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Tsunami Advisory Issued for West Coast, Hawaii, Alaska After Volcano Erupts in Tonga

The National and Pacific Tsunami Warning Centers have issued tsunami advisories for the entire West Coast, Hawaii, and parts of Alaska as a volcano erupted near Tonga late Friday. The advisory was announced by the National Tsunami Warning Center (NTWC) at 7:55 a.m. EST on both Facebook and Twitter and is in place for all…

Oregon Rules Nick Kristof Ineligible For Gubernatorial Run

January 06, 2022 5:38 PM ET Former New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof is not eligible to run for governor of Oregon, the state announced Thursday.Kristof, who wrote for the Times from 1984 until 2021, announced in October that he would run as a Democrat in the state’s gubernatorial primary. Although he grew up in…

‘God-Given Right To Express My Frustration’: Biden’s Christmas ‘Let’s Go, Brandon’ Caller Comments On...

December 26, 2021 3:06 PM ET An Oregon man, who told President Joe Biden “let’s go, Brandon” during a call at a Christmas Eve event, commented Saturday on the remark, saying that he meant it as a “joke.”Jared Schmeck, who is a 35-year-old father of four and works for an electric company, described himself as…

VIDEO: Body Donated to Science Dissected for Paying Audience in Portland

The body of an elderly man was dissected before a paying audience at a downtown Portland, Oregon, hotel last month. It happened after his wife believed she donated his body to science, OregonLive.com reported Thursday. “Seventy people gathered inside a meeting room at the Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront — some paying up to $500 a…

Oregon Governor Reinstates Outdoor Mask Mandate Amid Surging Cases

August 24, 2021 5:53 PM ET Democratic Oregon Gov. Kate Brown announced Tuesday the reintroduction of statewide outdoor mask mandate applicable to every Oregonian older than five. The new rule will go into effect Friday, and will require state residents to wear face masks in public outdoor settings where it is impossible to adhere to…

Oregon School Board Votes to Ban Pride, Black Lives Matter Flags

Newberg, Oregon’s school board voted Tuesday to prohibit all broadly “political” signs, flags, and clothing, including those depicting LGBTQ pride and Black Lives Matter messaging, from district buildings. The school board voted 4-3 in favor of a ban following a virtual evening meeting during which parents and officials debated the measure. “Black students and other kids of color are…

Oregon Scraps High School Graduation Standards, Claims Policy Is ‘Equitable’ for ‘Students Of Color’

The Associated Press Oregon Governor Kate Brown (D) quietly signed a law last month that suspends proficiency requirements for high school graduates for the next five years. Now, Oregon students can graduate without proving they can write or do math — a move the governor’s administration claims is “equitable” for “students of color.” For the next…

Tuesday Evening Dispatch: Andrew Cuomo Is Out. Meet His Replacement

Varun Hukeri General Assignment & Analysis Reporter August 10, 2021 5:56 PM ET

REPORT: Alleged Antifa Members Clash With Christian Prayer Service

A Christian prayer service being held in Portland, Oregon, was reportedly attacked by alleged members of Antifa on Saturday, however the exact motive for the clash remains unclear. The service led by Canadian pastor Artur Pawlowski, who gained notoriety after denouncing police who entered his Calgary church, was being held in downtown Portland when a…

VIDEO: Oregon Wildfire Creates ‘Fire Clouds’ Above the Blaze

Smoke and heat generated by a huge wildfire in southeastern Oregon are creating massive “fire clouds” over the blaze. The “fire clouds” are “dangerous columns of smoke and ash that can reach up to 6 miles (10 kilometers) in the sky and are visible from more than 100 miles (160 kilometers) away,” the Associated Press…
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