(Portland, OR) -- The U.S. Attorney for Oregon has announced he's leaving. Scott Asphaug says he'll become the Justice Department's Resident Legal Advisor in Nairobi, Kenya. He'll work with Kenyan law enforcement on justice sector issues. The U.S. District Judge for Oregon announced Natalie Wight will be appointed to replace Asphaug on an interim basis. President Biden has nominated Wight to serve as Oregon's next U.S. Attorney, pending confirmation by the Senate.