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Univ. of Oregon hosts coronavirus town hall to address school's response to COVID-19 - As college students face uncertainty with what Spring Term 2020 will look like amid a coronavirus pandemic, University of Oregon is hoping to put its students at ease with a "virtual town hall" meeting. The town hall is scheduled to take place from 2:30-4 p.

Preseason college football lines: USC vs. Oregon This remains completely unacceptable and would be a fireable offense if. Because of the lack of talent, in 2020 the Trojan sword will be swung by Damocles. Kedon Slovis appears to have the inside track over former five-star recruit J.T.

The Latest: Phuket closes land and sea entry and exit points The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. - Trump extends stay-at-home guidelines for another 30 days.

Corona Virus - Virtual Meeting on Thursday - Massive party line…Rep. David Gomberg Coronavirus Virtual Meeting Thursday - Please Join Us! Hello friends,. The coronavirus health and economic crisis is evolving rapidly. As the situation unfolds, the number of cases and the number of closures will increase, and its impact will affect all of us.

EPA Science Panel Plows Ahead with Toxic Chemical’s Review, Despite Coronavirus Crisis Under White House pressure, the EPA ordered the expert review panel to ignore the conclusions of its own scientists that the widely used solvent causes fetal heart defects.

Protect Healthcare Workers: 3D Printer Groups Race To Help 2020 PPE Shortage Now I want to share local and regional ways you might find people working, to provide face shields and other needed PPE gear to nurses and doctors on the front lines in your area. I selected projects and teams from across the USA.

What Happens at The Board Does Not Stay at The Board: How Patent Owners Can Leverage IPR Proceedings in Litigation Patent owners whose patent rights survive IPR may return to district court at a distinct advantage, not only by emerging with their patent rights intact, but also by capitalizing on events during the IPR and using them to their advantage in district court litigation.

Broncos share great video of Peyton Manning's funny moments The Broncos put together a great video highlighting some of Peyton Manning’s funny moments.

Former Broncos WR Orlando McDaniel dies from coronavirus complications Former Denver Broncos wide receiver Orlando McDaniel died from "complications related to the coronavirus" on Friday evening, according to ESPN's Mark Schlabach. He was 59. Jim Saccomano, the Broncos' former vice president of public relations, shared the news on Twitter on Saturday evening.

Digital PCR Market On Position to Grow at a CAGR of 18.0% By 2025 The key players operating in the global digital PCR market include Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc., Expedeon AG, Fluidigm Corporation, JN Medsys, Merck KGaA, Qiagen N.V., Stilla Technologies, Sysmex Corporation, and Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc.

Near-Infrared Imaging Market to Reach $375 Mn, Globally, by 2026 at 4.1% CAGR With Major Key Companies Carl Zeiss, Hamamatsu Photonics K.K., Karl Stor You can edit or delete your press release Near-Infrared Imaging Market to Reach $375 Mn, Globally, by 2026 at 4.1% CAGR With Major Key Companies Carl Zeiss, Hamamatsu Photonics K.K., Karl Storz SE and Co.

Largest US Dam Removal Stirs Debate Over Coveted West Water Plans to tear down four hydroelectric dams in rugged country along the Oregon-California border to save salmon are generating excitement from environmentalists and tribes, and fear and anger among those who want the dams to stay.

Oregon clarifies temporary suspension of self-service gas ban The Oregon Department of Energy clarified Saturday's announcement suspending the state's ban on self-service gas station, saying self-service is not mandatory and will only happen when a gas station owner exhausts staffing options.

Many Central Oregon School Meal Sites Re-Open Starting Monday After more limited locations during spring break, offerings increase this week.

Sunday and a day of Susan at home Well it is the last Sunday of March in our new reality. That means almost all places are shut down and there really is no place to go either as my male self or as Susan and we will have this for the next month. Now I know this is necessary but I also know it will come to an end hopefully sooner than later.

20+ years marooned on the river bank on Poole Slough F/V Doralene - Ran aground in Poole Slough 20+ years ago. Still looks like a boat… Wallace Kaufman photo.

Southern Oregon for Southern Oregon: Connecting customers to local businesses The website links customers to businesses and restaurants that are open during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Governor Kate Brown Statement on Federal Disaster Declaration for Oregon - Governor Kate Brown today issued the following statement on the White House's disaster declaration for Oregon:.

PPE assistance comes in just in time…but more required soon… Coming together in difficult times for the good of Oregonians most in need." The Oregon Dental Association was among the first organizations leading the way through a donation drive that resulted in more than 60,000 masks and approximately 600,000 gloves, gowns, and face shields from dentists across Oregon.

Corona Virus plague continues to grow…. - Oregon Health Authority reported 69 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the state total to 548, as of 8 a.m. today. No new deaths were reported. The number of COVID-19 deaths in Oregon remains at 13, as of 8 a.m. today.

Self-service fueling in Oregon meant to protect gas attendants from coronavirus - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 — The self-service fuel restrictions in Oregon have been temporarily lifted in an effort to balance the health and safety of gas station attendants. We spoke with the lawyers who represent the Oregon Fuels Association.

Governor calls federal disaster declaration for Oregon a 'first step' Brown said the state had a number of other significant aid requests pending with the federal government, the most important of which was the request for more personal protective equipment from the national stockpile.

Former Oregon alumni Joe Young donates 50,000 masks to the city of Houston Former Oregon Ducks point-guard and Houston native Joe Young will donate 50,000 masks in the city of Houston as he announced via twitter. Young will help his city in the fight against the coronavirus during a pandemic, which is testing medical facilities capabilities.

Gov. Brown responds after Trump approves major disaster declaration for Oregon Oregon is getting help from the federal government after President Trump approved a major disaster declaration for the state. The declaration means the state, tribes, and local governments will get federal aid help with coronavirus recovery efforts. The order is back-dated to Jan.

COCC announces national scholarship honors, All-Oregon Academic Team members Two students at Central Oregon Community College, Erik Kersenbrock and Janae Radke, have earned 2020 New Century Pathway Scholarships from the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society - the only students in Oregon to receive these prestigious national community college academic prizes.

The federal money spigot just opened up to help Oregon fight Corona Virus The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced Sunday that President Donald Trump approved a major disaster declaration for Oregon, freeing federal emergency aid to supplement Oregon's fight against the Corona Virus. As of Sunday, the virus had killed 13 people in the state.

Corona Virus still going strong in Oregon Mar 29, 2020 - Daily News. Oregon state and county health officials Friday reported nearly 100 new coronavirus cases, marking the largest increase of infections in a single day and bringing the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state to 414.

Gabriel Rucker of Le Pigeon and Vitaly Paley of Paley's Place, etc. Offer Demo's Rucker of Le Pigeon and Canard restaurants is hosting "Live Cooking with Chef Gabriel Rucker" every Wednesday and Friday at 6 pm, and Sunday brunch at 12 pm for live cooking demonstrations from his home kitchen.

Coming in out of the Wilderness I am a retired lawyer for the environment. My 36-year career began in Oregon. I sought to protect wild places and wildlife by stopping destructive development and pollution. Among many other clients, I've represented Oregon Wild, the National Audubon Society, American Rivers, the National Wildlife Federation, and 1000 Friends of Oregon.

Why did Florida get all the emergency supplies it requested when other states didn't? On March 11, Florida requested a cache of emergency supplies from the federal government to protect its medical workers against the novel coronavirus. Three days later, the state got everything it wanted. Other states had only tiny slivers of their requests fulfilled, including some that had asked for them earlier than Florida.

Oregon lawmakers prep emergency relief package Legislative leaders said Friday they will work with Gov. Kate Brown to determine the timing of a special session in order to pass the emergency relief package. "This is a scary and uncertain time for Oregonians across the state," House Speaker Tina Kotek said.

Touro University Nevada students screen homeless at Cashman Center Students of Touro Univeristy Nevada are volunteering to screen homeless persons for symptoms of COVID-19 prior to allowing them access to the temporary homeless facility at Cashman Center.

Melisa Acosta Ramirez, CICLO Despite having moved to Fukuoka only seven months ago, Melisa is already an active member of the city's international community. Working full-time as a scientist at a company in Kurume, she's busy, but still finds time to produce CICLO, a bilingual web-based magazine with her husband.

12 Photos That Show Off The Jaw-Dropping Beauty Of Oregon's High Desert This is Oregon's high desert, and it's a place worth exploring. Here are 12 photos that showcase how unique, desolate, beautiful, and breathtaking our high desert landscape is. Klamath Lake is a huge freshwater lake in Southern Oregon's high desert, measuring over 90 square miles.

Ducks in top group for texas 4-star DE Shemar Turner The Ducks are in the top group for an edge rusher out of Texas. Desoto strong-side defensive end Shemar Turner released his top 11 earlier this weekend and included Oregon in the group. Turner's list of eleven consists of Alabama, Baylor, Florida, Georgia, LSU, Michigan, Ohio State, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas, and Texas A&M.

PODCAST: One-one-one with Jordan Kent on Ducks and his career Joining the show on today's Autzen Audibles Podcast is a three-sport star for the Oregon Ducks who later went on to play in the NFL and is now the face of Portland Trail Blazer Broadcasting within the state of Oregon. On Monday's Autzen Audibles Podcast, Matt and Jordan discuss all things Ducks and his career from start to now.

Airbnb to Halt Marketing Spending and 'Likely' Pause New Hires Amid Covid-19 Crisis Airbnb, which has long stood out amongst sharing economy startups for its profitability, is currently losing hundreds of millions of dollars The Information reported as the entire travel industry reels from the "social distancing" trend worldwide.

Zaleski: A good time to escape with a film FARGO — As we retreat into isolation because of angst over the coronavirus, consider escapist movies to allay anxiety. Taste in film runs the gamut; my picks won’t resonate with everyone. Find your own. Nevertheless, I suggest these few to ease the trepidation we’re all feeling.

OSU Offers A Free, Public Course on Managing The Stress Of The Coronavirus Pandemic Three academics from Oregon State University have created an open-to-the-public course to help people understand and manage daily stress related to the coronavirus pandemic.

True confessions: Kitchen Aerobics This new world of COVID-19 invites me to write about topics not previously imagined or considered. For after all, in what has before felt more like normal times - even if I didn't recognize them as such - I write about things of importance, at least from my perspective.

Multnomah County Set To Open Third Social-Distancing Homeless Shelter The three social-distancing shelters don’t expand the county’s capacity and are only intended to increase the physical space between existing residents.

Portland police: Don't call 911 to report people violating coronavirus stay-home order Portland police have a message: Please don't use 911 to report people who aren't staying home, flouting Oregon's measures to slow the spread of coronavirus. "Do not call 911 to report someone violating the Governor's Stay At Home order," the Portland Police Bureau tweeted Sunday.

Going too far’: Kate Brown’s grim ‘Stay Home, Save Lives’ ad campaign slammed Kate Brown isn't pulling any punches with her state's newly launched coronavirus public-awareness campaign promoting social distancing. A 30-second ad for the state's Stay Home, Save Lives campaign says that "1.4% of all Oregonians could die" during the coronavirus pandemic, which would be about 60,000 people just in that state.

Proposed dam removal on Oregon-California border stirs debate over coveted water More than 1,700 dams have been dismantled around the U.S. since 2012, according to American Rivers, and the Klamath River project would be the largest by far if it proceeds.

Oregon faces a Tom McCall moment with Jordan Cove On March 19, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission announced it had voted to approve the Jordan Cove Energy Project, 2-1. This is a conditional order. Pembina, the Canadian company that owns the project, must acquire all necessary federally-mandated permits before felling a single tree or removing a spadeful of dirt.

2019-20 Sun Devil Classics: Women's basketball makes history against Oregon State We continue our 2019-20 Sun Devil Classics Series, as the Arizona State Sun Devils made history upsetting the No. 3 Oregon State Beavers 55-47 in January. Game Recap. Photo Gallery. Highlights. The Rundown:. Just two days prior, the Sun Devils defeated No.

