating start to defeat Washington …

Oregon occupier’s supporters mourn his death

Sympathizers of the Oregon armed standoff rolled into this desert town Friday in pickup trucks flying American flags, ready to mourn an Arizona rancher and occupation spokesman who was killed …

Oregon protester’s funeral to draw large crowd

The funeral for the man killed by law enforcement during the armed takeover of an Oregon wildlife refuge is expected to draw supporters from around the West to a small …

Protesters in Oregon occupation threatened violence, federal indictment says

A federal grand jury indictment unsealed Thursday charges Ammon Bundy and 15 other people involved in the standoff at an Oregon wildlife refuge with a single count of “conspiracy to …

Grand jury indicts Oregon wildlife refuge occupiers

PORTLAND – A federal grand jury has indicted Ammon Bundy and some of the men and women who joined him at the armed occupation of an Oregon wildlife refuge, authorities …

UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 2, 2016, 4:50 p.m.

Standoff leader Ammon Bundy strikes defiant tone from behind bars

PORTLAND – The leader of an armed group that took over an Oregon wildlife refuge will be staying in jail after a judge called off his court hearing.

Deal boosts effort to remove 4 Klamath River dams

An agreement by California, Oregon and the federal government on Tuesday boosted efforts to remove four dams in the Pacific Northwest despite opposition in Congress.

Standoff leader Ammon Bundy’s lawyers seek his release from jail

Lawyers for the leader of the armed occupation at a national wildlife preserve in Oregon have appealed a judge’s decision to keep him in jail, while four holdouts remain holed …

Q&A: What’s going on with the Oregon armed standoff

Leaders of the armed group that took over a national wildlife refuge in Oregon to oppose federal land policy have been arrested and are behind bars until another court hearing …

Mathews, Cal stun No. 12 Arizona

Gabe York dribbled off his foot, then drove to the basket and missed a contested shot in the waning seconds, and California held on behind Jordan Mathews to beat No. …

Armed group occupying refuge clash with environmentalists

The armed activists occupying a national wildlife refuge in southeastern Oregon clashed with environmentalists Saturday as a standoff stretched into a 15th day.

Beaverton police shoot man they say was armed

Beaverton Police say officers shot a man after he reportedly ignored orders to drop his weapon and advanced toward them.

Spokane County sheriff questions Matt Shea’s trip to Oregon armed protest

Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich says he “can’t fathom” why Rep. Matt Shea would attend an armed protest at a wildlife refuge in Oregon over the weekend.

Shawn Vestal: Shea plays his part – backing the doofuses – in Oregon standoff

Of course he did. Our very own Bundy, Matt Shea, met last week with the armed doofuses at the Oregon bird preserve. So did North Idaho’s Heather Scott and Sage …

TCU overcomes 31-0 halftime deficit to beat Oregon in 3OT

Thrust into the starting role in place of the suspended star quarterback, TCU’s Bram Kohlhausen made the absolute most of his final chance with the Horned Frogs – in historic …

Report: Montana State QB says he will transfer to Oregon

Dakota Prukop of Montana State told Fox Sports on Tuesday he has decided to transfer to Oregon after visiting with the Ducks and Alabama. He said he also considered Michigan …