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Wine-grape harvest

September 29th, 2014 · Wine Board

2014 Oregon wine-grape harvest turns up the heat as winemakers predict quality vintage (Oregonian, 9/27/2014)

wineIndustryThe economic impact of the wine and wine grape industries on the Oregon economy [PDF] (2011) Oregon Wine Board

Department of Veterans’ Affairs audit

September 29th, 2014 · Audits Division

State agency seeks to bring in veterans who leave money on the table (Oregonian, 9/28/2014)

ODVAauditOregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs : general review of veteran services and further considerations for the Department’s new plans [PDF] (2014) Oregon Secretary of State, Audits Division

Competitive standards and wood products

September 26th, 2014 · Dept. of Forestry

Competitive Standards Strengthens Oregon’s Forests (Forbes, 9/22/14)

OregonWoodEvaluation of the adequacy of leading green building certification systems to recognize the social, environmental, and economic values of Oregon grown wood [PDF] (2014) Oregon Department of Forestry

Wolf attacks

September 22nd, 2014 · Dept. of Fish & Wildlife

Wolves kill Oregon sheep, injure protection dogs (Capital Press, 9/19/2014)

wolfAttackODFW livestock depredation investigation report (serial) Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife

Chronic Disease Self-Management Program

September 22nd, 2014 · Dept. of Human Services, Health Authority

Inmate health coaches: Oregon prisoners taught to tend their own chronic illnesses (maybe saving you money) (Oregonian, 9/19/2014)

livingWellDataLiving Well with Chronic Conditions data report (serial) Living Well with Chronic Conditions Program

livingWellImplementationLiving Well Chronic Disease Self-Management Program : a guide to implementation [PDF] (2009) Living Well with Chronic Conditions Program

Blue-green algae advisories

September 22nd, 2014 · Dept. of Human Services

Blue-green algae in Willamette River found to be a toxic species; warning area of river expanded (Oregonian, 9/19/2014)

Toxic blue-green algae found in Wickiup Reservoir in Deschutes County (Oregonian, 9/19/2014)

algaeHarmful algae blooms : a public health concern [PDF] (2009) Oregon Department of Human Services, Public Health Division

algaeSpanishFlorecimiento de algas perjudiciales : una preocupación sanitaria [PDF] (2009) Oregon Department of Human Services, Public Health Division

Prescription painkiller rules

September 19th, 2014 · Health Authority

New rule makes it harder to get painkiller prescriptions (KOIN, 9/18/2014)

drugOverdoseDrug overdose deaths, hospitalizations, abuse, and dependency among Oregonians [PDF] (2014) Oregon Health Authority

Impact of the Affordable Care Act

September 19th, 2014 · Health Authority

Oregon’s uninsurance rate cut more than half following federal health reforms, researchers say (Oregonian, 9/19/2014)

insuranceCoverageImpacts of the affordable care act on health insurance coverage in Oregon [PDF] (2014) Oregon Health Authority

Oregon’s employment situation

September 17th, 2014 · Employment Department

Oregon unemployment rises as thousands join resurgent labor market (Oregonian, 9/17/2014)

Oregon jobless rate jumps (Register Guard, 9/17/2014)

unemploymentOregon’s employment situation (monthly) Oregon Employment Department

Hillcrest School proposal

September 16th, 2014 · Youth Authority

Hillcrest Youth Correctional Facility may close (Statesman Journal, 9/16/2014)

strategicPlan10-year strategic plan for close custody facilities [PDF] (2014) Oregon Youth Authority

2013-14 education assessment

September 12th, 2014 · Dept. of Education

State test scores are in (Oregonian, 9/11/2014)

State Superintendent Saxton Reacts To New Oregon School Data (OPB, 9/11/2014)

resultsFAQ2013-14 assessment results frequently asked questions [PDF] (2014) Oregon Department of Education

Emergency management guidebook

September 10th, 2014 · Emergency Management

Oregon creates disaster ‘playbook’ in case of major earthquake (KATU, 9/9/2014)

playbookOverviewCascadia playbook overview : developing a quick reference guide for the first 14 days [PDF] (2014) Oregon Emergency Management

Elder financial exploitation

September 10th, 2014 · Dept. of Human Services, Resident Safety Review Council

Escrow officers turn a blind eye to elder financial abuse (Oregonian, 9/9/2014)

financialExploitationFinancial exploitation data book : a retrospective look at community based financial exploitation in Oregon in 2013 [PDF] (2014) Oregon Office of Adult Abuse Prevention and Investigations

residentSafetyReview, findings, and recommendations of the Resident Safety Review Council [PDF] (2013) Oregon Resident Safety Review Council

Chlamydia in Oregon

September 9th, 2014 · Health Authority

Chlamydia Screening Increases, But Still Below National Average (OPB, 9/8/2014)

femaleChlamydiaChlamydia rates among females, aged 15-19 and 20-24 years [PDF] (2012) Oregon Health Authority, Public Health Division, Adolescent Health Program

chlamydiaOregonChlamydia in Oregon [PDF] (2012) Oregon Health Authority, Public Health Division

Commercial truck safety inspections

September 9th, 2014 · Dept. of Transportation

Truckers stopped for inspections (Register Guard, 9/9/2014)

truckSafetySummary of Oregon truck safety and guide to the commercial vehicle safety plan (annual) Oregon Department of Transportation, Motor Carrier Transportation Division

Charter schools

September 8th, 2014 · State Legislature

What can Jeff Cogen’s new charter school job tell us about how Oregon charter schools work? (Oregonian, 9/5/2014)

charterSchoolsCharter schools [PDF] (2012) Oregon Legislative Assembly, Legislative Committee Services

Governor Atiyeh memorial

September 4th, 2014 · Office of the Governor

Vic Atiyeh remembered as self-effacing ‘symbol of public service’ in Oregon (Oregonian, 9/4/2014)

Oregon remembers Gov. Vic Atiyeh’s humor, service (Statesman Journal, 9/4/2014)

atiyehState of the State address to the 61st Legislative Assembly [PDF] (1981) Oregon Office of the Governor

Tree buffer changes

September 4th, 2014 · Dept. of Forestry

Oregon forestry board may increase tree buffers along salmon streams, first time since 1994 (Oregonian, 9/3/2014)

ripstreamRiparian function and stream temperature (RipStream) project (serial) Oregon Department of Forestry

waterProtectionThe Oregon Forest Practices Act water protection rules : scientific and policy considerations [PDF] (1994) Oregon Department of Forestry

Authorized use of waterways

September 2nd, 2014 · Dept. of State Lands

Floating shack draws complaints from public (Statesman Journal, 8/30/2014)

waterwayAuthorizationWaterway authorizations : does your use of a waterway require state authorization? [PDF] (2011) Oregon Department of State Lands

Oregon spotted frog

September 2nd, 2014 · Dept. of Fish & Wildlife

Oregon spotted frog to be listed as threatened species because of lost habitat (Oregonian, 8/28/2014)

Oregon spotted frog to be listed as threatened (Bend Bulletin, 8/29/2014)

threatenedSpeciesThreatened, endangered, and candidate fish and wildlife species in Oregon [PDF] (2011) Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, Wildlife Division

spottedFrogThe spotted frog in western Oregon [PDF] (1994) Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, Wildlife Diversity Program