Coronavirus in Oregon: 69 new cases brings state count to 548, no new deaths Oregon state health officials on Sunday reported 69 new coronavirus cases, bringing the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state to 548. The Oregon Health Authority reported no new deaths from the virus as of 8 a.m. on Sunday. On Friday, a 93-year-old man in Yamhill County died of COVID-19.

Oregon DL Jordon Scott helps feed homeless, youth in Florida While sports are spring football is currently on hold and some Ducks are back at home during Oregon's spring break, a senior defensive lineman is giving back to his local community.

20 beautiful sunsets around Oregon, to enjoy from your own home We may be currently stuck at home, but that doesn’t mean we can’t appreciate a beautiful Oregon sunset.

Tornado damages homes, uproots trees in Oregon A tornado touched down late Saturday in northern Illinois damaging homes and uprooting trees, weather officials confirmed Sunday. The tornado touched down in Ogle County just outside Oregon around 9 p.m. on Saturday, according to National Weather Service meteorologist Gino Izzi.

Health officials confirm 69 new coronavirus cases in Oregon, state total at 548 patients - Health officials in Oregon confirmed 69 more cases of coronavirus, bringing the state's total to 548 as of Sunday morning. Most of the new coronavirus cases were confirmed in Marion, Washington, Jackson, and Multnomah counties, the Oregon Health Authority said.

OHA confirms 69 new cases in the state - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 — Oregon Health Authority confirms there are 69 new cases of coronavirus. This brings the state total to 548 cases, as of 8 am today. 11 new cases are in Jackson County and 1 new case is in Josephine County. No new deaths are reported. The current death toll stands at 13.

Logic in the time of coronavirus My state of Oregon has decided to slow the spread of germs by letting thousands of people touch what only one person used to touch before: gas pump handles. We had a state law that all gas station pumps be full service and no one could pump their own gas.

March 29, 2020: Photography is Art - Heceta Beach at Low Tide, Storm Tide, and a Crow Eye Level at 800′ Today's Photography is Art images are from two separate trips to the Oregon Coast, the first in October 2015, the second in March 2016. Every once in a while we take a "mini" vacation at Yachats, Oregon and while there, we'd visit Heceta Beach some miles south of Yachats.

San Jacinto Mountains 'extremely dangerous' for Pacific Crest Trail hikers, group says An advocacy group for the Pacific Crest Trail has urged hikers to stay off the path in the San Jacinto Mountains, calling the stretch "extremely dangerous" with steep snowconditions in the area where one hiker fell to his death and authorities had to make several rescues in the area in recent days.

Coronavirus live updates: Trump extends social distancing guidelines to April 30 Stood at more than 136,000 diagnosed coronavirus cases on Sunday, according to data compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. There are at least 2,409 deaths in the country. At least 148,000 people have recovered from the virus during this pandemic.

SPORTS AGENDA: Pochettino makes surprise visit to the Emirates and watches Manchester City U23s An interested observer at the recent Arsenal v Manchester City Under 23 game at the Emirates was none other than former Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino, who took in the action with sidekick Jesus Perez and other coaches.

World COVID-19 update: U.S. expects 100,000 deaths; Oregon declares disaster Tops the world in reported infections from the new coronavirus, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases predicts 100,000-200,000 deaths from the outbreak in the U.S. The U.S. is currently reporting more than 124,000 cases and more than 2,100 deaths.

Stolen saw, charging canines, screaming citizens - San Juan County Sheriff's Log The San Juan County Sheriff's Office responded to the following calls. March 18. - A deputy was dispatched to a domestic disturbance on San Juan. Once there, the deputy contacted all the persons involved; learned the incident was verbal only; and determined that no crime had been committed.

RJ's What If Tournament: Villanova, Oregon reach Final Four 1 Baylor 83-82 to win the South Region. Moore hit the first of his 3-pointers from 28 feet to tie the game 80-80 with 9.8 seconds to play after Baylor's Jared Butler made 1 of 2 from the free-throw line with 17 seconds left.

Sparks guard Sydney Wiese is first WNBA player to contract COVID-19 The third-year player from Phoenix, who starred at Oregon State, announced the result on Twitter. I will do my part, and I hope you do too.”. Like many other WNBA players, Wiese spent the offseason playing in Spain, a hotbed for transmission of the coronavirus.

Work-sharing draws new attention as a 'win-win' alternative to layoffs Talent, employee and human resources business news for Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo, Battle Creek and the Lake Michigan shoreline.

The Latest: Maryland nursing home hit by virus outbreak The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. - New York state nearing 1,000 coronavirus deaths.

The Latest: Connecticut and Oregon get disaster declaration President Donald Trump has added Connecticut and Oregon to the list of states where a disaster has been declared due to the coronavirus. A disaster declaration makes a state eligible for federal assistance to supplement state and local efforts to respond to the pandemic.

Live Updates: Oregon State University Student Tests Positive, Northwest COVID-19 Cases Continue To Climb Oregon has 485 known cases of the novel coronavirus, and Washington has more than 4,000.

At-home Learning Resources For Parents And Guardians During Coronavirus Pandemic You may be feeling overwhelmed by working, as well as feeding, supervising, entertaining and teaching your children at home. We're here to help.

Gun sales spike in Oregon as coronavirus spreads Battenfield worries about the economic and social fallouts from the coronavirus closures. "I got one because I was concerned about how irrational people are being," he said. Oregon State Police conducted nearly 40,000 background checks on people purchasing guns between Feb.

Victorian on 10th in McMinnville Oregon Victorian on 10th is a pet friendly inn that has been lovingly restored to its original 1896 Queen Anne Victorian beauty and offers a "home away from home" quality.

Tokyo Olympics set for July-August 2021 The preferred dates for the delayed Tokyo Olympics is July 23-August 8 next year, according to Japanese broadcaster NHK and the New York Times.

Tornado damages homes, uproots trees in Ogle County - Weather officials have confirmed a tornado touched down in northern Illinois damaging homes and uprooting trees. The tornado touched down in Ogle County just outside Oregon around 9 p.m. on Saturday. National Weather Service meteorologist Gino Izzi says it was on the ground for roughly 10 minutes.

Coronavirus: We all can relate to University of Oregon mascot's stay-at-home video Even college mascots are feeling the strain during the coronavirus pandemic. >> Coronavirus checklist: 100-plus disinfectants that may kill coronavirus on surfaces Since Oregon Gov. Kate Brown issued stay-at-home orders, the University of Oregon's mascot has tried to comply.

The Latest: Trudeau to continue to self-isolate at home The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. - Trudeau to continue to self-isolate at home.

Two of Raiders recent free agent pickups listed among PFF biggest draft busts since 2015 Free agency is not just a time to make a splash, It is also a time to try and buy low on players on whom other teams have given up. With 11 outside free agents signed by the Raiders, the odds are m…

Former Titans QB Marcus Mariota among biggest draft busts of PFF college era When the Tennessee Titans drafted Marcus Mariota with the No. 2 overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft, they envisioned having him as their franchise quarterback for at least the next 10 to 15 years.

I Don't Know how to Title This. I am a single mother that works 2 and a half jobs. I was laid off from two of them. I have no money. I can't look my son in the face because I know that in a matter of days I won't be able to pay the rent. I get $327 in snap the 4th of every month and that helps feed him but it's not enough.

Troubled Oregon Veterans' Home flooded by messages of support While millions of Americans adjust to the new realities brought about by the unprecedented public health situation that is the coronavirus pandemic, some are reaching out to the residents of the Oregon Veterans' Home in Lebanon to assure them they are appreciated, cared for and remembered.

John Prine in critical condition By SCOTT CUNNINGHAM // Prine's wife has also been ill with Covid-19. In a statement released this afternoon on John Prine's Twitter account, it was revealed that Prine was hospitalized on Thursday after falling ill to the Covid-19 virus. It had been previously disclosed that his wife had contracted the virus as well, but is recovering.

Oregon's Zachary Gonzales: 'Every shoe has a story' Gonzales says they are stories that can help people get through these recent tough times, like his Oregon Nike Air Force 1's. "The women's basketball team and men's basketball team got these before the Pac-12 Tournaments," Gonzales said.

Newport Library Update… The Newport Public Library has closed its doors in compliance with Coronavirus precautions, but our staff are committed to providing you with reliable information and valuable services. We are available to help you via email or phone.

Oregon State University says student tested positive for coronavirus The university moved to online classes and exams on March 11 and has been out of session since March 20. Oregon State said the unidentified student isolated himself or herself after testing during the week of March 16. The student is not currently living in Corvallis and is doing well and asymptomatic, according to the university.

University of Oregon mascot under stay at home order is all of us It's a tale of unrequited love.

NWS: Law enforcement reports tornado in Oregon OREGON - That National Weather Service says law enforcement in Ogle County have reported a tornado in Oregon on Saturday. Severe weather came through the Stateline on Saturday, triggering tornado warnings across the area, including in Ogle and Winnebago counties.

Videos, cards from around the world sent to the Oregon Veterans' Home Staff at the Home and Oregon Department of Veterans' Affairs have now created "Operation Well Wish," it allows people to send in well wishes to the residents and the staff at the home. Many have sent letters, postcards, pictures and artwork. All are cleared by the Home's infection prevention team before being shared with residents.

Coronavirus could derail nursing students' graduations CHICO - Erin Harvey will have to redo her last semester of nursing school with a 2-week-old to care for if she is one of thousands of nursing students across the state to not graduate. If Gov.

Looking Ahead: Offensive Line After signing the nation's No. 1 recruiting class in 2020, per ESPN, Clemson is putting together a 2021 class that looks like it will be special as well. There is a long way to go before the cycle is over, but the Tigers currently own the No.

Hospitals Scramble for DIY Fixes to Critical Mask Shortages Surgical masks aren't meant to be repeatedly reused. But those standards are breaking down under the weight of the pandemic. And even the CDC is now saying that if hospitals become overwhelmed, mask donations and sterilizing efforts can turn pivotal.

How Temple basketball nearly landed four of Philadelphia's top high school players in 2013 Imagine the impact had Rysheed Jordan, Rondae Hollis-Jefferson, Brandon Austin and Jeremiah Worthem all played for coach Fran Dunphy.

Oregon loosens self-service restrictions for pumping gas It's unfamiliar territory for Oregonians. However, in an effort to stop the spread of coronavirus and comply with social distancing guidelines, drivers now have the option to pump their own gas.

Bend is Awesome. Don't Come Here. In an city dominated by tourism, Bend's city manager makes an order aimed at keeping visitors away.

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California & Oregon Shutter DMV Offices Like everyone else, the country's motor vehicle agencies are having to adapt to conronavirus concerns. In Oregon, all field offices of the DMV have been closed since March 25 in direct response to Governor Kate Brown's stay-at-home order. The only access to DMV information is online, and the public's only access to transactions is by mail.

Oregon ballot initiatives could suffer from coronavirus effects The coronavirus outbreak is affecting initiative signature drives and may lead to this year having the lowest number of such measures in decades. Oregon Public Broadcasting reports that initiatives dealing with subjects as gun control, clean energy and highway tolls now appear increasingly unlikely to make the ballot.

2,000 deer dead due to disease in Oregon, USA #Deer #Oregon #USA Of Fish and Wildlife - White-tailed deer. Tests conducted by Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife veterinarians have confirmed that Epizootic hemorrhagic disease is responsible for the die-off of an estimated 2,000 white-tailed deer in Eastern Oregon, the agency said Tuesday.

State clears way for self-service gasoline across Oregon - for now The agency said service stations must have an attendant on duty "to supervise self-service refueling consistent with the social distancing polices." Stations can offer self-service fueling without an attendant only if "there are no employees available to work as an attendant" and signs have been posted explaining how to safely fuel.

Oregon Ducks face Michigan in Elite Eight of our mock NCAA Tournament; cast your vote now It'll be the second straight rematch from the regular season for Oregon, which topped Michigan 71-70 in overtime on Dec. 14. Voting for the Elite Eight round is now open at PlaytheTournament.com. When you vote, you'll also have a chance to donate to coronavirus relief through the Center for Disaster Philanthropy's COVID-19 Relief Fund.

