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I-5 bridge planning

August 24th, 2009 · Comments Off · Dept. of Transportation

Oregon OKs $30 million more for I-5 bridge planning (The Oregonian, 8/21/09) Regional economic effects of the I-5 corridor/Columbia River crossing transportation choke points [PDF] (2003)Oregon Department of Transportation

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Cougar

August 24th, 2009 · Comments Off · Dept. of Fish & Wildlife

Cougar reported in Dallas woods (Statesman Journal, 8/20/09) Oregon is cougar country: guidelines for living with cougars [PDF] (2006) Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife 2006 Oregon cougar management plan [PDF] (2006) Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife

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Mercury emissions

August 24th, 2009 · Comments Off · Dept. of Environmental Quality, Public Health Division

DEQ to help polluter seek federal break on mercury emission (The Oregonian, 8/20/09) Reducing your exposure to heavy metals in Oregon [PDF] (2003) Oregon Department of Human Services, Public Health Division, Superfund Health Investigation and Education Program Protect yourself from mercury [PDF] (2002) Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, Land Quality Division

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Joblessness

August 24th, 2009 · Comments Off · Employment Department

Oregon’s job figures show end of recession may be in sight (The Oregonian, 8/18/09) Jobless rate stays level in Oregon during July (Statesman Journal, 8/18/09) Oregon labor force and unemployment by area (monthly report) Oregon Employment Department, Workforce and Economic Research

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Oregon State Hospital replacement project

August 24th, 2009 · Comments Off · Audits Division, Dept. of Human Services

State Hospital project topic of neighborhood meeting (Statesman Journal, 8/16/09) Oregon State Hospital replacement project: frequently asked questions [PDF] (2007) Oregon Department of Human Services Oregon State Hospital replacement: good construction management practices help protect state investment [PDF] (2009) Oregon Secretary of State, Audits Division

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Columbia River Trail

August 24th, 2009 · Comments Off · Parks & Recreation Dept.

A big day for Oregon icons: New Columbia River Trail segment opens; Astoria Column reopens (The Oregonian, 8/15/09) Columbia River Gorge state parks and Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail [PDF] (2007) Oregon Parks and Recreation Department

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Medical marijuana

August 21st, 2009 · Comments Off · Medical Marijuana, Advisory Committee on, State Police

Marijuana for those in need (Mail Tribune, 8/14/09) Oregon Medical Marijuana Act [PDF] (2007) Oregon State Police, Drug Enforcement Section Oregon Medical Marijuana Act handbook [PDF] (2006) Oregon Advisory Committee on Medical Marijuana

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Blue-green algae

August 21st, 2009 · Comments Off · Public Health Division

Health advisory issued for Wickiup Reservoir, lifted at Crane Prairie, Odell (Statesman Journal, 8/13/09) Blue-green algae health concerns in Oregon [PDF] (2007) Oregon Department of Human Services, Public Health Division, Harmful Algae Bloom Surveillance Program Aviso con respecto a las cianobacterias en Oregon (2007) Oregon Department of Human Services, Public Health Division, Harmful Algae Bloom […]

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Hanford cleanup

August 21st, 2009 · Comments Off · Hanford Waste Board

New plan would add oversight but delay Hanford nuclear cleanup (The Oregonian, 8/13/09) Oregon gains greater role in Hanford cleanup decisions (Oregon Public Broadcasting, 8/12/09) Position paper on capping waste sites located on the Hanford Nuclear Site [PDF] (2005) Oregon Hanford Waste Board River without waste: recommendations for protecting the Columbia River from Hanford site […]

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H1N1 flu

August 21st, 2009 · Comments Off · Dept. of Administrative Services

Schools prepare for swine flu (The Register-Guard, 8/12/2009) H1N1 Flu Planning (2009) Oregon Department of Administrative Services, Enterprise Information Strategy and Policy Division H1N1 (swine flu) facts [PDF] (2009) Oregon Department of Human Services, Public Health Division, Emergency Preparedness Program H1N1 (gripe porcina) hechos [PDF] (2009) Oregon Department of Human Services, Public Health Division, Emergency […]

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Field burning

August 21st, 2009 · Comments Off · Dept. of Agriculture

Grass seed ‘death blow’ (The Register-Guard, 8/12/2009) Summary of the field burning season (annual report)Oregon Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Division, Smoke Management Program

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Oregon State Capitol master plan

August 11th, 2009 · Comments Off · State Legislature

Legislators review an earth-shaking price tag (Statesman Journal, 8/3/09) Oregon State Capitol master plan [PDF] (2009) Oregon Legislative Assembly

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Unclaimed property

August 11th, 2009 · Comments Off · Dept. of State Lands

Many Oregonians find easy money just a click away (Register-Guard, 8/2/09) Unclaimed property [PDF] (2009)Oregon Department of State Lands Unclaimed property holder information [PDF] (2009)Oregon Department of State Lands

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Emerald Ash Borer

August 11th, 2009 · Comments Off · Dept. of Agriculture

Oregon invaders hide in firewood (Statesman Journal, 8/1/09) Emerald Ash Borer [PDF] (2009)Oregon Department of Agriculture, Plant Division, Insect Pest Prevention and Management Program

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Forest fire risk

August 11th, 2009 · Comments Off · Forest Resources Institute, State Fire Marshal

Firefighters gain ground near Lost Creek Lake (Mail Tribune, 8/1/09) Heat wave leaves ‘unprecedented’ wildfire danger in its wake (The Oregonian, 8/1/2009) Williams Creek Fire still growing, spreading smoke (Mail Tribune, 8/2/09) More than 6,400 lightning strikes lead to 122 new fires across Oregon (The Oregonian, 8/3/09) Forest fire risk and restoration: managing forests to […]

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Assisted suicide

August 11th, 2009 · Comments Off · Public Health Division

Study of those who don’t use assisted suicide law (Seattle Post-Intelligencer, 8/5/09) Annual report on Oregon’s Death with dignity act (annual report) Oregon Department of Human Services, Public Health Division, Office of Disease Prevention and Epidemiology

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Farmers’ markets

August 11th, 2009 · Comments Off · Public Health Division

Farmers markets work to draw people on a budget (The Oregonian, 8/2/09) Kids have fun with you at farmers’ markets! [PDF](2007) Oregon Department of Human Services, Public Health Division, WIC Program

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Clearcutting

August 10th, 2009 · Comments Off · Dept. of Forestry, Forest Resources Institute

Groups appeal clearcutting decision on Oregon’s Tillamook and Clatsop state forests (The Oregonian, 7/31/09) Why are some forests clearcut? [PDF] (2007) Oregon Forest Resources Institute Council of Forest Trust Land Counties: state forester’s report for the AOC annual conference (annual report) Oregon Department of Forestry

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