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Wolf depredation in Wallowa County

July 1st, 2016 · Dept. of Fish & Wildlife

ODFW confirms Shamrock pack depredation (Wallowa County Chieftain, 6/29/2016)

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

Fireworks safety

July 1st, 2016 · State Fire Marshal

Keep fireworks legal, and safe (Hood River News, 6/28/2016)

fireworksSafetyFireworks safety : promote & practice the 4 Be’s [PDF] (2009) Oregon State Fire Marshal

fireworksSafetySpanSeguridad de los fuegos artificiales : apoye y practique los 4 dichos [PDF] (2010) Oregon State Fire Marshal

differenceCan you tell the difference between illegal fireworks and illegal explosive devices? it could save a life! [PDF] (2011) Oregon State Fire Marshal

childrenSafeKeep children safe : be extra careful with sparklers [PDF] (2015) Oregon State Fire Marshal

Sunrise Express highway

July 1st, 2016 · Dept. of Transportation

First new Portland-area highway in nearly 3 decades to open in Clackamas (Oregonian, 6/30/2016)

Sunrise Expressway project dedicated in Clackamas (Portland Tribune, 6/30/2016)

SunriseProjectThe Sunrise project milestone O final report – scoping study [PDF] (2007) Oregon Transportation Improvement Group

SunriseProject2Sunrise project South I-205 corridor improvement project [PDF] (2007) Oregon Transportation Improvement Group

Blue-green algae

July 1st, 2016 · Health Authority

Climate change driving bacteria growth in lakes (Bend Bulletin, 6/30/2016)

algaeBlue-Green algae health advisories (annual) Oregon Health Authority

Tax measure report

July 1st, 2016 · Northwest Economic Research Center

New report predicts corporate tax would fuel public sector job growth (Oregonian, 6/29/16)

New PSU analysis delivers kinder verdict on corporate tax measure (Register Guard, 6/30/16)

Study predicts higher revenue, more public jobs under IP 28 (Bend Bulletin, 6/30/16)

EconomicImpactsPetition28The economic impacts of a gross receipt tax for Oregon with implications for initiative petition 28 [PDF] (2016) Portland State University, Northwest Economic Research Center

Oregon strawberries

June 30th, 2016 · Oregon Harvest for Schools (Program), Strawberry Commission

The Strawberry Defined Oregon. But Is It Going Away? (Willamette Week, 6/29/16)

ObjectiveFlavorStrawberriesObjective flavor comparison of Oregon strawberries and those from other climatic condition [PDF] 2006 Oregon Strawberry Commission

OregonStrawberriesSchoolsOregon strawberries grown for schools [PDF] (2011) Oregon Harvest for Schools (Program)

Oregon berries

June 30th, 2016 · Oregon Harvest for Schools (Program), Raspberry & Blackberry Commission

6 Oregon berries that go beyond Marions (Oregonian, 6/29/16)

It’s blackberry season: We go beyond marionberries with an Oregon-grown taste test (Oregonian, 6/29/16)

OregonBoysenberriesOregon boysenberries [PDF] (2003) Oregon Raspberry & Blackberry Commission

OregonRaspberriesandBlackberriesOregon raspberries & blackberries : the sweet taste of the great Northwest! [PDF] (2011) Oregon Raspberry & Blackberry Commission

OregonCaneBerriesSchoolsOregon cane berries grown for schools [PDF] (2013) Oregon Harvest for Schools (Program)

Imprisoned African Americans

June 27th, 2016 · Dept. of Corrections

Oregon imprisons African Americans at a higher rate than most other states (Oregonian, 6/25/2016)

communityPopulationCommunity population profile (monthly) Oregon Department of Corrections

inmatePopulationInmate population profile (monthly) Oregon Department of Corrections

Gun sales increase

June 27th, 2016 · State Police

Oregon gun sales skyrocket after Orlando shooting (Statesman Journal, 6/26/2016)

firearmInfoFirearm information and denial report (monthly) Oregon State Police, Identification Services Section, FICS Unit

Sturgeon fishing on the Columbia

June 24th, 2016 · Dept. of Fish & Wildlife

Sturgeon fishing cut on Columbia, expanded in Washington (Oregonian, 6/23/2016)

whiteSturgeonStatus and biology of Columbia River white sturgeon [PDF] (2014) Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife

Hospital metrics report

June 23rd, 2016 · Health Authority

Hospital report shows success in some areas (Bend Bulletin, 6/23/16)

State: Pay-for-performance program has improved Oregon’s health (Portland Business Journal, 6/23/16)

HealthSystemTransformation2015Oregon’s health system transformation … final report (serial) Oregon Health Authority

Government waste hotline report

June 23rd, 2016 · Audits Division

Reports of state government waste surge in 2015 (Statesman Journal, 6/22/16)

GovernmentWasteHotlineOregon Secretary of State’s Government Waste Hotline (annual) Oregon Secretary of State, Audits Division

Minimum wage zones

June 22nd, 2016 · Bureau of Labor and Industries

State’s new wage zones causing pay-rate confusion (Wallowa County Chieftain, 6/21/2016)

minimumWageOregon minimum wage (annual) Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries

agEmployeesNotice, agricultural employees : your rights under Oregon’s minimum wage law and child labor law [PDF] (2016) Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries

agEmployeesSpanAtención, empleados agricolas : estos son sus derechos según las leyes de salario mínimo y de empleo de menores de Oregon [PDF] (2016) Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries

North Portland air quality

June 22nd, 2016 · Dept. of Environmental Quality

Angry residents challenge inconclusive air pollution study in N Portland (Oregonian, 6/20/2016)

PortlandAirNorth Portland air quality monitoring project summary draft [PDF] (2016) Oregon Department of Environmental Quality

Refugees in Oregon

June 21st, 2016 · Dept. of Human Services

A message given to Salem refugees: you are welcome here (Statesman Journal, 6/18/16)

RefugeesOregonDataRefugees in Oregon data (annual) Oregon Department of Human Services, State Refugee Program

La Niña

June 21st, 2016 · Dept. of Agriculture

Goodbye El Niño, hello La Niña (Mail Tribune, 6/18/16)

SeasonalClimateForecastSeasonal climate forecast (serial) Oregon State Department of Agriculture

Forage fish management plan

June 21st, 2016 · Marine Resources Program

Oregon moves to protect Ocean’s small fish from hooks, nets (Oregonian, 6/17/16)

ForageFishPlanOregon forage fish management plan, draft [PDF] (2016) Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, Marine Resources Program

ForageFishFAQOregon forage fish management plan : frequently asked questions [PDF] (2016) Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, Marine Resources Program

Women in construction industry

June 20th, 2016 · Bureau of Labor and Industries

Women in construction break down barriers in male-dominated industry (Oregonian, 6/17/2016)

climbYourWayClimb your way up to an amazing career! Become an Oregon apprentice! [PDF] (2015) Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries, Apprenticeship & Training Division

OregonApprenticeI am an Oregon apprentice [PDF] (2015) Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries, Apprenticeship & Training Division

Oregon bottle deposit increase

June 20th, 2016 · Liquor Control Commission

Oregon bottle deposit likely to double in 2017 (Herald and News, 6/19/2016)

containerReturnBeverage container return data (annual) Oregon Liquor Control Commission

bottleBillFAQOregon’s Bottle Bill : frequently asked questions [PDF] (2016) Oregon Liquor Control Commission

First year of full-day kindergarten

June 20th, 2016 · Dept. of Education

Teachers, students give an “A” to full-day kindergarten (Register Guard, 6/20/2016)

reportCardOregon statewide report card (annual) Oregon Department of Education

kindergartenEnrollmentOregon full-day kindergarten enrollment (annual) Oregon Department of Education