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“No Access to N95 Masks for Years”: Oregon OSHA Complaints Reveal COVID-19 Concerns Among Kaiser Employees – Willamette Week

via “No Access to N95 Masks for Years”: Oregon OSHA Complaints Reveal COVID-19 Concerns Among Kaiser Employees – Willamette Week Hospitals were not prepared. The State was not prepared. COVID exposed a history of inadequate preparation.  

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Plan for commuter ferry service between Vancouver, Portland moves closer to reality | Finally

The group called Friends of Frog Ferry wants to create a passenger ferry service on the Willamette River and part of the Columbia River that would connect all the way from Oregon City to Vancouver. The ferry system idea would … Continue reading

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Gov. Brown orders carbon reduction | Dictator Brown, Won’t Let People Vote & Ignores Legislature.

ONTARIO — What Democrats could not get through the recent legislative session, Gov. Kate Brown is attempting to do through the executive order she signed Tuesday to push through measures to try and reduce greenhouse gases within the state. Brown … Continue reading

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Portland’s Leading Arts Organizations Hate the Arts Tax, Too | People Voted For This Tax & They Hate It!

The city’s large arts organizations, which lobbied hard for the tax’s passage. For the “big five”—Portland Center Stage, Oregon Ballet Theatre, the Portland Art Museum, Portland Opera and the Oregon Symphony—what was supposed to be a long-sought infusion of cash … Continue reading

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Portland: Doctors try 1st CRISPR editing in the body for blindness

A patient recently had it done at the Casey Eye Institute at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland for an inherited form of blindness, the companies that make the treatment announced Wednesday. They would not give details on the … Continue reading

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Black Woman sentenced for attacking Mexican restaurant owner in Portland | Racist

Officers who responded to the scene last year found the victim with abrasions to her arms and a mark on her face. The victim told police that Gill was a stranger and become extremely upset when she told her that … Continue reading

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Feds reject removal of 4 US Northwest dams in key report – ABC News

PORTLAND, Ore. — A long-awaited federal report out Friday rejected the idea of removing 4 hydroelectric dams on a major Pacific Northwest river in a last-ditch effort tosave threatened and endangered salmon, saying such a dramatic approach would destabilize the … Continue reading

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Oregon cap-and-trade plan meets opposition |Every Vote Should Count, Unless Democrats Think They Will Lose

“At least 24 counties and their local elected officials, representing nearly 2 million Oregonians, have adopted resolutions opposing cap and trade … but the super majority Democrat legislators are ignoring you by refusing to refer it to a vote,” Senate … Continue reading

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Sunrise PDX Is Latest Progressive Group to Oppose Oregon Cap-and-Trade Bill | Nothing Will Satisfy Progressives – So Give Them Nothing

As the Mercury reported in January, cap-and-trade has faced skepticism on the left from local groups like OPAL Environmental Justice Oregon, Verde Northwest, and the Center for Sustainable Economy, an environmental policy think tank. via Sunrise PDX Is Latest Progressive Group to Oppose Oregon Cap-and-Trade … Continue reading

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BLM to fund miles of fuel breaks in Oregon, basin states

“Recovering from the devastating effects of wildfires can take decades in the rugged, high-desert climate of the Great Basin. These tools will help firefighters contain fires when they break out,” said acting Assistant Secretary of the Interior for Land and … Continue reading

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