Monthly Archives: December 2011

December 30, 2011 eClips

Commission says Oregon can avoid big run-up in prison costs Commission on Public Safety urges overhaul of Oregon sentences Opening up liquor sales: Is OLCC pushing true reform or half-measures? — Guest Opinion Gary Haugen describes life on death row … Continue reading

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December 29, 2011 eClips

Feds award Oregon $22.5 million for children’s health insurance enrollment Oregon’s Dungeness crab season disappointing so far, but it’s not over yet New report says Oregon’s farmland is valuable for more than what grows on it State earns award for … Continue reading

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December 28, 2011 eClips

Camera captures new wolf pup, bringing Oregon’s wolf population to 25 Feds throw obstacle at Oregon health exchange Taking the future with a plan Year end: John Kitzhaber Year end: John Kroger Former state GOP leader Deanna Smith dies Year … Continue reading

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December 27, 2011 eClips Weekend Edition

State Library eClips * Sen. Ron Wyden leaps into middle of Internet piracy fight * Health reform: Q&A with Oregon Health Authority Director Bruce Goldberg * Oregon economy: More jobs, but number of jobless stays high * In Portland, small … Continue reading

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December 27, 2011 eClips

Feds throw obstacle at Oregon health exchange A year of progress in Oregon — Opinion Sweeping education reform? Try five simple whys — Guest Opinion Schools struggle to cope as more students suffer from food allergies Mine owners apply for … Continue reading

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December 23, 2011 eClips

New laws for 2012: Some Oregonians get a tax break; minimum wage workers get a raise Oregon seeking No Child waiver State loss of laptop puts data at risk Enrollment Cap Change Leads To Rapid Growth For Oregon’s Virtual Schools … Continue reading

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December 22, 2011 eClips

Ethics complaints filed against Washington County district attorney, judge and defense attorney Oregon lags in water quality rules, EPA inspector general says Animal Nature: Gray whales migrate past Oregon this month; farming and tropical birds can coexist New EPA rule … Continue reading

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December 21, 2011 eClips

Previously occupied home sales climbed 4 percent in November Portland State University administrators and faculty reach tentative contract agreement Oregon wants public feedback on application seeking a waiver from No Child Left Behind 5 key questions about Oregon’s open enrollment … Continue reading

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December 20, 2011 eClips

Portland unemployment rate drops to 8.7 percent, partly because job seekers stop searching Conservation groups protest Wallowa County’s wolf compensation committee Oregon counties face sinking budgets as federal payments end Congress delays Clean Water Act regulation of logging roads through … Continue reading

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December 19, 2011 eClips Weekend Edition

State Library eClips * Recession doesn’t slow travel on the public’s dime by Oregon government officials * Banking locally not easy for Oregon’s local governments * Thinning Oregon forests develops spotted owl habitat, chases away flying squirrels — the owls’ … Continue reading

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