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Oregon again delays release of controversial wildfire risk map as Legislature considers issue

Oregon will delay release of a controversial wildfire danger map for the second time as the state Legislature takes up the issue.

 

Oregon bill would assist domestic violence survivors, homeless with their pets

Senate Bill 496 would allow homeless and domestic violence shelters to use funding for pet services including food, shelter, supplies and vet care.

 

'Goonies' house in Oregon sells to an '80s kid superfan' who wants to protect the landmark

The iconic "Goonies" home situated along Oregon's Pacific Coast sold for $1.65 million to a fan who promises to pay homage to his favorite film.

 

Check out the Oregon, Washington semifinalists for the 2023 James Beard Awards

Among the best chef nominees are Crystal Platt from Eugene's Lion & Owl and Jonathan Jones from Salem's Epilogue Kitchen & Cocktails.

 

Tragedy on the water: Oregon saw 16 recreational boating deaths in 2022

Oregon recorded 16 boating deaths in 2022, which is down compared to the past two years and the lowest since 2017, according to recent data.

 

K-9s on the hunt for Oregon poachers

The OSP Fish and Wildlife Conservation K-9 team is adding a second dog.

 

Salem chef nominated for James Beard award for second year in a row

Jonathan Jones of Epilogue Kitchen is nominated for the second year in a row for a James Beard Foundation award as Best Chef in the Pacific Northwest.

 

Oregon DEQ fines 13 entities, including Eugene lumber manufacturer

Among those penalized by the DEQ was Coos Bay Fire Department, Cascade Pacific Pulp, Emerick Construction and West-Linn Wilsonville School District.

 

How to see green comet, meteor showers, eclipse and other 2023 stargazing events

Stargaze in 2023 with these meteor showers and other astronomical events. Most require only the naked eye to see them.

 

At the Oregon Legislature: Senate Bill 764 would ban shoes made from kangaroo

The bill could impact Nike and some other athletic shoe companies by prohibiting the sale of cleats made of kangaroo leather.

 

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