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10.2.19: Oregon Legislature will consider bill to make public records advocate independent in 2020; If you want to fly in 2020, get a passport now and avoid DMV lines during Real ID rollout, state says; Panel tries to limit public records exemptions

Wednesday, October 02, 2019


Oregon Political News

Oregon Legislature will consider bill to make public records advocate independent in 2020

If you want to fly in 2020, get a passport now and avoid DMV lines during Real ID rollout, state says

Panel tries to limit public records exemptions 

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News from the Regions

Wildfires – Fire Season started June 1

Fire season comes to an end in Oregon

Portland Area

Wyden talks impeachment, gun control, climate change with Beaverton teens

Want a plastic straw or disposable fork in Portland? Starting today, you gotta ask for one

City Council works to determine best police practices

City repays water and sewer funds to settle ratepayer lawsuit

Providence teams up with Sherwood police to improve health

How should districts spend money from Student Success Act?

Auditor: Portland Police spent $15.7 million on overtime

Salem Area

Marion County sues dump operator over waste bill

Central/Eastern Oregon

Pendleton businesses look to recover from downtown fire

Albany/Corvallis Area

OSU receives $1M donation to study hemp genetics

Lebanon names new fire chief

Augerot reconsiders vote on timber suit

Benton board pledges to honor tax promise

Roseburg Area

UCC hosts remembrance for victims of attack four years ago

Medford Area

McLoughlin insists adults accompany student spectators

Status of the new station

Open burning season starts in Jackson County

Klamath Falls Area

Appeals court dismisses Klamath groundwater dispute

City schools enrollment declines

Keeping up with enrollment

Red Rock takes shape in Lakeview

Devils Garden gather continues; two deaths reported at corral

Southern Oregon Coast

Bandon City Manager Robert Mawson resigns

Civic Engagement Project provides training for community leaders

International News

North Korea fires projectiles days before resuming US talks

National News

Neighbors place boulders to block homeless campers in San Francisco; city says not so fast

Boulders to deter homeless campers on sidewalks: Reasonable response or just wrong?

Appeals court affirms Trump’s rollback of net neutrality

DEA let supply of pain pills swell, report says

Presidential News

Will GOP stick with Donald Trump? Oregon delegation’s Watergate actions suggest break with president won’t happen soon

GOP uneasy with Giuliani

Trump agriculture chief: No guarantee small farms can survive

National Election News/Opinion

Trump to unveil Medicare plan in bid to contrast Democrat rivals

Sanders raises $25 million in third quarter, campaign says

Business News

UPS gets FAA approval to operate drone fleet

Environment / Energy News

Restoring forests 1 tree at a time, to help repair climate

Scientists probe Northwest lakes to learn about quakes

Poll: 40 percent of Republicans say Trump 'probably' mentioned Biden on Ukraine call


Central/Eastern Oregon

Our view | Public safety deserves thanks for job well done

Albany/Corvallis Area

Editorial: Flu season looms, so get a shot

Eugene Area

In My Opinion: From ‘dust’ till dawn

Guest View: Expanding internet access — and possibilities

Medford Area

Crisis team model could help here

Southern Oregon Coast

Something Americans understand, a mob shakedown

Now for some good news: Child death rates decline


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