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SALEM — The organization representing Oregon’s attorneys is considering granting paralegals limited powers to advise and represent tenants in evictions and disputes over rental assistance in p…

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SALEM — Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum announced late Monday, Nov. 29, that she would not seek the Democratic nomination for governor next year.

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SALEM — The newly discovered omicron variant of COVID-19 is raising concerns just as Oregon hit two key markers in its recovery from the deadly delta variant that swept through the state last summer.

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SALEM — Oregonians no longer must wear masks in public outdoor settings, state health officials said Tuesday, Nov. 23, lifting a COVID-19 pandemic mandate in place nearly three months.

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LA GRANDE — The public is invited to give personal testimony to the state's Joint Task Force on Universal Health Care, created by Senate Bill 770 in 2019, according to a press release from the…

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The La Nina expected to shape the West's winter has strengthened in the past month and almost certainly will stay through at least March, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration sa…

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Oregon's rebound from the delta variant spike in COVID-19 has slowed, with hospitalizations remaining high through February, a new state forecast reported Thursday.The number of people in Oreg…

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PORTLAND — Area hospitals struggling to have enough staff or supplies to treat all patients as the pandemic continues is a chief concern among Oregonians surveyed recently by the Oregon Values…

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SALEM — Oregon's State Advisory Committee on Historic Preservation abruptly ended its Oct. 21 online meeting when someone watching the session began writing racist slurs.

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SALEM — A week after forecasting that the state might reach herd immunity from COVID-19 by Christmas, top state researchers said this week that progress on taming the current spike in infectio…

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Oregon's program of paid family leave is still on track to start in 2023 despite a complaint alleging discrimination within the team that is building the program and several pending staff depa…

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The odds favor a wet and cool winter in Washington and most of Idaho and Oregon, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said Thursday, releasing a winter outlook that bodes well f…

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SALEM — Oregon government agencies that care for some of the state’s most vulnerable people have been preparing for weeks to prevent likely staff shortages on Tuesday, Oct. 19, when unvaccinat…

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SALEM — The deadline for Gov. Kate Brown’s vaccination mandates for health care workers, K-12 school employees and some state workers arrives Monday, Oct. 18, and while it’s clear some service…

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Oregon lawmakers made the most of federal and state money, some of it one-time dollars, in a new effort to expand a mental health system where the demand for services far outstripped its capac…

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SALEM — Sen. Betsy Johnson, a moderate Democrat from Scappoose, announced Thursday she is running for governor in 2022 as an independent.

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State officials have scheduled six sessions, starting Thursday, Oct. 14, for the public and businesses to weigh in on a rule allowing workers to keep some unemployment benefits even if they ha…

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