Mohammad Hussain Musawi, a former Afghan Air Force pilot training for a commercial license, died with passengers Mohammad Bashir Safdari and Ali Jan Ferdawsi, who were also Afghan refugees, in the incident near Independence, Oregon, on Dec. 16.
The district is cutting 46 positions as part of the cost-saving measures. And there will be salary concessions — meaning no cost-of-living adjustments next year for district-level administrators — and reduced spending.
Women’s sports have long faced a lack of media coverage and discrimination. But sports marketing experts say the fan base is growing — and fans are willing to pay to support women’s sports leagues. To serve this increasing fan base, business owners in Portland and Seattle garnered national attention when they opened sports bars centered on women’s sports. Now, four Oregon entrepreneurs are trying the concept outside of a major city — so far, with mixed results.