New Kitzhaber video ‘Why I resigned’

by NW Spotlight A few weeks ago we reported on former Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber resurfacing. Kitzhaber had launched a Facebook page and video – and did an interview with Jeff Mapes, now with OPB. Mapes reported “In the months … Continue reading

Posted by at 07:38 | Posted in Crime & Sentencing, Ethics, Gov. Kitzhaber | 4 Comments

Kitzhaber resurfaces – FBI probe ongoing

by NW Spotlight John Kitzhaber resigned as Oregon governor a little over a year ago, just one month into his historic 4th term. Kitzhaber and former Oregon First Lady Cylvia Hayes were facing criminal investigations by the Oregon Attorney General, the FBI and … Continue reading

Posted by at 06:06 | Posted in Corruption, Crime & Sentencing, Cylvia Hayes, Gov. Kitzhaber | 5 Comments

What’s the difference between a bike accident and rape?

by NW Spotlight What’s the difference between a bike accident and rape? Don’t know? Well don’t feel bad, apparently neither does Oregon state Sen. Floyd Prozanski (D-Eugene). Using his position as chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee last year, Prozanski … Continue reading

Posted by at 09:38 | Posted in Crime & Sentencing, OR 78th Legislative Session | 7 Comments

Media missing real story with Hammonds in Burns, Oregon

by Katie Eyre The take-over of a federal building by an offshoot of Saturday’s peaceful rally in Burns, Oregon is taking over the real story. The real story, best I can piece together: Two men were convicted of setting federal … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in Crime & Sentencing, Federal Government, Government Overreach, U.S. Supreme Court | 63 Comments

State police report supports Kitzhaber email whistleblower

by Dan Lucas I finally got motivated to read through the 1,502-page report from the Oregon State Police on the witch hunt into the whistleblower who refused to delete former Gov. John Kitzhaber’s emails. One of the things that kept … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in Crime & Sentencing, Cylvia Hayes, Gov. Kitzhaber, Government Abuse, Government corruption, Oregon Attorney General | 5 Comments

Oregon Senate Republican Leader: Preventing firearm tragedies

Sen. Ted Ferrioli Salem, Ore. – Senate Republican Leader Ted Ferrioli (R-John Day) responded to questions regarding the steps Oregon has taken to prevent firearm tragedies following the tragic shooting at Umpqua Community College last week. “As all of Oregon … Continue reading

Posted by at 07:30 | Posted in Crime & Sentencing, Gun Control, Oregon Government, Oregon Health Authority, Oregon Senate, State Budget | 2 Comments

Oregon remains safe for sexual predators

by Dan Lucas Ughh. Charges were recently dismissed against 67-year-old Terry Bean, who had been “indicted for sexually abusing a 15-year-old boy in 2013.” Willamette Week reported “The reason for the dismissal was that the alleged victim declined to testify … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in Crime & Sentencing, Gov. Kate Brown, Gov. Neil Goldschmidt, OR 78th Legislative Session, Oregon Senate, Rep. David Wu | 4 Comments

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