Project seeks stories from the neighborhood’s history for online repository, markers – and will pay some storytellersREAD MORE
The ACLU and Oregon Justice Resource Center are fighting on behalf of a defendant who was convicted by a 10-2 jury vote. Oregon is one of only two states allowing non-unanimous convictions of felony defendants.
Court case challenges 1934 state law that only requires 10-2 vote to convictREAD MORE
Families without bank accounts are more likely to use nontraditional financial services, including check cashing services that charge fees – but banks and credit unions are offering more tools to reach financially underserved customers. Photo by Doran (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) via Flickr.
Credit unions seek to tailor their offerings for people who don’t have access to traditional banking servicesREAD MORE
Raahi Reddy testified at last week’s meeting of Portland Public School’s board of education. The board passed a resolution last week saying it would not assist immigration officials in finding information about students or families who may be undocumented. Photo courtesy of Portland Public Schools.
Portland Public Schools voted to make it harder for immigration officials to seek out undocumented students and familiesREAD MORE
Stephen Bannon, campaign CEO for President-elect Donald Trump, leaves Trump Tower in New York, Friday, Nov. 11, 2016. Trump on Sunday named Republican Party chief Reince Priebus as White House chief of staff and conservative media owner Bannon as his top presidential strategist, two men who represent opposite ends of the unsettled GOP. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
Sen Jeff Merkley is leading Senate opposition to Stephen BannonREAD MORE
University of Oregon President Michael Schill speaks at a Black Lives Matter rally at the university in Eugene, Ore., Friday, Nov. 11, 2016. (Chris Pietsch/The Register-Guard via AP)
Parents pulled out their student after social media abuseREAD MORE
Two 18-year-old men arrested in shootingREAD MORE