Jessica Peterson, a Salem native, wants to use music as a bridge. In an interview with Capital Community Media, she explains her life story and her role at Enlightened Theatrics. The story is republished in collaboration with CC:M.
AT THE CAPITOL: Auditors found that white people in Oregon benefited more than people of color from pay raises aimed at reducing gaps
AT THE CAPITOL: Another minor political party has qualified to field candidates for Oregon elections. The party considers itself centrist.
Oregon Department of Human Services workers urge bosses to heed their concerns about worker safety and burnout in a unit that cares for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. A protest in Salem on Thursday, March 9, underscored the point.
AT THE CAPITOL: Victims of “jogger rapist” Richard Gillmore want Oregon to revamp its system that assigns risk levels to sex offenders.
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The Oregon Food Bank, enduring higher costs for food it supplies to local food banks, is seeking legislative help to get through an expected surge.
Julianne Jackson founded Black Joy Oregon to “uplift women of color.” In an interview with Capital Community Media, she explains her life story and the creation of this nonprofit. The story is republished in collaboration with CC:M.
Scientists and conservationists want the Biden administration to ban on federal land the trapping and hunting of beavers, which are natural allies against climate change.
House Resolution 8, which would make shelter dogs and cats the state pet, passed the House with 58 bipartisan votes in favor, and is scheduled for discussion in the Senate on Thursday.