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Bark beetles killing Columbia River Gorge pines

July 30th, 2014 · Dept. of Forestry

Bark beetles killing Columbia River Gorge pines (Capital Press, 7/25/2014)

ipscaliforniaCalifornia fivespined ips (Ips paraconfusus) [PDF] (2007) Oregon Department of Forestry

Marionberries in shorter supply, prices rise

July 30th, 2014 · Dept. of Agriculture

Marionberries in shorter supply, prices rise (Statesman Journal, July 24, 2014)

oregonmOregon marionberries [PDF] (2004) Oregon Raspberry and Blackberry Commission

marionberrycMarionberry characteristics [PDF] (2004) Oregon Raspberry and Blackberry Commission

Inside Oregon prisons: Pendleton lockup has a jeans factory and a chef

July 30th, 2014 · Dept. of Corrections

Inside Oregon prisons: Pendleton lockup has a jeans factory and a chef (Oregonian, July 25, 2014)

easternprisEastern Oregon Correctional Institution [PDF] (2013)Oregon Department of Corrections

Elliott Forest loses money

July 30th, 2014 · Dept. of Forestry

Elliott Forest loses money (Statesman Journal, 7/26/2014)

elliott2014Elliott State Forest : an asset of the Common School Fund [PDF] (2014) Oregon Department of Forestry

elliott2011Elliott State Forest management plan [PDF] (2011) Oregon Department of Forestry

Absenteeism and proportion of students who graduate high school in four years

July 29th, 2014 · Dept. of Education

Chief Education Officer Nancy Golden’s priority for the coming year: Fight chronic absenteeism, promote third-grade reading (Oregonian, 7/25/2014)

healthy peopleAbsenteeism and proportion of students who graduate high school in four years [PDF] (2012) Oregon Department of Education

Death toll from fatal crashes down 10 percent from 2013

July 29th, 2014 · Dept. of Transportation

Death toll from fatal crashes down 10 percent from 2013 (Statesman Journal, 7/27/2014)

crashOregon traffic crash summary [PDF] (serial) Oregon Crash Analysis and Reporting Unit

Police say fatal motorcycle crashes up 44 percent

July 29th, 2014 · Dept. of Transportation

Tualatin man dies in motorcycle crash on I-5; police say fatal motorcycle crashes up 44 percent (Oregonian, July 26, 2014)

odotcycleOregon motor vehicle traffic crashes : quick facts [PDF] (Serial) ODOT

cyclemapWelcome to the Pacific northwest : have a safe ride! [PDF] (2013) ODOT

Snake River Correctional Institution

July 29th, 2014 · Dept. of Corrections

Inside Oregon prisons: Snake River lockup is biggest, with some of the baddest (Oregonian, 7/26/2014)

correctionsSnake River Correctional Institution [PDF] (2009) Oregon Department of Corrections

Preliminary statewide rail safety review

July 29th, 2014 · Governor's Office of Economic & Business Equity

Oregon Oil Train Safety Report Calls For More Rail Inspectors, Fees (JPR, 7/25/2014)

Gov. John Kitzhaber’s oil train safety review sees statewide problems (Oregonian, 7/25/2014)

Kitzhaber calls for oil train safety improvements (Statesman Journal, 7/26/2014)

oiltrainPreliminary statewide rail safety review [PDF] (2014) Oregon Office of the Governor

Decrease in health care acquired infections

July 25th, 2014 · Health Authority

Health Care Acquired Infections Decrease In Oregon (OPB, 7/24/2014)

infectionsHealth care acquired infections : 2009-2013 Oregon report [PDF] (2014) Oregon Health Authority, Public Health Division

West Nile virus

July 24th, 2014 · Health Authority

West Nile virus back in Oregon in mosquitoes in Morrow County (Oregonian, 7/23/2014)

WestNileWest nile virus Oregon map (annual) Oregon Health Authority

Wildfire smoke and health

July 24th, 2014 · Health Authority

Smoke causing poor air quality in six Oregon counties (Statesman Journal, 7/18/2014)

smokyAirHazy, smoky air : do you know what to do? [PDF] (2013) Oregon Health Authority, Public Health Division

smokyAirSpanHay mucho humo en el aire : sabe que hacer? [PDF] (2013) Oregon Health Authority, Public Health Division

wildfireSmokeWildfire smoke and your health [PDF] (2014) Oregon Health Authority, Public Health Division

wildfireSmokeSpanEl humo de incendios forestales y su salud [PDF] (2014) Oregon Health Authority, Public Health Division

Aquatic invasive species

July 18th, 2014 · State Marine Board

Oregon inspecting more boats for invasive species (Statesman Journal, 7/17/2014)

aquaticInvasiveSpeciesOregon Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention Program program report (annual) Oregon State Marine Board

Timber harvest statistics

July 18th, 2014 · Dept. of Forestry

Oregon’s timber harvest reaches highest level in 7 years, but remains well below historic peak (Oregonian, 7/17/2014)

timberHarvestOregon annual timber harvest report (annual) Oregon Department of Forestry

Oregon’s employment situation

July 16th, 2014 · Employment Department

Recent Oregon job losses underscore the recovery is far from complete (Oregonian, 7/16/2014)

Oregon Unemployment Rate Flat In June; Jobs Down (OPB, 7/16/2014)

employmentOregon’s employment situation (monthly) Oregon Employment Department

Minority school administrators

July 15th, 2014 · Education Investment Board

Oregon schools ahead of pace to hire 10 percent more minority principals, administrators by 2015 (Oregonian, 7/15/2014)

minorityTeachersThe 2014 Oregon Minority Teacher Act status report [PDF] (2014) Oregon Education Investment Board

Oregon’s medical interpreters

July 15th, 2014 · Health Authority

Oregon Has A Shortage Of Certified Medical Interpreters (Jefferson Public Radio, 7/10/2014)

medicalInterpretersOregon central registry of health care interpreters : registered HC interpreters (monthly) Oregon Health Authority, Office of Equity and Inclusion

Personal income gap

July 15th, 2014 · Employment Department

New report explores why Oregonians’ incomes lag behind the national average (Oregonian, 7/12/2014)

personalIncomeWhy Oregon’s personal income trails the nation [PDF] (2014) Oregon Employment Department

Board of Dentistry discipline cases

July 15th, 2014 · Board of Dentistry

Oregon Board of Dentistry makes details of new discipline cases harder to find (Oregonian, 7/11/2014)

Board puts veil on discipline of dentists (Register Guard, 7/13/2014)

dentistryNewsNews (serial) Oregon Board of Dentistry

Federal highway funds

July 10th, 2014 · Dept. of Transportation

Oregon could loan $110 million to federal government if transportation funding runs out (Oregonian, 7/10/2014)

2015-18STIPDraft 2015-2018 STIP for public review [PDF] (2014) Oregon Department of Transportation