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Entries from March 30th, 2012

Radon in the home

March 30th, 2012 · Comments Off · Health Authority

Testing indicates elevated radon levels at Mahonia Hall, Oregon governor’s mansion (Oregonian, 3/29/2012) Radon level is high at governor’s mansion (Statesman Journal, 3/29/2012) Radon [PDF] (2009) Oregon Health Authority. Radiation Protection Services Radon concentrations by zip code expressed in pCi/liter [PDF] (2008) Oregon Health Authority. Radiation Protection Services Radon concentrations by county expressed in pCi/liter […]

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I-5 traffic volumes

March 27th, 2012 · Comments Off · Transportation Development Division

Interstate 5 traffic through Salem increasing (Statesman Journal, 3/23/2012) Traffic volumes on state highways [PDF] (annual) Oregon Department of Transportation, Transportation Development Division, Transportation Data Section

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Whale watch week

March 27th, 2012 · Comments Off · Parks & Recreation Dept.

Plenty of whales headed our way (Register Guard, 3/23/2012) Whale Watching Center, Depoe Bay [PDF] (2011) Oregon State Parks and Recreation Department Whale watch week count [PDF] (biannual) Oregon State Parks and Recreation Department

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Electronics recycling program

March 27th, 2012 · Comments Off · Dept. of Environmental Quality

Oregonians plugging in to electronics recycling program (Oregonian, 3/23/2012) Oregon e-cycles biennial report [PDF] (biennial) Oregon Department of Environmental Quality

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Responsible gambling practices

March 22nd, 2012 · Comments Off · State Lottery

Oregon Lottery needs more focus on problem gambling, new report says (Oregonian, 3/21/2012) Recommendations to enhance Oregon State Lottery responsible gambling practices [PDF] (2012) Oregon State Lottery

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Bald eagles removed from endangered species list

March 19th, 2012 · Comments Off · Biodiversity Information Center

It’s a comeback story: Bald eagles rebound from near extinction, (Oregonian, 3/18/2012) Rare, threatened and endangered species of Oregon [PDF] (triennial), Oregon Biodiversity Information Center

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Achievement compacts

March 16th, 2012 · Comments Off · Dept. of Education

Every Oregon school district must specify how many students it aims to graduate, get to college (Oregonian, 3/14/2012) Oregon board looks at achievement (Statesman Journal, 3/14/2012) Achievement compacts : questions and answers [PDF] (2012) Oregon Education Investment Board

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Smoke alarms

March 12th, 2012 · Comments Off · State Fire Marshal

Officials encourage checks on smoke alarms (Register Guard, 3/11/2012) Smoke alarm frequently asked questions [PDF] (2011) Oregon State Fire Marshal

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Top consumer complaints

March 12th, 2012 · Comments Off · Dept. of Justice

Telemarketers garner the most consumer complaints in 2011 (Oregonian, 3/10/2012) Top 10 consumer complaints [PDF] (annual) Oregon Department of Justice

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Security Threat Management program

March 5th, 2012 · Comments Off · Dept. of Corrections

Unique Oregon prison program aims to tame violence (Oregonian, 3/3/2012) Office of Inspector General and the Security Threat Management Unit [PDF] (2008) Oregon Department of Corrections

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Unemployment rate

March 1st, 2012 · Comments Off · Employment Department

Oregon adds 5,400 jobs as unemployment falls to 8.8 percent in January (Oregonian, 2/29/2012) Job market may be improving (Statesman Journal, 2/29/2012) Oregon’s employment situation [PDF] (monthly) Worksource Oregon

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Job vacancies

March 1st, 2012 · Comments Off · Employment Department

Oregon employment outlook improves, but still trails nation (Register Guard, 2/28/2012) Job vacancies in Oregon [PDF] (annual) Oregon Employment Department

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