Mickelson and LIV Golf Attract Fans and Anger to Oregon

Participants in the Saudi-backed event “have turned their backs on the crime of murder,” one critic said. But spectators just wanted to see their favorite players.

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‘How to Murder Your Husband’ Writer Convicted of Murdering Husband

Nancy Brophy, a 71-year-old romance novelist, was accused in the shooting death of her husband. She said prosecutors had sketched a flawed plotline.

#brophy-daniel-d-2018, #brophy-nancy, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #oregon, #portland-ore, #writing-and-writers

She Wrote ‘How to Murder Your Husband.’ Did She Do It?

Prosecutors are building a follow-the-string murder case against a romance novelist. She says their real story is one about love.

#brophy-daniel-d-2018, #brophy-nancy, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #portland-ore, #writing-and-writers

Celtics Coach Ime Udoka’s Journey from FedEx to the Top Job

Boston Celtics Coach Ime Udoka struggled to catch on in the N.B.A. as a player. But once he did, he leveraged his experience to become a leader on the sideline.

#basketball, #boston-celtics, #coaches-and-managers, #portland-ore, #udoka-ime

Biden Tries to Sell Domestic Agenda During a West Coast Trip

President Biden acknowledged that the immediate demands of the presidency, including the pandemic and war in Ukraine, have taken him away from his domestic agenda.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #infrastructure-investment-and-jobs-act-2021, #portland-ore, #seattle-wash, #united-states-politics-and-government

Man Charged With Murder in Shooting at Protest in Portland

A 60-year-old woman was killed and five others, including the suspect, were shot during a confrontation near the man’s house, the authorities said.

#benjamin-jeffrey-smith, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #mass-shootings, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #oregon, #police-department-portland-ore, #portland-ore, #search-and-seizure, #wheeler-edward-tevis-ted

Portland Shooting: 1 Dead, 5 Wounded at Protest Against Police Killings

Five other people were wounded, the police said. Few details about the shooting were immediately released.

#demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #locke-amir-d-2022, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #portland-ore

Celebrating Black History Month? These 5 Cities Are Going All Out

Honoring all things African-American, with performances, river cruises, exhibitions and more, in Richmond, Va., Portland, Ore., Philadelphia, Cleveland and San Antonio.

#black-people, #cleveland-ohio, #culture-arts, #philadelphia-pa, #portland-ore, #richmond-va, #san-antonio-tex, #travel-and-vacations

Woman ‘Tricked’ to Believe She Was a D.E.A. Agent Trainee, Official Says

A man in Oregon duped the woman for about a year, taking her on ride-alongs and giving her a fake Drug Enforcement Administration badge, according to court records.

#drug-enforcement-administration, #golden-robert-edward, #impostors-criminal, #oregon, #portland-ore

Climate Change Enters the Therapy Room

Ten years ago, psychologists proposed that a wide range of people would suffer anxiety and grief over climate. Skepticism about that idea is gone.

#anxiety-and-stress, #global-warming, #grief-emotion, #portland-ore, #psychology-and-psychologists

Police Presentation in Portland Celebrated Violence Against Protesters

Training materials released by the Oregon city included a meme that mocked protesters as dirty hippies and suggested they would be left “stitched and bandaged.”

#demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #police-department-portland-ore, #portland-ore, #suits-and-litigation-civil, #wheeler-edward-tevis-ted

Winter Storms Threaten to Disrupt Travel in the Northwest

Parts of Oregon and Washington were also bracing for single-digit temperatures as the Southern United States recorded temperatures more than 25 degrees above normal.

#cold-and-cold-spells, #oklahoma, #pacific-northwestern-states-us, #portland-ore, #seattle-wash, #snow-and-snowstorms, #texas, #washington-state, #weather

The F.B.I. Deployed Surveillance Teams Inside Portland Protests

Federal agents infiltrated Portland’s unruly racial justice protests, dressing to blend in and capturing clandestine video. The tactics raised internal concern.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #federal-bureau-of-investigation, #first-amendment-us-constitution, #fringe-groups-and-movements, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #portland-ore

Ex-Proud Boys Member Gets 10 Years in Prison for Violence at Portland Protests

Prosecutors called Alan Swinney, 51, a “white nationalist vigilante cowboy” who shot a man in the eye with a paintball gun.

