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10.29.18: Oregon rate hikes ease, still sting: 2019 Insurance Guide; Oregon Court of Appeals delays release of Kate Brown's bill concepts; Josephine County's cannabis suit against Oregon dismissed

Monday, October 29, 2018


Oregon Political News

Oregon rate hikes ease, still sting: 2019 Insurance Guide

Oregon Court of Appeals delays release of Kate Brown's bill concepts

Permanent director announced for state benefit board

Josephine County's cannabis suit against Oregon dismissed

Judge Sides With Gov. Kate Brown’s Administration on Public Records Lawsuit

Legislative proposals will stay secret pending appeal

Peers help prepare jailed youth for life outside

Oregon Election News

Knute Buehler calls for tougher memory care rules after Oregonian investigation

Kate Brown's path to the governor's office

Knute Buehler's run decades in making

Legislative races set up climate, tax fights

Oregon campaign finance IT problem limited to Knute Buehler

Research fund clarifies timing of Phil Knight donations

Michael Bloomberg Gives Biggest Individual Contribution in Oregon Political History

Backers of the Oregon Affordable Housing Measure Turned Down Their Largest Donation (Sort Of)

Brown, Buehler in final sprint to finish

Elections officials report early voting lagging behind 2016. 

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News from the Regions


Couple dedicates life to clearing Kalmiopsis Trail

Portland Area

Bomb suspect threatened Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler online

Lawyer challenges governor's appointee for Multnomah County judge job

Affordable housing measures put to Oregon, Portland-area voters

Campaign against Portland retailer tax broke election laws, backers say

Providence feels the impact of problems at Unity Center

Homebuilders sell slightly more suburban Portland units as inventory eases (Infographic)

Central/Eastern Oregon

Local schools attempt to close student-teacher color gap

Mike Huckabee makes speech in Pendleton to support Pregnancy Care Services

Anti-105 rally draws dozens in Hermiston

Umatilla undergoing shifts in health care

Feds announce new prosecutor for crime on Umatilla Indian Reservation

New line on tax bill causes confusion

UCJ receives near-perfect inspection

Albany/Corvallis Area

Partners unveil shared office project

School report cards released

Corvallis union ratifies new 5-year deal

Urban renewal big issue in South Corvallis ward

Corvallis School Board opposes measure that would repeal sanctuary law

Forum on solar power set for Corvallis library

Eugene Area

Getting off the streets and finding hope

EWEB headquarters as City Hall discussion could return

Rallies planned across the nation in support of ‘climate kids’ case

Roseburg Area

Douglas County: Workforce shortage, housing crunch, resort plans

Myrtle Creek fetching good business returns over past year

Plans to expand Umpqua Valley Tennis Center approved by city council

Several local schools raise funds for cancer awareness

Here's the story behind the Second Amendment Preservation Ordinance

Medford Area

Local schools still chasing benchmarks

Klamath Falls Area

Though progressing, Klamath Basin schools still behind in state goals

KU opens doors to rave reviews

Taking a stand against violence

Southern Oregon Coast

Questions answered surrounding new Eastside Elementary building

Oregon Dungeness Crab Commission passes vote to fund study aimed at reducing whale entanglement risks

"We've come so far, let's keep going"

International News

Migrant caravan turns down offer to stay in Mexico: 'We're heading north!'

Trump congratulates Brazil's Bolsonaro on presidential win

National News

Enough is enough: Fed-up Americans crave unity amid violence

Trump condemns 'evil anti-Semitic attack' at Pittsburgh synagogue during Illinois rally

Florida voters OK’d medical marijuana, but some city leaders just won’t have it

Lawmakers seek to quell partisan tensions after week of violence

Trump points finger at media for 'division and hatred' plaguing US 

National Election News

Hillary Clinton leaves door open for 2020 run: 'I'd like to be president'

Trump rips top Dem donor as ‘lunatic’ days after attempted bombing

Business News

Health care open enrollment starts soon: Here’s some changes you can expect

Lawsuit over pot, property values could have broad impacts

Environment/Energy News

The Pacific Northwest Might Experience a Warmer Than Average Winter, New Forecast Says

Ag / Natural Resource News

Grand Ronde want to catch 15 salmon. It's pitted Northwest tribes against each other.

Farmers see good onion crop in parts of Oregon, Idaho


Portland Area

Elizabeth Hovde: The misunderstood Joey Gibson

Editorial: Gov. Brown trips up on transparency

Opinion: Republican women are just fine, thank you, with being Republican

Salem Area

Candidates address new bridge to West Salem

Albany/Corvallis Area

Think Too Much: Our best defense against hatred

Editorial: Judge tells governor to release bill proposals

Roses and Raspberries for Friday, Oct. 26

Eugene Area

County needs a unified homeless response

Don’t let apathy, aversion silence your vote

Brown learns a lesson the hard way

Roseburg Area

Poaching should concern all Oregonians

Measure 102 is a solution that costs voters nothing

Medford Area

Give Walden another two years

A Casey Stengel moment

Planning the future of bicycling in Medford

Klamath Falls Area

H&N View: Water season leaves much to be desired


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