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  1. Oregon county schools get $19 million to boost classroom technologyRead the original story

    Oct 24, 2014 | District Administration

    Multnomah County's public schools stand to receive $19 million over the next decade as part of a local effort to improve students' access to technology. The Mt.


  2. In Memoriam: Officer Eddie Johnson Jr.Read the original story

    Oct 24, 2014 | The Family Badge

    Officer Johnson served the Alton Police Department for 9 years. He also served as the Chief of the Alton Volunteer Fire Department for four years and was also a reserve deputy with the Oregon County Sheriff Department.


  3. Flags to be lowered for Missouri fire chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | KMIZ

    Flags on public buildings in a southern Missouri county will be lowered to honor a volunteer fire chief who was killed in the line of duty. Gov. Jay Nixon has ordered the Missouri and American flags to be flown at half-staff on state buildings in Oregon County on Friday, when a funeral will be held for 45-year-old Eddie Johnson Jr. Johnson was a full-time police office for the town of Alton as well as a reserve sheriff's deputy and chief of Alton's volunteer fire department.


  4. Half-staff flag order given for Oregon CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | Sedalia News Journal

    By order of the Governor, all flags at all State government offices will be flown at half-staff, in Oregon County only, on Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, from sunrise until sunset in honor of Fire Chief Eddie J. Johnson Jr. who died in the line of duty.


  5. Crash kills southern Missouri fire chief on way to blazeRead the original story

    Oct 21, 2014 | Joplin

    The Missouri Highway Patrol says 45-year-old Eddie Johnson, of Alton, Mo., was killed just before noon Monday on U.S. 160 west of Alton, in Oregon County. The patrol says Johnson's SUV went off the road, hit a driveway and overturned.


  6. Crash kills southern Missouri fire chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | KMIZ

    A volunteer fire chief who also worked as a police officer in south-central Missouri has died in a crash on his way to a fire. The Missouri Highway Patrol says 45-year-old Eddie Johnson, of Alton, was killed just before noon Monday on U.S. 160 west of Alton, in Oregon County.


  7. Mo. Fire Chief Killed in Crash While RespondingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | FireHouse.com

    ... ation reported. He'd been fire chief since 2010. Besides being a full-time police officer, Johnson also was an Oregon County reserve sheriff's deputy.


  8. Commissioners review poverty and senior citizen data to meet goals: Clackamas County week aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | OregonLive.com

    ... money they spend at Congress, after news reports showed Clackamas spends the most on federal lobbying than any Oregon county. 2. Part of the county's "Performance Clackamas" strategic plan includes a few points about reducing the homeless and ...


  9. 3 Baker County residents likely had West NileRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2014 | SFGate

    ... final test results are not yet available. They would be the first human cases since 2007 in the eastern Oregon county, the Baker City Herald reported ( http://is.gd/iDyoGV ). Dr. Emilio DeBess, public health veterinarian with the Oregon Health ...


  10. Slant 8-21-2014Read the original story

    Aug 21, 2014 | Eugene Weekly

    If you are worried about public safety in Lane County , consider that this county has received $2,736,425 worth of surplus military equipment from the Department of Defense - more than any other Oregon county.


  11. Rohse 8-12 Still going strong 73 years laterRead the original story

    Aug 12, 2014 | News-Register

    ... it. And indeed they soon were. On May 18, 1942, the Western Defense Command sent directives to every Oregon county - a 12-hour rush order to put Japanese evacuation notices on all east and south roads entering the county, and on main streets in ...


  12. West Nile virus detected in Jackson CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2014 | Sunherald.com

    ... year that the virus has been detected in Jackson County. The last known human case in the southwest Oregon county was in 2005. West Nile is a disease with flu-like symptoms that spreads by mosquitoes. The Oregon Health Department says most infected ...


  13. LAPD stops heeding some federal immigration detention requestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2014 | Los Angeles Times

    ... and counties that have stopped the practice after a federal court ruling in April. That ruling found that an Oregon county was liable for damages after holding an inmate beyond her release date so that she could be transferred to Immigration and ...


  14. Baker City Cycling Classic starts Friday, putting lots of bikes county roadsRead the original story

    Jun 26, 2014 | The Oregonian

    ... and ODOT have a request: Please watch out for bicyclists. The number of two-wheelers in the eastern Oregon county will multiply greatly Friday, Saturday and Sunday as the county plays host to the Baker City Cycling Classic . The event includes two ...


  15. Pot farmers have 'right to farm,' officials sayRead the original story

    Jun 25, 2014 | KCTV5

    ... makes it hard to pass nuisance laws against marijuana grows, Jackson County officials say. The southern Oregon county officials have been fielding complaints about traffic and noise from marijuana gardens and about the skunky smell of maturing pot ...