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Oregon Democratic Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici talks gun laws, student loan debt, climate change, making childcare affordable, and more about her top priorities in Congress after the Augest recess.
BEAVERTON — About 20 people gathered at Beaverton City Park Aug. 7 to call for fast action on gun safety legislation in light of recent mass shootings. Members of Holy Trinity Parish's Social Justice Committee came to show their support.
For seven years now, the organization has served as an incubator of new models for learning, with the goal of discovering the teaching methods best suited to foster innovation and problem solving in students. Here, artistic expression and collaborative thinking go hand in hand.
Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici is inviting students from area middle or high schools to participate in the Congressional App Challenge.
The competition gives students a chance to show off their computer science and coding skills, developing an app for mobile, tablet or computer devices.
Washington County resident Isidro Andrade Tafolla and the Oregon branch of the American Civil Liberties Union have filed a federal claim against U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, seeking $100,000 for his humiliation, emotional distress and psychological harm after he was questioned by ICE agents in September 2017.?
The Environmental Protection Agency has approved two new loans, totaling $640 million, for a major water-supply infrastructure program in western Oregon.
A federal loan of $640 million will enable residents of the Tualatin Valley Water District and several Washington County cities to get their water from the Willamette River.
The announcement this week by the Environmental Protect Agency will allow the Willamette Water Supply Project to proceed with a $1.2 billion project that will deliver water by 2026.
In the not-so-distant future, a Tualatin-area natural area will link a continuous 50-mile regional trail system connecting the Willamette River in Wilsonville to the same river in North Portland.
Edwards Vacuum, a supplier of semiconductor vacuum and abatement solutions, has completed and opened its new high-tech innovation and manufacturing centre in Hillsboro.
The 75,000-square foot, state-of-the-art facility will serve as the North American semiconductor headquarters for the U.K.-based firm, creating 100 new high-tech jobs.
A Forest Grove man detained by immigration officials outside the Washington County Circuit Court in Hillsboro says he's fighting back.