Twenty-one arrested after hours-long sit-in of Gov. Kate Brown’s office

Thomas Joseph (right) a protester against the Jordon Cove Pipeline talks on speaker phone with Gov. Kate Brown. The governor’s chief of staff, Nick Blosser, listens in. (Jake Thomas/Salem Reporter)

SALEM - State police ended a protest and occupation of Gov. Kate Brown’s office Thursday night by arresting 21 people for criminal trespass.

They were the remaining demonstrators who filled the governor’s ceremonial office Thursday afternoon to show their opposition to the liquefied natural gas project in Coos Bay.

The protest started with hundreds . . .