#alan-swinney, #chauvin-derek-1976, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #portland-ore, #proud-boys, #right-wing-extremism-and-alt-right, #tarrio-enrique

Schools Are Closing Classrooms on Fridays. Parents Are Furious.

Desperate to keep teachers, some districts have turned to remote teaching for one day a week — and sometimes more. Families have been left scrambling to find child care.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #detroit-mich, #e-learning, #education-k-12, #parenting, #portland-ore, #shortages, #shutdowns-institutional, #southfield-mich, #teachers-and-school-employees

Kenosha, the Rittenhouse Verdict, and the Riots of 2020

What I saw in Portland and Kenosha has convinced me: We must stop tearing ourselves apart so that we can build.

#danielson-aaron-j-d-2020, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #kenosha-wis, #news-and-news-media, #portland-ore, #reinoehl-michael-1972-2020, #rittenhouse-kyle

Powell’s Books Survived Amazon. Can It Reinvent Itself After the Pandemic?

As much as any city, Portland, Ore., has been through hell. Its landmark store, Powell’s Books, must finally build a viable online business while recapturing its downtown success.

#books-and-literature, #coronavirus-reopenings, #e-commerce, #family-business, #labor-and-jobs, #layoffs-and-job-reductions, #portland-ore, #powell-emily, #powells-books, #shopping-and-retail, #shutdowns-institutional

Does Adding Police Officers Reduce Crime? The Results Are Mixed

Other anti-crime measures might more effective, experts say, and avoid the downsides of policing.

#austin-tex, #chicago-ill, #crime-and-criminals, #new-york-city, #police, #police-department-chicago-ill, #portland-ore

A Body Donated to Science Was Dissected for a Paying Audience

The widow of David Saunders, 98, said she did not know the body of her husband, who died of Covid-19, would be taken apart at an Oregon hotel where audience members paid up to $500 to attend.

#anatomy-and-physiology, #baton-rouge-la, #cadavers, #organ-donation, #portland-ore

We Went to Vegas to Wring Joy From Heartbreak

Mitchell S. Jackson and his oldest friends reunited to mourn the ones they lost — and honor the time they have left.

#basketball, #black-people, #casinos, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #friendship, #greeting-gestures, #grief-emotion, #las-vegas-nev, #portland-ore, #travel-and-vacations

Nabisco Workers End Weekslong Strike After Reaching New Contract

The impasse began in August after members of the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers Union objected to changes in shift lengths and overtime rules.

#bakery-confectionery-tobacco-workers-and-grain-millers-international-union, #bonuses, #chicago-ill, #colorado, #georgia, #illinois, #labor-and-jobs, #mondelez-international-inc, #nabisco, #organized-labor, #pensions-and-retirement-plans, #portland-ore, #strikes

The Hunt Is on to Fix the Power Grid

Empowering consumers to control their electric consumption would free up power to meet demand elsewhere.

#air-conditioning, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #california, #electric-light-and-power, #global-warming, #greenhouse-gas-emissions, #home-appliances, #hurricanes-and-tropical-storms, #new-orleans-la, #north-carolina, #oregon, #pacific-northwestern-states-us, #portland-ore, #portland-general-electric-company, #power-failures-and-blackouts

Facing Its Worst Virus Surge, Oregon Adopts Some of Nation’s Toughest Restrictions

The National Guard has been deployed. Health care workers are pleading for help. Now the state is ordering masks for everyone who gathers closely in public, even outdoors.

#brown-kate-1960, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-delta-variant, #disease-rates, #masks, #oregon, #portland-ore, #wheeler-edward-tevis-ted

Even Amid a Crackdown, the Proud Boys Are Still Agitating

At least two dozen members of the Proud Boys face federal charges in the U.S. Capitol siege. But on Sunday, members of the group were mobilizing once again in Oregon.

#demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #nordean-ethan, #portland-ore, #proud-boys, #right-wing-extremism-and-alt-right, #storming-of-the-us-capitol-jan-2021, #tarrio-enrique

Climate Change Is Behind Heat Dome

And there are fewer and fewer places to escape from the hot weather.

