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12.2.19: Foster care supervisor who drew criticism, lawsuits continues long career at DHS after internal investigation; Judge finds in favor of Oregon secretary of state on initiative rejections; Elliott State Forest tract sale was illegal, Oregon Supreme

Monday, December 02, 2019

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Foster care supervisor who drew criticism, lawsuits continues long career at DHS after internal investigation

Judge finds in favor of Oregon secretary of state on initiative rejections

Elliott State Forest tract sale was illegal, Oregon Supreme Court says

Bills introduced to protect public lands in Oregon

Delisting of gray wolves upheld by Court of Appeals

Oregon’s economy remains strong heading into the holiday season

Biggest hurdle for OregonSaves? Getting the word out

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News from the Regions

Wildfires

Portland Area

Portland approves $51 million contract to design water treatment plant

Homeless advocates sue Portland over permit limiting meals served in city parks

Picking the locks

Tourism taxes could fund homeless services

Cold weather shelters opening again

The City of Portland Wants to Change the Way It Responds to 911 Calls. Public Safety Unions Are Hopping Mad.

Longshore Union Faces Bankruptcy Over Two Jobs in Portland

Latest Notable to Show Interest in Wapato Jail for Housing Homeless People? HUD Secretary Ben Carson

Portland Fire Chief Sara Boone climbing historic ladders

Central/Eastern Oregon

CTUIR Youth Council elects new members

Industrial development feeds Umatilla Electric Cooperative growth

Most Oregon Measure 49 properties remain undeveloped

Oregon Department of Human Services awards training contract to BTI

Industrial development feeds Umatilla Electric Cooperative growth

Albany/Corvallis Area

Transportation challenge

Eugene Area

Work begins soon on $20 million Delta Highway interchange overhaul

On the Agenda: County seeks to establish new methadone clinic near downtown Eugene

5 facilities on tap for toxic emissions review in Lane County

Roseburg Area

Roseburg to receive three peace trees from seeds of trees that survived Hiroshima

Homeless not sure where they'll go as they prepare for shelter removal

Shortage of health professionals shows need for medical college

Medford Area

Holly struggles to finish

Medford schools superintendent building on 100 days of learning

Klamath Falls Area

Medford schools superintendent building on 100 days of learning

Survey seeks public input on Downtown Economic District

Newcomers take on city school issues

Southern Oregon Coast

'Habitat is a long-term investment': Local fifth graders learn about salmon spawning

Church homeless camp offers temporary relief as city considers updating lodging codes

New CCAT manager hopes to improve transportation system in Coos County

International News

Taliban ready to restart peace talks after Trump visit, official says

National News

Washington’s $30 car tab measure blocked by judge

Perry ends final day as Energy secretary

Tennessee becomes new front in fight to overhaul Medicaid

Impeachment News

White House won't participate in first Judiciary impeachment hearing

National Opinion

Where is Howard Baker?

Why the rush toward impeachment?

National Election News/Opinion

Buttigieg: 'I was slow to realize' South Bend schools were not integrated

Yang raises almost $750K in a single day

Klobuchar says she's not worried about leaving campaign trail for impeachment trial: 'I meet whatever obstacle is put in front of me'

Bloomberg pollster: Candidate's campaign will focus on climate change, guns, education and income inequality

Business News

Bad debt could rise at Oregon hospitals in line with national prediction

Natural Resource News

California famous for earthquakes, wildfires — and volcanoes

Opinion

Portland Area

Editorial: Radon threat in public housing demands a stronger response by agencies

Opinion: A long walk 10 years ago shows a path forward for bringing Oregonians together

Opinion: Metro’s work on homelessness goes beyond housing bond passage

Opinion: Substance abuse isn’t just ‘their’ problem

Salem Area

Create better working conditions for farmworkers

Central/Eastern Oregon

Our view | A tip of the hat, a kick in the pants

Our view | Don’t forget to shop local

Brusselback | City waging war on landlords

Albany/Corvallis Area

Editorial: Thanksgiving a holiday to forget for some local families

Eugene Area

Our View: New street names should spark reflection

Our View: Don’t spend that forest billion yet

Roseburg Area

Chris Boice: Contention does not solve the crisis

Sen. Wyden needs to help bill pass for small utilities

Klamath Falls Area

You, too, can be human and thankful

Southern Oregon Coast

Timber verdict: Counties should be prudent

Turning off internet removes freedoms

The devils are in the decimals

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