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US jobless claims fall to lowest level of pandemic; Oregon claims down, too

The Oregonian 22 Apr 2021
In Oregon, the number of new claims fell to 6,289 -- down from 8,379 the prior week and the lowest weekly total since November. Oregon’s weekly jobless claims haven’t been falling as fast as the national rate. It’s not clear why, but it could be because Oregon’s spring reopening ...

Column: COVID impact, Oregon's homelessness, wildfire legislation

The St Helens Chronicle 22 Apr 2021
Oregon's homelessness ... In all parts of Oregon many people are struggling to find adequate affordable housing, and sometimes find themselves sleeping outside ... They cannot merely own property or pay property taxes in Oregon, or claim resident privileges in another state.

Powin Energy launches its first high voltage battery storage Stack product

Energy Storage News 22 Apr 2021
Powin Energy yesterday officially launched its first high voltage battery storage product, with the Oregon-headquartered battery energy storage solutions provider claiming that 500MWh of customer orders have already been contracted for it ....

Oregon weekly unemployment claims declined last week as U.S. claims fall to a pandemic low

Statesman Journal 22 Apr 2021
Here's a look at how weekly unemployment claims changed in Oregon last week compared with the week prior ....

How a journalist unraveled a gory founding myth of the Pacific Northwest

The Los Angeles Times 22 Apr 2021
... about how the Oregon Territory came into the United States ... The Whitmans were celebrated as martyrs, and Marcus Whitman’s cross-country journey to lobby lawmakers to claim the Oregon Territory was seen in retrospect as the single event that eventually brought the land under U.S.

Some Oregon unemployment benefits will be delayed for a day by website trouble

The Oregonian 21 Apr 2021
The Oregon Employment Department said Tuesday afternoon that the issues appear resolved, but 20,000 claimants who were unable to access the department’s online claims form on Monday and Tuesday morning will have a one-day delay in receiving this week’s benefits ... Oregon has been ...

Oregon National Guard continue supporting COVID-19 vaccination efforts statewide

The News Guard 21 Apr 2021
8, assisting the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) and regional medical partners distribute the COVID-19 vaccine ... The 7-day average for new infections in the State of Oregon is currently on the rise at 650 new cases per day and in total, has claimed the lives of more than 2,450 Oregonians since the initial outbreak in mid-March of 2020.

Lloyd's of London could once again pay for Oregon wildfire costs

Lebanon Express 20 Apr 2021
By the third week of September, the Northwest Interagency Coordination Center, a logistical center for regional wildfire response, estimated Oregon's fires would cost $53 million, which put the state and Lloyd's on alert that a claim might be filed ... Like Oregon's fire insurance ...

What could a college football Super League look like?

ABC7 20 Apr 2021
You could make a case for Oregon, too, but again -- Miami and Michigan win on branding 10 times out of 10. I feel fairly confident more college football fans would tune in to watch Miami-Notre Dame, for example, as opposed to Oregon-Notre Dame ... Oregon and Florida State, by the way, both have accomplished enough to make the list of 15.

Pausing Oregon State Hospital admissions would violate Constitutional rights of people with mental illness

The World 20 Apr 2021
On Thursday, Disability Rights Oregon and Metropolitan Public Defenders filed a motion in court to stop Oregon State Hospital from pausing admissions until April 26 ... OSH claimed a pause in admissions was necessary to stem a surge in patients found to not have the mental capacity to stand trial — what is called “aid and assist.”.

The Women Reinventing the Western

The Atlantic 19 Apr 2021
Instead, he camps in remote areas of Oregon’s forests with his 13-year-old daughter ... The cowboy in the movie, Meek, is a guide who claims he can get them safely to their destination in Oregon, and bluffs and brags about his solitary mastery of the terrain and his experience shooting “savage” Native people for fun.

USDA May Allow Genetically Modified Trees to Be Released Into the Wild

truthout 18 Apr 2021
Researchers claim the ... But new research out of Oregon State University is attempting to “green” these plantations with claims that eucalyptus trees can be genetically engineered to be infertile, through a process to “knock out LEAFY,” the gene believed to control flower formation.

No. 14 Oregon baseball takes 4-game win streak on road to USC

The Oregonian 17 Apr 2021
EUGENE — After claiming the de facto state title this week, Oregon baseball returns to Pac-12 play at USC aiming to continue its four-game win streak ... “(Esqueda) can really pitch,” Oregon coach Mark Wasikowski said ... But Oregon knows to take nothing for granted in the Pac-12.

Skelton: California Democrats should make gutsy move on taxes

The Mercury News 17 Apr 2021
Some U.S. House Democrats from New York and New Jersey are threatening a gutsy move that their California colleagues should consider. The threat ... For example, states such as New York, New Jersey, Hawaii, Oregon and California. Then-Gov. Jerry Brown claimed that Republican congressional leaders were “wielding their power like a bunch of Mafia thugs.” ... .

Latino groups rebuke state’s coronavirus vaccine drive, state stands chastened

The Oregonian 16 Apr 2021
Latino advocacy groups fired a frank and emotional broadside at state health officials Thursday, claiming Oregon has all but ignored their pleas to ensure more Latinos get vaccinated against the coronavirus ... Many Oregon people of color eager to get vaccinated against COVID-19 while others wait for answers.