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9.25.2020: Oregon wildfire victims eligible for Disaster Unemployment Assistance; Oregon wildfire evacuation figures revised; A New Report Shows the State’s Hospitality Industry Has Been Hit the Hardest by COVID-19

Friday, September 25, 2020



Oregon wildfire victims eligible for Disaster Unemployment Assistance

Minimal growth reported among Oregon wildfires on Thursday

Oregon wildfire evacuation figures revised

Oregon Political News  

A New Report Shows the State’s Hospitality Industry Has Been Hit the Hardest by COVID-19

Oregon COVID-19 News  

Coronavirus in Oregon: state reports highest daily case count since mid-August

Oregon Election News

Eight candidates of color seeking spot at Oregon Capitol

Oregon Legislative Press Releases

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News from the Regions

Portland Area

I-5 bridge project: Predictions of traffic catastrophe don’t materialize

Portland police say they’ll work to keep Proud Boys, counter-protesters apart during rallies Saturday

Amid Riverside fire, Estacada is burned, not bowed

Multnomah County Board Extends Local Moratorium on Evictions

Northern Oregon Coast

COVID-19 strikes 77 workers at Oregon coast seafood plant

Salem Area

Detroit, Idanha and Elkhorn to see reduced evacuation levels

Aerial footage of Detroit, Oregon following wildfires Aerial view of damage from the Beachie Creek Fire

Beloved Santiam Canyon restaurants survive fire

Pacific Power: Santiam Canyon wasn't in 'power shutoff area'

Central/Eastern Oregon

Oregon Supreme Court says Eric Nisley remains Wasco County’s district attorney until the end of his term

Wildhorse opens new bowling alley

EOU students move onto campus

Candidate forum scheduled for Oct. 6

Umatilla County adds five new COVID cases

Congress acknowledges 155-year-old betrayal of Warm Springs and Wasco Tribes

E. Oregon Realtors deliver donations to fire victims

Albany/Corvallis Area

Oregon State president King Alexander writes that he ‘strongly supports’ Pac-12′s decision to play football games in November

Teaching candidates give back to the community

Council clarifies HRC not dead, will not meet or take action until 2021

Eugene Area

Lane County: Don't have gathering as COVID-19 cases surge

Utilities, watchful of wind, take cautious approach

Eugene utilities shut off power in effort to prevent additional fires

Roseburg Area

Winds knock out power across Douglas County

Low winds, heavy rains help further progress on Archie Creek Fire

COVID-19 spike means some Douglas County schools must delay in-person learning plans

Bridget McMillen starts administrative career at Glendale in unprecedented times

Medford Area

'We need something better than sleeping in cars'

Boise Cascade will match $100,000 in donations for fire, COVID-19 aid

Klamath Falls Area

Klamath County reports 3 new COVID-19 cases Thursday

House passes bill aiming to expedite Klamath dam removal

World premieres, virtual access highlight annual Klamath film fest

Southern Oregon Coast

South Coast recovering from pandemic job losses

Oregon men caught setting stolen crab traps in marine reserve await trial

National News

Democrats to redraft coronavirus relief bill in bid to jump-start talks

Support for racial injustice protests declines, U.S. poll finds

4 Oregon Dems introduce bill to include cannabis in disaster relief

Trump faces tricky choice on Supreme Court pick

Anxious Democrats amp up pressure for vote on COVID-19 aid

Trump signs largely symbolic pre-existing conditions order amid lawsuit

White House puts off action on surprise medical bills, punts to Congress

National Election News

Mail delays continue as states see new interest in vote-by-mail amid coronavirus pandemic: report

Shribman: New Hampshire's new voters critical for both parties

Fox News poll: Biden ahead of Trump in Nevada, Pennsylvania and Ohio

Poll: Biden leads Trump by 5 points nationwide

FBI director casts doubt on concerns over mail-in voting fraud

Business News

Pac-12 CEOs vote to jump back into college football in 2020 with a 7-game schedule beginning Nov. 6-7

United offering coronavirus tests to passengers flying to Hawaii

Environment / Energy News

California's Joshua tree to become first to win protections because of climate change

Natural Resource News

Nursery crops top list of Oregon commodities


Portland Area

It’s time to accept that coronavirus has changed our lives (commentary)

Salem Area

Protect our communities and prevent violence

Vote. It's our No. 1 patriotic duty

Hallmarks of U.S. democracy challenged daily

Central/Eastern Oregon

Our view | Roll up your sleeves and take the shot, flu shot that is

Eugene Area

Don't waste public funds on more logging

Klamath Falls Area

Verma: New cancer diagnosis options for people with Medicare


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