Oregon

Cannabis

It's a Really Good Time to Be a Weed Smuggler

Legalizing marijuana has hurt the black market within those states—but opened up more possibilities for cross-state smugglers.
Hayley Fox
11.12.18
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Please, Give This Woman Her Giant Nose Back Immediately

Someone picked the nose from her porch last weekend.
River Donaghey
10.16.18
crime

What Happens When Your Dad Raises Your Whole Family to Be Criminals

"Rooster Bogle would take his sons out once a week or so to visit a prison near Salem, Oregon where they lived and say, 'Look carefully, boys, because when you grow up, this is where you're going to live.'"
Seth Ferranti
10.9.18
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FBI Agent Shot by Killer Wheelchair at Indiana Jones-Style Booby-Trapped Home

Equipped with a deadly hot tub, spike strips, tripwires, animal snares, and a host of other DIY hazards.
Drew Schwartz
10.2.18
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This Guy Built Himself a Boyfriend from Boxed Wine and Now They're Engaged

Congratulations to the box and groom.
River Donaghey
8.24.18
Weed

A Crippled 76-Year-Old Is Rotting in Prison for a Decades-Old Weed Charge

On the lam nearly 25 years for a pot charge in New York, John Forbis was known to his tiny Oregon community as Steve Causey. Then a bum hip forced him to apply for Medicare under his real name.
Aaron Kase
8.24.18
healthcare

How One Industry Gives Healthcare to Its Hard-to-Reach Migrant Workers

Very quietly, Oregon wineries have dealt with the twin hot-button issues of immigration and healthcare.
Emily Gillespie
8.14.18
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Trump Pardoned the Ranchers Who Inspired an Anti-Government Movement

An arson conviction that led to the occupation of an Oregon wildlife refuge was just wiped away by the president's pen.
Harry Cheadle
7.10.18
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Black Oregon Lawmaker Said a Woman Called 911 on Her for Campaigning

Janelle Bynum was apparently acting "suspicious."
River Donaghey
7.5.18
protest

Inside the Portland Occupy ICE Camp and Its Battle with the Feds

On Thursday, the Department of Homeland Security moved to open the ICE facility for the first time in over a week. But the occupiers remain in place.
Donovan Farley
6.29.18
protest

The Protesters Who Shut Down an ICE Facility Are Just Getting Started

"Facebook posts aren’t enough," said an organizer. "If immigrant families can’t be comfortable, then we shouldn’t be either."
Donovan Farley
6.21.18
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Teen Ordered to Pay $36 Million After Starting Massive Wildfire with Fireworks

The judge acknowledged that the 15-year-old probably doesn't have that kind of cash, though.
River Donaghey
5.22.18