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10.3.19: Unions abandon Oregon Democrats over pension reforms; Ex-legislative HR director's quiet exit included pay to research, handle projects; 350k OHP members now have choice of coverage plans

Thursday, October 03, 2019


Oregon Political News

Unions abandon Oregon Democrats over pension reforms

Ex-legislative HR director's quiet exit included pay to research, handle projects

U.S. Attorney for Oregon Billy Williams Announces One of Biggest Drug Busts in State History

Secretary of State advised not to hire family

A Vape Ban Would Crush Oregon Cannabis Oil Extractors. Gov. Kate Brown May Do It Anyway.

Nobody Can Beat Oregon for Drug Use and Abuse

350k OHP members now have choice of coverage plans

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News from the Regions

Wildfires – Fire Season starts June 1, 2020

Biggest fire of the season in Echo Tuesday

Fire season comes to an end in Oregon

Portland Area

The Oregonian/OregonLive’s Rob Davis wins Barlett & Steele award for ‘Polluted by Money’

Applicants sought for Portland congestion pricing task force

Sam Adams Wants Another Chance

Northern Oregon Coast

How concerned are you about coastal flooding?

Central/Eastern Oregon

Keeping prison workers healthy

Search warrant leads to solving nine cases

Tribal judge temporarily grants seat back to ousted BOT member

Mysterious deaths of bulls are roiling Oregon ranch country

Albany/Corvallis Area

Complaints continue to follow old growth clear-cut

Eugene Area

Healthcare organizations join with county, city to build homeless housing with 24-hour support

Lane Community College board committee to discuss campus remodel, 2020 bond Wednesday

Senator, Lane County students try to tackle trouble around vaping

Roseburg Area

Dan Loomis selected as interim county clerk

Pipeline hearing to be held Thursday

Medford Area

Ashland winter shelter finally has one site

Medford business details 'drive-by lawsuit'

Klamath Falls Area

Klamath Tribes Youth Council obtains Indigenous People’s Day proclamation from governor

Another candidate files for county commissioner seat

Southern Oregon Coast

Coos Bay council asks JCEP for proof to make deadline change

Oregon Parks and Rec looks for public input on rule change

National News

Federal bill may make cash-only cannabis business a thing of past

Acting Forest supervisor joins the Modoc National Forest

Presidential News

Trump involved Pence in efforts to pressure Ukraine’s leader, officials say

Trump fumes amid impeachment furor

Impeachment threatens to drown out everything

National Opinion

Manieri | Democrats risk credibility with impeachment gambit

Stop Blocking Us!

National Election News/Opinion

Bernie Sanders undergoes heart procedure for blocked artery

Why small business owners should fear the Sanders and Warren tax plans

Business News

Intel cuts high-end chip prices as competition heats, names new treasurer and tax chief

Report: Fred Meyer parent Kroger laying off hundreds of store managers 


Portland Area

Opinion: Primate research is cruel, expensive, unnecessary – and happening here

Opinion: Community can help close the gap in kids’ early literacy rates

Sources: Number of traffic fatalities soaring past 2018…

Central/Eastern Oregon

Our view | Some environmental groups burning bridges

Albany/Corvallis Area

Editorial: Wildfire council aims high with its recommendations

Eugene Area

Our View: Average isn’t good enough 

Medford Area

Reaching out to new students slows 'melt'

Klamath Falls Area

12 years for $31 of pot? Criminal justice system is a failure

Southern Oregon Coast

Message may be right, but delivery was wrong



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