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1.13.2021: Pence won’t invoke 25th Amendment, says it is not ‘in the best interest of our Nation’; Oregon allocates $100 million to commercial rent relief; application process likely to open in February; Legislature returns to Capitol amid COVID-19 spike

Tuesday, January 12, 2021

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Oregon Political News 

Oregon allocates $100 million to commercial rent relief; application process likely to open in February

Nearman casts self as victim of 'mob justice'

State proposal to address homeless youth crisis

Legislature returns to Capitol amid COVID-19 spike

GOP lawmakers back new Oregon group seeking to defy COVID-19 regulations

Oregon COVID-19 News  

More Oregon counties now deemed ‘extreme risk’ of COVID-19 spread

Seniors age 65 and older, educators can start getting Covid vaccines next week

Oregon will vaccinate teachers starting Jan. 23

54 Oregon deaths in latest state virus report

10 more COVID-19 deaths reported in Oregon Monday

Oregon Legislative Press Releases

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News from the Regions

Portland Area

Clackamas County gets threats, delays swearing-in ceremony after commissioner’s racist posts surface

6 Portland area school districts reopen in January, February

Multnomah County battles workplace outbreaks, complaints

Oregon Man Who Posted QAnon Conspiracy Videos to YouTube Shoots Several Rounds at Mark O. Hatfield Federal Courthouse in Portland

Salem Area

Salem gym fined record $127K for violating state coronavirus restrictions

Leaders roll out plan to end homeless camping in city parks

Central/Eastern Oregon

Eastbound lanes of I-84 reopened

Morrow County moves back to 'extreme risk' category

Umatilla County reports 61st COVID-19 death

Economic forecast grim if E. Oregon mill closes

Albany/Corvallis Area

Albany heritage tree removed

OSU holds forum on challenge of vaccine bottlenecks

Under new plan, GAPS students would return Feb. 8, starting with K-2

Linn commissioners OK more business support

Western Oregon under flash flood warning

Eugene Area

Coronavirus updates Tuesday: Lane County reports 3 deaths, 101 cases

Seasonal delight: Fresh Dungeness crab available in Eugene

Heavy rain could bring flooding to valley, coast

Schools explain COVID-19 liability caveats, reopening

Roseburg Area

Roseburg school board to discuss high school mascot and a bond measure in Wednesday work session

Roseburg mayor appoints homeless commission

Nine new COVID-19 cases reported Monday in Douglas County

Douglas County Commissioners support businesses, but not Citizens Against Tyranny

Medford Area

Murder victim's family plans to sue

Jackson County issues alert after rise in opiate overdoses

Heavy rain headed our way

East Medford road construction to last through September

Klamath Falls Area

Oregon reports 54 new deaths; 1,203 new COVID-19 cases

Klamath County police log: Jan. 12, 2021

Klamath County reports 32 new cases of COVID-19

Klamath students return to classrooms — and a new normal

COVID-19 deaths on the rise in Klamath County

Klamath COVID update: Jan. 12

Southern Oregon Coast

Lakeside seeks county help in improving ATV access

Local health workers can get vaccinated Tuesday, Wednesday

Marshfield students build cottage garden

Over 1,000 vaccinated in Coos County

International News

CDC to require negative COVID-19 tests from international passengers boarding US flights

National Covid-19 News

Feds say speed up COVID-19 vaccine shots, include anyone 65 and older or with risky underlying conditions

National News

Pence won’t invoke 25th Amendment, says it is not ‘in the best interest of our Nation’

Seattle police union president refuses to resign over comments about U.S. Capitol insurrection

GOP Rep. Liz Cheney says she will vote to impeach Trump: ‘There has never been a greater betrayal by a President’

Oregon Rep. Cliff Bentz says he acted on principle in vote to throw out some presidential ballots

Trump told Pence he could be a 'patriot' or 'p----' when overseeing election vote: report

Joint Chiefs denounce 'sedition and insurrection' of Capitol attack

National Election/Transition News

U.S. Capitol riot prompts some Republican voters to change their party registration, worrying GOP leaders

House races to oust Trump; he blames accusers for U.S. ‘anger’

Trump told Pence he could be a 'patriot' or 'p----' when overseeing election vote: report

Business News

Why is there a lumber shortage in the U.S.?

Natural Resource News

U.S. blueberry industry groups spar at trade hearing

Timberland owners face challenges after 2020 fires

Opinion

Central/Eastern Oregon

Our view: CD2 voters deserve better from Bentz

 

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