Oregon Fire Marshal Temporarily Approves Self-Service Gas for the Entire State The move comes a week after station owners sought a waiver from the long-standing law prohibiting that practice.

Oregon allows gas stations to adopt self-service for the near future due to COVID-19 While the rule change is currently effective through April 11, the Fire Marshal's office said it would continue to evaluate the need for an extension over the next two weeks. Gas station owners are required to "implement sanitation measures when an attendant is present" on-site.

Coronavirus in Oregon: nearly 100 new cases in last day brings state tally to 414 The Oregon Health Authority also reported the state's 12th death linked to the illness, an 82-year-old Marion County woman who died Wednesday at Salem Hospital. She had underlying medical conditions, state health officials said.

Under Armour, Fanatics and other sports retailers are making coronavirus masks Fanatics, the maker of official licensed apparel for all the major sports leagues, has converted its Easton, Pennsylvania factory, where it makes official MLB jerseys, into a hub for making medical masks and gowns for hospital workers. And it's making the masks and gowns out of MLB jersey material, beginning with Phillies jerseys.

CFB insider predicts Oregon's 'letdown' game of 2020 season In the 2019 season, the Ducks were racing to the College Football Playoff before a stunning upset against Arizona State ended Oregon's playoff hopes. Looking forward to the 2020 season, College Football News has picked their let down game for all Power Five teams and they think Oregon might struggle in the desert again.

OHA confirms there are 65 new cases of coronavirus - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 — Oregon Health Authority says there has been another death due to coronavirus. Oregon’s 13th victim is a 93-year-old man in Yamhill County. He tested positive on March 18th. He had no known underlying medical conditions. OHA also says there are 65 new cases.

Ask an expert: Some veggie starts need warm indoor temps during cool spring A: It is very difficult to start seeds for other than cold season plants outside until the weather gets much warmer. This article explains why the indoor method is critical, unless your greenhouse is adequately heated, lit and ventilated.

WATCH: One year ago today, UVA topped Oregon in Sweet 16 One year ago today, the Virginia Cavaliers faced the Oregon Ducks in the Sweet 16 in Louisville. It was the third step in UVA's march to their first national championship in men's basketball. As was the case in the Round of 32 matchup with the Oklahoma Sooners, it was Virginia that struck first, opening the game with a 7-3 lead.

What's essential? France has pastry, wine, while US has golf, guns and ganja As coronavirus restrictions ramp up around the world, different nations are nominating essential services, including fish and chips, information technology and marijuana.

Sports companies band together to help the medical field in time of need Has been one of the companies on the forefront of this subject. Fanatics produces the official jerseys for Major League Baseball and retailers but announced it will halt production of jerseys to make nonsurgical-grade, single-use masks and gowns for doctors and nurses.

Shemar Turner, 2021 4-Star Defensive End, Announces Top 11 Schools Shemar Turner, a four-star defensive end in the 2021 class, took to Twitter to announce his top 11 schools list on Saturday.

Coronavirus death toll climbs to 13 in Oregon, with 65 new cases announced Another person died from the coronavirus, COVID-19 in Oregon, health officials said Saturday, raising the state's death toll from 12 to 13. The most recent death is a 93-year-old man from Yamhill County. Oregon Health Authority said he tested positive on March 18 and died on March 27 at Providence Newberg Medical Center.

COVID-19 death toll climbs to 13 in Oregon, with 65 new cases announced - COVID-19 has claimed one more life in Oregon, raising the state's death toll from 12 to 13, the Oregon Health Authority reported at 8:00 a. today. Oregon Health Authority also reported 65 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the state total to 479, as of 8:00 a.

Oregon allows self-service at gas stations amid coronavirus pandemic In an effort to ensure fuel remains accessible to Oregonians while they continue practicing safe social distancing, the state fire marshal's office announced Saturday that it is temporarily not enforcing self-service regulations.

1996: Oregon Ducks @ Fresno State Bulldogs - Oregon in Overtime Oregon had lost their two previous meetings against quarterback Jeff Tedford and the Fresno State Bulldogs: the first one in 1981 by a score of 23 to 16 in the brand new Bulldog Stadium, and the second game in Autzen 4 to 10.

Child Abuse Reports Drop 70% In 1 Month, Leaving Oregon Officials Concerned With K-12 schools closed statewide, children have fewer eyes watching out for them, said Jake Sunderland of Oregon's Department of Human Services.

Oregon star Payton Pritchard's handles are the closest thing we'll get to a SportsCenter Top 10 play right now The closest thing we will get to a "SportsCenter Top 10" play right now. To those replying with comments like "not impressed" or "every player can do this," please, do us all a favor and throw your device in a sewer so you aren't allowed to tweet your garbage takes anymore.

Counseling From The Comfort of Home Central Oregon mental health providers mobilize to offer a range of services online or over the phone.

The Unsung Heroes A Bend grocery store employee weighs in on her personal experiences with the COVID-19 feeding frenzy.

Dugalic is Illinois POTY, Prepares for Oregon Oregon women's basketball star signee Angela Dugalic talks about why she committed to Oregon, the season and her preparation for her arrival in Eugene.

Oregon to allow self-serve gas for 2 weeks due to COVID-19 outbreak Oregon, one of only two states with a ban on self-serve at gas stations, is suspending enforcement for two weeks due to the COVID-19 outbreak and allowing self-serve under some new guidelines, the Office of State Fire Marshal announced Saturday. New Jersey is the only other state in the country that bans pumping your own gas.

In Response To Covid-19 Outbreak: You May Now Pump Your Own Gas In Oregon This temporary change will help ensure fuel is available to those who need it.

Oregon temporarily lifts prohibition on self-service gas in response to coronavirus The Oregon State Fire Marshal's Office on Saturday temporarily suspended the state's requirement that most drivers have their vehicles refueled by gas station attendants, in order to reduce workers' potential exposure to coronavirus.

Top Competitions Countdown: No. 7, Men's Basketball Upsets No. 4 Oregon BOULDER - CU's men's basketball team welcomed fourth-ranked Oregon into the CU Events Center on Jan. 2 to open Pac-12 play and rewarded the sold-out home crowd with a convincing 74-65 win over the Ducks. It was the team's fifth straight victory and set them up with one of several big wins to boost a strong postseason rÃsumÃ.

State Fire Marshal Says Oregonians Can Now Pump Their Own Gas The Office of the State Fire Marshal said the self-service regulation is effective immediately and will be in place until at least April 11.

THE LATEST: Coronavirus news from around Oregon and the NW ROUNDUP: Get all the latest local and regional news coverage from Salem Reporter and other news organizations in one place.

TriMet Reduces Train And Bus Service In Response To Decreased Ridership The Portland-area transit agency said it will be reducing service on its MAX and WES trains and most bus lines starting April 5.

Live Updates: 415 Known Coronavirus Cases In Oregon, Transit Agencies Reduce Service Oregon has more than 400 diagnosed coronavirus cases, according to state and local health officials. The number of known deaths in the state is 12.

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Your Virtual Tour of Wiz Bang Bar in Portland, OR Let's take a journey to Portland, circa July 2019, shall we? After learning that I could get gluten-free cookies and cream ice cream in Portland, a visit to Wiz Bang Bar was a must.

Where you can't go outside: Oregon trails and parks that have closed to the public A wave of outdoor recreation closures over the last six days have hit Oregon hard, as land management agencies shut down trails and parks in an ongoing effort to slow the spread of the coronavirus outbreak in the Pacific Northwest.

More Than 1 in 3 Cardiologists Burned Out, Many Ready to Bolt Wilson said the global pandemic only heightens concerns about burnout among cardiologists, which he likened to a "runaway train." "These are not great signals, I think they're shocking, quite frankly," Wilson told theheart.org - Medscape Cardiology.

What's essential? In France: pastry, wine. In US: golf, guns The coronavirus pandemic is defining for the globe what's "essential" and what things we really can't do without, even though we might not need them for survival. Attempting to slow the spread of the virus, authorities in many places are determining what shops and services can remain open.

Another coronavirus death in Oregon, 65 new cases This includes four new cases in Linn County and three new cases in Benton County. There are now a total of 479 cases statewide. Oregon's 13th coronavirus-related death was a 93-year-old man in Yamhill County. He tested positive last week and died Friday.

Coronavirus in Oregon: 65 new cases in last day brings state count to 479 The Oregon Health Authority also reported the state’s 13th death linked to COVID-19, a 93-year-old man in Yamhill County who died Friday at Providence Newberg Medical Center.

Kathryn Ewens / McGee Ewens / McGee, Kathryn 93, passed away peacefully on March 8, 2020 at Beehive Homes of Oregon, WI. Born 2/1/27 in Virginia, MN to John and Jeanette Harch she was graduated from the University of Minnesota where she met then married William A. McGee in 1949.

Coronavirus Disrupts Supply Chains, But Toilet Paper Should Be Back Soon The coronavirus pandemic is revealing weak links in the global supply chain that fuels American industry, fills grocery store shelves and supplies the online mail-order businesses that deliver.

World Athletics Championships could move to 2022 to avoid Olympic clash, says Sebastian Coe World Athletics president Lord Sebastian Coe has suggested the 2021 World Championships could be delayed by a year to accommodate the Tokyo Olympic Games.

When Portland Went On Lockdown: How Oregon Reacted To The Pandemic Of 1918 It happened in Portland before. What we did right might help us now.

Take A Virtual Roadtrip Up The Cascade Mountains With 'Oregon Field Guide' We visit some of the most beautiful and unique places the Northwest's mountains have to offer to stave off your stuck-at-home blues. Ice caves and hanging glaciers? Check. Disappearing lakes and unexplored slot canyons? We've got those, too!

Rutgers, Michigan, Oregon reach Elite 8 in our mock NCAA Tournament; voting open Those are the matchups that will determine our Final Four. This time, the players and coaches have no effect on the outcome. You, the fans, will decide. Registration on or use of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement, Privacy Policy and Cookie Statement, and Your California Privacy Rights.

Oregon lawmakers to consider emergency relief funding for arts, culture - In response to communication from the Oregon Cultural Trust, its Statewide Partners and arts and cultural organizations across the state, Gov. Kate Brown directed the agency to explore opportunities to identify relief funding to address the devastating impact the COVID-19 health crisis is having on Oregon's arts and cultural community.

Georgia football, Jamie Newman stand tall among preseason favorites in updated odds Georgia football finished ranked No. 4 last season, and the Bulldogs are currently fourth among preseason favorites to win the College Football Playoffs.

Vote-by-Mail Can Save the 2020 Election Rossi's campaign, which certainly had good cause to be disappointed with this outcome, never suggested that voting by mail compromised the fairness or integrity of the election. In this sense, these states have served as "laboratories of democracy," to use Justice Louis Brandeis's wonderful turn of phrase.

National analysts weigh in on Josh Primo to Alabama BamaOnLine caught up with 247Sports' national analysts Evan Daniels and Jerry Meyer to get their take on what Alabama is getting in Primo:. Daniels:. "Primo is a really impressive guard prospect because of his combination of size, skill and shot making ability.

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Oregon schools fear cuts if Student Success biz tax delayed Although far from welcome news for the schools, OSBA's Green said schools certainly understand the gravity of the economic situation. OSBA would "be willing to look at suspension for a very limited time," he said, "in order to keep Oregon afloat. But, at some point, we're going to get out of this."

NFL Mock Draft 2020: Projections for Top Prospects in Unpredictable 1st Round There are two big reasons why the draft is the highlight of the NFL offseason. The first is that all 32 teams have the opportunity to come away as winners. The second is that the draft process is as unpredictable and as drama-drenched as anything the regular season has to offer.

Ex-Cardinals Linebacker Adds Depth to 49ers Joe Walker hasn't made a huge splash in the NFL. The linebacker has played for two teams in his three-year pro career and has played more on special teams than on defense.

