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After a record high of 805 cases Thursday, Oregon reported 770 new and presumptive COVID-19 cases Friday, Nov. 6.
11/06/2020
Oregon reports 770 new COVID-19 cases

After a record high of 805 cases Thursday, Oregon reported 770 new and presumptive COVID-19 cases Friday, Nov. 6.

New record high of 805 cases reported the day prior, prompting governor to announce new restrictions on gatherings

The regional Metro agency is planning to hike tipping fees for Multnomah, Clackamas and Washington counties to make up f...
11/05/2020
Portland Tribune

The regional Metro agency is planning to hike tipping fees for Multnomah, Clackamas and Washington counties to make up for losses as people throw out less garbage.

COVID has hit every industry, including ours. Layoffs and pay cuts are a way of life for newsrooms across the country. B...
11/05/2020

COVID has hit every industry, including ours. Layoffs and pay cuts are a way of life for newsrooms across the country. But the news hasn’t slowed down, and we need your help to keep covering it.
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Oregon state Rep.-elect Suzanne Weber, R-Tillamook, says she's pleased to be chosen to represent House District 32, and ...
11/04/2020
Republicans capture House District 32 in expensive contest

Oregon state Rep.-elect Suzanne Weber, R-Tillamook, says she's pleased to be chosen to represent House District 32, and she's ready to work with Democrats in the majority to address issues facing her constituents.

As the coastal district flips red, Rep.-elect Suzanne Weber says her constituents are 'tired of being marginalized.'

Voters appear to have signed off on a proposal to have Washington County commissioners appoint a five-member panel to se...
11/04/2020
Washington County voters approve salary commission

Voters appear to have signed off on a proposal to have Washington County commissioners appoint a five-member panel to set their rate of pay.

County commissioners' pay has been tied to that of circuit court judges. This measure changes that.

She will be the first ever Black American and Muslim American to serve on the Washington County Commission.
11/04/2020
Portland Tribune

She will be the first ever Black American and Muslim American to serve on the Washington County Commission.

The defeat upends years of transportation planning and threatens the future of the Southwest Corridor MAX line that the ...
11/04/2020
Portland Tribune

The defeat upends years of transportation planning and threatens the future of the Southwest Corridor MAX line that the measure would have helped finance.

Thoughts? Voters OK'd campaign finance reform, increased tobacco taxes, legalized use of psilocybin and decriminalized p...
11/04/2020
Portland Tribune

Thoughts? Voters OK'd campaign finance reform, increased tobacco taxes, legalized use of psilocybin and decriminalized possession of hard drugs

Democrats appear to be holding onto their supermajorities in both houses of the Oregon Legislature.
11/04/2020
Portland Tribune

Democrats appear to be holding onto their supermajorities in both houses of the Oregon Legislature.

Candidates vying for three seats on the Forest Grove City Council are in a very tight race, initial election results Tue...
11/04/2020
Three incumbents lead in race for Forest Grove City Council seats

Candidates vying for three seats on the Forest Grove City Council are in a very tight race, initial election results Tuesday night show.

Tim Rippe, Elena Uhing and Adolph 'Val' Valfre Jr. lead two other candidates in the race for three seats on the City Council.

Doris González Gómez and Angeles Godinez-Valencia appear poised to win seats on the Cornelius City Council with 41% and ...
11/04/2020
González Gómez, Godinez-Valencia lead in race for two Cornelius City Council seats

Doris González Gómez and Angeles Godinez-Valencia appear poised to win seats on the Cornelius City Council with 41% and 35% of the vote, respectively, initial results show.

Doris González Gómez and Angeles Godinez-Valencia lead over Sujey Hernandez-Lopez in the race for two seats on the Cornelius City Council, initial results show.

Democrats are running strong in suburban "swing districts" in early election returns from Washington, Multnomah and Clac...
11/04/2020
Suburban Democrats holding strong in Westside legislative races

Democrats are running strong in suburban "swing districts" in early election returns from Washington, Multnomah and Clackamas counties west of the Willamette River.

The races for House District 24 and House District 32, in more rural turf, appear closer early on election night.

Oregon's COVID-19 death toll has climbed above 700 as the state also announces 495 new cases Tuesday.
11/03/2020
Oregon's COVID-19 death toll now over 700

Oregon's COVID-19 death toll has climbed above 700 as the state also announces 495 new cases Tuesday.

The death toll is now 701 while the case count since the pandemic began is 46,460.

Oregon's COVID-19 death toll has climbed above 700 as the state also announces 495 new cases Tuesday.
11/03/2020
Oregon's COVID-19 death toll now over 700

Oregon's COVID-19 death toll has climbed above 700 as the state also announces 495 new cases Tuesday.

The death toll is now 701 while the case count since the pandemic began is 46,460.

North Plains will be holding a grand opening for its new veterans memorial park on Nov. 11, Veterans Day.
11/03/2020
North Plains gets ready to unveil new veterans park

North Plains will be holding a grand opening for its new veterans memorial park on Nov. 11, Veterans Day.

