Oregon lawmakers are considering how dogs are leashed.  A House bill would make it a violation to use a short leash or choke collar or to keep a dog tied up outside for an extended period of time.

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State economists say Oregon will have an additional $87 million to spend in the two-year budget period that begins in July.

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 Since becoming the School Resource Officer in October of 2012 Matthew Clausen has arrested, cited or detained 8 high school age children for marijuana related offenses at or near the Astoria High School.

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Oregon turns 154 years old today.  To coincide with the State birthday the Oregon Secretary of State's office has just released a new edition of the Oregon Blue Book that features an online edition.

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The Japan Environmental Action Network known as JEAN is a non-governmental organization that is coordinating a visit to Oregon. They recognize the importance of collaborating with US organizations and communities to research and report how Japanese Tsunami Marine Debris has been affecting US coastal communities.

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The Oregon State Police (OSP) Fish & Wildlife Division from the Tillamook office is asking for the public's help in locating the person(s) responsible for the unlawful killing and waste of a 5 point bull elk found ten days ago off Blaine Road eight miles east of Beaver

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In a presentation to the Northwest Power and Conservation Council today, Portland State University researchers who have been studying the potential for freshwater mussels to take hold in the Columbia River Basin say water chemistry and temperature are sufficient, if not ideal, to support the invasive species that have wrecked havoc in lakes and rivers from the Midwest to the Southwest.

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The Oregon Department of Forestry (ODF) has scheduled public hearings on a change to state administrative rules regarding how state forestlands are classified.

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The Clatsop County Public Health Department and the Oregon Immunization Program remind parents that time is running out to provide proof of up-to-date immunizations or approved exemptions for their children.

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A Coast Guard boatcrew from Station Tillamook Bay, in Garibaldi, Ore., medically evacuated a 64-year-old crewmember from a commercial fishing vessel in the Pacific Ocean approximately two nautical miles west of the entrance to Tillamook Bay, Wednesday afternoon.

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A recently completed Oregon State University study estimated the economic effects of the state park system on the Oregon Coast.

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