From Sabrina Ionescu to Serena Williams, watch key milestones in women's sports The names are synonymous with making history in women's sports. And you can relive it. To celebrate Women's History Month, ESPN2 is airing several of the most notable events to happen in women's sports over the past two decades, starting Sunday at 4 a.m.

How Oregon became NCAA Tournament's original Cinderella Long before we called it March Madness, they were our first Cinderella, in the first NCAA championship.

How to hold off an eviction on the Central Coast Mar 27, 2020 - Daily News. Many people who are suddenly out of work or are having their hours cut are concerned about not being able to pay the rent and being evicted from their homes. For those people, there is some good news. First, some important background information.

My Covid-19 Journal: Day One I figured I would start some kind of journal; talking about this covid-19 pandemic and that we're under a stay at home advisor here in the great State of Oregon.

The Oregon Department of Revenue Has Now Granted Relief to Oregon Taxpayers In accordance with ORS 305.157, the director of the Oregon Department of Revenue ordered an automatic extension of the 2019 tax year income tax filing and payment due dates. Oregon now joins several other states and the U.S. Department of the Treasury in this regard.

Ask An Expert: Oregon PTA President Kristi Dille on graduation for seniors We are receiving a lot of questions from our viewers seeking answers to concerns about the coronavirus. On Friday, Kristi Dille, president of the Oregon Parent Teachers Association joined us via video conference.

Is It Still Fun…? And we're only a couple of weeks in. Our county has the second highest infection rate in the state. It's raining. I woke up early and read all the predictions for our future….eek. Our son messaged us that really he and his family would not be able to leave the Virgin Islands for a year.

Stoners Daily Marijuana Business Owners In Oregon Denied Home Loan. Even if you own one of the best dispensaries in Oregon, buying a house or paying your taxes is next to impossible. It doesn't matter how much money you make in the legal marijuana market. Some businesses owners who run state-licensed establishments in Oregon still cannot secure home loans.

14 Breathtaking Photos That Show Off Oregon's True Beauty Stunning vistas of lakes, rivers, and Oregon oddities make up this list of reasons why Photographers love Oregon.

Oregon coronavirus updates on Friday: 1 new Marion County death, 98 new cases reported We'll update this story throughout the day with the latest news about coronavirus and its effects in Oregon on Friday, March 27. UPDATED at 6:05 p.m. On Friday, Oregon Chief Justice Martha L. Walters ordered that restrictions on trials and other court proceedings and operations continue until further order.

Feds need to help Oregon companies get in the coronavirus fight, governor says Oregon political leaders are calling on federal officials to do more to allow the state's largest manufacturing companies to help solve shortages of critical masks, gloves and surgical gowns needed to protect health care workers and first responders from the coronavirus.

Washington Co. leads Oregon in coronavirus cases with 122 patients Nearly one out of every four of Oregon's confirmed coronavirus cases are Washington County residents. The Oregon Health Authority reported 18 additional cases in the county on Friday, bringing its total to 122. "We have a working theory for why that is.

Looking Back: March '64 Tsunami That Wrecked Oregon Coast, Photos Looking Back: March '64 Tsunami That Wrecked Oregon Coast, Photos. Published 03/27/2020 at 5:54 PM PDT By Oregon Coast Beach Connection staff. - On March 27, 1964, it was anything but a good Friday when the infamous Good Friday quake hit Alaska.

Oregon man accused of trying to infect cop with coronavirus by 'spitting, coughing and breathing' on him Stubblefield later was returned to jail. A Deschutes County jail lieutenant said Stubblefield didn't test positive for the new virus. "Per our jail pandemic response plan, Mr. Stubblefield has been and will continue to be monitored by our jail medical unit,'' said Sgt.

Table Rocks, other southern oregon trails now closed to to COVID-19 The trails to Upper and Lower Table Rocks near Sams Valley and the Cathedral Hills trails near Grant Pass closed to the public Friday afternoon, the latest recreational losses designed to help contain the spread of COVID-19.

River Flood Advisory is in effect The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a Flood Advisory for The Rock River at Dixon, or from Castle Rock State Park near Oregon downstream to Lee County line. until further notice. At 215 AM Saturday the stage was 12.3 feet. Action stage is 13.0 feet.

I was furloughed: 6 people who worked at restaurants, as substitute teachers, or tour guides share how they're getting by with no income Ammar Shahid's company leadership realized the severity of the situation, they knew they needed to reduce labor costs. So, HR gathered everyone together and told them they'd be furloughed half-time.

How Much Would You Pay For this Fight Card? A Realistic Look at UFC 249: Khabib vs. Ferguson Huge story in the fight world this week. UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was arrested in Albuquerque for DWI and negligent use of a firearm. But this is not that story… Rather, it's time to consider the future of the UFC, and sports in general.

New Tokyo Olympics date will not satisfy everybody, believes World Athletics chief Meanwhile, the IOC chief earlier this week said that the Games will happen beyond 2020 but not later than the summer of 2020. "This is not restricted just to the summer months. All the options are on the table, before and including the summer of 2021," Bach said in a conference call on Wednesday as quoted by PTI via AFP.

New date for Tokyo Olympics 'won't satisfy everybody' World Athletics president Sebastian Coe admitted Friday that settling on a new date for the Tokyo Olympics in 2021 will not satisfy everybody. "All sports have made it pretty clear they have particular challenges at particular times of the year," said Coe.

3D Printing for COVID-19, Part Four: Corporate Partners As small 3D printing businesses and individual users jump at a chance to support efforts to manufacture critically needed medical supplies, larger corporations also see opportunities to lend aid. Among the names involved are HP, Airbus, and Ford.

Latest round of court restrictions released to address coronavirus threat: Most trials off till after June 1 "We must continue to restrict the number of people coming into our courthouses to help limit the spread of the COVID-19 virus," Walters said in a statement.

Strong mutual interest between Clemson, 4-star Michigan lineman The NCAA has suspended all in-person recruiting until at least April 15 due to the coronavirus, but coaches and prospects can still communicate via phone calls and text messages. One recruit whose phone has been blowing up during quarantine is Oak Park four-star Rayshaun Benny, a highly regarded lineman in the class of 2021.

MAC offers Pompeii lecture series via Zoom The free lecture series features a different program each Thursday in April at 6:30 p.m., sponsored by the Spokane Society of the Archaeological Institute of America.

Oregon lawmakers support $2 trillion stimulus package - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 — Congress approved a historic $2 trillion stimulus package for emergency aid throughout the U.S. The approval was met with applause and cheers in the house chamber. Southern Oregon lawmakers are praising the bill and say it will bring an estimated $3.3 billion this year to unemployed Oregonians.

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COVID-19 denies athletes, fans of track and field feast Today, the Intersecondary Schools Sports Association /GraceKennedy Champs would have been at its midway point and the big teams would have started to make their moves and set the table for what was expected to be a sumptuous feast of track and field for the final two days.

Logan Road closed, except for Logan Road area residents O We've closed Logan Road to all but local traffic.o We've placed barricades prohibiting parking directly North and South of Roads End State Parking. The Lincoln City Police Department will monitor traffic and parking. Please contact the police non-emergency line 541-994-3636 with questions or concerns.

BLM closes Table Rocks, other recreation facilities - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 – The Oregon Bureau of Land Management will be temporarily closing many developed recreation facilities across the state. The Bureau of Land Management said in accordance with state and federal guidance, it will close all campgrounds and some day-use sites and restrooms.

Freewheelin' Friday - No. 1 Our weekly round-up of interesting bike news, commentary, and the best of what our favorite riders are up to. #ThrowBackThursday - We heard from a lot of riders about yesterday's post with an image from Cycle Oregon XIX.

The Mercury Cheer Up Club: Loads of Stuff to Laugh and Smile About! The coronavirus crisis in Portland is a major threat to the Mercury's ability to keep the city informed. We pride ourselves on having navigated many storms in the world of independent local media, but this time is different.

COVID-19 isolation unit activated at Ashland Community Hospital - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 – A specialized isolation unit for COVID-19 patients in southern Oregon has reportedly been activated.

Former Oregon State star Sydney Wiese says she's tested positive for coronavirus Wiese played four years for Oregon State, and helped lead the Beavers to their first-ever Final Four appearance in 2016.

And the A-Hole Award Goes To… The Redmond man who spit at a Bend cop and said he had coronavirus.

Prophet Brown, 4-star all-purpose back, places Oregon Ducks in top 6 On Friday, 247Sports four-star all-purpose back Prophet Brown tweeted a video announcing his top six schools - Michigan, Nebraska, Notre Dame, Oklahoma, Oregon and USC:. Brown is rated the nation's No. 175 overall prospect and the No. 15 running back by 247Sports.

Portland crane count drops from summer 2019 Portland’s crane count slipped during the first quarter of the year to 28 from 30 in July 2019, according to Rider Levett Bucknall.

The weekend is here. Please ride responsibly I never thought I'd say this; but I'm happy the forecast calls for clouds and rain this weekend. With virus outbreak mode at an all-time high in Oregon and nightmarish scenes unfolding across the country, it's absolutely essential that we stay home and stay isolated as much as possible right now.

TBS series filming in Portland is on hiatus, but Oregon Film is offering cash prizes for 'Inspiration Oregon' videos Oregon Film is offering $500 prizes for short videos about what's inspiring their creators amid the coronavirus outbreak.

Is this martial law? Oregon State Police answer your questions about the governor's stay-home order There are no curfews and a person's movements are not restricted under the Governor's Executive Order. While details are offered in the order relating to social distancing, specific business closures and non-essential social gatherings. Oregonians' movements are generally unrestricted.

'Stay at home' order doesn't apply to shelters and social services, Oregon gov. clarifies - Oregon Governor Kate Brown offered some clarity Friday for her 'stay at home' order issued at the beginning of the weekas a way to curb the spread of coronavirus in the state. She says social services offering food, shelter, and hygiene needs for the homeless are able to stay open.

Rep. Peter DeFazio urges small businesses in Oregon to hold on, relief is coming - Congressman Peter DeFazio says Oregon will see about $1. 5 billion from the stimulus bill that was passed by congress earlier this week. He says the amendments from the Democrats will put more money into the pockets of workers because businesses getting loans will still need to keep paying those on the payroll.

Oregon Metro To Continue With Homeless Services Ballot Measure After With Its Own Layoffs The Metro regional government will lay off approximately 40% of its staff, but the agency will move forward with a ballot measure to raise $250 million for homeless services.

Ex-industrial building becoming creative office space A 97-year-old single-story warehouse slightly north of Portland’s Pearl District has received several renovations over the years. The latest one might be the most extensive.

Update from Lincoln County Mar 27, 2020 - Daily News. From Lincoln County Commission.

Temporary stoppage in Washington rattling contractors "We've been inundated with calls from members asking 'Where is the line?'" she said. The pending federal emergency stimulus package is another potential source of relief, Spall added. "We're not only spending a lot of time answering questions; we're just hearing heartbreaking stories about people having to lay off employees," she said.

80-year-old 'super-retiree' Alan Koch finds a way to ride If you're new to BikePortland I'll forgive you for not knowing who Alan Koch is. Back in 2005 I heard about a guy who was on a quest to ride his bike on every single public paved street in Portland: cul-de-sacs, dead-ends, everything. It was an impressive goal.

Southern Oregon senior centers turn to tech Kaitlin Peitz's title at Skylark Assisted Living and Memory Care is administrator, an all-encompassing leadership role that carries with it much responsibility. But lately, thanks to the spread of COVID-19, Peitz could just as well be called Skylark's information technology specialist.

Portland Meal Providers Struggle To Keep Hungry People In Line A Healthy Distance Apart Demand has reached an all-time high for Blanchet House. At the same time, food donations to the small nonprofit have dropped dramatically. Add the governor’s demand that people space out — and the potential legal and health consequences of not doing so — and Blanchet House has reached a crisis point.

