Cover Oregon executive director Aaron Patnode told the agency that layoffs will occur in March and April. Most employees being let go work in customer service.
Those counts came under a law that makes it a crime to conduct undercover investigations of slaughterhouses and factory farms. It has being challenged in court by activists who say it was designed to prevent exposure of unsafe practices.
Although it doesn’t take effect until early February, a New York law captures this year’s “Who knew?” prize by banning tiger selfies, which have been used by young men as profile photos on social media sites.
A yellow Labrador that got spooked on a Christmas Day hike in the Columbia Gorge, snapping her leash and plunging 150 feet down a cliff, was rescued in the dark by a climber who rappelled to a narrow ledge where the dog was trapped.
His fellow skiers and six others who happened to be in the area quickly began searching for him after the avalanche occurred. The man had a rescue beacon on him that sent signals that allowed the others to pinpoint where he was buried.
The officer called for backup Monday afternoon as the man tried unsuccessfully to get into her locked patrol car. Other officers arrived and arrested him.
Police say Kipp’s neighbors reported the nude sunbathing March 5. His yard has a chain-link fence without privacy slats. Police say children could see him, but Kipp told an officer he could do what he wanted on his property.
When it launched in Portland last week, City Commissioner Steve Novick threatened to “throw the book” at the company for violating the rides-for-hire regulations.
The Border Patrol is recruiting women to be hired as agents to serve in U.S. states bordering Mexico.
The lawsuit comes two years to the day from the incident. Under Oregon law, a personal-injury lawsuit must be filed within two years from the date of an injury.
Kristin and Jeff Millard and their four children returned from a viewing for her sister-in-law, Lindsay Richards, to discover their home had been burglarized Monday night.
A Missouri grand jury heard evidence for months before deciding not to indict Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson in the Aug. 9 fatal shooting of Michael Brown. Some answers to common questions about the grand jury:
A look at the Pontifical residence of Castelgandolfo, the summer residence of Popes and will host Pope Benedict XVI during the next conclave.
See how the world celebrated the arrival of 2013.
The latest mass shooting to strike an American community may be a particularly horrific one. At a Connecticut elementary school, an official says 27 people are dead, including 20 children.
Crews and equipment from Travis Air Force Base are heading east to help with relief efforts in areas devastated by Hurricane Sandy.
Forecasters say Hurricane Sandy is speeding up and should make landfall early Monday evening in southern New Jersey.
Athletes, heads of state and dignitaries from around the world gathered in the Olympic Stadium for the closing ceremony of the 30th Olympiad.
See how the U.S. Forest Service’s famous and furry public relations figure has change created in 1944.