How about some news this Thursday morning, Blogtown.
Let's begin with that standoff thing that keeps dragging on over in Harney County. There was finally some action out there yesterday, as FBI agents moved in on the wildlife refuge.
But, alas, it's still not over. The four remaining occupiers say they'll surrender Thursday morning.
But, wait! Cliven Bundy, father to original militia leadders Ammon and Ryan, flew in to Portland yesterday... and was immediately arrested. He's being held in the Multnomah County Jail.
Portland bicyclists today get a taste of what a dedicated bike lane on Southwest Broadway—a well-traveled commuter road—would look like. The Bureau of Transportation is staging a "pop-up simulation" between Taylor and Salmon streets on Broadway.
Looks like it will be a wet ride for bike commuters though:
The Zika virus arrived in Oregon via a woman who contracted it outside of the United States. Don't panic! She's been treated and there is no danger to the public.
Well, if this doesn't beat all: The city of Cleveland has filed a $500 claim against the estate of Tamir Rice, a 12-year-old boy gunned down by police in 2014—for the cost of his ride to the hospital.
Human feet wearing shoes keep washing up on North American Pacific shores. The 13th one found since 2007 surfaced on Sunday on the shore of Vancouver Island.
Scientists this morning announced they've detected two black holes colliding, causing a ripple in the space-time continuum.
In case anyone needed proof that foxes are the cutest animals ever: