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A 1-Bedroom In Oregon Is Now Unaffordable For The Average Worker


The average cost to rent a one-bedroom apartment is now beyond the means of the average full-time Oregon worker, according to a new report from the National Low Income Housing Coalition.

Coalition Report Reveals Inequality In Washington County


The Coalition of Communities of Color released their comprehensive report on racial inequities in Washington County on Monday.

Oregon Democrats Blast 'Shameful' Trump Immigration Policy


Oregon Democrats visited a federal prison Saturday where immigrants from Latin America have been transferred and blasted the Trump administration for separating parents from children.

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Oregon Ethics Commission Considers Concealing, Destroying Public Recordings

State ethics commissioners are charged with policing the behavior of public officials. When a recording of their behavior in a private meeting got out, they tried to hide the recordings.

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Bumblebee Blues: Pacific Northwest Pollinator In Trouble

Bumblebees are important pollinators, but some species have disappeared from places where they were once common, possibly because of the same factors that have been killing honeybees.

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Why This Oregon School District Will Consider Arming Its Staff

More than two dozen school shootings have taken place across the United States so far in 2018. Now, an Oregon school district is considering arming its staff.    

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After Late Hurdles, Oregon Gun Control Proposal Might Come Up Short

The initiative likely won't have time to collect 88,000 valid signatures. Supporters are planning an announcement next week. 

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Record Lamprey Return A Cultural Win For Native Tribes

Lamprey disappeared from some Columbia River tributaries around the 1960s. Now, after a lot of work, a river in eastern Oregon is seeing its highest numbers of the eel-like fish in decades.

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From Longreads and Oregon Public Broadcasting, “Bundyville” is a seven-part series chronicling the rise, fall and resurgence of the Bundy family, the armed uprisings they inspired and the fight over the future of the American West.

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