Washington County News
Washington County judge blasts Oregon Health Authority again, accuses it of interfering with oversight of impaired driving cases
“(T)his the second opinion this court has written ruling that OHA is violating the law and that Ms. Elkins lied under oath,” wrote Washington County Circuit Judge Brandon Thompson.
Nike pressured employee to stay silent over alleged misconduct, fired him after testifying, withdrawn complaint claims
Jamal James claimed Nike retaliated, and ultimately fired him, after he testified in response to government subpoenas about alleged criminal activity.
New Jersey ER doctor guilty of preying on 15-year-old Tualatin girl, judge finds
The girl’s mother discovered the messages and called Daniel Rock, who begged her not to contact police because it would “ruin his life."
Crashes: Pedestrian injured on I-5, another dead in Salem; Cyclist fatally struck in Sherwood ID’d
Authorities identified the slain pedestrian as Justin Rodriguez and the cyclist as Dana Deardorff.
Killer convicted in notorious Seattle double homicide arrested in Beaverton after fleeing Washington corrections center
Joseph Ta’afulisia was 13 when he and his older brothers killed two and wounded three others at the notorious “Jungle” homeless camp in 2016.
Through pandemic and beyond, demand for food aid in Oregon grows
The Oregon Food Bank distributed more than 104 million pounds of food in the fiscal year from July 2022 through June 30, an 11% increase from the prior year.
Nike to renovate, reopen downtown Portland store; move to Pioneer Place will be temporary
The shoe company plans to renovate its current downtown store in spring 2024.
Nike could be coming to downtown Portland’s Pioneer Place mall
City permit records show that the apparel and footwear giant is seeking a two-story space.
New frontage road now open to drivers on OR 217 southbound between Allen, Denney
The frontage road will help reduce the need to merge onto busy OR 217 southbound
Nike, Alberto Salazar settle lawsuit with distance runner Mary Cain
Terms of the settlement were not disclosed. The lawsuit, which alleged emotional and physical abuse, was scheduled for a critical hearing Monday.
Shamed for lack of Spanish skills? Some Latinos stress over holiday gatherings
The reasons parents might not teach their children Spanish are many and complex. Generations of Latino families in the United States grew up in eras that penalized non-English speakers in schools and society.
Dorothy Fahlman, piano teacher who coached gifted children, dies at 90
Dorothy Fahlman taught over 1,200 students in the Portland area.