Reminder From Seal Rock Water District Oregon Governor, Kate Brown, issued Executive Order No. 20-05 prohibiting large gatherings due to coronavirus. The order prohibits large social gatherings of 250 people or more across the state.

Dried-up Portland distilleries start back up to make much-needed hand sanitizers The distilleries are making sanitizer on two fronts: Offering it locally to residents in their communities, and supplying the medical and other professions whose workers have no choice but to remain on the job.

A roundup of top bidders for March 27, 2020 A $5.5 million contract has been awarded by the Washington State Department of Transportation for a paving project.

Oregon's 12th COVID-19 death reported; 98 new cases, 3 in Deschutes The COVID-19 virus has claimed one more life in Oregon, raising the state's death toll to 12, while 97 new cases. three in Deschutes County. bring the statewide total to 414, the Oregon Health Authority reported Friday.

A message of support to the community Mar 27, 2020 - Daily News. From Pamela Staton, Lincoln County. Dear family, friends and neighbors,. These are interesting times for all of us. Many are hurting far worse than others but the truth is we are all in this pandemic together.

Bureau of Land Management closes campgrounds, day use areas in Oregon The federal agency has closed all campgrounds, as well as some day-use areas and restrooms in Oregon, officials announced Friday. Some day-use areas and trails will remain open, though trash pickup and sanitation will be suspended.

Version 2 Was Showing Postseason Potential Print Story Button Share Story via Twitter Share Story via Facebook Share Story via Email Share Story via Pinterest The Oregon softball team was about to hit Pac-12 play sporting a 22-2 record when the 2020 season came to a premature end.

EPA Sends Enforcement Orders For Portland Harbor Superfund Site Environmental Protection Agency is ordering two companies, Schnitzer Steel and Evraz Inc., to do their part in the Portland Harbor Superfund Site cleanup on the Willamette River.

Almost 100 new COVID-19 cases confirmed in Oregon, another fatality Ongoing recommendations for COVID-19. People vulnerable to complications should follow federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommendations to stay home as much as possible and avoid gatherings. Every resident should take these basic steps to protect themselves and those most at risk:.

News Lincoln County Oregon reports 1 COVID-19 death, 98 new COVID-19 cases. PORTLAND, Ore. - COVID-19 has claimed one more life in Oregon, raising the state's death toll to 12, the Oregon Health Authority reported at 8 a.m. today. Oregon Health Authority also reported 98 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the state total to 414 as of 8 a.m.

1 new COVID-19 death in Oregon - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 – There were nearly 100 new COVID-19 cases and one more death reported in Oregon Friday morning. The Oregon Health Authority said the latest COVID-19 fatality brings the state’s total up to 12. The 98 new cases bring the state’s total to 414.

Oregon coronavirus cases rise to 414, death toll reaches 12 statewide - Health officials identified 98 more cases of coronavirus in Oregon on Friday, bringing the state's total to 414. The Oregon health Authority also reported another death from COVID-19. So far, 12 people have died statewide from the virus. Oregon's 12th COVID-19 death is an 82-year-old woman in Marion County.

Oregon and Washington ask nurses, doctors to return to work amid coronavirus pandemic Both governors in Oregon and Washington say the health care system needs help from retirees in order to care for coronavirus patients. Both states are waiving some of the requirements for nurses and doctors to get their licenses again.

More Closures… Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the City of Newport has closed various facilities, and limited access to others. Effectively immediately, all city parks are closed until April 28. The following facilities are also closed: Newport Public Library, 60+ Activity Center, Recreation Center, and Aquatic Center.

Oregon offered widespread coronavirus testing at one senior home. Why did it say no to another? It won't offer widespread testing there. Those vastly different decisions by the Oregon Health Authority underscore a bleak new reality as the agency's thinking evolves on how to best slow the spread of coronavirus amid a national shortage of testing supplies and the desire to preserve tests for a growing caseload of sick Oregonians.

Coping While Quarantined: Send the Mercury Your Socially Distant Hobbies! I'm going to be honest with you, Portland: As an introverted homebody by nature, it's at times easy to temporarily forget that I'm staying home because of a literal order from the governor, rather than by choice. I'm used to filling my time by consuming podcasts and TV shows, reading books and articles, and cooking and eating elaborate meals.

Lincoln City City Hall is still up there on the 4th floor…. Lincoln City Community Center - Opportunities are being developed and will be available the week of March 23, 2020. All questions can be directed to the following email address or phone number at 541.994.2131 or [email protected]

Oregon Cultural Trust votes to create $10 million relief fund for arts organizations The Oregon Cultural Trust has voted to create a $10 million emergency relief fund for arts and cultural organizations around the state, as many face severe financial shortages and layoffs amid the coronavirus outbreak. The emergency relief fund would come from the cultural trust's existing $29 million permanent fund.

Oregon Harbor of Hope and Fred Meyer combine forces to feed homeless Oregon Harbor of Hope is teaming up with Fred Meyer grocery stores to prepare food bags for the homeless during the COVID-19 pandemic. Harbor of Hope spokesperson Lisa Marandas said volunteers will distribute the food in Old Town and at other Portland locations as soon as possible.

Where in Oregon? Even the most traveled adventurer might have trouble identifying these spots.

Cycling entrepreneurs add delivery by bike as demand soars When coronavirus ended their burgeoning bicycle tour business, southeast Portland based Around Portland Tours turned to a different kind service. A company that used to take people to things, is now taking things to people.

Beyond Outdoor Adventure in Central Oregon A new eight-episode series titled "Adventure Calls" will show off the area's multidimensional beauty by highlighting some of its lesser-known culinary, arts and cultural attractions, set against the backdrop of the magnificent outdoors.

The primaries: A look at Suzanne Weber, candidate for Oregon House District 32 Photo courtesy of the Suzanne Weber campaign. TILLAMOOK - Tillamook Mayor Suzanne Weber likes to share that she grew up in Orr, Minnesota, a little town of 250-or-so people about four hours north of Minneapolis.

Former Employees Say a Portland Restaurateur Withheld Wages on Their Final Checks According to letters signed by Carey that were forwarded to WW, the longtime Portland restaurateur is withholding a quarter of the staff’s final checks. The plan is to pay that back once the businesses are running again.

UPDATE 1-Athletics-Diamond League postpones three more events in May The Diamond League has now postponed five events in the 2020 season, after meets scheduled for Doha and an unspecified host city in China were also moved. "The decision was made in close consultation with all the relevant parties.

Can coronavirus live on shoes? - VIDEO The COVID-19 pandemic has already raised questions about how long the virus can live on clothing. But what about shoes?

Fearing Shortages, People Are Planting More Vegetable Gardens They have been running a free meal delivery service for those in need, are running out of donated fresh vegetables, and are planning for the long term. They say they were thinking of Victory Gardens, which started in World War I when President Woodrow Wilson asked Americans to plant vegetable gardens to prevent food shortages.

Oregonians with coronavirus: Retired teacher, 90, celebrated as Rose Parade devotee, lover of nature and travel A 90-year-old mother to three and grandmother to seven - traveled through Europe by bicycle when she was in her 20s, loved nature, made it a point never to miss a Rose Parade and "was a teacher through and through." Haug died Sunday, March 22, after suddenly coming down with a fever and bad cough three days earlier.

Trump, rejecting blame, warns governors to be 'appreciative' amid coronavirus crisis Yet the president rejected any criticism for the federal government's response to a ballooning public health crisis that a month ago he predicted would be over by now.

Boeing fights coronavirus, will produce face shields for health care workers Hospitals around the country have reported shortages of face shields and other forms of personal protective equipment, or PPE, amid a rising number of coronavirus cases. Boeing is the latest of several private firms that have stepped up to assist with production.

Number of coronavirus cases climbs in Oregon - The coronavirus outbreak has brought out the best in many people, with millions in Oregon adhering to an order to stay home and an initiative in Salem to make masks for health-care workers being overwhelmed by volunteers.

Victory gardens: Find out their history, and get tips for how to grow your own During World War II, people needed to help ease the nation's burden by growing as much of their own food as possible in what they called Victory Gardens.

Coronavirus In Minnesota: State Among Best In U.S. For Social Distancing So Far Tim Walz says Minnesotans are doing a good job at keeping their distance, and there's data to back it up.

Oregon Zoo welcomes new beaver "Beavers are very social animals, so it's wonderful to welcome a new member to the family," she said. Kale Williams; [email protected]; 503-294-4048; @sfkale. Subscribe to Oregonian / OregonLive newsletters and podcasts for the latest news and top stories.

Oregon BOLI: Workers' final paychecks are owed in full As many businesses temporarily close operations and lay off workers due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries noted Friday that it's important for workers to understand their rights to the wages they're owed.

Mon 8:30 - Southern Oregon Doctor On When Restrictions Might Lift We may not like it, but now we're used to daily life changing, as we try to avoid huge numbers of people getting sick from the new coronavirus. Getting started was one thing; now how does the lockdown end?

Discovering the Mysteries of the Ocean - Oregon Coast Magazine STORY AND PHOTOS BY EMILY KOLKEMO HISTORICAL PHOTOS COURTESY UNIVERSITY OF OREGON Researchers at the Oregon Institute of Marine Biology are educating students and the public about the wonders of the ocean In a historic boathouse along the Coos Bay waterfront, a speaker informs the audience—a mix of university professors,…

How are you doing? I wanted to take a minute and hear how you're holding up amid these crazy times. Are you riding? If so, what has your experience been out there?. If you're not riding, how has that impacted you? I'm also curious if you think there are more/different things BikePortland can do to be a helpful community resource right now.

OSF lays off majority of staff - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 – The Oregon Shakespeare Festival announced a layoff of most of its staff members. In addition, the 2020 season is being delayed until September. On March 27, OSF said the COVID-19 pandemic’s financial consequences have forced the layoff of 80% of full-time staff and seasonal workers.

Oregon State's stability among its football coaching staff could prove significant during coronavirus era NIne of the Beavers' 10 assistant coaches are heading into their third year at OSU, continuity in the Pac-12 that only Stanford can match.

Jackson Light recaps visit to Oregon earlier this month The Oregon Ducks hosted three-star center and Oregon commit Jackson Light for an unofficial visit. He updates how that visit went with DuckTerritory.

Logan Sagapolu, 2019 Oregon Ducks signee, returns early from LDS mission, goes into quarantine Class of 2019 Oregon Ducks signee Logan Sagapolu was expected to return from his LDS mission in Hawaii in December, but returned home early due to the coronavirus shutdown.

News Roundtable - Grant County - Supply Chain We get opinions and analysis on the news of the week. A new program in Grant County helps neighbors check in on each other. And will our grocery store shelves stay empty?

Hoffman Construction Company / Skanska: PDX TCORE – Western Terminal Expansion - Daily Journal of Commerce SUB-BIDS REQUESTED PDX TCORE – Western Terminal Expansion Portland, Oregon Pre-Bid Meeting via WebEx: April 1st, 2:00 p.m. Bids Due: April 15th, 2:00 p.m. Bid Package: #11 – Civil Work Bid Documents: www.hoffmancorp.com/subcontractors 222 SW Columbia Street, Suite 300 Portland, OR 97201 Phone…

DSL Builders LLC: Tillamook High School Roofing - Daily Journal of Commerce SUB-BIDS REQUESTED Tillamook High School Roofing Bid Package Bids Due: 4/10/20 at 2PM Subcontractor Bids for: Gym Floor Replacement You can contact Kim Brooks to obtain bid documents. Please forward bid proposals electronically to Kim Brooks or fax to 503-371-5337 195 Pine St.

Bremik Construction: Tigard Triangle - Daily Journal of Commerce SUB-BIDS REQUESTED TIGARD TRIANGLE SW 72nd and SW Baylor Street Tigard, OR 97223 Bids Due: 4/16/20 at 2pm The project is a new 6-story concrete podium and wood framing affordable housing which includes 81 units. It also features on and off site utilities and road improvements, an elevated courtyard, on grade play area, two community…

'OPB Politics Now': The Coronavirus Pandemic’s Effect On Campaign Politics This week, we look at how the coronavirus pandemic is changing your May and November ballots.

