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9.20.19: Oregon schools deliver worst test scores in 5 years; Wildfire season officially declared over; Gun storage safety law moves one step closer to Oregon ballot

Friday, September 20, 2019


Oregon Political News

Oregon schools deliver worst test scores in 5 years

Wildfire season officially declared over

Oregon Election News

Gun storage safety law moves one step closer to Oregon ballot

Oregon Legislative Press Releases

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News from the Regions

Wildfires – Fire Season started June 1

Wildfire season officially declared over

Portland Area

Most Portland-area school districts will excuse students for Friday’s climate walkout

Homeless Portlanders want mental health, crisis support instead of weapons in first responders

Cost estimates increase for Portland water filtration plant

City Commissioner Chloe Eudaly Opens the Door to Changing the Neighborhood Association Proposal

Portland’s College Students Want Their Schools to Cancel Class So They Can Strike on Climate

Portland Moves One Step Closer to A More Rational Emergency Response to Homeless People

Nine New Affordable Housing Projects Have Been Approved Through Portland’s Housing Bond

Central/Eastern Oregon

Urgent care clinic to open in October

Eighth Street Bridge nears completion

Intermodal facilities get first round of funding

Albany/Corvallis Area

Making job connections at Business Extravaganza

Brownsville to move park playground equipment

Eugene Area

Nike to anchor $75M development — in downtown Eugene

Eugene, Springfield schools earn poor marks in state assessments

Youth-led climate strike march, rally start at noon Friday

Ruling stops Pedal Power timber harvest near Springfield

Roseburg Area

Transportation district considers name change

Roseburg VA to host stand down for disadvantaged veterans

Statewide school assessment scores show above average results in Oakland, Elkton and North Douglas

Medford Area

Jackson County assessment data show some gains

School buses changing lives

Merkley pushes research on smoke taint, CBD

Klamath Falls Area

Chamber director graduates from national program

Making the grade: City, county schools tally test scores

Klamath County appoints new emergency manager

Jordan Cove permit delayed

City council to continue discussion on establishing PERS account

Southern Oregon Coast

Coquille Police Department receives seat belt enforcement grant

Health advisory issued for Sunset Bay State Park Beach

DSL extends decision on Jordan Cove permit

International News

Indian military crackdown cuts off Kashmir’s connection with outside world; Portland-area Kashmiris fear the worst

National News

Trump says gun bill negotiations going ‘very slowly’

House votes to avert shutdown, fund government through November 

National Election News/Opinion

Buttigieg calls Warren ‘extremely evasive’ on health taxes

Sanders hits 1 million donors

The Memo: Biden's rivals search for right mode of attack

Business News

Colt suspends production of civilian AR-15

Natural Resource News

BLM ordered to revise 100-acre Oregon logging project


Portland Area

Sources: News partner posts special report on Francke murder

Central/Eastern Oregon

Our view | Democracy thrives in a pool of transparency

Bevarly | When a governor undermines her own transparency

Klamath Falls Area

Let’s talk about life during suicide prevention month


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