Tag: Oregon state government

Death toll from record-breaking heat wave hits 116 in Oregon

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PORTLAND, Ore. — Oregon’s death toll from last weekend’s record-smashing Pacific Northwest heat wave has risen to 116. ...

Death toll from record-breaking heat wave hits 116 in Oregon

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PORTLAND, Ore. — Oregon’s death toll from last weekend’s record-smashing Pacific Northwest heat wave has risen to 116. ...

Aide to expelled Oregon lawmaker appointed to fill his seat

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SALEM, Ore. — Commissioners from four Oregon counties have appointed an aide to former state Rep. Mike Nearman to fill the seat left open...

Governor: Heat death toll at least 95 in Oregon alone

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PORTLAND, Ore. — A Pacific Northwest heat wave has killed at least 95 people in Oregon alone, a number that state's governor called “absolutely...

Committee weighs GOP lawmaker role in Oregon Capitol breach

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SALEM, Ore. — A half-year after a Republican legislator let violent, far-right protesters into the Oregon State Capitol, a special committee will examine his...

Oregon lawmaker faces expulsion in assault on state Capitol

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SALEM, Ore. — Oregon House Speaker Tina Kotek wants to expel a lawmaker who allowed violent protesters into the state Capitol in December. The...

Central Oregon farmers struggle in drought

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BEND, Ore. — Cate Havstad-Casad, co-owner of Havstad-Casad Family Farms in Jefferson County, didn’t hold back last week while speaking on a Zoom call...

Oregon bans guns from Capitol, demands safe storage in homes

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SALEM, Ore. — Legislators have brought guns into the Oregon State Capitol for personal protection. Protesters have carried semi-automatic rifles onto the grounds and...

Oregon among blue states slow at lifting COVID restrictions

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CANNON BEACH, Ore. — The sand was packed on a recent sunny day at this upscale beach town on Oregon's coast, but signs of...

Severe drought crisis deepens along Oregon-California border

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PORTLAND, Ore. — The water crisis along the California-Oregon border went from dire to catastrophic this week as federal regulators shut off irrigation water...