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DMV upgrades

July 31st, 2015 · Dept. of Transportation

DMV feels weight of ‘transformation’ in tech upgrade (Portland Tribune, 7/30/2015)

taskForceTask Force on Transportation and Customer Service Efficiency report [PDF] (2014) Oregon Department of Transportation

DMVtechnologyDMV technology : frozen in time [PDF] (2015) Oregon Department of Transportation

Worker deaths

July 30th, 2015 · Dept. of Consumer & Business Services

Worker deaths hit 5-year high in 2014, 2015 rates lower (Statesman Journal, 7/30/2015)

compensableFatalityOregon compensable fatality characteristics (annual) Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services

Hospital financial performance

July 29th, 2015 · Health Authority

What labor has to say about Oregon hospital margins and charity care (Portland Business Journal, 7/8/2015)

hospitalFinancialHospital financial summary (annual) Oregon Health Authority

Farm-to-school program

July 28th, 2015 · Dept. of Education

Expansion of Farm to School program pushes districts to buy local (Statesman Journal, 7/28/2015)

purchasingFoodOregon legal requirements for purchasing food from farms [PDF] (2008) Oregon Department of Education

harvestOregon Harvest for Schools [PDF] (2013) Oregon Department of Education

DOGAMI mission

July 28th, 2015 · Dept. of Geology and Mineral Industries

Geology department seeks to define its mission (East Oregonian, 7/24/2015)

DOGAMIOregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries [PDF] (2009) Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries

Agriculture jobs for youths

July 28th, 2015 · Bureau of Labor and Industries, Dept. of Agriculture

Summer jobs on the farm offer more than a paycheck (Capital Press, 7/25/2015)

minorsInAgricultureOregon state and federal laws regulating the employment of minors in agriculture (annual) Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries, Wage and Hour Division, Child Labor Unit

youthTractorYouth tractor safety training in Oregon [PDF] (2013) Oregon State Department of Agriculture

Hanford cleanup

July 27th, 2015 · Dept. of Energy

Judge wants deadlines in Hanford cleanup (Statesman Journal, 7/24/2015)

HanfordFAQFrequently asked questions (FAQ’s) about Hanford [PDF] (2015) Oregon Department of Energy

HanfordNuclearCleaning up Hanford’s nuclear waste [PDF] (2015) Oregon Department of Energy

HanfordRadioactiveSafely dealing with Hanford’s high-level radioactive waste [PDF] (2015) Oregon Department of Energy

Oswald West and Oregon’s beaches

July 27th, 2015 · Office of the Governor, Parks & Recreation Dept.

Past Tense Oregon: Oswald West helped set precedent for Oregon’s public beaches (Oregonian, 7/27/2015)

OswaldWestMessageBiennial message of Oswald West, Governor of Oregon, to the twenty-seventh Legislative Assembly, regular session, 1913 [PDF] (1913) Oregon Office of the Governor

OregonBeachesOregon’s beaches : a birthright preserved [PDF] (1977) Oregon Parks and Recreation Branch.

Cape Blanco

July 27th, 2015 · Parks & Recreation Dept.

Cape Blanco Lighthouse sits at farthest west point in Oregon (Oregonian, 7/27/2015)

BlancoLighthouseCape Blanco lighthouse (serial) Oregon State Parks and Recreation Department

BlancoCampgroundCape Blanco campground (serial) Oregon State Parks and Recreation Department

WildRiversBikewayWild Rivers Coast Scenic Bikeway [PDF] (2015) Oregon State Parks and Recreation Department

Tree care during drought

July 24th, 2015 · Dept. of Forestry

Department of Forestry urging Oregonians to water their trees (KPTV, 7/23/2015)

treeCareAn Oregon homeowner’s guide to tree care [PDF] (2013) Oregon Department of Forestry

West Nile virus in Oregon

July 24th, 2015 · Health Authority

West Nile Virus Found In Mosquitoes In Umatilla County (OPB, 7/23/2015)

westNileWest nile virus Oregon map (serial) Oregon Health Authority, Acute and Communicable Disease Prevention

Strategic Investment Program

July 24th, 2015 · Economic and Community Development Dept.

Rural tax breaks in an urban renewal area? State says no to Hillsboro (Oregonian, 7/24/2015)

strategicInvestmentStrategic investment program [PDF] (2015) Business Oregon

SIPprocessOregon Strategic Investment Program (SIP) process [PDF] (2006) Business Oregon

Crabbing workshop

July 24th, 2015 · Oregon State University

Catch, clean, cook crab at ODFW classes in Newport (Albany Democrat Herald, 7/23/2015)

crabsCatching, cleaning, and cooking bay crabs [PDF] (2005) Oregon State University, Sea Grant College Program

Central Oregon tourism

July 23rd, 2015 · Travel Oregon

2015 Could Be Record Year For Central Oregon Tourism (OPB, 7/22/2015)

visitorReportOregon regional visitor research : the central region (serial) Travel Oregon

Graywater permits

July 23rd, 2015 · Dept. of Environmental Quality

Few Graywater Permits Issued Despite Drought (OPB, 7/22/2015)

graywaterPermits for graywater reuse and disposal systems [PDF] (2012) Oregon Department of Environmental Quality

Logging buffers for streams

July 23rd, 2015 · Dept. of Forestry

Private land logging buffers considered by Oregon forestry board (Oregonian, 7/21/2015)

modifiedStandModified stand level inventory [SLI] field guide for the riparian vegetation data collection project [PDF] (2003) Oregon Department of Forestry

monitoringProtocolMonitoring protocol for reporting impacts of the salt tracer methodology on stream biota [PDF] (2005) Oregon Department of Forestry

riparianBuffersEffectiveness of riparian buffers at protecting stream temperature and shade in Pacific northwest forests : a systematic review, final report [PDF] (2013) Oregon Department of Forestry

Reedsport tsunami evacuation

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

Tsunami: Racing to high ground in Reedsport after an Oregon coast earthquake (Oregonian, 7/21/2015)

ReedsportTsunamiTsunami evacuation map. Reedsport, Gardiner, Winchester Bay, Oregon [PDF] (2013) Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries

Osprey rescue

July 22nd, 2015 · Dept. of Fish & Wildlife

Entangled osprey rescued from tower (Wallowa County Chieftain, 7/17/2015)

ospreyOsprey (Pandion haliaetus) [PDF] (2010) Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife

Pandora moths

July 22nd, 2015 · Oregon State University

Pandora moths again take flight in Central Oregon (Bend Bulletin, 7/19/2015)

pandoraMothsControlling pandora moth in central Oregon forests and landscapes (1992) Oregon State University Extension Service

Diacetyl health risks

July 21st, 2015 · Dept. of Consumer & Business Services

Chemical in e-cigs, coffee roasting could be health risk (Statesman Journal, 7/18/2015)

diacetylDiacetyl and flavorings [PDF] (2008) Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Division