After schools close, Oregon parents struggle to find new norms More than 1,200 schools are shuttered. Families are rewriting their daily lives. Kids are adjusting to life without school. Many parents are figuring out how to provide care and homeschool their kids, while managing pressures about their own jobs or economic uncertainty.

Thomas Named Nation's Top Assistant Coach - For the second time in his career, UO track and field associate head coach Ben Thomas has been named the USTFCCCA National Men's Assistant Coach of the Year as announced Friday morning. In his second season with the Ducks, Thomas was previously honored as the National Assistant Coach of the Year in 2017 at Virginia Tech.

Live Updates: Oregon Officials Estimate Social Distancing Effects; Shakespeare Fest On Hold State health officials have estimated the effect of social distancing, and Oregon Shakespeare Festival lays off staff and delays its season until September. Plus, the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries sends out a reminder that employees are still owed their wages.

Troopers fatally shoot Oregon City man in altercation during I-5 traffic stop, police say The driver, 51-year-old William Patrick Floyd of Oregon City, died at the scene. No one else was in the car. The involved troopers weren't hurt. Authorities have not elaborated on the nature of the altercation, said whether Floyd had a weapon or described the kind of driving prompted the initial complaint.

Coronavirus in Oregon: Businesses lobby to delay, tweak new school tax I'm hoping lawmakers won't force us to make that kind of choice." A coalition of more than 40 business groups from around the state wrote lawmakers Thursday urging them to delay the state's new corporate activities tax for six months to help them preserve cash and avoid layoffs during the cornonavirus pandemic.

Full interview: Bayhorse Silver preparing to begin operation at their silver mine in Oregon Bayhorse Silver CEO Graeme O’Neill joined Steve Darling from Proactive Vancouver to discuss their most advanced project, The Bayhorse Silver Mine in Oregon.

'They said that I was OK': 2 workers at Oregon veterans home speak out after coronavirus diagnosis Katrina Vink and Rosemary Hilton are the first health care workers in Oregon to publicly confirm that they have coronavirus. They said they tried to get tested the day after two residents became the first patients identified with COVID-19 at the Edward C.

Giant DC-8 jet lands at tiny country airport by mistake The 81 passengers were unbuckling their seatbelts and peering out the windows of their big four-engine Douglas DC-8 into the pastoral darkness outside. One or two lights twinkled here and there, and the shadowy hulk of a few low buildings and pickup trucks could be seen in the distance.

Rescue Teams, Government Agencies Discourage Backcountry Adventures During COVID-19 Pandemic Popular hiking trails and campgrounds have closed due to coronavirus, causing a recent surge in outdoor recreationalists heading to more remote backcountry areas. This has rescuers concerned.

Coronavirus in Oregon : State may avoid worst-case crisis - if people stay home Oregon health officials unveiled more plans about how the state's health care system would address the looming coronavirus crisis.

Living With An Autoimmune Disorder During The Coronavirus Pandemic The coronavirus pandemic is creating new challenges for people like Halle Williams, who has a rare autoimmune vascular disease and has been living with end-stage renal disease for three years, which they treat with home dialysis.

Oregon public universities change admission guidelines for incoming freshmen Freshman applicants to Oregon's seven public universities and Oregon Health & Science University will not be required to submit SAT or ACT scores to be considered for admission starting fall.

Portland-area farmers markets find success with drive-through model to maintain social distancing After a weekend of experimentation in new ways to get local food to customers during the coronavirus pandemic, Portland-area farmers markets say they will continue to use a drive-through model.

Hot Button: Brockers to Rams after no deal with Ravens… Buccaneers new look?… Gobert, Mitchell cleared of virus… Globetrotter Neal passes Hot Button is a 'round-the-clock feature that covers anything across the scope of sports. We're here to bring you everything hot: news items, highlights, takes - everything but hot meals - whether local, national or international. Better yet, it's interactive.

How Portland's Hospitality Industry Is Coming Together to Aid Restaurants and Workers in Crisis In addition to these action groups, Portlanders have developed individual fundraisers, helped out housing programs, and fed laid off workers. While the future of the industry remains uncertain, there is a concerted effort by workers and industry leaders to protect the vulnerable and fight for a comeback.

VIDEO: Portland Firefighters Now Responding to Medical Calls in Hazmat Suits PFR crews are now responding in full face masks that include a filter for better protection than the N95 masks most emergency medical workers are calling for around the nation. When firefighters wear this gear will depend on the type of call, specifically, how close crews estimate they'll get to patients.

State allows Oregonians on food stamps to purchase groceries online as need skyrockets due to coronavirus crisis The Oregon Department of Human Services will allow low-income residents enrolled in the federal food stamp program to purchase groceries online amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Oregon approves bids for 2020 road repair program Oregon City Council earlier this month approved the bids of contractors for its 2020 Roadway Improvement Program. "The whole project is divvied up between two contractors," said Public Service Director Paul Roman. "Both meet the best bid criteria and are the lowest and best bids." The total project costs $1.2 million.

Oregon waterline improvements start on Starr, Navarre Construction of two waterline improvement projects are underway in Oregon. The Starr Avenue Extension Waterline Improvement Project started on March 23. It is expected to be completed by August. Construction is also underway on the Navarre Avenue Waterline Replacement - Phase I project, which is expected to be completed by December.

Crab and fish are headed for more freezers than dinner tables…. Oregon's seafood industry is losing a major share of the market as restaurant dining rooms across the country close to reduce the spread of the new coronavirus. Seafood processors across the Northwest say they're shifting gears quickly to make up for the loss in restaurant sales.

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Bob Dylan: Murder Most Foul By SCOTT CUNNINGHAM // Epic ballad recounts JFK assassination. Bob Dylan released his first new song today in nearly a decade, a haunting, epic ballad detailing the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in 1963. The release was a surprise in music circles and Dylan was his usual cryptic self in making the announcement on his webpage.

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Hundreds of coronavirus-related complaints flood Oregon OSHA Lack of employee bathrooms. Lack of masks. No sanitizer. Employees forced to come to work when they should be working from home. Sick employees working despite potential exposure. But state officials are butting up against a situation not accounted for in OSHA's rules.

Oregon City emergency declaration allows for tent hospital This resolution has an end date of May 7, so commissioners can review this at their May 6 meeting, either extending the emergency declaration or letting it expire. Konkol noted that the city has mutual aid agreements with neighboring agencies, but no request had been officially filed, as of the time of the city's emergency meeting on March 27.

Mental-Health Services Available as Isolation Grows in OR - With Oregonians ordered to stay at home during the new coronavirus pandemic, isolation could be creeping into people's lives, and that's increasing the risk of suicide. Greg Borders is chief clinical officer of Lines for Life, a nonprofit based in Portland that works to prevent suicide and substance abuse.

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And….the winner is….Dann Cutter, Waldport's new City Manager!! The Waldport City Council is pleased to announce the selection of Dann Cutter as its new City Manager, effective April 27. Mr. Cutter takes the place of Kerry Kemp, who has provided the City with effective leadership for the past six years and is now retiring.

The Power of Mastering Your Own Mind An ongoing mindfulness practice, meaning ongoing mindfulness meditation, can ultimately help rewire your brain to be more thoughtful and controlled and less reactive. This is made possible because our brains are changeable, a concept known as neuroplasticity.

Meet MLive's 2019-20 boys basketball Dream Team from Metro Detroit RELATED: Meet MLive's 2019-20 girls basketball Dream Team from Metro Detroit. Bowman is a 6-2 guard who did it all for Saint Mary's this year. While his averages of 25.2 points, 6.2 assists and 6 rebounds were impressive, he also led one of the top teams in Michigan through a tough schedule with a 21-1 record.

Top 2020 Men's College Basketball Games Whose Highlights You Should Rewatch Although the 2019-20 college basketball season is over, the campaign will be memorable for more than its unfortunate ending prior to the NCAA tournament. As usual, the season provided a few shocking results and spectacular buzzer-beaters. Among the thousands of games on the schedule, we've pegged 10 of the most highlight-worthy contests.

CA Medford, OR Zone Forecast CA Medford, OR Zone Forecast for Thursday, March 26, 2020. Zone Forecast Product for Southern Oregon and Northern California. National Weather Service Medford, OR. 300 AM PDT Fri Mar 27 2020. Western Siskiyou County. Including the cities of Callahan, Etna, Fort Jones, Greenview,.

Meet MLive's 2019-20 boys basketball Dream Team from Flint FLINT - Some of the same names and faces are on the Flint-area boys basketball Dream Team that appeared here a year ago. There are also some newcomers. When selecting the best of the best in the Flint area, we looked at a variety of things. Statistics, strength of schedule and how much each individual meant to his team.

Fire alarms going off at Crestview School and at Waldport High 8:35pm Report of fire alarms going off at Crestview School and at the Waldport High School. 8:43pm Arriving fire units say NO smoke or flames showing. 8;49pm No fire. Units returning to base.

Nicholas Restaurant Just a couple days before Governor Inslee ordered everyone to stay at home in Washington State except essential personnel, we made one last road trip to Portland. We went to pick up a prize that my niece won a couple weeks ago. Fortunately, the shop was kind enough to offer curbside service.

SNAP Participants Can Now Buy Food Online Pilot program launched in March goes live for all Oregonians on assistance—though options are limited in eastern and central Oregon.

Southern Oregon Goodwill closes stores amid COVID-19 pandemic Southern Oregon Goodwill has shut its doors along with many other retail stores and non-profits deemed nonessential during Oregon's "stay at home," executive orders.

Oregon child abuse reports drop dramatically after schools shut statewide State workers trained to screen reports of child abuse are getting hundreds of fewer calls about concerns of child abuse and neglect.

Coronavirus in Oregon: 11 now dead as state tally tops 300 A 69-year-old woman from Clackamas County was the latest patient to succumb to the illness, according to state health officials. She died Wednesday at Providence Saint Vincent Medical Center in Portland and had an underlying medical condition.

Prospect for the Pack: Oregon LB Troy Dye Team Dye with Christian Kirksey and Oren Burks and the Packers could have a really intriguing set of inside linebackers. While Dye isn't a mauler, he's one of the best coverage linebackers in the draft class and could immediately step into a three-down or situational role at the next level.

Traffic Crash in Lincoln City at North 101 and McDonald's 6pm: Traffic crash in Lincoln City at North 101 at McDonald's. There are injuries. Watch for emergency vehicles. The T-Bone accident is partially blocking traffic.

Southern Oregon businesses get creative to cope with crisis The days of dropping off your car for repairs at Kelly's Automotive Service are over - at least for now. Workers are going out to pick up customers' cars to keep the public out of the company's two shops in Medford and Grants Pass. They put plastic over the seats and steering wheels and sanitize each vehicle.

Oregon one of the top teams in USA Today's updated 2020 Top 25 The Oregon Ducks check-in as one of the nation's top teams in a preseason top 25 ranking. USA Today updated their preseason top 25 on Thursday with the Ducks checking in at No. 4 in the updated ranking. USA Today posted the new rankings, moving the Ducks up two spots from their previous ranking at No.

Ripple Effect How bad are things looking for the local economy? Central Oregon’s economic expert weighs in.

Goodman promoted by Harsch Investment Properties Harsch Investment Properties recently promoted Andrew Goodman to assistant vice president of development. He joined the firm in 2014 and entered its manager-in-training program. Now he is responsible for industrial and office development projects throughout Harsch's portfolio.

Perry promoted by Harsch Investment Properties Harsch Investment Properties recently promoted Meg Perry to senior property manager. She joined the firm in 2016 and now oversees 15 properties - a total of more than 600,000 square feet of office and industrial space occupied by 40 tenants - in its Portland portfolio.

Rummel promoted by Harsch Investment Properties Harsch Investment Properties recently promoted Lisa Rummel to vice president of operations - westside. She joined the firm in 2001 and has now spent nearly two decades managing mixed-use assets and industrial parks in Oregon and Washington.

