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9.18.19: House Republican ousted from leadership role says he won’t seek re-election; Gov. Brown sorry after public records advocate quits, aide declines court nod; Case Closed: In Oregon campaign investigations, ‘I did not’ is all it takes

Wednesday, September 18, 2019


Oregon Political News

Gov. Kate Brown’s top lawyer declines Appeals Court seat, as Brown vows full independence for records advocate

House Republican ousted from leadership role says he won’t seek re-election

Gov. Brown sorry after public records advocate quits, aide declines court nod

Case Closed: In Oregon campaign investigations, ‘I did not’ is all it takes

Oregon climate group targets Boeing in hard-hitting cap and trade ad

Which Oregon counties are the best places to save for retirement?

Oregon state representative will give up a kidney for a stranger

Oregon adds jobs in August, unemployment steady at 4%

Senior hotline expanding into Washington County

Seismic upgrades done at Washington County's admin center

Students With Excused Absences Can Cut Class to Strike on Climate, Portland Public Schools Says

DMV shares alternatives ahead of Real ID licensing

Oregon Legislative Press Releases

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News from the Regions

Wildfires – Fire Season started June 1

Portland Area

With new projects, Portland declares it’s on track to meet housing bond’s goals

Apartment construction to begin on prominent Pearl District corner

Portland wants at least half of Biketown fleet to be e-bikes, eyes ‘significant’ expansion

Tourism taxes to fund homeless services in Portland housing bond projects

Prominent waterfront property trades hands for a steal

Portland announces $115.3M more for affordable housing projects that will exceed the 2016 housing bond's goals

Oregon Convention Center renovation nears completion

Wheeler: Portland will exceed affordable housing bond goals

Northern Oregon Coast

Water warning issued for Nye Beach in Lincoln County

Salem Area

Willamette to match students’ college savings

Trash incinerator contract deal ready for vote

Central/Eastern Oregon

Schools to Careers talks new plans for school year

Merkley talks disaster relief and trade during Round-Up visit

Fire seasons unusually quiet in Northeast Oregon

Oregon farm exports hit by trade headwinds

Albany/Corvallis Area

Oregon State announcer Mike Parker spins out and crashes into center barrier on I-5, survives

LBCC unveils new CTE space

New homeless board gets final OK

Week of activities planned on climate action

OSU wins another vote at Corvallis council

Eugene Area

How white supremacists are recruiting boys online

Update: University District Hospital on lockdown; patients can enter

Roseburg Area

Dinner and auction raise money for police K-9 program

Medford Area

Medford business thefts take woman from jackpot to jail

False alarm causes high school lockdown

Klamath Falls Area

Firefighter program provides pathway to professional career: New KCC facility could support more responders

Project thins dense juniper stands, clears way for watershed

Southern Oregon Coast

Coast Community Health Center brings services to Port Orford

Join SOLVE's fall Beach & Riverside Cleanup on Sept. 21

Coos Health and Wellness and VA fight together against suicide

Parents Night shows off new North Bend Trade Building

International News

Israel’s Netanyahu appears to suffer setback in exit polls

National News

Oregon senators push for stable funding for counties

White House fires DHS general counsel: report

General Motors stops paying for striking union workers' health insurance

Democrats introduce bill to block taxpayer-funded spending at Trump properties

Trump to revoke California's tailpipe waiver

Lewandowski says he's under no obligation to speak truthfully to the media

BLM fails to notify state offices of relocation plans, leaving 300 staffers unsure where they'll be sent

House rejects GOP motion on replacing Pentagon funding used on border wall 

National Election News/Opinion

Packed campaign rallies, new polling, show Elizabeth Warren’s strength keeps growing

Trump gives California grief - but also takes its money

Maureen Dowd: Let’s debate: Are Dems doomed?

Jimmy Carter: 'I hope there's an age limit' on presidency

GOP struggles with retirement wave

Sanders supporters cry foul over Working Families endorsement of Warren

California poll: Biden, Sanders lead Democratic field; Harris takes fifth 


Central/Eastern Oregon

Manieri | Hold your applause, Congress is back

Our view | Trip should provide unbiased look at southern border

Albany/Corvallis Area

Editorial: Give voters a chance to weigh in on death penalty

As I See It: Your climate account is overdrawn

Eugene Area

Guest View: Oregonians open to single-payer health care 


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