Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) today called for bipartisan cooperation to avert sequestration and released a new report that details how the across-the-board cuts would impact Oregon. According to the report entitled "Sequestration by the Numbers - A Snapshot for Oregon," the state would suffer nearly 12,000 job losses, and lose substantial federal funding for an array of essential programs.
The Seaside City Council wants to improve communications between the city and citizens and other groups as a key principal guiding them over the next few years. The council has adopted a set of goals that outline those matters Council feels are the most important over the next two to four years with a few strategic directions beyond that time.
The driver of a Walmart semi truck misread the height restriction on a rail overpass south of Salem, wedging the trailer under the tracks Monday morning.
Oregon's private employers had approximately 31,230 job vacancies during fall 2012, according to a Job Vacancy Survey recently completed by the Oregon Employment Department. During the same month there were 158,600 unemployed Oregonians, or roughly 5 unemployed people for each vacancy. In the fall of 2011 there were about 6 unemployed per vacancy. Nationally there are roughly 3 unemployed per vacancy.
According to Trooper Dave Herman, on February 22, 2013 at approximately 1:08 p.m., a commercial truck pulling two trailers was traveling southbound on Highway 101 near milepost 1 when the rear unloaded trailer overturned onto the northbound lane of the highway. Wind is being reported as a contributing factor. Both lanes of the highway were blocked until about 2:45 p.m. when the trailer was uprighted and the vehicles removed. Police report no injuries as a result of the accident.
Clatsop County Community Connections Network and other community partners are offering an in-service training program on "Anxiety in Children and Teens," Tuesday, Feb. 26 at Camp Rilea Armed Forces Training Center in Warrenton.
The public is invited to participate in a facilitated community conversation regarding the future operation of the Clatsop Community College Performing Arts Center (PAC) and Partners for the PAC. This visioning session is scheduled for Monday, March 4, 5:30pm – 7:30pm at the CCC Performing Arts Center, 16th and Franklin.
The Pacific County Emergency Management Agency, the City of Long Beach, and the World Kite Museum, is organizing a remembrance day to acknowledge the lives affected by the Great Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami.
The state House is scheduled to vote Friday on a measure allowing illegal immigrants to pay in-state college tuition if they graduated from an Oregon high school
Oregon Emergency Management and the American Red Cross are scheduled to conduct a Tsunami awareness and preparation presentation March 12 at the Astoria Library, 450 10th St., Astoria, Ore., from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Ten Clatsop County youth recently joined 50 other youth from around the state at the WORLD (Western Oregon Regional Leadership Development Retreat).
The Astoria city council has signed a letter of support for the Tongue Point Job Corp center responding to a federal decision that would suspend new student enrollment . Job Corps centers around the nation could soon close their doors to tens of thousands of at-risk American teens and young adults.
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