News and Opinion

9.16.19: Oregon schools rolling out indigenous studies curriculum; University workers to cast strike vote Monday; State inspections of funeral homes fall short in Oregon

Monday, September 16, 2019


Oregon Political News

Retired Chief Justice of Oregon Supreme Court Says Gov. Kate Brown Should Revoke Misha Isaak’s Appointment to the Oregon Court of Appeals

Oregon schools rolling out indigenous studies curriculum

University workers to cast strike vote Monday

State inspections of funeral homes fall short in Oregon

Les AuCoin’s memoir of his career in Oregon, U.S. politics is lively and illuminating

Oregon Election News

Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum Files for Reelection in 2020

In Oregon, the 2020 election season is officially underway

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Oregon Legislative Press Releases

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News from the Regions

Wildfires – Fire Season started June 1

Gopher fire containment sees significant leap

Portland Area

Portland, Hillsboro rainfall breaks 64-year-old records

Portland aims to dispatch better first responders for homelessness calls

Annexation vexation: Southwood Park decides its fate

Soccer club planning $14 million facility in West Linn

Public records council wants independent advocate

Teen Activists Will Lead a Climate Strike in Portland This Week. Here’s what to expect.

Northern Oregon Coast

Public health lifts advisory for water at 3 coast beaches

Salem Area

The end of homelessness in Wallace Marine Park?

Central/Eastern Oregon

Umatilla prison boss resigns in wake of investigation

Teamsters and Indian Village children start new tradition

Albany/Corvallis Area

Lumina unveils new headquarters

United Way volunteers prepare 80,000 meals

Electric vehicle party set for Wednesday in Corvallis

Corvallis library offers tech help sessions

Ward 7 candidate Gearhart has social service background

Corvallis council to vote on OSU proposal, annexation

Close encounters: Dunn Forest incident raises questions about threats from – and to – cougars

Eugene Area

Beyond books: School librarians now tasked with teaching technology, digital citizenship

Monthly volunteer riverbank cleanup spreads leave-no-trace ethic

Roseburg Area

UCC emergency drill

Gov. Kate Brown visits Swanson sawmill amid demonstrators

Medford Area

Medford takes the plunge with new pools

Klamath Falls Area

Corneal transplants -- surgery now offered in Klamath Falls

Council to vote on PERS incentive fund Monday

Southern Oregon Coast

Health and Science Technology Building at SWOCC to be finished in 2020

Mosquito advisory issued for Coos County

Port of Coos Bay replaces launch ramp docks in Charleston

International News

Saudi Arabia: Drone attacks knocked out half its oil supply

Trump: US 'locked and loaded' following Saudi attacks

National News

Vapers seek relief from nicotine addiction in — wait for it — cigarettes

Schumer, Pelosi push Trump to back universal background check bill

National Opinion

Eugene Robinson: Congress must impeach Trump

National Election News/Opinion

Democratic candidates demand Kavanaugh impeachment after new allegation

Trump tariffs put 2020 Democrats in a bind

2020 Democrats raise alarm about China's intellectual property theft

Sanders campaign overhauls New Hampshire team: report

Harris goes after DOJ antitrust probe of automakers over emissions

Business News

Oregon FFA hires Career Development Coordinator

Uber says it won't classify drivers as employees despite California bill

Natural Resource News

Hunting, fishing to expand on 77 national wildlife refuges


Portland Area

Opinion: Take pride in Oregon’s kicker law

Opinion: Isaak an ethical attorney who will serve Oregon well as appeals court judge

The book on Les AuCoin: Steve Duin

Editorial sketchbook: Alpenrose Dairy’s legacy lives in family memories

Opinion: The Amazon is burning. I want to care, but I can’t

Opinion: Spotted owl protections didn’t kill logging jobs; timber industry did

Editorial: Brown’s silence compounds assault on transparency

Central/Eastern Oregon

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

From the headwaters of Dry Creek | It's a bit of a stretch

Our view | Hats off to those who make Round-Up go

Albany/Corvallis Area

Think Too Much: A critical moment for open government

Roses and Raspberries for Friday, Sept. 13

Eugene Area

CBD products need immediate oversight

Let’s talk about ACEs

Our other crisis: affordable housing

Roseburg Area

Douglas County should drop its rural open space proposal

How to help your kids plan to college while they're in high school

Medford Area

When it's time to change, you have to rearrange the floorplan

Luck, quick action kept fires at bay

Eugene tries free electric vehicle service

Annexing Howard land makes sense

Klamath Falls Area

Banning flavored vapes can cut teen use

Fire suppression, forest health funding linked


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