Adam Schiff claims President Trump is fanning flames of violence in cities

Politics 08/30/20, 13:24

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) on Sunday, Aug. 30, accused President Donald Trump of “fanning the flames” of violence at protest in cities like Portland and Kenosha. “The president is willfully fanning the flames of this fire,” Schiff said on CNN’s "State of the Union." “They believe this is ...

Colorful Columbia Sportswear Co. chairwoman Gert Boyle dies

U.S. 11/03/19, 18:43

Gert Boyle, the colorful chairwoman of Oregon-based Columbia Sportswear Co. who starred in ads proclaiming her as "One Tough Mother," died Sunday. She was 95. Company spokeswoman Mary Ellen Glynn did not disclose the cause of death. Boyle, who was chairwoman of the company board of directors, died at a Portland, ...

Far-left Antifa protesters attack known conservative journalist

U.S. 07/01/19, 04:00

A Portland-area event with right-wing demonstrations and far-left groups counterprotesting escalated to civil disturbances over the weekend, when various people and officers were attacked by alleged far-left Antifa protesters, leaving a journalist with brain hemorrhaging, and needing hospitalization. He shared his ordeal online, soon after. Right-wing demonstrators Proud Boys and the ...

Fishermen face another quota cut, could hit lobster prices

U.S. 05/25/19, 10:15

Fishermen already dealing with a dramatic reduction in the amount of a key bait fish they are allowed to harvest will likely face an additional cut next year that could drive up the price of lobster for consumers.Regulators on the East Coast are contending with a drop in the population ...

Oregon man arrested after disappearance of mother, young son

U.S. 05/24/19, 20:51

Police in Oregon arrested a man Friday on suspicion of murder and kidnapping following the disappearance of a woman and their 3-year-old son. A search was continuing for the mother and son, but police had little hope they were alive. Karissa Fretwell, 25, of Salem and her son William haven't been heard ...

Blazers coach Stotts signs extension through 2021-22 season

Basketball 05/24/19, 16:45

The Portland Trail Blazers have formally announced that coach Terry Stotts signed a contract extension through the 2021-22 season.The extension was first revealed the day after the Trail Blazers were eliminated from the postseason by the Golden State Warriors, but terms were not released.Stotts, Portland's coach since 2012, led the ...

Trail Blazers’ cohesiveness helped them to conference finals

Basketball 05/21/19, 18:58

The Portland Trail Blazers faced a number of challenges on the journey to their first Western Conference finals in 19 years.But there was one they couldn't overcome: The Golden State Warriors.Portland's run in the playoffs, which captured fans' imaginations after Damian Lillard's buzzer-beating 3-pointer to clinch the opening-round series over ...

‘Instincts just took over’: Coach describes stopping gunman

U.S. 05/21/19, 05:07

Former University of Oregon football star Keanon Lowe said he had just entered a classroom at the Portland high school where he works as a coach and security guard when a student armed with a black shotgun appeared in the doorway. Lowe had just seconds Friday to react. He lunged at ...

Warriors beat Blazers 119-117 in OT for NBA Finals berth

Sports 05/20/19, 23:04

Draymond Green had 18 points, 14 rebounds and 11 assists, and made a key 3-pointer in overtime as the Golden State Warriors advanced to the NBA Finals for the fifth straight year with a 119-117 victory on Monday night to sweep the Portland Trail Blazers.Stephen Curry added 37 points, 12 ...

Update: Teen accused in gun case pleads not guilty

Football 05/20/19, 17:08

The Latest on an armed student who was tackled at a Portland, Oregon, school (all times local):3 p.m.A high school senior who authorities say brought a shotgun to a Portland, Oregon, school but was tackled by a security guard before anyone was hurt has pleaded not guilty to gun-related charges.This ...

Ex-Oregon football star recounts disarming student with gun

U.S. 05/20/19, 14:41

Former University of Oregon football star Keanon Lowe said he had just entered a classroom at the Portland high school where he works as a coach and security guard when a student armed with a black shotgun appeared in the doorway. Lowe had just seconds Friday to react. He lunged at ...

Amid #MeToo, states debate teaching consent to kids

U.S. 05/19/19, 23:05

Inside a Catholic school in Portland, Oregon, high school sophomores break into groups to discuss some once-taboo topics: abusive relationships and consent.At one desk, a girl with banana-colored fingernails begins jotting down some of the hallmarks of abuse: Physically hurting you, verbally abusive, can be one-sided. She pauses to seek ...

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