Aggregated Oregon News Articles
- US Bank employee fired for giving $20 of her own money to a customer stranded at gas station
U.S. Bank call center worker Emily James heard from an Oregon customer whose $1,000 paycheck was not going to clear until after Christmas. He was only a short distance away, so she went to help out.
Daily Mail. Fri, 17 Jan 2020 04:41:04 GMT.
- Climate Bill May Spur GOP Walkout in Ore. Statehouse
The GOP leader in the Oregon Senate said Wednesday there could be another walkout by Republicans over legislation aimed at stemming global warming. ...
Newsmax. Wed, 15 Jan 2020 19:38:03 EDT.
- Exclusive: Phil Knight's $1.6B gift makes his foundation one of Oregon's largest
The Knight Foundation now stands alongside the Oregon Community Foundation as the biggest grant-making organizations in the region.
Matthew Kish. American City Business Journals. Wed, 15 Jan 2020 20:32:41 +0000.
- Understanding Logging And Timber Practices Across Oregon
The timber industry for decades drove the economy in Oregon, a state where nearly half of the land is forest.
Pro Publica. Patch. Wed, 15 Jan 2020 11:08:47 -0500.
- 3 fisherman dramatically rescued after boat capsizes in 12 foot waves
Three fishermen have been dramatically rescued off the coast of Oregon Tuesday night after their boat flipped over and capsized in waves up to 12 feet high.
ABC News. Wed, 15 Jan 2020 09:57:37 -0500.
- 3 fishermen rescued after capsized boat found off Oregon coast
The U.S. Coast Guard said on Twitter Tuesday evening that the vessel is the 38-foot (11-meter) Pacific Miner.
Asia Fields. Seattle Times. Tue, 14 Jan 2020 18:30:07 -0800.
- Canadian sailor found with 742 litres of liquid meth off Oregon coast pleads guilty to drug charge
A 65-year-old Canadian found having a "possible drug overdose" aboard a sailboat loaded with jugs of liquid methamphetamine last spring has pleaded guilty to a federal drug charge.
CBC News. Tue, 14 Jan 2020 11:57:50 EST.
- Snowmobiler dies in eastern Oregon avalanche
The 33-year-old man was snowmobiling in the northeastern Oregon mountain range with three other riders when his vehicle was struck and trapped by an avalanche.
The Associated Press. Seattle Times. Mon, 13 Jan 2020 18:03:08 -0800.
- Revamped cap and trade wins support of key Oregon Democrat
New version of controversial bill unveiled in "Legislative Committee Days" hearing.
Pete Danko. American City Business Journals. Mon, 13 Jan 2020 22:37:44 +0000.
- High anxiety: Proposed US hemp rules worry industry
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Hemp growers and entrepreneurs who were joyous a year ago after U.S. ...
Gillian Flaccus. Washington Times. Mon, 13 Jan 2020 01:03:40 -0500.
- Seven Years Later, Christian Family Still Fighting to Defend Beliefs, Reverse $135K Fine
"We lost everything we loved and worked so hard to build." Those words from an Oregon mom came after the latest hearing in a seven-year legal battle. The religious liberty case has captured the nation's attention ... ...
Josh Shepherd. The Stream. Sun, 12 Jan 2020 00:00:29 +0000.
- Oregon looks, again, to crack down on labor trafficking
SALEM, Ore. (AP) - In 2007, the Oregon Legislature passed a bill promoted by then Sen. Kate Brown making it crime to force someone to work. ...
Andrew Selsky. Washington Times. Fri, 10 Jan 2020 16:28:17 -0500.
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.
Oregon newspaper publishers
are listed here, along with their
addresses, phone numbers, and website links;
names, descriptions, and
website links are listed on this page.
More information about Oregon
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