AP Northwest News Minute

Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press at 6:40 a.m. PDT 

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Democrat Bernie Sanders’ campaign returned to Oregon to make sure he can count on the state’s progressive voters. Sanders spoke at a rally in Springfield. Another struggling candidate, Republican John Kasich, is scheduled to appear at a Portland town hall later in the day

RICHLAND, Wash. (AP) — Officials say 11 workers at a nuclear facility who reported headaches were sent for medical evaluations Thursday after working near an area where waste from a leaking tank was being transferred. The first two workers at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation to be medically evaluated were wearing oxygen respirators because they were in an area where work was being done that could increase the risk of chemical vapors in the air, The Tri-City Herald reported.

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Portland police say they have seized an estimated $1.5 million worth of cocaine after stopping a vehicle with suspected drug traffickers in Washington County. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports that Sgt. Pete Simpson says members of the Portland Police Bureau Drugs and Vice Division had served a search warrant and pulled the car over on Wednesday.

MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — Federal authorities have arrested a Medford man who they say made online comments threatening President Barack Obama and had several pipe bombs in his apartment. The Mail Tribune reports that 61-year-old John Martin Roos was arrested by Medford police and FBI agents Thursday.