Local companies donated much of the design and construction work for the park, which features a 100-foot flag pole.

PCC's On-Ramp courses aim to help the unemployed, at no cost...
11/03/2020
PCC's On-Ramp courses aim to help unemployed

PCC's On-Ramp courses aim to help the unemployed, at no cost...

The Workforce Development team's programs come at no cost to the individual, thanks to CARES Act funds from Washington County.

Good journalism is at the heart of our democracy. This Election Day, help us expand our education coverage. We want to l...
11/03/2020

Good journalism is at the heart of our democracy. This Election Day, help us expand our education coverage. We want to launch a podcast exploring how this school year is impacting local students. We’ve partnered with the Local Media Foundation to make it easy to donate. Contributions go directly to help us publish vital, local information.
Here’s how you can learn more:https://www.facebook.com/donate/339684300683013/

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11/03/2020

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Cornelius City Manager Rob Drake says city staff members are working remotely after an unnamed city employee tested posi...
11/02/2020
Cornelius closes City Hall as employee tests positive for COVID-19

Cornelius City Manager Rob Drake says city staff members are working remotely after an unnamed city employee tested positive for COVID-19 last week.

City manager Rob Drake says the unnamed employee hasn't shown symptoms. Staff are working remotely as a precaution.

MONDAY IS THE DEADLINE. HONOR YOUR VETERAN NOW!In honor of Veterans Day, the Pamplin Media Group will pay tribute those ...
11/01/2020

MONDAY IS THE DEADLINE. HONOR YOUR VETERAN NOW!
In honor of Veterans Day, the Pamplin Media Group will pay tribute those who served our country by publishing a “Veterans Wall of Honor” in our annual “Salute to Veterans” special section. This edition will publish on November 11 and be distributed in all 20 Pamplin Media Group weekly newspapers reaching more than 500,000 readers.
The cost to honor your veteran is $50. We wish we could offer this for free, but the cost to produce a 64-page, statewide publication is significant. This charge is only enough to cover our additional press costs to produce these pages.
Please email the below information along with a photo to [email protected]
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"May the excessive force be with you," wrote one Twitter user in a comment on a pre-Halloween post showing deputies dres...
10/30/2020
Washington County Sheriff's Office deletes Halloween tweet

"May the excessive force be with you," wrote one Twitter user in a comment on a pre-Halloween post showing deputies dressed as Darth Vader and a stormtrooper.

The Halloween post showing deputies dressed as Darth Vader and a stormtrooper drew thousands of negative reactions.

"Doctors tell me that zero risk is not the way forward," Gov. Kate Brown said. "It can't be. Coronavirus is here, but we...
10/30/2020
New Oregon school reopening rules make it significantly easier to return to classes

"Doctors tell me that zero risk is not the way forward," Gov. Kate Brown said. "It can't be. Coronavirus is here, but we can be thoughtful and we can be smart about minimizing risk, so that we can live our lives as safely as possible."

But as state continues to break records for daily COVID-19 cases, the state is not out of the woods yet.

The Oregon Health Authority reported 600 new confirmed or presumptive cases had been detected in the state in its daily ...
10/30/2020
Record number of COVID-19 cases in Oregon two days in a row

The Oregon Health Authority reported 600 new confirmed or presumptive cases had been detected in the state in its daily report Friday, Oct. 30. That set a new record for the highest number of new cases in a daily report.

After a record 575 new cases were reported Thursday, state officials reported 600 new cases Friday.

10/30/2020
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Schools are confronting a global health crisis and the News-Times is providing resources and information to help families navigate this complicated time. We’re raising money alongside the Washington County Times and the Columbia County Spotlight on a new podcast that will explore the challenges and obstacles faced by Latino students across the state.
You can help us expand our coverage and continue to deepen conversations around education. Help support our journalism today:

DEADLINE TO HONOR YOUR VETERAN IS MONDAY!In honor of Veterans Day, the Pamplin Media Group would like to pay tribute to ...
10/29/2020

DEADLINE TO HONOR YOUR VETERAN IS MONDAY!
In honor of Veterans Day, the Pamplin Media Group would like to pay tribute to all who have served our country by publishing a “Veterans Wall of Honor” in our annual “Salute to Veterans” special section. This edition will publish on November 11 and be distributed in all 20 Pamplin Media Group weekly newspapers reaching more than 500,000 readers.
The cost to honor your veteran is $50. We wish we could offer this for free, but the cost to produce a 60-page, statewide publication is significant. This charge is only enough to cover our additional press costs to produce these pages.
Please email the below information along with a photo to [email protected]
Please include the following:
Photo
Rank and Name
Branch of service
Where they served
Years of service
Awards or commendations (Please limit to 3)
Deadline: Monday, November 2.
Submit to: [email protected]
Questions: 503-620-7355

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10/29/2020
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We hear it every day: “These are unprecedented times.” That’s never been truer in Oregon’s classrooms, where students and teachers are grappling with a school year spent online. What extra hurdles does this put in front of some of Oregon’s most vulnerable students? We’re launching this podcast because we believe that the education of our children is critical.
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