OREGON NEWS: More than 130 emergency licensed instructors in Oregon who don’t have to meet federally mandated standards are teaching students with disabilities.
Oregon has spent nearly $125 million since 2020 to turn vacant hotels into shelters
Secretary of State Shemia Fagan’s office turned to businesses it regulates for helping boosting its own budget. The tactic is raising questions.
Salem Reporter will add a summer journalist to its team through UO internship program. The news organization is raising funds to cover the costs.
Secretary Gina Raimondo joined state leaders at Portland Community College.
With missed paychecks and underpayments, state employees have been unable to pay rent and some have gone to food banks. State officials say they aren’t sure when the problem will be fixed.
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.
Officials with the Port of Morrow, based in Boardman, said initially they didn’t know about the leak but later acknowledged they had, violating their wastewater permit
Researchers at OSU are unraveling the mystery of the impact of drought on trees – making a surprising discovery.
AT THE CAPITOL: A proposal in the Oregon Legislature would enact a gun permit system as Measure 114 is tied up in the courts. The bill sparked debate March 27 in a Senate committee hearing.