Lori Chavez-DeReamer, a Republican representing Oregon’s competitive 5th district, has raised more than her three opponents combined.
Oregon’s prior emergency management director, Andrew Phelps, was one of several agency heads who left after Kotek’s election
OBITUARIES: Janet Marilyn (Ring) Barnes
A wild card win, last-minute fundraiser, and scoring mishap were all involved in the win for the a cappella group.
OBITUARY: Elfie Joanne Stevenin
With bipartisan support, Salinas pushes for research on utility systems and wildfires and on less-costly ways for farmers to deal with pests. She describes the work in an interview with Salem Reporter.
Following direction from the Salem City Council, city staff are planning for a shift to paid parking on downtown streets and dropping a tax for local businesses.
AT THE CAPITOL: The Early Literacy Success Initiative proposed at the Oregon Legislature would pay for reading tutors, teacher training and require a shift to teaching methods based on decades of research.
AT THE CAPITOL: Food for the hungry becomes political as Republican legislators worry about Oregon Food Bank’s actions. The Legislature approved an emergency $7.5 million for more food supplies.
AT THE CAPITOL: Firearms legislation being considered by the Oregon Legislature would address “ghost guns,” raise the minimum age to purchase a semi-automatic firearm and allow local agencies to forbid firearms on government property