Friday, October 31, 2014
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 According to a news release from the Oregon Association of Nurseries, on Tuesday, eight Oregon legislators -- four Republicans and four Democrats -- introduced a bill designed to make Oregon's roads safer. Senate Bill 833 would allow creation of a new, short-term driver's license for applicants who otherwise qualify, but are unable to provide proof of legal U.S. residency.

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Several conservation groups plan to sue Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway and top U.S. coal producers, claiming they discharge coal into Washington state waterways in violation of federal law.

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The Clatsop County chapter of the Oregon Employer Council (OEC) is hosting a Breakfast meeting on Tuesday, April 16th at the Holiday Inn Express (204 W Marine Drive) in Astoria.

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A state study of personal income reflects the long-term decline in logging and milling in Oregon. The report  shows rural Oregonians earn, on average, about 25 percent less than their city counterparts.

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Scalping tickets to the Dalai Lama's May 10 speech in Eugene is legal in Oregon, but a follower says it's bad karma.

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"Shwiqhiq Pi mun" (Frog and Moon) will at last find its place at Clatsop Community College.  It will be unveiled just before the College Board meeting, Tuesday, April 9, at 5:30pm, in the upper entry to Columbia Hall, 1651 Lexington Avenue, Astoria.

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With the income tax filing deadline two weeks away and Americans spending billions of dollars and hours filling out IRS forms, Oregon Senator Ron Wyden said today it is time to simplify the federal tax code.

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Representative Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) today announced that she will introduce the Tsunami Debris Cleanup Reimbursement Act next week to allow the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to refund Oregon and other states for tsunami debris cleanup expenses using $5 million in funding donated by the government of Japan. Bonamici made the announcement at a roundtable discussion in Astoria during which she received updates about cleanup efforts from local officials and stakeholders.

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Three bills introduced in Salem attempt to weaken the Oregon state Board of Education's 2012 decision to prohibit Native American mascots.

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Parents of children who will be turning 5 before Sept. 1, 2013 need to attend Kindergarten Round-Up to register and prepare their child for Fall 2013 kindergarten classes.

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More than 4,000 volunteers converged on Oregon beaches Saturday for the 28th annual clean-up sponsored by the non-profit group SOLVE.

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Sunset Empire Transportation District's Board of Commissioners approved the appointment of Neal Smith to the District Board at the March 28th Board meeting.

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