July 28, 2011 eClips

  • Tom Potiowsky, Oregon state economist, resigning to return to Portland State University
  • State delays Heceta lighthouse park closure 2 weeks
  • Oregon counties may pay Comcast now to save later
  • Officials target firewood to stall destructive bugs
  • Rae left her mark at helm of ODFW
  • State officials warn of sweepstakes scam
  • Statewide transportation meeting next week will be in Keizer
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    TOM POTIOWSKY, OREGON STATE ECONOMIST, RESIGNING TO RETURN TO PORTLAND STATE UNIVERSITY

    (Portland Oregonian)Tom Potiowsky, Oregon’s state economist, will resign effective Sept. 15 to return to Portland State University as chair of the Department of Economics and director of the newly formed Northwest Institute of Applied Economic Research.
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    STATE DELAYS HECETA LIGHTHOUSE PARK CLOSURE 2 WEEKS

    (Salem Statesman Journal)The state has delayed plans to close the Heceta Lighthouse State Wayside on the Oregon coast for about two weeks, giving visitors more time to enjoy the historic lighthouse this summer before renovation work begins.
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    OREGON COUNTIES MAY PAY COMCAST NOW TO SAVE LATER

    (Salem Statesman Journal)Three Oregon counties may pay Comcast $16.8 million in taxes this fall to avoid paying millions more in interest later if the cable television giant wins a property tax appeal.
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    OFFICIALS TARGET FIREWOOD TO STALL DESTRUCTIVE BUGS

    (Salem Statesman Journal)-Invasive species travel with the unsuspecting-

    Don’t light the match on that campfire just yet.
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    RAE LEFT HER MARK AT HELM OF ODFW

    (Salem Statesman Journal)Aug. 5 will be the first Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission meeting in more than nine years without Marla Rae, the past seven of those with her as the chairwoman.
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    STATE OFFICIALS WARN OF SWEEPSTAKES SCAM

    (Salem Statesman Journal)The Oregon Attorney General’s Office is alerting residents about a sweepstakes scam.
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    STATEWIDE TRANSPORTATION MEETING NEXT WEEK WILL BE IN KEIZER

    (Salem Statesman Journal)The public will be able to share their views on proposed transportation improvements in Oregon at an Aug. 4 meeting at Keizer Civic Center.
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