Monthly Archives: October 2011

October 31, 2011 eClips Weekend Edition

State Library eClips * New wolf pack identified in northeastern Oregon along Snake River * New Oregon commission tackles rising prison costs, misconceptions about crime * Meet Oregon’s new Commission on Public Safety * Oregon overpays $392 million in unemployment … Continue reading

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October 31, 2011 eClips

Oregon Supreme Court sends ‘vested rights’ land-use case back to Yamhill County Studded tires legal again when clock ticks past midnight into Tuesday morning– Blog More schools host church services as controversy lingers Drawn-out battle about state insurance benefits ends … Continue reading

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October 27, 2011 eClips

Oregon officials to draw attention to Saturday’s National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Jury awards former foster child $2 million from state of Oregon over abuse suffered at hands of foster parents With John Kroger’s departure, Oregon voters must decide whether … Continue reading

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October 26, 2011 eClips

Oregon tax officials run afoul of Facebook Kitzhaber pays visit to Occupy Salem protesters Oregon has a new wolf pack near Snake River Grants to help with electronic records DEQ outlines wave energy park plan The Runaway Bridge Budget Community … Continue reading

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October 25, 2011 eClips

Mexico ends tariffs on Northwest apples, pears, Christmas trees after winning a trade dispute Advocates ask Oregon’s attorney general to block changes to property tax deferral law Portland gains 3,200 jobs in September, as much of rural Oregon continues with … Continue reading

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October 24, 2011 eClips Weekend Edition

State Library eClips * Using Oregon’s forests for bioenergy production has a down side: increased carbon emissions * State argues Gary Haugen competency hearing met state Supreme Court’s requirements * From Ohio to Oregon, controversy swirls over wild animals as … Continue reading

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October 24, 2011 eClips

Oregon City School District walks away from $2.54 million grant for performance pay Law allows for more diverse uses of farmland DAS reshuffles with cuts looming PEBB working to regain trust ____________________ OREGON CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT WALKS AWAY FROM $2.54 … Continue reading

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October 21, 2011 eClips

Federal stimulus money for Oregon jobs hired foreign workers State rules Clackamas Community College employees violated elections law Metro approves urban growth boundary expansion for the Portland area State considers adding another thousand acres to Eastern Oregon’s Riverside Wildlife Area … Continue reading

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October 20, 2011 eClips

Oregon OSHA cites Precision Castparts for two violations tied to release of toxic cloud in May When it comes to firewood, Oregon says you should cut, buy and burn local Oregon state Sen. Joanne Verger will not seek re-election PERS … Continue reading

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October 19, 2011 eClips

Oregon unemployment still 9.6 percent as local governments cut jobs, counteracting private sector hiring Oregon Attorney General John Kroger shocks employees with announcement that he won’t seek re-election EPA signs off on new Oregon water quality rules — strictest in … Continue reading

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