School districts in Portland and Deschutes County are celebrating big wins for bond measures in Tuesday’s election, but Mt. Hood Community College was handed its sixth bond defeat since 1974.
A new study looks at the cost of public employee benefits. A bill before the legislature attempts to make job scheduling easier for hourly workers. And Central Oregon Community College safety officers have been acting like police officers.
We'll hear about a bill that would allow pharmacists to prescribe a drug that helps reduce the effects of opioid overdoses. Then we'll get an update on Oregon's $50 a term community college program. Plus, a new study looks at the dramatic impact hatcheries have on the genes of steelhead trout.
Townspeople say they are still learning what the new normal is two months after the deadly shooting at Umpqua Community College that killed nine people.
Oregon's community colleges are seeing double-digit funding increases for the upcoming school year.
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown signed the bill Friday, limiting college tuition to $50 per term — a big discount from the $1,500 cost of attending full-time.
THURSDAY: Some Oregon high schools are taking an unconventional approach to the governor's 40-40-20 plan.