Oregon

The Latest

In Oregon, educators propose alternative to gender identity policy—and face calls to be fired

A public school teacher and an assistant principal are facing disciplinary action and possible firing, because of their alternative policy... Read more

Cooling center location in Spokane, Washington

Catholic Charities opens cooling centers amid Pacific Northwest heat wave  

Amid an unprecedented heat wave in the Pacific Northwest, local Catholic Charities agencies are opening cooling centers for the elderly,... Read more

A demonstrator tries to put out a fire that other demonstrators started outside a U.S. courthouse during a protest on July 31, 2020 in Portland, Oregon.

Protestors burn Bible during Portland protests 

Protestors in Portland, Oregon burned a Bible in the street during a protest outside a federal courthouse in the early... Read more

With a lifelong Catholic at the helm, Oregon eyes prison reform

The head of the Oregon prison system is looking to make significant changes to the way the state views punishment,... Read more

In Oregon, fewer refugees means changes for Catholic Charities

For some 70 years, Catholic Charities in Oregon has helped refugees settle into their new life – assisting with everything... Read more

Oregon Catholic school leader charged with embezzling $50K

A former advancement director at a Catholic school in Oregon has been charged with embezzling more than $50,000 from the... Read more

Pregnant.

New bill expands already-liberal abortion laws in Oregon

A new bill in Oregon would expand the state’s already-liberal laws, requiring insurance companies to pay for abortions and other... Read more

Drivers license.

Oregon offers 'third-gender' option on driver's licenses

Starting next month, Oregon will be the first state to offer a non-binary option on forms of DMV identification for... Read more