{FD} Columbia Sportswear may close Portland office over death threats, public defecation by homeless people

Columbia Sportswear may be the next business to flee downtown Portland after a series of frightening encounters with the city’s homeless population, including car break-ins, human waste dumped by the office’s front door and threats to its employees.

{FD} Columbia Sportswear may close downtown Portland office over threats, public defecation by homeless people

Columbia Sportswear may be the next business to flee downtown Portland after a series of frightening encounters with the city’s homeless population, including car break-ins, human waste dumped by the office’s front door and threats to its employees.

{FD} Oregon law requires teachers to report sexually-active students

Officials at the Salem-Keizer School District recently told staff and teachers that under Oregon law they must report to law enforcement or state officials if they learn — or suspect — a student is sexually active.

{FD} Deputies in Portland investigated by own department for cooperating with ICE agents

Sheriff’s deputies in Portland, Ore., were investigated by their own department for cooperating with officials from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement — a response critics called over-the-top and possibly unlawful.

{FD} Oregon girl, 15, and her lover killed teen’s dad because he disapproved of relationship: Police

Oregon police arrested a 15-year-old girl, her boyfriend Gavin MacFarlane, 19, and Russell Jones, 22, have been arrested and the two men have been charged with the death of the teenager’s father, Aaron Friar, 50.