Matza named Harsch Investment Properties assistant vice president Harsch Investment Properties recently appointed Emily Matza as assistant vice president of westside leasing. She will oversee leasing efforts for the company's industrial and office properties in Beaverton and West Portland. Matza has worked as a broker in the commercial real estate industry for 14 years, including three with Harsch.

D'Agostini named Harsch Investment Properties senior property manager Harsch Investment Properties recently appointed Aaron D'Agostini as senior property manager. He joined the firm in 2016 and now oversees 13 properties - a total of more than 1.5 million square feet of office and industrial space occupied by 60 tenants - in its Portland portfolio.

Micciche promoted by Harsch Investment Properties Harsch Investment Properties recently promoted Michele Micciche to assistant vice president of operations - downtown Portland. She began her property management career in 2001 in Florida, and later joined Harsch in 2012. Micciche now manages over 650,000 square feet of full-service office space.

Walmart, Amazon letting Oregon shoppers use SNAP to buy groceries online - To help Oregonians follow Governor Kate Brown's "stay at home" executive order, people who receive food stamps can now buy groceries online and have them delivered.

Oregon employers flout stay-home order amid coronavirus outbreak, fueling anxiety and confusion The state, meanwhile, says it is fielding many hundreds of complaints daily about alleged social distancing violations.

Oregon State football lands JR Moala as a recruiting assistant Moala worked as a quality control coach and defensive intern under coach Gary Andersen from 2015-17. Moala's primary role is supporting on-campus logistics for football recruiting. Moala, who graduated from Oregon State in 2019, played linebacker at Portland State and El Camino Junior College.

Covid-19 Sick Leave Protections For Oregon Workers Here is a summary of the current state of Covid-19 sick leave and family leave laws that apply to workers in the state of Oregon. OREGON SICK LEAVE Oregon law requires employers to provide si…

Oregon attorney general targets four stores for excessive price hikes of essentials during outbreak The agency on Tuesday issued cease-and-desist letters to two stores in Salem, one each in Keizer and Portland that said they were charging an "unconscionably excessive price" for goods that have been in high demand during the coronavirus outbreak. Last week Gov.

Benefits of social distancing illustrated in new projections, experts say - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 – New projections show Oregon may be at a tipping point in the fight against COVID-19. The Oregon COVID-19 Joint Information Center said relaxing current social distancing guidelines in the state too soon could cause a surge in new infections which would swamp the healthcare system.

Donated PPE's coming in to Samaritan Hospital facilities…. "The response has been remarkable," said Taylor Gilmour, assistant vice president of Samaritan Foundations. "It is clear that we are surrounded by a caring community who wants to ensure the health and safety of health care professionals and patients and for that we are thankful.

Regional leaders greenlight $129 million for I-5 Rose Quarter project We're at that awkward stage in a highway mega-project when the agency in charge is under a cloud of controversy and still doesn't have an official endorsement to start construction, but still wants money to keep the project moving forward. Of course I'm talking about the Oregon Department of Transportation and the I-5 Rose Quarter Project.

Metro laying off 40% of its workers amid coronavirus outbreak - Oregon Metro, the government agency that oversees the tri-county Portland metropolitan area, says it will need to lay off 40% of its employees amid the coronavirus outbreak. That's according to a letter sent to employees on Thursday.

Oregon arts community expects $56 million loss from coronavirus crisis, survey finds As the crisis unfolded, the nonprofit Regional Arts and Culture Council, which represents Clackamas, Multnomah, and Washington counties, surveyed 260 arts organizations and individuals across Oregon to gauge the impact. The survey received more than 1,200 responses.

Industry looks forward to stimulus, calls for more action Federal lawmakers have much more work ahead of them to offset the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the CEO of the Associated General Contractors of America.

Portland's Jupiter Hotel Converted Into Homeless Shelter All of the hotel’s 81 rooms will be used to house people experiencing homelessness who are sick but have yet to test positive for COVID-19. Jupiter NEXT, the hotel next door, will operate as usual.

Oregon football DL Jordon Scott helping out the youth and homeless in Florida The Oregon football senior defensive lineman, along with his mom, are doing their part in the Florida community in this troubling time by handing out pizza, chips and soda to the youth and homeless of South Saint Petersburg.

Financially strapped families won't be evicted for quite a while… On March 22, Governor Brown issued an Executive Order placing a Moratorium on most evictions, for 90 days from the date of her Order, by prohibiting law enforcement officers from enforcing "no cause" evictions or evictions due to non-payment of rent.

Portland Tribune summer internship program open for high school students Pamplin Media Group is now accepting applications from high school students for its summer 2020 newsroom internship program.

CMS approves Oregon's waiver request for Medicaid flexibility during COVID-19 pandemic The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services on Wednesday approved Oregon's 1135 waiver request, granting the state more flexibility in how it utilizes Medicaid services and funding to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.

Oregon coronavirus updates: Information on COVID-19 impact in Salem We'll update this story throughout the day with the latest news about coronavirus and its effects in Oregon on Thursday, March 26. UPDATE at 2:00 p.m.

Ford recalls 268K cars in North America to fix door latches DETROIT - Ford is recalling more than 268,000 cars in North America to fix doors that could open unexpectedly or may not close. The recall covers the 2014 through 2016 Ford Fusion and Lincoln MKZ, and the 2014 and 2015 Ford Fiesta. Cars in Mexico, U.S.

HW News - AMD Blackmailed by Hacker of GPU Code, DDR5 Mass Production in 2021 Hardware news this week is abuzz, largely thanks to updates from AMD and Microsoft. AMD confirmed this week that it had confidential files stolen, with the hacker demanding blackmail to stop them from leaking the files publicly.

Metro Announces Layoffs Affecting 40% Of Staff Metro said in a letter to staff that most of the impacts will be felt at the Oregon Convention Center, Oregon Expo Center, Portland'5 Centers for the Performing Arts and the Oregon Zoo.

Oregon National Guard delivering medical supplies for coronavirus response The Oregon National Guard is joining the effort to fight the spread of coronavirus and supporting the ongoing medical response, according to the Oregon Military Department. The state's guardsmen are working with the Oregon Department of Administrative Services to deliver 150 military cots, blankets and hygiene packs to La Grande.

For the first weekday since March 16, Oregon Gov. Kate Brown skips coronavirus briefing Kate Brown has delivered coronavirus response announcements and fielded questions from reporters in telephone calls every weekday since March 16. But the governor opted not to hold such a call on Thursday because most of the state's updates are expected to be delivered by health officials at a 1 p.m.

Oregon's public universities won't ask for SAT scores in college applications anymore Western Oregon University. All but the University of Oregon, Oregon State and Portland State had allowed undergraduates to apply without submitting scores from a standardized college entrance exam prior to this year. The lifting of testing requirements for admissions does not necessarily apply to graduate programs.

What Oregon anglers, hunters, birders should know amid coronavirus pandemic "The CDC and OHA both say fishing is a good activity with proper social distancing," he wrote. "We will be watching anglers' behavior." Melcher added that the closure of many boat ramps locally, and nearly all on the Oregon Coast, causes some concern among managers about crowding.

Oregon jobless claims up 15x last week as coronavirus shutdown took hold New jobless claims soared last week after the governor mandated restaurants and bars close. Claims are likely to rise again this week, with the implementation of her "stay home" order.

When steamboats exploded on the upper Willamette When the steamboat Gazelle reached the dock, the man in charge of its steam boilers leaped ashore and ran like a man being chased by demons. A few seconds later, the Gazelle exploded, killing 20 people.

Enforcing Oregon's stay-at-home order and more, Washington Co Sheriff answers FAQs - During a time of uncertainty, authorities are speaking out on what Oregonians can expect under the law during the stay-at-home order. On Monday, Gov. Brown implemented a stay-at-home order, which closed several businesses that are deemed non-essential.

Was Joe Drake a murderer, or just an innocent patsy? Was young Joseph Drake a cold-blooded killer - ready and willing, with no particularly strong motive, to murder his alleged lover's ex-husband after filling the ears of three witnesses with the details of his plan and letting one of them witness it directly?

KAOH 11.2: Quarantine! In which we learn that Portlanders just can't seem to stay inside, even when it might kill grandma and grandpa. A big thank you to Oregon State University's Professor Chris Nichols for chatting with us about the 1918-1919 influenza pandemic. You can read his fantastic Tweetstorm on the epidemic HERE, and read his Washington Port article HERE.

Oregon one of top 5 worst states for social distancing Health experts say social distancing is necessary to slow down the spread of coronavirus. This means keeping a safe distance, ideally six feet, between you and other people in order to avoid the spread of germs or any bacteria that could lead you to become ill.

Oregon workers can report businesses' 'stay home' coronavirus violations to the state Oregon established a mechanism Tuesday for employees to report instances when businesses aren't following health advisories for maintaining a safe environment amid the coronavirus outbreak.

Jasnam Daya Singh: Composing music for unity / CC#238 We recorded this episode before we all got told to stay home. So it'll be the last one until the time we can sit in the Artichoke Music Café again. Until then, as we did last week, we'll make do with Skype and phone.

Little-known hero of Silver Lake fire died saving dozens of lives When the packed community center caught fire, Lucinda Schroder ran back inside and blocked the door open with her body, enabling dozens who otherwise would have been pinned and crushed against the closed door to escape.

Oregon coronavirus information: Latest on COVID-19 cases in Salem for March 23 We'll update this story throughout the day with the latest news about coronavirus and its effects in Oregon on Monday, March 23. Update 4:10 p.m. Following Gov. Kate Brown's order to stay home, City of Salem officials closed 91 city parks Monday but are keeping some portable toilets open for public use.

Oregon's stay-at-home order: What does it mean and where am I allowed to go? What is allowed to stay open. All businesses covered by Brown's earlier executive order that addressed eating establishments are allowed to stay open under the same rules: Take-out or delivery only, no dining in. That applies to the following types of businesses:.

Oregon's 20th-century "gold rush": The quest for uranium As the Cold War spun up, federal government guarantees sent thousands of Geiger Counter-packing prospectors in Army surplus Jeeps scrambling across Oregon's Outback, hoping to make their fortunes mining "A-metal."

Mariner's eerie dream predicted shipmates' deaths In his spooky nightmare, first mate of the German barque Mimi saw seaweed covering all but three shipmates; the next day, all but three drowned in one of Oregon's worst-ever salvage disasters.

Jeremy Wilson Foundation Launches COVID-19 Oregon Musicians' Relief Fund / CC#237 Needless to say, we're not in the Artichoke Café for this episode, but we're going to keep doing Cofeeshop Conversations until the doors open again. On the phone with me is Jeremy Wilson who has just launched the COVID-19 Oregon Musicians' Relief Fund.

Oregon's Harry Lane: A real hero of the First World War As his countrymen and colleagues succumbed to the enthusiasm and propaganda for joining the conflict, only Senator Lane and a handful of other lawmakers kept their wits. But Lane paid dearly for his commitment to sanity.

The wreck of the Glenesslin: Insurance fraud, or just drunken incompetence? Windjammer still holds a world speed record for sailing ships, but by the time of her demise, had been losing money for years; the age of steam had made her obsolete. So when she sailed onto the rocks, many people smelled a rat.

Oregon: Latest updates on coronavirus Oregon has confirmed 479 cases of COVID-19 as of Saturday. More than 10,100 tests have been completed, according to the state's health department. On the list of states with the most U.S. coronavirus cases, Oregon is on the lower end, though with similar rates to Kentucky and Oklahoma, both of which have similar population numbers.

Rookie highway robber turned out to be Joaquin Miller's son Young Henry Miller, rejected by his illustrious father, turned to a life of crime, but he turned out not to be very good at it. For his part, the ever-classy Joaquin took to claiming Harry was not really his son.

