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Readiness for kindergarten

February 9th, 2016 · Dept. of Education

Ready for kindergarten? Children in some Oregon neighborhoods ultra-primed, others not at all (Oregonian, 2/9/2016)

Assessment shows kindergartners early math, literacy skills up (Bend Bulletin, 2/8/2016)

Oregon sees some gains in kindergartners’ skills (KTVZ, 2/8/2016)

kindergartenAssessmentOregon kindergarten assessment (annual) Oregon Department of Education

Pacific fisher habitat

February 9th, 2016 · Dept. of Fish & Wildlife

Fisher queen: Cricket helps biologists understand impacts of logging on habitat (Mail Tribune, 2/7/2016)

furbearerProgramOregon furbearer program report, 2010-2011 [PDF] (2011) Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife

furbearingMammalsOregon’s furbearing mammals [PDF] (1987) Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife

Motor voter registration

February 9th, 2016 · Elections Division

Motor Voter Law Brings Ballots To Thousands More Oregonians (OPB, 2/4/2016)

motorVoterOregon motor voter registration manual (serial) Oregon Secretary of State, Elections Division

Crane safety

February 8th, 2016 · Dept. of Consumer & Business Services

Manhattan crane collapse: Oregon regulators often lean on construction crews to monitor crane safety (Oregonian, 2/5/2016)

cranesOregon OSHA’s cranes and derricks in construction [PDF] (2011) Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Division

craneStandardOregon OSHA’s crane standard for the construction industry : a timeline [PDF] (2015) Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Division

Chronic absenteeism in Oregon

February 8th, 2016 · Dept. of Education

Lawmakers want action on Oregon’s rampant chronic absenteeism (Oregonian, 2/7/2016)

absenteeismSchool attendance, absenteeism, and student success [PDF] (2015) Oregon Department of Education

Minimum wage jobs

February 5th, 2016 · Employment Department

OED releases new minimum wage report (News-Review, 2/4/2016)

minimumWageOregon’s minimum wage jobs : facts, figures, and context [PDF] (2016) Oregon Employment Department

Student enrollment

February 5th, 2016 · Dept. of Education

Oregon school enrollment up by nearly 6,000, biggest growth in a decade (Oregonian, 2/4/2016)

Report: Bend-La Pine now fifth-largest district in Oregon (Bend Bulletin, 2/5/2016)

fallMembership_Page_1Fall membership report (annual) Oregon Department of Education

Youth suicide intervention

February 4th, 2016 · Health Authority

New plan aims to bring youth suicides to zero in Oregon (Bend Bulletin, 2/4/2016)

youthSuicideYouth suicide intervention and prevention plan, 2016-2020 [PDF] (2015) Oregon Health Authority

Eastern Oregon Airport

February 2nd, 2016 · Dept. of Aviation

Pendleton City Council to consider turning airport into support center (East Oregonian, 2/2/2016)

easternAirportEastern Oregon Regional Airport : individual airport report [PDF] (2014) Oregon Department of Aviation

School immunization deadline

January 29th, 2016 · Health Authority

More students may be sent home for missing vaccines (Bend Bulletin, 1/28/2016)

englishParents, don’t let your child get left behind! (annual) Oregon Immunization Program

spanishPadres no dejen que sus hijos se queden atras! (annual) Oregon Immunization Program

russianParents, don’t let your child get left behind! (Russian) (annual) Oregon Immunization Program

vietnameseParents, don’t let your child get left behind! (Vietnamese) (annual) Oregon Immunization Program

STEM and Oregon migration

January 29th, 2016 · Dept. of Administrative Services

‘Portlandia’ no longer? Oregon’s young migrants come with high-tech skills (Oregonian, 1/28/2016)

stemSTEM+ trends in Oregon [PDF] (2016) Oregon Department of Administrative Services, Office of Economic Analysis

Wolf management plan

January 29th, 2016 · Dept. of Fish & Wildlife

Oregon begins wolf plan review accompanied by lawsuit and legislation (Capital Press, 1/28/2016)

grayWolfUpdated biological status review for the Gray Wolf (Canis lupus) in Oregon and evaluation of criteria to remove the Gray Wolf from the list of endangered species under the Oregon Endangered Species Act [PDF] (2015) Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife

wolfPlanOregon wolf conservation and management plan [PDF] (2010) Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife

New scenic waterways

January 29th, 2016 · Parks & Recreation Dept.

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown designates Chetco, Molalla rivers as scenic waterways (Register Guard, 1/27/2016)

Kate Brown approves new scenic waterways in Oregon (Oregonian, 1/28/2016)

ChetcoRiverState scenic waterway report : Chetco River [PDF] (2014) Oregon State Parks and Recreation Department

MolallaRiverState scenic waterway report : Molalla River [PDF] (2014) Oregon State Parks and Recreation Department

Care of trees after storms

January 28th, 2016 · Dept. of Forestry

Keeping trees healthy after winter storms (Portland Tribune, 1/20/2016)

treeToppingTree topping [PDF] (2010) Oregon Department of Forestry

treeFirstAidTree first aid after a storm [PDF] (2004) Oregon Department of Forestry, Urban and Community Forestry Assistance Program

reducingDamageReducing tree damage in future storms [PDF] (2004) Oregon Department of Forestry, Urban and Community Forestry Assistance Program

treesSavedCan these trees be saved? [PDF] (2004) Oregon Department of Forestry, Urban and Community Forestry Assistance Program

Graduation rates

January 28th, 2016 · Dept. of Education

Finally, Oregon graduation rate rises (Oregonian, 1/28/2016)

Jefferson High graduation rates soar: here’s what’s working for students (Oregonian, 1/28/2016)

State data : most Lane County school districts see bump in high school graduation rates (Register Guard, 1/28/2016)

Jefferson leads upswing in Portland’s graduation rate (Portland Tribune, 1/28/2016)

Oregon high-school graduation rate inches up (Bend Bulletin, 1/28/2016)

graduationRatesOregon’s on-time high school graduation rate shows strong growth in 2014-15 [PDF] (2016) Oregon Department of Education

cohortGraduationSummary of four-year cohort graduation rates (annual) Oregon Department of Education

Mammoth bones at OSU

January 28th, 2016 · State Historic Preservation Office

Mammoth bones found at OSU construction site (Gazette Times, 1/26/2016)

archaeologyGuidelines for conducting field archaeology in Oregon [PDF] (2016) Oregon State Historic Preservation Office

Cannon Beach emergency plan

January 27th, 2016 · Dept. of Geology and Mineral Industries

Cannon Beach emergency committee reconsiders escape plan (Daily Astorian, 1/26/2016)

CannonBeachTsunami inundation maps for Cannon Beach, Clatsop County, Oregon (2013) Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries

Paid sick leave and agriculture

January 27th, 2016 · Bureau of Labor and Industries

Labor official offers paid sick leave advice (Capital Press, 1/26/2016)

sickTimeRequirements of Oregon’s sick time law [PDF] (2015) Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries

sickTimeSpanishRequisitos de la ley de Oregon de tiempo por enfermedad [PDF] (2015) Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries

Workplace fatalities

January 27th, 2016 · Dept. of Consumer & Business Services

Man dies on the job in Eugene: second workplace death in one week (Register Guard, 1/27/2016)

fatalitiesNumber of compensable fatalities by industry, Oregon (serial) Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services

Cape Falcon Marine Reserve

January 26th, 2016 · Dept. of Fish & Wildlife

A celebration for Cape Falcon Marine Reserve (Daily Astorian, 1/26/2016)

capeFalconCape Falcon Marine Reserve and marine protected areas [PDF] (2015) Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife