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Talking books

January 27th, 2015 · State Library

Technology helps more people enjoy books (Hermiston Herald, 1/23/2015)

talkingBooksTalking book and braille news (serial) Oregon State Library, Talking Book and Braille Services

Oregon’s wine industry

January 27th, 2015 · Wine Board

Oregon’s wine industry packs a growing economic punch (Statesman Journal, 1/27/2015)

Oregon’s wine industry packs a surprising economic punch (Capital Press, 1/23/2015)

wineIndustryThe economic impact of the wine and wine grape industries on the Oregon economy [PDF] (2015) Oregon Wine Board

Brownfield cleanups

January 26th, 2015 · Business Development Dept., Dept. of Environmental Quality

Clearing properties costly, worthwhile (Register Guard, 1/25/2015)

brownfieldProgramsEconomic impacts of Oregon’s brownfields programs [PDF] (2014) Business Oregon

brownfieldFactSheetBrownfields in Oregon [PDF] (2010) Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, Land Quality Division

Trawl fishing nets

January 26th, 2015 · Trawl Commission

Rules to help groundfish spur new technology (Register Guard, 1/25/2015)

trawlCommissionFrom the wheelhouse : news from the Oregon Trawl Commission (serial) Oregon Trawl Commission

Dry cleaner pollution

January 26th, 2015 · Dept. of Environmental Quality

Dirty cleaners (Register Guard, 1/25/2015)

dryCleanersContainment under and around dry cleaning systems [PDF] (2008) Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, Dry Cleaner Program

dryCleaners2Hazardous waste management [PDF] (2003) Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, Dry Cleaner Program

Gold Beach tsunami zone

January 26th, 2015 · Dept. of Geology and Mineral Industries

Why Build A Hospital In A Tsunami Zone? (OPB, 1/26/2015)

GoldBeachTsunamiTsunami evacuation map. Gold Beach, Oregon [PDF] (2012) Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries

GoldBeachTsunami1995Tsunami hazard map of the Gold Beach quadrangle, Curry County, Oregon [PDF] (1995) Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries

Surviving a tsunami

January 22nd, 2015 · Dept. of Geology and Mineral Industries

Can coastal communities survive a tsunami? (OPB, 1/21/2015)

SeasideTsunamiTsunami evacuation map. Seaside & Gearhart, Oregon [PDF] (2013) Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries

YachatsTsunamiTsunami evacuation map. Yachats, Oregon [PDF] (2013) Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries

Oregon’s employment rate

January 22nd, 2015 · Employment Department

Oregon economy finished 2014 at record pace of growth (Statesman Journal, 1/21/2015)

Jobless rate lowest since ’08 (Register Guard, 1/21/2015)

State job growth climbs in late 2014 (Portland Tribune, 1/21/2015)

employmentOregon’s employment situation (monthly) Oregon Employment Department

Cathodic protection of coastal bridges

January 20th, 2015 · Dept. of Transportation

Coastal bridge due for upgrade (Register Guard, 1/19/2015)

cathodicProtectionCathodic protection evaluation : final report (2014) Oregon Department of Transportation, Bridge Preservation Unit

Hatchery water shortage

January 20th, 2015 · Dept. of Fish & Wildlife

Fishery officials hatch desperate measures (Register Guard, 1/18/2015)

LeaburgHatcheryLeaburg Hatchery operations plan (annual) Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, Fish Division

McKenzieHatcheryMcKenzie River Hatchery operations plan (annual) Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, Fish Division

Sport fishing regulations

January 20th, 2015 · Dept. of Fish & Wildlife

Rules for rockfish get more complicated (Statesman Journal, 1/15/2015)

sportFishingOregon sport fishing regulations (annual) Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife

Groundwater pollution from drywell

January 20th, 2015 · Oregon State University

DEQ fines Battin Power in Milwaukie; company appeals (Portland Tribune, 1/19/2015)

drywellsDrywells [PDF] (2011) Oregon State University, Sea Grant College Program

Job vacancies

January 20th, 2015 · Employment Department

Growth of vacant jobs in multiple sectors points to broad-based recovery in Oregon (Oregonian, 1/15/2015)

More Job Vacancies For Unemployed Oregonians (OPB, 1/15/2015)

helpWantedHelp wanted in Oregon (quarterly) Oregon Employment Department

Oregon Health Plan enrollment

January 15th, 2015 · Health Authority

New Oregon Health Plan Enrollees Skew Younger And Healthier (OPB, 1/14/2015)

mid-yearReportOregon’s Health System Transformation mid-year report (serial) Oregon Health Authority

Readiness for kindergarten

January 15th, 2015 · Dept. of Education

Oregon students show no change on kindergarten readiness test; meaning of results uncertain (Oregonian, 1/14/2015)

kindergartenAssessmentOregon kindergarten assessment (annual) Oregon Department of Education

Fourth term inauguration

January 15th, 2015 · Office of the Governor

John Kitzhaber sworn in for final term, speaks of inequities among Oregonians (Oregonian, 1/13/2015)

Oregon’s challenge: Create jobs, spread the wealth (Statesman Journal, 1/13/2015)

Kitzhaber draws on history, inspiration for fourth inauguration speech (Portland Tribune, 1/13/2015)

Gov. John Kitzhaber Sworn in For Historic Fourth Term (Willamette Week, 1/13/2015)

inauguralAddressGovernor Kitzhaber’s historic fourth term inaugural address [PDF] (2015) Oregon Office of the Governor

Low snowpack

January 12th, 2015 · U.S. Dept. of Agriculture

Low Snowfall This Year Offers A Preview Of Warmer Climate To Come (OPB, 1/9/2015)

basinOutlookOregon basin outlook report (serial) United States Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service

Oregon’s 10-year plan

January 12th, 2015 · Dept. of Administrative Services

Oregon’s 10-year plan has been reimagined (Statesman Journal, 1/12/2015)

10YearPlan10-year plan for Oregon, 2014 update [PDF] (2014) Oregon Office of the Chief Operating Officer

Low wages in Oregon

January 9th, 2015 · University of Oregon

UO Report: Taxpayers Subsidize Corporations That Pay Low Wages (OPB, 1/8/2015)

lowWagesThe high cost of low wages in Oregon [PDF] (2014) University of Oregon, Labor Education and Research Center

Radon in Oregon

January 8th, 2015 · Health Authority

Portland, other cities at high risk for radon exposure (Portland Tribune, 1/6/2015)

radonTestIndoor radon test results summary [PDF] (2014) Oregon Radon Program

radonMap1Indoor radon risk levels : all Oregon zip codes [PDF] (2014) Oregon Radon Program

radonMap2Indoor radon risk levels : northeastern Oregon zip codes [PDF] (2014) Oregon Radon Program

radonMap3Indoor radon risk levels : greater Salem area Oregon zip codes [PDF] (2014) Oregon Radon Program

radonMap4Indoor radon risk levels : Portland metro area zip codes [PDF] (2014) Oregon Radon Program