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10.22.2020: Oregon auditors: most local governments correctly spending coronavirus relief money, a couple high-risk expenditures; Oregon reports 5 new coronavirus cases linked to schools, 2 of them in Coos Bay; Oregon senior care staff and residents will

Thursday, October 22, 2020


Oregon Political News 

Oregon auditors: most local governments correctly spending coronavirus relief money, a couple high-risk expenditures 

Former Gov. John Kitzhaber on why he's still advocating for health policy changes

Oregon COVID-19 News

Oregon reports 5 new coronavirus cases linked to schools, 2 of them in Coos Bay

Oregon senior care staff and residents will get vaccines for free; state logs 331 new cases, 2 new deaths

Oregon Election News

Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum ambivalent on issues that drove Portland protests. Here’s why Oregonians are likely to reelect her

Oregon Legislative Press Releases

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News from the Regions

Portland Area

Portland set to spearhead one of the biggest projects in city history: The Broadway Corridor

Disband the Portland Police Bureau?

Citizens work to erase racial slurs from Oregon maps

Hardesty, Eudaly want to cut PPB by $18 million

Salem Area

Yamhill County processed no local ballots until Wednesday, alarming some early voters

Central/Eastern Oregon

Bend Venture Conference sees $503,000 in investments

Weather service issues freeze warning

County burn ban concludes Oct. 22

OCCA names White-Zollman communciations director

Political propaganda meets civics lesson in Athena library workshop

Albany/Corvallis Area

Food delivery tobots start work at OSU

Eugene Area

Report: Slight decrease in bias crimes in Eugene

Coronavirus updates Wednesday: 40 new cases, 1 new death

Virus spikes have officials looking to shore up hospitals

Eugene lawmaker is behind Oregon bipartisan group

First look: COVID-19 puts dent in UO enrollment numbers

Bethel School District ramps up bond efforts

EWEB works to protect Eugene water quality after fire

Springfield council won't fill vacant mayor seat until next year

City of Eugene Streatery program continues

Lane County reports 3 deaths, 102 weekend cases

Coronavirus updates Monday: 3 new deaths in Lane County

Roseburg Area

Glide, Sutherlin high school receive toolkits from Harbor Freight Tools for Schools

Medford Area

Fire aid deadlines fast approaching 

Rogue Credit buys aquatic center naming rights 

Lithia earnings top Wall Street expectations 

Red flag warning in effect until Friday morning 

Jackson County sees most new COVID-19 cases since pandemic started 

Klamath Falls Area

Klamath County schools discontinues non-district facility use due to COVID

Leith, Reschke vie for Oregon House seat

Officials break ground on Wilsonart manufacturing facility

Linthicum, Palcic face off for state senate

International News

U.S. officials conclude Iran was behind threatening emails claimed to be from Proud Boys

Intel officials say Iran, Russia seeking to influence election

Trump administration advances $1.8B arms sales to Taiwan

National Covid-19 News

Idaho hospitals near capacity, may send new coronavirus patients to Portland, Seattle

OHSU study confirms CDC guidance on how long Covid-19 patients are infectious

The Latest: Mexico estimates its caseload above 1 million

National News

Power players play chess match on COVID-19 aid

Democrats to boycott committee vote on Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court nomination

Nearly 1 million people have run out of unemployment payments: analysis

National Election News

In pitch for Biden, Obama urges voters to cast Trump out

Supreme Court reinstates ban on curbside voting in Alabama

Biden up 10 points in Pennsylvania, neck-and-neck with Trump in Florida: poll

Trafalgar chief pollster predicts Trump victory: Polls 'predominantly missing the hidden vote'

Natural Resource News

Oregon vineyards lose lawsuit against marijuana operation


Portland Area

Opinion: Transportation measure is an investment in our communities

Opinion: Portland’s police accountability measure can help fix our broken system

Eugene Area

Guest View: Tobias Read: Saving for the future

Roseburg Area

Guest Column: Failed leadership has led to unnecessary death toll

Medford Area

Yes on 107 to limit campaign contributions

Klamath Falls Area

Moudry: Rotary’s 40-year fight against polio is nearly complete


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