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A new program aimed at significantly curbing Oregon's greenhouse gas emissions is coming under criticism for omitting investments that could help farms and forests sequester more carbon from t…

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Wallowa County has passed 270 COVID-19 cases after eight new cases were reported by the Oregon Health Authority on Tuesday, Aug. 10. That comes on the heels of Monday's report of seven new cas…

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SALEM — Eleven state lawmakers on Thursday, Aug. 12, will begin a politically Herculean task with historically small odds of success: Draw 96 new political districts in 46 days that will be us…

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WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley said last week that he will lobby the Biden administration to spend at least $1 billion more per year for logging, prescribed burning and other work designe…

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SALEM — Members of the House Judiciary Committee dusted off a seldom-used rule this week to force a hearing for Bailey’s Bill.

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The Oregon Health Authority reported three more cases of COVID-19 in Wallowa County on Thursday, April 29, raising the total in the pandemic to 168 and the total in the last three days to eigh…

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There were three new cases of COVID-19 reported in Wallowa County on Wednesday, April 28, the highest total of COVID cases in one day in roughly two months. 

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SALEM — Health care providers in Oregon may continue to administer the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, as long as they can ensure that patients or their caregivers are informed about the benefi…

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SALEM — Oregon will have a sixth congressional seat up for grabs in 2022 under the once-a-decade shuffling of Congress, the U.S. Census announced Monday, April 26.

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SALEM — Legislation that combines proposed requirements for firearms locks and safe storage with a narrower ban on firearms in public buildings is gaining political momentum in the Oregon House.

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SALEM — All Oregonians age 16 and older will be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine on April 19, a week earlier than the previous earliest date, Gov. Kate Brown said Tuesday.

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SALEM — A growing share of Oregonians think the state is headed down the wrong track, if not at risk of derailing completely, according to polling data from the Oregon Values and Beliefs Center.

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President Joe Biden signed his $1.9 trillion pandemic recovery plan, which won final approval on Wednesday with the support of Oregon's four Democrats and opposition from its lone Republican i…

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SALEM — Every adult in Oregon will be offered a vaccination against COVID-19 by July 1, with the two-shot vaccines reaching all adults who want it by August, Gov. Kate Brown said Friday, Feb. 26.

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SALEM — Gov. Kate Brown will release the final list of priority groups for the COVID-19 vaccine at a press conference today. Officials with the governor's office say the eligibility and maximu…

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SALEM — A Senate hearing on legislation to alter state gun laws drew a cavalcade of passionate opposition.

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SALEM — Gov. Kate Brown on Thursday, Jan. 28, ordered 32,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines redirected to the Portland area instead of going to other parts of the state.

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ENTERPRISE — Wallowa County's plan — as well as the plan of the rest of Oregon — to get vaccinations to seniors next week has undergone a major shift.

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Oregon Gov. Kate Brown tweeted Friday morning, Jan. 15, that the state won't be receiving an "increased shipment of vaccines" next week from the national stockpile as it anticipated earlier th…

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SALEM — The Oregon Legislature returned to the Capitol on Monday amid a raging pandemic that has the Salem area under an "Extreme Risk" list for COVID-19 infections.

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There were two new cases of COVID-19 in Wallowa County as reported by the Oregon Health Authority on Thursday, Jan. 7, marking the third day in a row OHA has noted two cases in the county. The…

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The first doses of a COVID-19 vaccine were administered in Oregon on Wednesday, beginning a process that won't likely be finished until summer.

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After weeks of negotiations with lawmakers, Gov. Kate Brown announced a one-day special session of the Legislature will be held Monday, Dec. 21, to deal with COVID-19 related issues.

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SALEM — The first of millions of expected vaccine doses needed to extinguish the COVID-19 virus arrived in Oregon on Monday, starting a process that could last into fall 2021.

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SALEM — The to-do list is growing for the Oregon Legislature as lawmakers consider a third special session this year, barely a month before the 2021 regular session gets under way on Jan. 11.

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SALEM — Gov. Kate Brown unveiled a highly-aspirational two-year state budget proposal Tuesday, Dec. 1, that would require a politically supportive U.S. Congress to make much of its most sweepi…

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Free fishing is available throughout the state of Oregon this Friday and Saturday, Nov. 27-28. According to a press release from the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, "This means no fish…

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SALEM — Restaurant and other business organizations say the $55 million promised by Oregon Gov. Kate Brown for pandemic relief is a good first step, but not nearly enough to prevent widespread…