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Fall protection rules

March 2nd, 2015 · Dept. of Consumer & Business Services

Woodburn home manufacturer fined for unsafe practices (Statesman Journal, 2/26/2015)

fallProtectionFall protection in the construction industry (serial) Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Division

fallHeightsFall protection trigger heights for general industry [PDF] (2014) Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Division

Seismic landslides and highways

March 2nd, 2015 · Dept. of Transportation

Map outlines western Oregon landslide risks from a subduction zone earthquake (KATU, 3/1/2015)

seismicLandslidesImpacts of potential seismic landslides on lifeline corridors : final report [PDF] (2015) Oregon Department of Transportation, Research Section

Columbia River Gorge tourism

March 2nd, 2015 · Parks & Recreation Dept.

Columbia River Gorge, one of 7 Wonders of Oregon: who knew sternwheeler was so fun (Oregonian, 3/2/2015)

gorgeParksColumbia River Gorge state parks & Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail, state parks [PDF] (2007) Oregon Parks and Recreation Department

SNAP in Oregon

February 27th, 2015 · Dept. of Human Services

Potential SNAP Cuts Could Affect Many Oregonians (OPB, 2/26/2015)

statewideDataSelf sufficiency data charts, statewide data (monthly) Oregon Department of Human Services

Syphilis in Oregon

February 27th, 2015 · Health Authority

Oregon health officials warn of rise in syphilis cases (KGW, 2/24/2015)

syphilisSyphilis in Oregon [PDF] (2012) Oregon Health Authority

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