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An investigation has found a sheriff in Washington state violated policies against bias-free policing and other standards during a controversial encounter with a Black newspaper carrier.

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Governor Kate Brown 

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown received a COVID-19 vaccine booster shot and encouraged other eligible Oregonians to discuss booster shots with doctors.

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(AP Photo/Craig Ruttle) 

Beginning Monday proof of vaccination or a negative test for COVID-19 will be required to enter restaurants, bars, gyms, theaters or entertainment venues in Washington state's most populous county.

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A glass recycling plant in northeast Portland has consented to either shut down or install pollution control technology, according to an agreement announced between the plant’s operators and the state of Oregon

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Photo Credit: Michigan Chronicle and Amsterdam News 

Dr. D'Wayne Edwards, a Portland-based designer, announced his plans to reopen the Lewis College of Business, the defunct HBCU in Detroit. 

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(Photo/William Fortunato) 

Malarkey Roofing Products was penalized after the company disclosed it may have been emitting a large amount of formaldehyde, a suspected carcinogen, since 2009.

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Auburn, Wash. police Officer Jeff Nelson has been charged in the killing of Jesse Sarey in 2019. (Auburn Police Dept. via Port of Seattle Police Dept. via AP) 

Brady Lists flag officers whose credibility is in question due to misconduct – a designation that must be shared with defense attorneys. Defense attorneys, public defenders, civil rights groups and some prosecutors are calling for an increased use of the lists.

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(Photo courtesty Portland Parks & Recreation) 

Feasibility Study for community-led vision moving forward thanks to Parks Local Option Levy

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Agency stresses importance of applying for the program and works with partners to prevent evictions from moving forward 

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(Photo/ Quino Al) 

With a rise in hate crimes and bias incidents in Oregon and nationwide the two-person office just couldn’t handle the volume.

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