Jujuba's Norjeem Isisi: Talking with the talking drum CC#236 One of the most joyous sounds you'll ever hear in Portland is the Afro-Beat band Jujuba. Sitting with me at Artichoke Music 2007 SE Powell Boulevard is Norjeem Isisi their leader, he of the talking drum…which he has brought with him.

Artichoke CEO Bob Howard on Temporarily Closing Bob Howard CEO of Artichoke Music, Portland's iconic music store / venue, announced today that it will close it's doors temporarily until safety returns.

McCarty Gang's Oregon story: "Bonanza" meets "Unforgiven" After homesteading some of the West's best cattle country, the family could have been wealthy squires like TV's Cartwright family; instead, they gave it all up for a series of outlaw enterprises that left some broke and others dead.

Helicopter crash had huge impact on independence of Oregon journalism A few days before Christmas in 1947, a young ex-Navy flier, looking to kill a little time before dinner, invited a friend to come out for a quick spin around a nearby golf course in his new helicopter.

Two fatal crashes made 1933 a rough year for Oregon aviators A Ford Trimotor crashed on takeoff in Eugene, and a twin-engined Boeing crashed into the west hills of Portland, within 11 months of each other. Miraculously, there were survivors in both events.

Sudden windstorm caught ship at worst possible moment Not since before the Civil War had so many mariners drowned in a shipwreck on the Columbia River bar; as hurricane-driven breakers tore the big ship to pieces, all the would-be rescuers could do was watch in horror.

Riverboats on Willamette towed barns, fetched fish The Willamette River was running high and wild on the morning of Feb. 5, 1890, as Alden and Arthur Graham set out from Oregon City in their sternwheel riverboat for the daily run to Portland. They arrived in Portland in what must have been record time, dodging logs and small floating buildings along the way, and promptly canceled the return trip.

Liv Warfield: She runs away and joins the circus! CC#235 I always look forward to this and it's become almost a yearly pleasure to sit across from Liv Warfield and visit. She's with me in Café Artichoke at Artichoke Music 2007 SE Powell. She was in town for an appearance at the 2020 Portland Jazz Festival.

Gold-field bandits' stolen loot still hasn't been found According to legend, the Triskett Gang underestimated the citizens of Sailors' Diggins, which became a fatal error when they went on a shooting spree downtown. But the $75,000 they stole has never been recovered.

Larry Sullivan's internationally notorious shanghaiing syndicate The legendary Portland "boarding master" sparked an international incident when he figured out how to shake the ship captains down, foiling their plan to stiff their sailors for the journey's wages.

Larry Sullivan: Boxer, politician, con artist, shanghai man A prizefighter with a great head for business, friends in high places and absolutely no conscience, Larry Sullivan organized Portland's shanghaiiers into a cartel - causing international notoriety for Portland.

Oregon Ducks women cut down nets, men have scissors ready The Register-Guard's Ryan Thorburn and Steve Mims discuss the Oregon women's basketball team's third consecutive Pac-12 title, look ahead to what the men need to do to clinch and at some spring football storylines on this episode.

Oregon Whale Watching: Where to see whales so close 'you can hear them breathe' In this episode we're joined by marine expert Luke Parsons to talk about the majesty of the whale migrations along the Oregon Coast.

State government was "decapitated" by deadly 1947 plane crash Within a few years of its debut in 1947, the V-tail Beechcraft Bonanza had a sinister and not-entirely-undeserved nickname: The "fork-tail doctor killer," a reference to the fact that physicians were frequent buyers of the planes. But on Oct.

When Astoria was the Detroit of fish-boat engines The engines that went into these old-school boats were slow, heavy, primitive, and built in one of several factories in San Francisco. In fact, until the mid-1930s San Francisco Bay was the Detroit of the marine-engine industry; the Union Gas Engine Company, est.

Tate Peterson of the Resolectrics: Taking it as your own pace CC#234 I've got someone in the Artichoke Café who I've never met before. I like those Coffeeshop Conversations. I get to be nosey with a stranger. Articoke Music is located at 2007 SE Powell Boulevard and we're very happy to be there. Tate Peterson of the Resolectrics is here.

Tired of watching mariners die, lighthouse keeper started a rescue service After finding a battered lifeboat washed up on shore from a fatal shipwreck, Joel Munson made it his life's mission to use it to start a life-saving service. Today, his creation soldiers on, as part of the U.S. Coast Guard.

Inside Oregon Ducks women's basketball with Kelly Graves The Register-Guard's Ryan Thorburn discusses Sabrina Ionescu's historic day, Satou Sabally's decision to enter the WNBA draft, Ruthy Hebard's quiet greatness and the future of Oregon Ducks women's basketball with head coach Kelly Graves.

Lake County feud ended with double murder by masked assassins Even today, after 135 years, the lawless era of vigilantes and rustlers and six-gun justice meted out by "Judge Lynch" is evoked by the words on an old Klamath Falls tombstone: "Murdered by Masked Assassins, June 24, 1882."

Chemawa School: An Oregon cultural treasure Created to stifle Indian culture, the oldest surviving Native American boarding school has done the opposite - and it's fortunate for Oregon's cultural heritage that it has.

Lessons from Christmastime plane crash still save lives today The pilot got so caught up in trying to figure out what was wrong with the landing gear, the plane ran out of fuel - while the flight crew bit their tongues for fear of being insubordinate. A new crew management system was the response.

Archie Shepp / Ashley Kahn Jazz Conversation Portland Jazz Festival at Art Bar 2020 Archie Shepp in a Jazz Conversation with Jazz journalist Ashley Kahn on February 22, 2020 in the Art Bar at the Portland Jazz Festival 2020.

Stanley Jordan / Ashley Kahn Jazz Conversation Portland Jazz Festival 2020 Jazz Conversation between guitarists Stanley Jordan and Ashley Kahn, February 21, 2020 at the Art Bar during the 2020 Portland Jazz Festival.

Storied editor lost feud with Oregon's first woman doc She was a hydropathist, a practitioner of "water cure." Maybe that's why, today, when asked who the Oregon Territory's first female physician was, most people who think they know the answer will say, "Bethenia Owens-Adair, in 1874" - and be wrong.

Rob Shoemaker: Bass player to the Boogie Cat CC#233 If you've been going out to hear music in Portland for a long time, you've probably seen Norman Sylvester and if you've seen Norman Sylvester, you've seen his bass player of 30 or so years, Rob Shoemaker. Rob is in Café Artichoke with me now at Artichoke Music 2007 SE Powell Boulevard in Portland.

Legendary Oregon wrestler got pinned by a heavyweight real-estate dream Olympic gold medalist and OSU legend Robin Reed might have been the best wrestler of all time; throughout his 20-plus-year career he was never once pinned. But his plan for the "Delake Rod and Gun Club" was more than he could pull off.

Former Albany newsman saved Crater Lake for a national park He couldn't claim all the credit for it, although he sometimes tried; and his attitude toward Native Americans was unfortunate. But those who love Crater Lake, in large part, have William Gladstone Steel to thank for it.

The Duck Pod: Gearing up for March Madness, spring football The Register-Guard's Ryan Thorburn and Steve Mims discuss the Pac-12-leading Ducks' women's and men's basketball teams and Oregon football recruiting and spring practice story lines on this episode.

Jim Turk: shanghaiier, swindler, drunkard, millionaire The old Portland shanghai scene's 'original gangster' was a mysterious character. Did he really inherit a huge fortune? If not, where did the money come from? Stagecoach robbery? Piracy on the high seas? Anything was possible with Jim Turk.

Oregon's worst plane crash is also its most mysterious West Coast Airlines Flight 956 was a brand-new DC-9; the airline literally bought it on Monday and crashed it on Saturday. It hit a mountain while flying calmly along, 5,000 feet too low. But, no one has been able to figure out why.

Neighbor's theft of widow and orphans' home was too much for jury The cattle that the Benton County courts rustled belonged to a woman named Letitia Carson, and she was the widow of a recently naturalized Irishman named David Carson - or, rather, she would have been David's widow, if the two of them had been allowed to marry.

Andrew Oliver is moving back to Portland: CC#232 Welcome to Coffeeshop Conversations at Artichoke Music that's 2007 SE Powell Boulevard. Six-plus years ago, pianist / composer Andrew Oliver, the central figure in the emerging new Jazz scene left Portland and moved to the U.K., to London where he became a figure in the Traditional Jazz scene in London.

Did Oregon's political super-villain save world from Nazis? So it's a little odd to think that Oregon, and the rest of the world, may actually owe him a debt of gratitude for saving it from a nuclear holocaust at the hands of the Nazis.

Fish wheels a legacy of when Columbia swarmed with salmon As the fishery collapsed, canneries on the upper river near Cascade Locks and gillnet fishermen on the lower river near Astoria blamed one another; both were right, but the biggest culprit was Grand Coulee Dam.

Visit to Portland ended with life in prison for teen adventurer Like the hero of an 1800s "cautionary tale," 17-year-old Joseph Swards stepped off the ship, fell in with bad company, got caught up in a robbery that went horribly wrong - and in the end was lucky he wasn't hanged.

How Abe Tichner hustled rubes at 1870s county fair The gregarious young entrepreneur usually cleared $2,500 - that's the equivalent of $57,000 in modern currency - on each county fair. His profit margin hovered around 92 percent. How did he do it? By selling cheap cigars - wrapped in an expensive story.

Klamath Falls airport had an unusual, lethal run of bad luck In the past 75 years, there have been only four lethal commercial-airliner crashes. By an odd statistical fluke, two of those happened to planes flying out of the airport in Klamath Falls.

Brian Davis: Pink Martini Percussionist makes a visit / CC#230 It's always a joy to make connections with someone you've had fun talking to in the past, and who has brought so much musical pleasure to your life.

"Holy roller" cult ended with murder, suicide, insanity Bride of Christ cult sought perfect righeousness, Christ-like simplicity and total humility. In practice, though, it spawned nothing but misery and madness, and a legal precedent for "honor killings."

Winter Waterfall Hunting: Snowshoe or ski to these Oregon gems In this week's edition of the Explore Oregon Podcast, Zach details his favorite winter activity, visiting waterfalls shrouded in snow and ice.

"Graveyard of the Pacific" was not easily tamed The century-long quest to make the Columbia River Bar reasonably safe got off to a rough start in 1853, when the ship bringing construction materials for its first lighthouse became one of its early victims.

Hawaii-bound airliner out of PDX ditched in the open sea Lessons learned in the crash ended up saving countless lives in subsequent at-sea ditchings, but those lessons came at a price: Four people died, including the co-pilot who had saved everyone's life.

Mayors Lee, Schrunk set tone for mid-century P-town The history of Portland mayors in the 20th century largely comes down to the story of the struggle of progressive reformers against various forms of corruption and vice. Put that way, it sounds like a clean morality play: good vs. evil. But it's a bit more complicated than that.

Cal Scott: A career built on versatility / CC#229 Welcome back to Café Artichoke, for another OMN Coffeeshop Conversation @ Artichoke Music. That's at 2007 SE Powell Boulevard.

Blimp squadron was first line of defense against enemy subs, balloon bombs The massive dirigibles were housed in the largest clear-span wood buildings in the world, near Tillamook; one burned in 1992, while the other houses the Tillamook Air Museum today.

The fall of the Prineville Vigilantes Crook County citizens finally decided they'd had enough of the secretive lynchings and killings; they banded together and defeated the gang of masked riders without a single shot being fired.

When the Vigilantes ruled Prineville In Crook County, the early 1880s were like something out of a Louis L'Amour novel: Masked riders galloping around by night, dispensing what they saw as justice. It all started with the lynching of an innocent man.

PDX-bound airliner was blown out of sky for mom's insurance Jack Graham had planned for the airliner to explode over the Wyoming mountains; but the plane got out late, and the bomb went off a few minutes after takeoff - while he sat with his wife and son in an airport cafe.

In 1880s Portland, at least one mayor paid to play James Chapman was elected mayor of Portland in 1882, it was his third non-consecutive stint as P-town's top executive. His previous two mayoralties had been relatively unremarkable. This one, his third and final stint, would be different.