Up to now, Oregon has relied on federal meat inspectors with the U.S. Department of Agriculture. But Oregon only has 13 large federal inspected slaughterhouses and 36 counties. So some ranchers have to drive three hours or more, each way, to get their cattle killed and processed.
Targeted efforts in Portland, Salem and the central coast led to substantial gains for students who have historically graduated at lower rates.
A new exhibit at Central Oregon Community College in Bend showcases Black artists in Bend, from students on campus to members of the community who helped with its creation.