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2.12.2020: Climate activists swarm Oregon Capitol to support cap-and-trade bill; ODOT seeks I-5 Rose Quarter advisory committee members; Labor Unions May Push for Another Candidate After Former Rep. Jennifer Williamson Exits Race Over WW Story

Wednesday, February 12, 2020


Oregon Political News

Climate activists swarm Oregon Capitol to support cap-and-trade bill

ODOT seeks I-5 Rose Quarter advisory committee members

Labor Unions May Push for Another Candidate After Former Rep. Jennifer Williamson Exits Race Over WW Story

Dairy containers removed from Oregon bottle bill system for now

GOP leader: Timber deal demoralizing to caucus

ODFW Commission amends falconry rules, consider sturgeon updates

Oregon Legislative Press Releases

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News from the Regions

Portland Area

West Linn to pay $600K in police discrimination case

Metro fast-tracks homeless measure to serve Portland region

Southwest Corridor light-rail plans between Portland and Southeastern Washington get a look

Northern Oregon Coast

Update: Ecola State Park closed indefinitely due to landslide damage

Parks grapple with attack, increased visitors

Salem Area

City Council to revisit controversial sit-lie

Central/Eastern Oregon

United Grain purchases Treasure Valley facilities

Water shortages to fallow fields in Oregon's Jefferson County

District chooses BBT Architects for bond projects

Pendleton School District puts levy on May ballot

Council discusses city hall plans

Albany/Corvallis Area

Ray calls for more support: Retiring OSU president unveils $1M gift from alum to help struggling students

Corvallis names new police chief

Eugene Area

Oregon’s state parks break camping record again

The legality of Eugene’s downtown protest camp remains a point of debate

Roseburg Area

Sheila Cox chosen for Roseburg City Council

2nd Chance Ranch purchase falls through due to funding delay

Glide making late push to raise remaining funds for track renovation

Medford Area

Siskiyou streams get new protections

Election hoax alert

Two local school boards see changes

Klamath Falls Area

Klamath County short on census workers

Sky Lakes earns Beacon Award for excellence

Historic Lakeview Indian Village reopens under new management

Southern Oregon Coast

Local school districts are changing the culture of chronic absenteeism

Myrtle Point First Christian Church raises over $30,000 to update historic building

International News

China denies cybertheft following Equifax accusations

National News

Unlikely alliance of Nike and U.S. Justice Department combine to shut down Avenatti

4 prosecutors quit after DOJ cuts Roger Stone’s prison time

Seattle bans winter evictions of low- and medium-income renters

Trump withdraws nomination of former US attorney for Treasury post: report

House lawmakers close to draft bill on self-driving cars

National Opinion

Gail Collins: Think Trump’s learned a lesson? Haha

Bad laws should be repealed

National Election News

New Hampshire primary 2020: Bernie Sanders claims narrow victory

Andrew Yang drops out of 2020 presidential race

Mike Bloomberg leaps up national polls – thanks in part to surprisingly strong showing among African-Americans

Winners and losers from the New Hampshire primary

Biden, Warren on ropes after delegate shutout

Sanders on NH victory: Win is 'beginning of the end for Donald Trump'

Buttigieg congratulates Sanders on 'strong showing' in New Hampshire

5 takeaways from the New Hampshire primary

Biden: 'We need to hear from Nevada and South Carolina' in Democratic primary

Klobuchar celebrates strong NH performance: 'We have beaten the odds'

Klobuchar: 'We need to build a big tent' for anti-abortion Democrats

National Election Opinion

Commentary: Is the Justice Department scooping up dirt about Joe Biden from Rudolph Giuliani?

Unintended consequences of Iowa caucus

Business News

From Dutch Bros, a fresh cup of Valentine's luv

Oregon Hispanic Chamber names new leadership

Environment / Energy News

Critics decry proposed cuts in Hanford nuclear cleanup plan


Portland Area

Opinion: SB 1549 would create a two-tier health system for vulnerable Oregonians

Central/Eastern Oregon

As I see it | A little kindness can go a long way

Our view | Red Cross can use volunteers

Column | No one's coming for your guns

Eugene Area

Guest View: The growing risk of senior homelessness

Klamath Falls Area

Oregon must act now on wildfire


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