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Entries from April 29th, 2010

Voters’ pamphlets

April 29th, 2010 · Comments Off · Elections Division

Voter pamphlets for election in the mail (Statesman Journal, 4/21/2010) Voters’ pamphlet, Oregon state primary election (biennial mailing) Oregon Secretary of State, Elections Division

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Bridges of the Oregon Coast

April 29th, 2010 · Comments Off · Dept. of Transportation

Beautiful bridges of the Oregon coast (The Seattle Times, 4/16/2010) Spanning Oregon’s coast: highway bridges along US 101 : the Pacific Coast Scenic Byway [PDF] (2005) Oregon Department of Transportation

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Earth Day 2010

April 27th, 2010 · Comments Off · Dept. of Environmental Quality, Dept. of Forestry, Dept. of State Lands, Public Transit Division

Wildlife habitat in urban areas [PDF] (2008) Oregon Department of Forestry, Urban and Community Forestry Assistance Program Hazardless home [PDF] (2006) Oregon Department of Environmental Quality Guide to placement of wood, boulders, and gravel for habitat restoration [PDF] (2010) Oregon Department of State Lands Oregon’s rigid plastic container recycling rate (annual report) Oregon Department of […]

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Oregon Medical Insurance Pool Handbook

April 22nd, 2010 · Comments Off · Dept. of Consumer & Business Services

How health care reform affects Oregonians denied coverage because of a pre-existing condition (The Oregonian, 4/14/2010) Member handbook[PDF] (2010) Oregon Medical Insurance Pool

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Oregon Coast trails

April 20th, 2010 · Comments Off · Parks & Recreation Dept.

Gotta love the Oregon coast — and its parks (The Seattle Times, 4/12/2010) Oregon Coast trail maps (2009) Oregon Parks and Recreation Department

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Income tax compliance

April 20th, 2010 · Comments Off · Audits Division

Oregon can do more to find income tax cheats, auditor finds (The Oregonian, 4/12/2010) Strategies for increasing personal income tax compliance and revenue collections [PDF] (2010) Oregon Secretary of State, Audits Division

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Prison population

April 15th, 2010 · Comments Off · Dept. of Administrative Services, Dept. of Corrections

Surge in Oregon prison population is still years away because of Measure 57 delay (The Oregonian, 4/7/10) Oregon corrections population forecast (semiannual report) Oregon Department of Administrative Services, Office of Economic Analysis Ballot Measure 57 [PDF] (2009) Oregon Department of Corrections

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Drug-related deaths in Oregon

April 13th, 2010 · Comments Off · State Police

Heroin kills more Oregonians in 2009 than cocaine and meth combined (The Oregonian, 4/5/10) Drug-related deaths (annual report) Oregon State Police, Medical Examiner Division

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Oregon talking book service

April 8th, 2010 · Comments Off · State Library

State runs only library for blind (Statesman-Journal, 3/29/10) Talking book and Braille news (quarterly newsletter) Oregon State Library, Talking Book and Braille Services

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2010 Census

April 6th, 2010 · Comments Off · U.S. Dept. of Commerce

UPDATE (4/7/10): Be sure to be counted (Statesman Journal, 4/6/10) April 1st is also National Census Day (no fooling) (NPR, 4/1/10) Census forms begin arriving in Oregon mailboxes (OPB News, 3/15/10) 2010 Census (official site) U.S. Census Bureau American FactFinder U.S. Census Bureau This site provides statistics on local communities, local census and American Community […]

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April is Poetry Month

April 6th, 2010 · Comments Off · State Library

Library talk will focus on 150 years of poetry (Statesman Journal, 4/4/10) Oregon poetry posters (2010) Oregon State Library 150 books for 150 years of statehood (2009) Poetry Northwest and the Oregon State Library

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Lesser celandine

April 1st, 2010 · Comments Off · Dept. of Agriculture

Pretty yellow flower doubles as noxious weed (The Register-Guard, 3/19/10) Lesser celandine: ranunculus ficaria: beautiful invader! [PDF] (2009) Oregon Department of Agriculture, Plant Division, Noxious Weed Control Program

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