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10.7.19: Gov. Kate Brown Issues Six-Month Ban on All Flavored Vaping Products; Supreme Court to hear case with implications for Oregon’s non-unanimous jury system; Gov. Kate Brown delays releasing public records for months, defying early promises of trans

Monday, October 07, 2019


Oregon Political News

Gov. Kate Brown Issues Six-Month Ban on All Flavored Vaping Products

Supreme Court to hear case with implications for Oregon’s non-unanimous jury system

Gov. Kate Brown delays releasing public records for months, defying early promises of transparency

Oregon’s Flavored Vaping Ban Includes All Non-Cannabis Derived Flavors in THC Vapes

Former Oregon Attorney General and Reed College President John Kroger Has a New Job

Census outcome could give Oregon a sixth seat in the House

Oregon Election News

Ballot initiative to tighten Oregon forestry laws gets rejected. Advocates blame timber money.

Competitive Races Emerge to Replace Sen. Mark Hass and Rep. Mitch Greenlick

Oregon Legislative Press Releases

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News from the Regions

Wildfires – Fire Season starts June 1, 2020

Portland Area

Mayoral candidate Iannarone calls out Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler over Sondland donations

Ground broken on 48-unit affordable housing in Tigard Triangle

Sellwood neighbors rally around community center

Vacuum assembly plant sprouts in Oregon's Silicon Forest

Locals oppose Willamette United's planned sports complex

Multnomah County Health Department, Stuck With Enforcing Oregon’s Vape Ban, Will Not Add Additional Inspections of Tobacco Retailers

Central/Eastern Oregon

Former Republican Leader Mike McLane enjoying job as judge

Parking problems frustrate business owners

Generational change, new technology and acquisitions marked the postwar era

Small group of Helix residents making progress on preserving city hall


Oregon ranch lawsuit dismissed without attorney fees

Central Oregon districts seek irrigation improvements

Bend considers plan to cut greenhouse gas emissions

Albany/Corvallis Area

Getting their feet wet: Intel and other big firms begin to fund Willamette River restoration work

Rising above the demons: LBCC's Hamann copes with depression

Council to discuss Van Buren Bridge at work session

Eugene Area

Kaylee’s Law pulls all community colleges’ campus security into one comprehensive vision

Child care options for toddlers and infants scarce, pricey in Lane County

Camping ban on Willamette River islands moves to hearing

On the Agenda: Small cell tech up for discussion at Wednesday Eugene City Council meeting

Roseburg Area

Spat between City of Roseburg and chamber could be costly

Army National Guard soldiers and families meet in Roseburg for barbecue ahead of deployment to Africa

Medford Area

I-5 lane reopens; traffic congested

Jacksonville Fire Department gets extraction device

Pickleball courts popping up throughout Jackson County

Klamath Falls Area

'Sacred grounds': Old senior bench restored at KU; alumni reminisce

Playground project developing for Moore Park: Community Design Day Party Oct. 8 at Conger

Hemp: 'It's a Money crop'

Southern Oregon Coast

Emergency declared over Myrtle Point High School structural issues

Coquille water master plan outlines range of improvements

North Bend denies appeal on JCEP dredge spoils placement

Coos County Airport District seeks letters of interest

International News

White House says Turkey will soon launch Syria operation

North Korea: Nuclear talks with US 'finally broke off'

National News

Trump Organization cancels anti-Muslim group's gala at Mar-a-Lago

Trump: 'Democrats are lucky that they don't have any Mitt Romney types'

Economy adds 136K jobs in September as unemployment hits 50-year low

Presidential News

Trump told Republicans he doesn't want impeachment on his 'resume': report

Pentagon distances itself from Ukraine controversy

National Opinion

Alexandra Petri: The Finnish president reviews his US visit

Editorial: Trump's talk about treason is misguided

Catherine Rampell: Economy doesn’t make Trump untouchable


Portland Area

Opinion: Attorney General Rosenblum is on the wrong side of history

Opinion: Publishers are blocking your access to e-books at local libraries

Opinion: A ‘loiter-in’ to challenge racism

Salem Area

Suicide prevention is everyone’s business

Central/Eastern Oregon

From sunup to sundown | Kicking that word “comparison” to the curb

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

Our view | Hermiston parks survey a good idea

Albany/Corvallis Area

Think Too Much: Old dogs can still find new music

Roses and Raspberries for Friday, Oct. 4

Eugene Area

Our View: Deep background checks keep riders safe

Guest View: Heroism comes in combining our efforts

Roseburg Area

Beyond Stereotyping: Discovering the secrets of longevity

Medford Area

Only statutory repeal can address affordable housing and homelessness

Rogue Retreat forges ahead with shelter

Klamath Falls Area

The Klamath Union project: A dream come true

Southern Oregon Coast

Wyden announces statewide effort for wild and scenic rivers

Broadband internet is critical tool for rural communities


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