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NORTHWEST NEWS

Timeline of Oregon County's Ballot Tally Remains Uncertain

Three weeks after Oregon’s third-largest county learned that a majority of their ballots were unreadable by vote-counting machines, state officials have yet to receive a plan detailing how they will meet their deadline

Salinas, Erickson, Win Primaries in New Oregon 6th District

Salinas, who has maintained her lead as more ballots have been counted from Tuesday's primary, would be Oregon’s first Hispanic congresswoman

As Registration Opens Portland Parks Needs Staff for Summer Programs

Indoor and outdoor pools will open with jobs and free training available for swimmers

State Representative Janelle Bynum Calls for Legislative Inquiry into Clackamas County Election Debacle

Bynum says Elections Clerk Sherry Hall must answer questions and deliver a clear plan along with assurances the count will be fair

NEWS BRIEFS

Black Domain Exhibit Opens June 2

Through portraits of Black Portlanders in their homes, at work, in creativity, and at worship, the exhibit captures places of...

Oregon Warns Recipients of Food Boxes About Recall of Jif Peanut Butter

Oregon Health Authority (OHA) is warning the people of Oregon to be on the lookout for Jif brand peanut butter that may be...

Donor Giving Group at Oregon Community Foundation Surpasses $500K in Investment in Climate Action Work

'Climate Change & Healthy Habitats’ will support 16 Climate Action/Environmental Justice Groups with 6,500 in new...

Building Cultural Bridges

PassinArt: A Theatre Company, celebrated its 40th anniversary with a gala Saturday night, May 14, at Colwood Golf Center. ...

Oregon ballot fiasco spotlights clerk's troubled 20-year run

OREGON CITY, Ore. (AP) — Voters in an Oregon county where a ballot-printing error has delayed primary results for nearly two weeks have elected the same county clerk five times in the past 20 years despite missteps that impacted two previous elections and cost taxpayers at least 0,000. ...

Deputy shoots, kills man saying he "engaged" deputy

MYRTLE CREEK, Ore. (AP) — A Douglas County Sheriff's Office deputy shot and killed a man south of Roseburg on Wednesday, Oregon State Police said. Deputies went to a residence in Myrtle Creek at about 8 a.m. Wednesday to investigate a domestic violence complaint, The World...

OPINION

OP-ED: America the Beautiful — Community Project Funding

Achieving the vision of “America the Beautiful” means ensuring that from “sea to shining sea,” we do the things that are necessary to make America’s greatness accessible and affordable to all our communities ...

The Rotting of America

America is a nation in decline that is drowning in violence, hate, poverty, selfishness, and indifference. ...

Racist ‘Replacement’ Rhetoric is Deadly and Republicans Must Stop Using It

This is playing with fire. And if it continues, we will all get burned, again and again. ...

Costly Auto Repairs Driving Consumers Into a Financial Ditch

Research documents new, growing form of predatory lending ...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

Baby formula shortage highlights racial disparities

COLUMBIA, Md. (AP) — Capri Isidoro broke down in tears sitting on a chair at the office of a lactation consultant. The mother of two had been struggling to breastfeed her 1-month-old daughter ever since she was born, when the hospital gave the baby formula first without consulting...

Senate GOP blocks domestic terrorism bill, gun policy debate

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats’ first attempt at responding to the back-to-back mass shootings in Buffalo and Uvalde, Texas, failed in the Senate as Republicans blocked a domestic terrorism bill that would have opened debate on difficult questions surrounding hate crimes and gun safety. ...

Buffalo is latest mass shooting by gunman wearing body armor

When a shooter attacked a supermarket in Buffalo, New York, on May 14, its security guard tried to stop him. At least one of his shots hit the gunman, but it didn’t stop the deadly rampage because the gunman was wearing body armor. Ten Black people died in the racist massacre,...

ENTERTAINMENT

Amber Heard ends testimony asking Depp to 'leave me alone'

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — Amber Heard told jurors Thursday that a harassment campaign waged against her by ex-husband Johnny Depp has left her humiliated and scared for her life from multiple death threats, and said she just wants “Johnny to leave me alone.” Heard was the final...

Meghan pays respect to Texas school shooting victims

UVALDE, Texas (AP) — Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, made a visit to a memorial site for the victims involved in the deadly elementary school shooting in Texas. Meghan placed white flowers tied with a purple ribbon at a memorial outside the Uvalde County Courthouse on Thursday. She...

Aguilera, Hanks, De Niro and more light up Cannes amfAR gala

ANTIBES, France (AP) — Robert De Niro was the honored guest at the 28th annual amfAR Gala Cannes, where one lucky guest won an auction to have lunch with the actor and a piece of his family history. One of the most anticipated events of the Cannes Film Festival, over 800 guests...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

Oregon ballot fiasco spotlights clerk's troubled 20-year run

OREGON CITY, Ore. (AP) — Voters in an Oregon county where a ballot-printing error has delayed primary results...

Prepare for sticker shock if you are traveling this summer

DALLAS (AP) — Airlines and tourist destinations are expecting monster crowds this summer as travel restrictions...

Grieving husband dies after wife is slain in Texas rampage

Irma Garcia's family was already reeling from her death in the Texas school shooting that targeted her fourth...

Japan's landmark capsules coming down to sit in museums

TOKYO (AP) — Nakagin Capsule Tower, a building tucked away in a corner of downtown Tokyo that is made up of...

UK touts help for energy bills; seeks to forget 'partygate'

LONDON (AP) — Britain's Conservative government unveiled a 15 billion pound ( billion) emergency aid package...

Video of Brazil cops gassing man draws fury after his death

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The asphhyxiation death of a Black man shown in a video being held by two officers of...

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