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4 min ago | KGW-TV Portland

Longer, hotter Northwest fire seasons are 'new normal'

Surrounded by walls of maps and computers, employees at the Northwest Interagency Coordination Center in downtown Portland certainly have their hands full.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Ron Wyden, Democrat, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The News Tribune

Oregon mom with South Sound ties reported missing

A 38-year-old mother of two with South Sound ties has been missing since Thursday, and police say they have exhausted their leads.

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Related Topix: Dundee, OR, Newberg, OR

KCBY-TV Coos Bay

Big plans for Southwest Oregon Regional Airport

Construction crews are nearing completion of the airport's new hangar, which will allow them to store a few more planes.

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Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration

OregonLive.com

Some thoughts about the Run TrackTown High Performance Meet; Oregon track & field rundown

There was an interesting contrast in generations yesterday at Hayward Field, with the IAAF World Junior Championships holding a Saturday session that was immediately followed by the post-collegiate TrackTown High Performance Meet.

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Sentinel & Enterprise

George Will: In Oregon, a doctor calls

"Are you kidding?" This is Monica Wehby's amiable response to people who wonder whether she will be able to bear the pressures of office if she wins her race as a Republican Senate candidate.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Jeff Merkley, US Senate, Democrat, Oregon Government, Senator John Barrasso, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Opinion

OregonLive.com

Mark Katches named new editor of The Oregonian and VP of Oregonian Media Group

Mark Katches, a nationally recognized leader of investigative and enterprise journalism, has been named vice president of content for the Oregonian Media Group and editor of The Oregonian.

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Related Topix: Journalism

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Courier Mailer

Paws in the Grove doggie dash and pet fair hopes you'll the dogs out

Now in its second year, Paws in the Grove is the brainchild of event founder and organizer Cheri Burghardt.

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KGW-TV Portland

ODOT investigated after highway worker deaths

The Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Division is investigating the state Transportation Department after two separate incidents this week in which workers were killed on highway projects.

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Related Topix: Nevada Government, Nevada, Environmental Law, Law

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Campaign Watch: The week in Oregon politics

Republicans owned the Independent Party primary. And we now know the full slate of ballot measures for November.

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Related Topix: US News, US Governors, John Kitzhaber, Chris Dudley

USA Today

Oregon takes in 50 unaccompanied immigrant children

Federal officials said this week that hundreds of immigrant children who crossed over the U.S./Mexico border were brought to the Pacific Northwest, including 50 who have been sponsored in Oregon.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Jeff Merkley, US Senate, Democrat, Oregon Government, Family, Kids, John Kitzhaber, US Governors

OregonLive.com

Crater Lake National Park, seven great hikes at one of 7 Wonders of Oregon

Here are seven wonderful hikes at Crater Lake National Park and its surroundings, in the southern Oregon Cascades of Klamath, Douglas and Jackson counties: This is No.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Crater Lake National Park, Wallowa, OR, Cove, OR, Travel

The Washington Post

Oregon's Monica Wehby may make a house call on the Senate

"Are you kidding ?" This is Monica Wehby's amiable response to people who wonder whether she will be able to bear the pressures of office if she wins her race as a Republican Senate candidate.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Jeff Merkley, US Senate, Democrat, Oregon Government, Senator John Barrasso, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Opinion

Fri Jul 25, 2014

OregonLive.com

The IAAF says an apparently overage athlete from Bahrain will not run in the World Junior women's 1,500; Oregon track field rundown

Amsala Getaneh of Bahrain had been scheduled to run in the 1,500-meter preliminaries in the IAAF World Junior Track & Field Championships today at Hayward Field.

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KATU-TV Portland

50 children from Mexican border taken to Oregon

Federal officials say 50 immigrant children are being relocated from the Mexican border to Oregon, and Gov. John Kitzhaber says they are welcome.

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Related Topix: Oregon Government, US Governors, John Kitzhaber

The Oregonian

Inside Oregon prisons: Pendleton lockup has a jeans factory and a chef

The Eastern Oregon Correctional Institution , a medium-security prison that once served as a state mental hospital, stands on a grassy hillside about a mile west of the rodeo grounds of the Pendleton Round-Up .

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Related Topix: Prison, State Prisons, Eastern Oregon Correctional Institution, Life, Food, Recipes, La Grande, OR

ABC News

2 More Teens Convicted in Oregon Torture Case

Two of the four Portland teenagers accused of shooting a fellow high school student with a BB gun and carving a swastika into his forehead entered guilty pleas in court this week and have been sentenced.

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Related Topix: Family, Teenagers

KGW-TV Portland

5 Oregon child care owners have pot cards

Five Oregon home-based, day-care centers are owned by people who have medical marijuana cards, officials said, prompting Gov. John Kitzhaber to say they should have to choose between their business and their pot.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, US Governors, John Kitzhaber

OregonLive.com

Kitzhaber, Richardson agree in principle on five more debates in Oregon governor's race

Democrat Gov. John Kitzhaber on Thursday challenged his Republican rival, state Rep. Dennis Richardson, to five debates in the fall -- and the Richardson campaign quickly accepted.

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Related Topix: Oregon Government, John Kitzhaber, US Governors, Ted Kulongoski

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Forest Grove News-Times

Sisters of St. Mary of Oregon honor 2014 Jubilarians - Thursday, 24 July 2014 10:31

In 2014, the Sisters of St. Mary of Oregon will honor six sisters who have given a combined 375 years of service and ministry.

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Related Topix: Beaverton, OR, Portland, OR

ABC News

Oregon Moves to Ban Smoking on Beaches

The move this week by the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department follows an earlier ban on smoking at most other state park properties.

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Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health, US Governors, John Kitzhaber, Travel

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