#british-columbia-canada, #carbon-dioxide, #floods, #global-warming, #greenhouse-gas-emissions, #pacific-northwestern-states-us, #portland-ore, #temperature, #weather, #wildfires

Pacific Northwest Continues to Bake Beneath ‘Heat Dome’

A wave of ocean air provided some relief after Portland, Ore., reached 116 degrees on Monday. Temperatures will climb into the upper 90s there on Tuesday, forecasters said.

#global-warming, #national-weather-service, #oregon, #pacific-northwestern-states-us, #portland-ore, #salem-ore, #seattle-wash, #temperature, #washington-state, #weather

Air-Conditioning Was Once Taboo in Seattle. Not Anymore.

An intense heat wave is set to torment the Pacific Northwest. Many who have always done without air-conditioners are scrambling to get them now.

#air-conditioning, #national-weather-service, #portland-ore, #seattle-wash, #summer-season, #temperature, #weather, #wildfires

50 Police Officers Step Down From a Crowd Control Unit in Portland

The officers voted to leave the unit, known as the Rapid Response Team, hours after one of its members was charged with assaulting a woman at an Oregon protest in August.

#corey-budworth, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #floyd-george-d-2020, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #gugino-martin-1944, #police, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #police-department-portland-ore, #portland-ore, #schmidt-mike-district-attorney, #wheeler-edward-tevis-ted

After a Year of Protests, Portland Is Ready to Move On. But Where?

The demonstrations that swept the country after George Floyd’s death lived on for much of the year in Portland, a city now engaged in finger-pointing and a debate over what comes next.

#demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #fringe-groups-and-movements, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #police, #police-reform, #portland-ore

‘Deep Regret’ Inside Aid Organization Grappling With Sexual Abuse

Mercy Corps made public a report detailing sexual abuse allegations, including reports that the co-founder Ellsworth Culver arranged for the sexual abuse of his daughter and others.

#child-abuse-and-neglect, #culver-humphrey-tania, #culver-ellsworth, #humanitarian-aid, #mercy-corps, #portland-ore, #sex-crimes

Hundreds Reported Abnormal Menstruation After Exposure to Tear Gas, Study Finds

A scientific paper expands on social media reports of sudden onset of periods, spotting and other menstrual peculiarities during last summer’s protests in Portland, Ore.

#britta-torgrimson-ojerio, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #menstruation, #portland-ore, #research, #tear-gas

$1.7 Million Homes in Maryland, Oregon and California

A contemporary-style glass house in Monkton, a 1914 Craftsman bungalow in Portland and a modernist home designed by Stan Allen in Glendale.

#baltimore-md, #glendale-calif, #portland-ore, #real-estate-and-housing-residential

Lessons for America From a Weird Portland

Soaring rhetoric about justice is fine. But what matters more is keeping people safe and picking up the garbage.

#demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #homeless-persons, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #portland-ore, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #united-states, #united-states-politics-and-government, #vandalism

Imagining the Timeless Childhood of Beverly Cleary’s Portland

In the winter of 2019, a family traveled on a literary pilgrimage to the Oregon city that left its mark on the celebrated author’s imagination.

#books-and-literature, #children-and-childhood, #cleary-beverly, #content-type-personal-profile, #portland-ore, #travel-and-vacations

Oregon Man Is Charged With Two Murders Committed Two Decades Apart

Genetic genealogy connected Christopher Lovrien to a 1999 homicide victim, according to the authorities, who said they found the remains of a 2020 homicide victim when they searched his property.

#dna-deoxyribonucleic-acid, #dribin-mark, #forensic-science, #genealogy, #genetics-and-heredity, #griffin-kenneth, #lovrien-christopher, #missing-persons, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #oregon, #police-department-portland-ore, #portland-ore, #search-and-seizure, #serial-murders

In Oregon, Scientists Find a Virus Variant With a Worrying Mutation

In a single sample, geneticists discovered a version of the coronavirus first identified in Britain with a mutation originally reported in South Africa.

#brazil, #clinical-trials, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #disease-rates, #great-britain, #moderna-inc, #nature-journal, #new-york-city, #oregon, #pfizer-inc, #portland-ore, #research, #vaccination-and-immunization, #your-feed-science

The City Where Cars Are Not Welcome

As automakers promise to get rid of internal combustion engines, Heidelberg is trying to get rid of autos.

