Aggregated Oregon News Articles
- Judge tosses Oregon hospital lawsuit related to 'warehousing' of psychiatric patients
Four hospital systems had accused the state of Oregon of forcing them to warehouse patients, in violation of their civil rights.
Elizabeth Hayes. American City Business Journals. Wed, 31 May 2023 21:37:55 +0000.
- PGE to spend $150M on Hillsboro battery energy storage system
PGE is reshapes its grid to meet ambitious decarbonization targets established in a 2021 Oregon law.
Pete Danko. American City Business Journals. Wed, 31 May 2023 20:21:00 +0000.
- Portland voters SLAM homelessness as 'out-of-control disaster' and back forced drug treatment
Months of stepping past sidewalk homeless camps and open-air drug markets have taken their toll on residents of Portland, Oregon. Voters have delivered a stunning rebuke to city officials.
Daily Mail. Wed, 31 May 2023 16:18:17 GMT.
- College Golfer Withdraws from National Championship After Suffering Gruesome On-Course Injury
A University of Oregon golfer had to drop out of the NCAA men’s golf championship on Saturday after injuring his foot in a freak accident. ...
Lorri Wickenhauser. Western Journal. Tue, 30 May 2023 17:36:37 +0000.
- Education Entrepreneurship Is Flourishing Across The U.S.
From the South Bronx to southern Oregon, entrepreneurial parents and teachers are inventing low-cost, bottom-up education models that prioritize each individual learner.
By Kerry Mcdonald, Contributor. Forbes. Tue, 30 May 2023 10:41:11 -0400.
- The First Rule Of Regulating AI Is To Demonstrate A Problem Exists
AI doomers put the metaphorical cart before the horse, jumping to a foregone policy conclusion without providing supporting evidence.
By James Broughel, Contributor. Forbes. Wed, 24 May 2023 12:33:08 -0400.
- Column: Lawmakers in states are handcuffing voters and ignoring election results
In a power grab, state lawmakers are ignoring election returns and looking to override popular sentiment to impose their will. The latest example is a walkout by Oregon legislators unhappy with majority Democrats.
Mark Z. Barabak. Los Angeles Times. Wed, 24 May 2023 12:00:30 GMT.
- Watch: Previously paralyzed man climbed tallest peak in Oregon
"I can use my hands, I can use my arms, I can move around, but my paralysis still affects me to a pretty considerable degree."
KETV - Omaha, Nebraska. Mon, 22 May 2023 10:35:00 GMT.
- Oregon truck driver arrested, charged in multi-vehicle freeway crash that killed 7
Lincoln Clayton Smith, 52, of North Highlands, California, was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of intoxicants, reckless driving, manslaughter and assault, police said.
CBS News. Sat, 20 May 2023 06:16:32 -0400.
- 7 killed, several hurt in 3-vehicle crash on Oregon interstate
Two semis and a passenger vehicle -- apparently a van -- were involved in the pileup. One witness told a newspaper it appeared the van "was sandwiched."
CBS News. Fri, 19 May 2023 05:39:00 -0400.
- Oregon elections officials fine state's Democratic Party
Oregon elections officials have fined the Democratic Party of Oregon $15,000 for wrongly reporting the source of a hefty campaign donation last year.
Washington Times. Thu, 18 May 2023 18:41:23 -0400.
- Oregon Senators Face Re-election Ban After Prolonged Boycott
Republican lawmakers in the state, frustrated and powerless, have in recent years turned repeatedly to the disruptive tactic to stall bills.
Mike Baker. New York Times. Tue, 16 May 2023 21:59:24 +0000.
Oregon Population Trends and Information Resources
The U. S. Census Bureau estimates the population of Oregon as follows:
|Date||Estimated Population||Yearly % Change|
|July 1, 2016||4,093,465||1.71|
|July 1, 2015||4,024,634||1.42|
|July 1, 2014||3,968,371||1.09|
|July 1, 2013||3,925,751||0.68|
|July 1, 2012||3,899,116||0.80|
|July 1, 2011||3,868,031||0.78|
|July 1, 2010||3,838,048|| |
According to the 2010 census, the population of Oregon was 3,831,074.
In 2008, the estimated population of Oregon was 3,790,060, whereas
in 2006, the population of Oregon was about 3,680,968.
For detailed, up-to-date information about Oregon's demographics,
visit the U.S. Census Bureau's
QuickFacts about Oregon
web page. For maps of Oregon,
visit this Oregon Map
The photograph above shows the state capitol building
in Salem, Oregon.
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names, descriptions, and
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