Racist slurs and lack of oversight at center of Clark County, Washington, discrimination lawsuit
Three Latino employees allege Clark County turned a blind eye to racism within its public works crews. A trial is scheduled to start May 22.
As PacifiCorp trial wears on, attorneys blame executives for Oregon wildfire inaction
Expert witnesses say the electric utility suffered from a lack of leadership during the 2020 fires.
Portland leaders celebrated Milepost 5. Now it’s a lesson in how not to do affordable housing
An apartment complex for low-income artists is facing a lawsuit from tenants accusing management of serious neglect.
Oregon reaches nearly $700M settlement with Monsanto over PCB contamination
Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum said compounds in Monsanto's products continued to pollute Oregon's land and waterways many decades after the company knew its compounds were highly toxic.
Oregon gun rights group sues state leaders over Measure 114
The measure, which narrowly passed this month, bans magazines that can hold more than 10 rounds and requires Oregonians to get a permit to buy a gun.
2 Californians bought Barilla pasta thinking it was made in Italy. Now they’re suing
Two customers who bought $6 worth of Barilla pasta say they were duped. They thought they were buying products made in Italy. What they got was made in Iowa and New York.
Oregon labor bureau prepares to fine Pacific University more than $840,000
The state agency alleges the private university did not hand over personnel files to employees who requested them.
Civil rights attorneys make 2nd attempt to sue Oregon over public defense failures
Oregon is once again being sued over the state’s troubled public defense system that’s left hundreds of people facing criminal charges without the court-appointed attorneys that they’re entitled to under the U.S. Constitution.
Former Oregon public defense leader files lawsuit over firing
Stephen Singer, who until August was the executive director of the Office of Public Defense Services, says his firing violated state laws designed to protect whistleblowers and charged the head of the Oregon Supreme Court with violating her authority under state law.
Newberg schools’ ban on certain symbols violates Oregon Constitution, Yamhill Circuit Court rules
A Yamhill County Circuit Court judge has ruled that a policy banning certain symbols from being displayed in Newberg schools is unconstitutional, after a case was filed last year by a Newberg teacher against the school district and four members of the school board.