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4.26.19: Oregon conservation groups ‘stunned’ after big game hunter nominated to wildlife commission; Oregon House approves ban on plastic checkout bags; Oversight panel for Oregon’s troubled child welfare system will bring expertise, diverse specialties

Friday, April 26, 2019

News

Oregon Political News

Oregon conservation groups ‘stunned’ after big game hunter nominated to wildlife commission

Oregon House approves ban on plastic checkout bags

Oversight panel for Oregon’s troubled child welfare system will bring expertise, diverse specialties

News from the Regions

Wildfires – 37 days until the start of fire season

Portland Area

TriMet eyes $200 million plan to bring Red Line to Hillsboro, more reliable service to PDX

Students help lay path to homeownership

Many rich folks say renting beats buying

Next stop, fair complex, MAX Red Line moves forward

Portland mayoral election 2020: Prepare your scorecard

Portland Public Schools looks at levy renewal

Salem Area

For Years, the Murder of Michael Francke Has Been Oregon’s Biggest Mystery. Last Week, It Took a New Twist.

Central/Eastern Oregon

Pendleton proposes huge increase in airport budget

Whisky Fest to host Post

Merkley talks immigration and "climate chaos" in Pendleton

Albany/Corvallis Area

Unemployment rates show nearly three years of red hot economy for Albany, Corvallis areas

Release of Marys Peak draft environmental assessment pushed back

School board OKs funding for bond projects; two will cost more than anticipated

Water master plan update gets rolling

Eugene Area

Valley River Center renovation slightly delayed due to weather

Public damage from February snowstorms tops $17 million

Public damage from February snowstorms tops $17 million

Roseburg Area

Roseburg Public Schools finalizes contract with Jared Cordon

Alyssa McConnel sues Downtown Roseburg Association, alleges firing was retaliation for whistleblowing

Medford Area

Nearly a ton of pot seized in Medford raid

Klamath Falls Area

KCEDA gets $20k grant for Oktoberfest event

Kiewit wins dam removal contract from KRRC

Candidates forum for KCC education board tonight

County, city school districts respond to walkout plans

Southern Oregon Coast

Behavioral Health Director David Geels is running for Coos Bay School Board

City of Coos Bay to raise sewage rate

National News

NRA beset by infighting over whether it has strayed too far

National Election News

‘We are in the battle for the soul of this nation’: Joe Biden launches 2020 presidential bid

Biden makes hard push for African American vote

Trump criticizes 2020 Democratic candidates

Biden ties himself closely to Obama on day one

Opinion

Portland Area

Opinion: How employers use wellness programs, phones and free food to control your life

Central/Eastern Oregon

Other views | Kotek shouldn't join the can kicking club

Our view | Tip of the hat, kick in the pants

Albany/Corvallis Area

Editorial: Lawsuit could force action on foster care

Roseburg Area

Editorial: PERS needs a permanent fix

Medford Area

Impact statements illuminate open records exemptions

Public safety for all, or just for some?

Southern Oregon Coast

In 10 years, half of middle-income elders won't be able to afford housing, medical

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