Good morning, it’s Friday, Aug. 15. Here are this morning’s headlines:
- The state released its first inspection reports on medical marijuana dispensaries in Oregon. The most common violations included labeling, testing and tracking the inventory.
- Vancouver City Council questions the legality of rideshare services in the city, like UberX. The company announced its soft launch last month and may already need to shut down.
- The Oregon Transportation Commission is expected to approve $42 million in state bonds for 37 projects, including three that would ease the movement of coal and oil.
- A dog shooting has prompted protest outside the Springfield Police Department. The pit bull’s owner and supporters said they’re concerned about a police officer’s decision to shoot a pit bull, but police said it was acting aggressively.
- All evacuation notices for the Rogue River Drive wildfire have been lifted in Southern Oregon.
- The Metro Council signed an agreement to open an inaccessible stretch of the Willamette Falls in Oregon City.