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9.14.2021: Contempt ruling issued against Oregon water regulators upheld; COVID-10 updates: State passes 300,000 total cases; Oregon reports 32 new deaths; 4,700 new COVID-19 cases


Oregon Political News

Contempt ruling issued against Oregon water regulators upheld

COVID-19 News

Coronavirus cases down for second week even as Oregon surpasses 300,000 during pandemic

COVID-10 updates: State passes 300,000 total cases

Oregon reports 32 new deaths; 4,700 new COVID-19 cases


Biden calls for more investment in wildfire management

Oregon Election News

Window to run in 2022 opens, but few jump in on first day

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News from the Regions

Portland Area

Prolific Portland-area illegal dumpsites recede after Metro beefs up sanitation crews, agency says

What’s going on at Portland City Hall, plus Rose Quarter project intrigue: Beat Check podcast

PSU professor resigns, accuses school of becoming ‘social justice factory’

Security Guards Hired by Nabisco’s Parent Company Become Increasingly Aggressive Towards Strikers

Multnomah County Commissioner Sharon Meieran Will Seek Chair’s Role Next Year

Salem Area

Fire contained, but evacuation alert remains for Vitae Springs Road area

Fewer new COVID-19 cases but more deaths in Marion, Polk counties

Marion County employees face outbreak after returning

Central/Eastern Oregon

Union County Sheriff’s Office set to assist at Pendleton Round-Up

Round-Up offers themed days for charitable causes

Albany/Corvallis Area

Corvallis builder might have to redo project

Hundreds gather in Linn County for 20th anniversary of 9/11

Linn County’s new undersheriff is first woman in the role

Eugene Area

Weekend cold fronts expected to return rain to Lane County

Middle Fork Complex fires grow to 28,300 acres, 20% contained

Weekly Lane County’s COVID cases fall 6.6%; Oregon cases drop 16.3%

Medford Area

Good air quality in tomorrow’s forecast, rain by weekend

‘Back to Work Day’ job fairs to feature dozens of companies

‘Absolutely heartbreaking’ week of deaths at Grants Pass hospital

Klamath Falls Area 

‘The biggest adrenaline rush:’ Inside the Tulelake-Butte Valley demolition derby

Help arrives to Sky Lakes amid COVID surge

Southern Oregon Coast

Business: Employer responses to the pandemic

National Covid-19 News

DeSantis: Local governments will face $5K fines for imposing vaccine mandates

National News

DHS secretary’s chief of staff resigns

The time for Congress to act on climate is now

Bipartisanship is only solution to looming government shutdown


College student marijuana use was record-high in 2020 while drinking dropped, study says

Two Oregon wineries earn ‘hot prospects’ status from industry tracker

Ag / Natural Resource News

More Pacific NW deer dying of viruses due to drought, heat


Portland Area

Multnomah County Sheriff race heats up

Albany/Corvallis Area

Commentary: 20 years later, critical lessons from 9/11


Protect farmland — and not just against foreign owners

Southern Oregon Coast