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7.22.2020: Oregon moves one step closer to permanently allowing home delivery of beer, spirits and wine; Move Oregon’s Border movement loses in federal court, but declares success in Wallowa County; ODFW Commission adopts Climate and Ocean Change Policy

Wednesday, July 22, 2020


Oregon Political News 

Oregon moves one step closer to permanently allowing home delivery of beer, spirits and wine

Move Oregon’s Border movement loses in federal court, but declares success in Wallowa County

ODFW Commission adopts Climate and Ocean Change Policy

Oregon COVID-19 News

Oregon reports 7 new coronavirus deaths, tying the state’s record

Clackamas County speculates over governor's announcement

Coronavirus: Oregon crosses 15,000 infections

Oregon Legislative Press Releases

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News from the Regions


Wildfire near Canyonville sparks I-5 delays

Portland Area

Portland protests continue for 55th day Tuesday (live updates)

Homeland Security secretary tells Portland as protests grow: ‘If you did your job ... we wouldn’t be there’

Portland City Council to vote on ballot measure on police oversight

Clackamas County to (finally) discuss parks advisory group

Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler Rejects Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty’s Request to Take Over as Police Commissioner

Commissioner Chloe Eudaly Says Portland Police Have “Collaborated With Federal Occupiers”

Federal Tactics in Downtown Portland Are Shocking. But Many of Them Are Legal.

Facing federal agents, Portland protests find new momentum

Central/Eastern Oregon

Counties prepare for a different kind of fair week

Weston Food Pantry continues to feed community during pandemic

Another big weekend feeds Umatilla County's COVID-19 surge

Albany/Corvallis Area

Potential NORPAC settlement may shield farmers from 'clawback'

OSU readies fall plans

Beilstein joins Benton commissioners’ race

Corvallis pro-police rally met with scrutiny by Black Lives Matter activists

Eugene Area

Hunger strike continues over COVID-19 concerns in Lane County Jail

Eugene City Council sets up workshops, committee for police reform recommendations

As temps rise, so should water safety caution, PeaceHealth advise

Roseburg Area

State COVID figures continue at high rate, one new case in the county

Medford Area

Commissioners ask for no more COVID-19 restrictions

Smoke from California fires seeps into Rogue Valley

Four more COVID-19 cases reported in Jackson County

Grace period to end Aug. 1 for Oregon paddlers without permits

Klamath Falls Area

Friends of the Children partners to support seniors

Klamath County School District hosts forums to talk fall plans

Businesses navigate COVID-19 cases

Klamath Falls adds three new officers

Klamath Tribes Restoration Celebration canceled for 2020

Southern Oregon Coast

Local COVID-19 cases continue to rise

National Covid-19 New

‘I’m getting used to the mask’: Trump says coronavirus will get worse in US before it gets better

Alaska fishing boat has 85 crew members infected with virus

Profile of a killer: Unraveling the deadly new coronavirus

Trump says coronavirus will 'get worse before it gets better'

US records over 1,000 daily coronavirus deaths for first time in July

Why scientists are turning to another virus to stop COVID-19

National News

Mayors join Wheeler: 'Get fed troops out of our cities'

McConnell previews GOP coronavirus relief bill

National Opinion

Commentary: The pandemic may very well last another year or more

Commentary: Opening campuses is risky. The alternative is worse

National Election News

Trump campaign raises $20 million in virtual fundraiser

Coronavirus talks fracture GOP unity

Business News

Walmart will close stores on Thanksgiving 2020, ending Black Friday shopping head start

Alaska Airlines avoids pilot layoffs for now

Environment / Energy News

Micronesia climate refugees increasingly relocate to Oregon

Natural Resource News

Oregon cherry growers weather rain, COVID-19 during harvest


Central/Eastern Oregon

Other views | To understand systemic racism, we must learn to listen

Our view | State needs to help with local testing events

Albany/Corvallis Area

As I See It: Why college costs so much more than it used to

Eugene Area

Guest View: The many shapes of caregiving

Klamath Falls Area

Other views: Auditors identify significant risks in employment department's computer upgrade



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