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Gregory Gourdet Works to Build a Better Restaurant in Portland

Gregory Gourdet has revamped his plans for a Haitian kitchen, after being caught up in a citywide furor over the treatment of restaurant workers.

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Portland Welcomes Monument (Origin Unknown) to Black Man Who Reached Pacific in 1805

City officials say they have no idea who raised a monument to York, the enslaved Black man who traveled with Lewis and Clark, in the park where a statue of a conservative Oregonian had stood.

#black-people, #clark-william-1770-1838, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #exploration-and-explorers, #lewis-meriwether, #monuments-and-memorials-structures, #mount-tabor-portland-ore, #parks-and-other-recreation-areas, #portland-ore, #slavery-historical, #york-1770-1832

Storm Victims Didn’t Bring It on Themselves

Disasters call for compassion and action, not sniping on social media.

#disasters-and-emergencies, #portland-ore, #power-failures-and-blackouts, #southern-states-us, #texas, #weather

On the West Coast, Avalanche Warnings and an ‘Atmospheric River’

The danger of avalanche is high in parts of the Cascade Mountains and areas farther south, the Northwest Avalanche Center said.

#avalanches, #cascade-mountains, #idaho, #national-parks-monuments-and-seashores, #national-weather-service, #oregon, #parks-and-other-recreation-areas, #portland-ore, #rain, #washington-state, #western-states-us

Store in Oregon That Threw Out Food Is Confronted by Angry Activists

The police responded to a Fred Meyer grocery store in Portland that had tossed its refrigerated food after a winter storm knocked out power throughout the city, infuriating residents.

#demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #food, #kroger-company, #portland-ore, #power-failures-and-blackouts, #supermarkets-and-grocery-stores, #waste-materials-and-disposal, #winter-season

Portland Mayor Pepper-Sprays Man After Argument Over Masks

Mayor Ted Wheeler used pepper spray on a man who confronted him outside a restaurant on Sunday, according to a police report.

#demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #masks, #police-department-portland-ore, #portland-ore, #wheeler-edward-tevis-ted

Hours After Biden Inauguration, Federal Agents Use Tear Gas in Portland

Protesters who spent months in the streets over racial injustice and inequality said they don’t expect immediate change from President Biden, who they declared “will not save us.”

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #immigration-and-customs-enforcement-us, #police, #portland-ore, #seattle-wash

Suspect in Attempted Murder of Police Officer Escapes From Holding Cell

David Dahlen escaped from the Portland Police Bureau’s Central Precinct on Saturday after a cleaning crew left the door to his holding cell unlocked, officials said.

#attacks-on-police, #dahlen-david, #fugitives, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #police-department-portland-ore, #portland-ore

How Police Gained the Upper Hand Over Cities

In the chaos of 1960s Detroit, a fledgling police union laid the groundwork for a system that, to this day, constrains discipline for officers accused of misconduct.

#demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #detroit-mich, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #organized-labor, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #portland-ore

Five Kwanzaa Celebrations Around the Country

For many Black Americans, the holiday is a time for bonding, joy and repose. The Times visited five households to see how people cook and gather, engage and reflect.

#atlanta-ga, #black-people, #brooklyn-nyc, #kwanzaa-celebration, #portland-ore, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #richmond-va

Protesters Erect Barricades in Portland to Save a Black Family’s House

The family lost its home of 60 years to foreclosure after taking out mortgages to pay legal fees. Some advocates say gentrification and skyrocketing prices are driving Black families out of the city.

#demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #evictions, #foreclosures, #gentrification, #portland-ore, #wheeler-edward-tevis-ted

$1.7 Million Homes in Illinois, Massachusetts and Oregon

A Frank Lloyd Wright house outside Chicago, a rowhouse on Beacon Hill in Boston and a Queen Anne Victorian in Portland.

#boston-mass, #chicago-ill, #glenview-ill, #portland-ore, #real-estate-and-housing-residential

How an Oregon Measure for Universal Preschool Could Be a National Model

Creators of the Portland-area approach tried to avoid the pitfalls of similar policies elsewhere, and are giving teachers large raises.

#child-care, #children-and-childhood, #education-k-12, #education-pre-school, #portland-ore, #united-states-politics-and-government