Our news coverage plans for Oregon. If you have questions or suggestions about the report, please call the Portland bureau at 503-228-2169. The West Regional Desk can be reached at (602) 417-2400.
A reminder, this information is not for publication or broadcast and these coverage plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop, or late-breaking and more newsworthy events may take precedence. Some TV and radio stations will receive broadcast versions of the stories below, along with all updates.
Oregon at 7:30 p.m.
BALLOT MEASURE LAWSUIT
SALEM, Ore. — Environmental advocates are suing Oregon’s Secretary of State over her rejection of two clean-energy ballot initiatives, claiming the action was without legal reasoning and constituted an abuse of power. SENT: 240 words.
CHURCH ABUSE LAWSUIT
SALEM, Ore. — An Oregon woman is suing the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints for $9.54 million after her husband’s confession to church leaders led to his arrest, conviction and imprisonment on child sexual abuse charges. SENT: 280 words.
SALEM HOMELESS CRISIS, AP Member Exchange
SALEM, Ore. — Salem’s homeless camping ban may have backfired. By Jonathan Bach of the Statesman Journal. SENT: 1920 words.
FBC—OREGON ST SMITH
CORVALLIS, Ore. — Oregon State coach Jonathan Smith has received a three-year contract extension that would keep him with the Beavers through the 2025 season. SENT: 220 words. With AP photos.
—MISSING WOMAN-BODY: Remains are that of southern Oregon woman missing for over 3 years, nephew held on charges.
—CRANE COLLAPSE LAWSUITS: Families of 2 Seattle crane collapse victims sue companies.
—DAYCARE DEATH: Police investigating death of infant at Hillsboro day care.
—STOLEN YACHT CRASHED-ARREST: Police arrest suspect in stolen boat crash on Columbia River.
—NORTHWEST STORMS: Landslide stops Amtrak service between Seattle, Portland.
The AP-Portland, Ore.