Local & Regional

Local Grand Ronde Tribe, Willamina School Board at odds over tribal flag display Grand Ronde Tribe, Willamina School Board at odds over tribal flag display (Video)
The Willamina School District and the Grand Ronde tribe are at odds over a request to hang the tribal flag in the high school gym. Tribal leaders pressed the school board for a quick decision a few weeks ago. The school board said 'not so fast'. Now, the tribe has to wait another month for an answer.
Local No-kill animal shelter in danger of closing No-kill animal shelter in danger of closing (Video)
It’s not just an animal shelter. It’s a safe haven for creatures big and small that might not otherwise have a home. NW Love All Animal Rescue is a no-kill shelter.
Local Bill to limit grounds for expulsions clears Oregon House Bill to limit grounds for expulsions clears Oregon House
A measure trimming back the reasons school children can be kicked out of school in order to address what supporters call the "school-to-prison pipeline" cleared the Legislature on Thursday with bipartisan support.
Local Government seeks 2 years in parking meter bribery case Government seeks 2 years in parking meter bribery case
Federal prosecutors have recommended a sentence of more than two years for a former Portland city official who pleaded guilty to taking bribes in exchange for steering a parking meter contract to a Florida company.