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Wolf population

February 26th, 2015 · Dept. of Fish & Wildlife

77 known Oregon gray wolves made it through 2014 (Oregonian, 2/24/2015)

Number of wolves in Oregon grows to 77 (Statesman Journal, 2/24/2015)

wolfConservationOregon wolf conservation and management plan annual report (annual) Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife

Teen driver safety

February 26th, 2015 · Dept. of Transportation

Oregon teen driving laws scrutinized after West Linn, Oregon City students’ deaths (Oregonian, 2/25/2015)

teenDrivingThe Oregon parent guide to teen driving [PDF] (2014) Oregon Department of Transportation, Driver and Motor Vehicle Services

driverManualOregon driver manual (biennial) Oregon Department of Transportation, Driver and Motor Vehicle Services

driverManualSpanishManual del conductor de Oregon (biennial) Oregon Department of Transportation, Driver and Motor Vehicle Services

Umatilla Bridge

February 26th, 2015 · Dept. of Transportation

Umatilla Bridge not included in retrofit plans (East Oregonian, 2/23/2015)

bridgeCondition2012 bridge condition report [PDF] (2012) Oregon Department of Transportation

roughRoadsRough roads ahead : the cost of poor highway conditions to Oregon’s economy [PDF] (2014) Oregon Department of Transportation

Bullying in schools

February 24th, 2015 · Health Authority

Anti-bullying policies for some Oregon school districts don’t comply with state law, report says (Oregonian, 2/20/2015)

healthyTeensOregon healthy teens survey (serial) Oregon Heatlh Authority

Economic and revenue forecast

February 24th, 2015 · Dept. of Administrative Services

Oregon’s kicker tax rebate: Q&A on how it works and when you might get it (Oregonian, 2/19/2015)

Oregon ‘kicker’ tax rebate of $349 million projected by new revenue forecast (Oregonian, 2/19/2015)

Economists: Oregon should expect a tax kicker this year (Statesman Journal, 2/20/2015)

Oregon forecasts almost $350 million in state income tax rebates (Register Guard, 2/20/2015)

revenueForecastOregon economic and revenue forecast (quarterly) Oregon Department of Administrative Services

Governor Brown’s inauguration

February 20th, 2015 · Office of the Governor

Kate Brown, promising ethics reforms, says she is ‘ready to roll up my sleeves and get to it’ (Oregonian, 2/19/2015)

Kate Brown sworn in as 38th Oregon governor (Statesman Journal, 2/19/2015)

Brown pledges to ‘restore public’s trust’ (Portland Tribune, 2/18/2015)

From the Capitol: Gov. Kate Brown pledges small business backing, strict ethics at inauguration (Portland Business Journal, 2/18/2015)

Kate Brown sworn in as Oregon’s second female governor (Oregon Business, 2/18/2015)

BrownInauguralGovernor Kate Brown addresses Oregonians following swearing-in ceremony [PDF] (2015) Oregon Office of the Governor

Best coast hikes

February 20th, 2015 · Parks & Recreation Dept.

10 best places for beautiful hiking on Oregon coast, south to north (Oregonian, 2/19/2015)

CapeLookoutCape Lookout State Park trail guide [PDF] (2013) Oregon Parks & Recreation Department

EcolaStateParkEcola State Park : Clatsop Loop Trail [PDF] (2003) Oregon Parks & Recreation Department

Oregon chub off endangered species list

February 17th, 2015 · Portland State University

Oregon chub becomes first fish to leave endangered species list (Oregonian, 2/16/2015)

Oregon minnow is first fish taken off endangered list (Oregonian, 2/17/2015)

endangeredSpeciesRare, threatened and endangered species of Oregon (serial) Portland State University, Oregon Biodiversity Information Center

Small business report

February 17th, 2015 · Secretary of State

Office of Small Business Assistance: 2014 Report (Oregon Secretary of State Blog, 2/10/2015)

smallBusinessThe state of small business (serial) Oregon Office of the Secretary of State, Office of Small Business Assistance

Oregon’s birthday and capitol

February 17th, 2015 · State Library

Past Tense Oregon: State celebrates 156 years on Saturday after long and winding road (Oregonian, 2/13/2015)

historicCapitolsHistoric capitols of Oregon : an illustrated chronology [PDF] (1987) Oregon State Library

Tsunami risk to boaters

February 12th, 2015 · State Marine Board

Tsunami Experts Working On More Safety Details For Boaters (OPB, 2/11/2015)

tsunamiBoatsTsunami! : what Oregon boat owners need to know [PDF] (2014) Oregon State Marine Board

Redmond Airport sets passenger record in 2014

February 11th, 2015 · Dept. of Aviation

Roberts Field Airport : individual airport report (Bend Bulletin, 2/10/2015)

airportbendRoberts Field Airport : individual airport report [PDF] (2014) Oregon Department of Aviation

Energy efficient public buildings

February 11th, 2015 · Dept. of Environmental Quality

State buildings shedding kilowatts (Portland Tribune, 02/09/2015)

stateenergeyState energy efficient design biennial report (serial) Oregon Department of Environmental Quality

Healthcare acquired infections

February 6th, 2015 · Health Authority

Sickening: Millions infected at U.S. hospitals (KGW, 2/6/2015)

infectionsHealthcare acquired infections (annual) Oregon Health Authority, Office for Oregon Health Policy and Research

Oregon agriculture

February 6th, 2015 · Dept. of Agriculture

Report lays out agriculture industry concerns in Oregon (Statesman Journal, 2/5/2015)

agricultureState of Oregon agriculture (annual) Oregon Department of Agriculture

Immunization deadline

February 6th, 2015 · Health Authority

Parents have 2 weeks to get children immunized or face exclusion from school, child care (Oregonian, 2/5/2015)

vaccinesParents, don’t let you child get left behind! (annual) Oregon Health Authority, Immunization Program

School enrollment

February 5th, 2015 · Dept. of Education

Oregon school enrollment more diverse this year, but Portland Public Schools’ less so (Oregonian, 2/5/2015)

Oregon Schools Growing, Some Districts More Than Others (OPB, 2/5/2015)

Oregon K-12 enrollment up slightly this school year (KTVZ, 2/5/2015)

schoolEnrollment_Page_1Fall membership report (annual) Oregon Department of Education

Agricultural fireworks

February 5th, 2015 · State Fire Marshal

Legislation might put BOOM! in bird repellent (Portland Tribune, 2/3/2015)

Oregon bird control fireworks bill moves to House floor (Capital Press, 2/3/2015)

agFireworksAgricultural fireworks [PDF] (2009) Oregon State Fire Marshal

Pension inflation

February 5th, 2015 · Audits Division

Audit: PERS retirees are not “spiking” their pensions (Statesman Journal, 2/4/2015)

PERSauditPublic Employees Retirement System : only isolated incidences of pension inflation among PERS employees [PDF] (2015) Oregon Secretary of State, Audits Division

Independent Party membership

February 3rd, 2015 · Elections Division

Independent Party of Oregon says it qualifies for major-party status (Oregonian, 2/3/2015)

Oregon could have a third major political party (Statesman Journal, 2/3/2015)

voterRegistrationMonthly voter registration statistics (monthly) Oregon Office of the Secretary of State, Elections Division