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6.30.2020: Oregonians will be required to wear masks statewide starting Wednesday; Oregon lawmakers extend eviction ban through September; Gov. Brown commits to maintaining $9 billion budget for Oregon schools…

Tuesday, June 30, 2020


Oregon Political News 

Oregonians will be required to wear masks statewide starting Wednesday

Oregon lawmakers extend eviction ban through September

Gov. Brown commits to maintaining $9 billion budget for Oregon schools…

Minimum wage rises July 1

Oregon Supreme Court Agrees to Waive July Bar Exam for 2020 Oregon Law School Grads

Oregon pushes ideas to improve outdoor recreation

Gov. Brown ‘committed to’ keeping education funding stable

Masks will be mandatory at Oregon businesses, indoor public spaces starting Wednesday

Oregon’s vote-by-mail system gets more TV attention, on ‘60 Minutes’

Oregon COVID-19 News

Coronavirus in Oregon: 146 new cases, 2 deaths. Governor warns of potential ‘dangerous position.'

Oregon could see 'exponential growth' in COVID in worst case

Rural health clinics and hospitals are casualties of COVID-19

State's new COVID-19 case number drops significantly

Tracking coronavirus cases proves difficult amid new surge

Oregon Election News

Legal, regulated psychedelic mushrooms 1 step closer to being on Oregon’s November ballot 

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News from the Regions


Wildfire in Columbia River Gorge is 50% contained, mapped at 14 acres

Is COVID-19 to blame for jump in wildfire starts?

Portland Area

Portland protests continue over the weekend; demonstrations scheduled to resume Monday

Rose Festival employees to be furloughed, parades officially canceled for 2020

Portland Community College campus to add affordable housing

Nursing education goes virtual during COVID-19 crisis

Portland Police Bureau Spent More Than $45,000 on Riot Control Agents and Munitions June 1

Northern Oregon Coast

2 crabbers die, 1 rescued after boat capsizes near Florence

Salem Area

Petition to remove school board members grows

Konditorei reopens following major renovation

Updates: Marion County has 30 new COVID-19 cases

Central/Eastern Oregon

Les Schwab Tire suspends plans to sell company, citing coronavirus

Umatilla County's case count nears 500 as fifth person dies from COVID-19

Lighting up July 4 in a new way

Albany/Corvallis Area

Oregon State reports 1 positive COVID-19 case among Beavers athletes it has tested

Same jobs, new rules for ODF summer firefighters

Eugene Area

Coronavirus updates Monday: Lane County announces 12 new COVID-19 cases

Hayward Field will open for Oregon track athletes first, then the public

Governor to appoint new Lane County Circuit Court judge

Police seek video of car striking protester during Eugene march, driver detained

Roseburg Area

COVID-19 cases continue to surge

Medford Area

Recent COVID-19 spike in Jackson, Josephine counties tied to parties

Rosebud readies next step in papers' evolution

Klamath Falls Area

Charlton named director of OSU Klamath Basin research station

Southern Oregon Coast

New presumptive case reported of COVID-19 in Coos County

Charleston Ice Plant rebuild project on track for August reopening

International News

Trump faces bipartisan calls for answers on Russian-offered bounties

Top intelligence officials release statements criticizing leaking of Russian bounties information

National Covid-19 News

Arizona Gov. to close bars, gyms for 30 days to help curb coronavirus resurgence

Contact tracers encounter resistance, indifference as they race to contain coronavirus’ spread in U.S.

Gov. Jay Inslee pauses final stage of Washington reopening plan

Most inmates at San Quentin test positive for coronavirus in last 14 days

National News

Oregon senators renew push to punish Saudi Arabia over suspected role in whisking fugitives out of US

Cohen: Let freedom ring from Georgia

National Opinion

Friedman: China and America are heading toward divorce

National Election Opinion

Commentary: Barr backs up Trump's scare talk about voting by mail

Atlanta Hawks to open arena as Georgia's 'largest-ever voting precinct'

Business News

Cirque du Soleil files for bankruptcy protection

Natural Resource News

NORPAC seeks 'clawback' for seed, disputes Syngenta claim


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Southern Oregon Coast

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