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West Coast governors announce updated health, masking guidelines

SPOKANE, Wash. -- As COVID-19 hospitalizations and case rates continue to decline across the west, many states are now updating their masking guidance. State leaders across the west coast, including Washington Governor Jay Inslee, California Governor Gavin Newsom and Oregon…

Police, firefighters sue Gov. Brown over vaccination mandate

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A coalition of police and firefighters are suing Gov. Kate Brown over her mandate requiring COVID-19 vaccination for state workers. The lawsuit, filed in Jefferson County Circuit Court, says the plaintiffs are the Oregon Fraternal Order…

Oregon sends police to bring back Republicans

Oregon Democratic Gov. Kate Brown on Thursday authorized state police to locate Senate Republicans and bring them back to the state Capitol after some left the state to block the chamber's proceedings.