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Portland nurses 'urgently concerned' about health in schools

Jan. 17, 2022 20:26 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — As COVID-19 cases surge in Oregon — forcing some of the state’s largest school districts to close last week due to staffing shortages — a letter from three dozen nurses at the Portland Public School District circulated over the weekend, in which they question the...

Paopao, Oregon beat another top-10 foe, bumping No. 9 UConn

Jan. 17, 2022 20:12 PM EST

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Te-Hina Paopao had 22 points and eight rebounds as Oregon beat No. 9 Connecticut 72-59 on Monday. Sedona Prince added 14 points as Oregon (10-5, 2-1) won its second game against a Top-10 team in three days. The Ducks defeated seventh-ranked Arizona 68-66 in...

Von Oelhoffen's clutch 3-pointer sparks Oregon State women

Jan. 17, 2022 20:06 PM EST

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Talia von Oelhoffen drilled a 3-pointer with 18 seconds left in overtime, lifting Oregon State to a 69-66 victory over No. 22 Colorado on Monday. Von Oelhoffen missed a jumper with 24 seconds left but got a second chance after Jelena Mitrovic grabbed the...

Dan Rayfield likely to be Oregon’s next House speaker

Jan. 17, 2022 11:30 AM EST

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — State Rep. Dan Rayfield is poised to be the next Oregon House Speaker after being officially nominated by Democratic representatives for the post. Oregon Public Broadcasting reports that Rayfield, of Corvallis, prevailed Sunday in a contested race to replace...

SoCal Sweep: Oregon follows UCLA upset with win vs No. 5 USC

Jan. 16, 2022 02:18 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Oregon's Dana Altman has accomplished plenty in his 37 years as a college basketball coach. He added a new one to his list Saturday night. Altman's Ducks became the first team in 46 years to knock off two top-five teams on the road within a five-day span, beating...

No. 3 UCLA beats Oregon St. 81-65 behind Juzang's 24 points

Jan. 16, 2022 01:23 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Coming off an overtime loss, UCLA paid the price in practice. The third-ranked Bruins went hard and it paid off. Johnny Juzang scored 19 of his 24 points in the second half when UCLA pulled away to beat Oregon State 81-65 on Saturday night. “We...

Oregon beats No. 7 Arizona with last-second jumper in OT

Jan. 15, 2022 20:48 PM EST

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Endyia Rogers made a jump shot with 0.4 seconds left to lift Oregon to a 68-66 overtime win over No. 7 Arizona on Saturday. The Ducks (9-5, 2-1 Pac-12) rallied from a 17-point second-half deficit with help from Te-Hina Paopao, who scored 24, as well as Nyara...

6 people shot outside Oregon concert; suspect not in custody

Jan. 15, 2022 17:50 PM EST

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Police in Oregon set up a tip line Saturday and asked for witnesses to come forward with any information about a shooting that injured six people outside a concert. Officers responded to the WOW Hall in Eugene after reports of a shooting near the venue's rear...

Everett bar owner arrested on new sexual assault charges

Jan. 15, 2022 17:24 PM EST

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — The owner of an Everett bar has been arrested a second time on allegations that he drugged and raped patrons, and investigators say they believe he committed additional assaults in Washington and Oregon dating back two decades. Everett police first arrested...

2021 was a record year for homicides in Portland

Jan. 15, 2022 11:56 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — In 2021 Portland, Oregon, recorded 90 homicides amid a surge in gun violence, shattering the city’s previous high of 66 set more than three decades ago. The number of homicides in Portland surpassed more populous cities like San Francisco and Boston — and...