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2.11.2020: Oregon environmental groups, timber companies strike ‘extraordinary’ compromise, signaling end to November ballot fight; Jennifer Williamson ends bid for Oregon secretary of state, spent big on out-of-state and international travel; Historic Or

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

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Oregon Political News

Oregon environmental groups, timber companies strike ‘extraordinary’ compromise, signaling end to November ballot fight

Jennifer Williamson ends bid for Oregon secretary of state, spent big on out-of-state and international travel

Historic Oregon timber agreement a 'new approach'

Worldwide Travel Highlights Unusual Campaign Spending by Former Oregon House Majority Leader Jennifer Williamson

Brown announces ‘historic’ agreement between timber, environmentalists

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News from the Regions

Portland Area

Feud erupts in public over million-dollar budget shortfall in Clackamas County

Concordia University to close at end of semester

Clackamas County sheriff, commissioners argue over budget

New Urban High School plans revival

Portland’s Off-Road Cycling Park Gateway Green Is Getting a Multi-Million Dollar Upgrade

Due to Coronavirus Concerns, Oregon Convention Center Postpones a Portion of Upcoming Textile Conference

Salem Area

Marion County’s trash burner revenues plummet

Bill to help displaced NORPAC employees advances

Central/Eastern Oregon

Umatilla River Flooding I Local leaders travel to Salem for flood relief

Umatilla River Flooding | Riverside begins to clean up flood damage

Umatilla River Flooding | West Umatilla County communities assess flood damage

Freeway partially reopens after Oregon flood, residents back

Albany/Corvallis Area

Oregon State increases its football assistant coaches salary pool by $400,000 next year, $675,000 in 2021

Exploring parking solutions: Corvallis holds second session on the issue

Albany City Council weighs annual utility increase

Eugene Area

Crews install crown on Hayward Field tower, featuring silhouette of legendary UO track and field coach Bill Bowerman

Roseburg Area

3 apply for Roseburg City Council spot left by Tom Ryan

Medford Area

Siskiyou streams get new protections

Jackson County middling in youth dental health

Klamath Falls Area

Republican Senate candidate to visit Klamath Falls Thursday

International News

US says Chinese military stole masses of Americans’ data

How Chinese military hackers allegedly pulled off the Equifax data breach

National News

Trump’s budget plan includes $5 million for radon in public housing

Oregon environmental groups, timber companies strike ‘extraordinary’ compromise, signaling end to November ballot fight

New York sues Trump administration over Trusted Traveler ban

GOP chairman says he won't hold hearing on Trump's budget: 'It turns into a diatribe'

National Opinion

Commentary: Trump's wall is bulldozing the borderlands

Commentary: Annexations in Israel and India would threaten the very idea of international law

Commentary: Trump expansion of US land mine use may cause more civilian casualties, alienate allies

National Election News

Biden struggles to find path as Buttigieg, Bloomberg rise

Business News

Oregon ranks 4th in U.S. for marijuana jobs

Opinion

Salem Area

We agree costs of college textbooks is too high

Eugene Area

Our View: Four bills that deserve passage

Our View: Oregon’s foster kids deserve better

Farhad Manjoo: Let’s Quit Fetishizing the Single-Family Home

Medford Area

Forest practices pact is a hopeful sign

Southern Oregon Coast

The emerging threat of wildfire

Black History Month features American stories

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