The number of coronavirus cases among children under 10 in Oregon is still below 4 percent, but the age group's infection rate is rising quickly.
Oregon Governor Kate Brown announced a mandate directing all state residents to wear face coverings in indoor public spaces on Monday. The requirement is effective starting July 1.
Jo Rae Perkins previously announced that she "stands with President Trump... with Q and the team," referring to the popular right-wing conspiracy theory.
"We are shocked and appalled at the volume of horrifically racist commentary we have received regarding this policy exception," officials said in a statement.
Judge Cheryl Albrecht sentenced Jeremy Christian, 38, to life in prison without the possibility of parole on Wednesday, more than three years after he stabbed three men, killing two and injuring another, who had attempted to intervene in his racist tirade against two Black teenagers.
Portland Police Chief Chuck Lovell estimated additional costs to the bureau exceeded $6.2 million, as demonstrators continue to hold daily rallies in the weeks after George Floyd's death.
Lincoln County exempts "people of color who have heightened concerns about racial profiling and harassment due to wearing face coverings in public" from mandatory mask order.
Almost 90 percent of virus cases confirmed in Oregon's Union County are connected to Lighthouse Pentecostal Church, the source of the state's largest outbreak.
A protester alleged that during a demonstration in Medford on June 1 she was hit by the mayor of the neighboring town Phoenix.
The statue was spray-painted with the words "genocidal colonist," according to images shared on social media.
State and local leaders in Oregon, Utah, Maryland and Tennessee have recently slowed reopening progress in their jurisdictions due to increasing case counts.
Nearly 100 new infections were reported in Union County, where several cases were linked to the Lighthouse Pentecostal Church.
The seven-day rolling average of daily new cases in the state increased by 65 percent between June 1-7.
Multiple people in the state could have been overpaid, according to the Oregon Employment Department.
Workplace outbreaks were said to be among the sources of the recent spike in cases, the Oregon Health Authority reports.
Arizona reported the largest single-day increase in virus cases since the outbreak's onset earlier this week, two weeks after the expiration of its stay-at-home order.
Several cities, including Washington, D.C., Denver and Phoenix, have imposed curfews amid violent protests erupting across the country.
Portland Police said five arrests had been made while the incident was still ongoing early Saturday morning.
GOP U.S. Senate nominee Jo Rae Perkins issued a statement Thursday insisting that she was "taken out of context" by the "fake news" after she posted a video to Twitter thanking those involved with the QAnon conspiracy theory on Tuesday.
"Thank you Anons, thank you patriots, and together we can save our republic," Jo Rae Perkins,said in a video shared to Twitter.
The congressman said his request was prompted after he saw a photo on Twitter of "scared" and "shocked" passengers aboard a United Airlines flight.
The 28-year-old man was hiking with another person in the Mount Jefferson Wilderness when he accidentally struck himself with the machete.
The 72-year-old man managed to walk a mile home to seek medical attention after the attack on private timberland west of Creswell.
The rise brought the total number of deaths to more than 66,000, while confirmed cases of COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, surpassed 1.1 million.
Austin Goodrich, 22, filed legal action accusing his landlord of tracking the status of his coronavirus stimulus check "without permission in an attempt to coercively collect rent from him."
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau estimated that, in 2016, around 70 million Americans were contacted by a debt collector.
"I am pleased that we are moving as a region to basic principles that we can be as coordinated as possible," Governor Inslee said Monday.
A shipment of 100 fraudulent COVID-19 test kits sent from China has been intercepted by officials in Oregon.
"We haven't beat this virus yet," Governor Inslee said, "and until we do, it has the potential to spread rapidly if we don't continue the measures we've put in place."
The state health officer cautioned that confirmed cases will continue to grow before coming back down.