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Four killed in Clackamas county

Four killed in Clackamas county

CLACKAMAS COUNTY, Oregon – Numerous weapons including swords could have been used in the killing of four people at a home in the unincorporated area of Woodburn near Canby Saturday night. Officials say a 42-year-old man killed four relatives at their home, and was shot dead by Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office deputies while he was…

New Year, New income tax withholding

New Year, New income tax withholding

News Release from Oregon Department of Revenue SALEM, Oregon — The Department of Revenue is encouraging taxpayers to start the new year with a paycheck checkup to ensure they’re withholding enough from their wages this year. Not withholding appropriately in 2019 could lead to an unexpected tax bill in 2020. State and federal tax liabilities are…

New law requires EMS agencies to use electronic patient care reporting system

New law requires EMS agencies to use electronic patient care reporting system

News Release from the Oregon Health Authority SALEM, Oregon — The Oregon Health Authority is helping ambulance service agencies comply with a new law requiring they use electronic patient care reporting, which will streamline how they exchange information with hospital emergency departments and other health care partners. Oregon Senate Bill 52, passed during the 2017…

February SNAP benefits to be issued early in Oregon

February SNAP benefits to be issued early in Oregon

News Release from Oregon Department of Human Resources SALEM, Oregon — As a result of the partial federal government shutdown, the U.S Department of Agriculture has asked states to provide early issuance of February benefits for those who rely on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) for food security. The 615,405 Oregonians currently enrolled in SNAP…

WA Attorney General urges appeals court to preserve Indian Child Welfare Act

WA Attorney General urges appeals court to preserve Indian Child Welfare Act

News Release from the Washington State Office of Attorney General OLYMPIA, Washington — Attorney General Bob Ferguson has joined a bipartisan coalition of 21 states to urge a federal appeals court to preserve the federal Indian Child Welfare Act after a lower court struck down the law. The Quinault Indian Nation in Washington state is also part of…

WDFW investigate poaching of whitetail deer

WDFW investigate poaching of whitetail deer

News Release from Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) COLUMBIA COUNTY, Washington — Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife Police are looking for information regarding the poaching of five Whitetail does in the vicinity of the Wooten Wildlife Area in Columbia County. After receiving a concerned citizen’s report, Sergeant Paul Mosman and Officer Ricky Delp…

Inslee delivers 2019 State of the State address

Inslee delivers 2019 State of the State address

From the Office of Washington Governor Jay Inslee OLYMPIA, Washington — Gov. Jay Inslee today delivered his 2019 State of the State address to a joint session of the Washington State Senate and House of Representatives. He implored legislators to write a historic new chapter in Washington’s story that demonstrates bold purpose in acting on climate change, transforming…

Brown is sworn in for her final term

Brown is sworn in for her final term

SALEM, Oregon – Gov. Kate Brown was sworn in Monday as the 38th governor for the state of Oregon. In her inaugural address, she laid out her agenda for the 2019 session, calling for access to quality education and career opportunities, ensuring that all Oregonians have access to quality healthcare, and working to solve the…

ODFW begins killing sea lions

ODFW begins killing sea lions

SALEM, Oregon – The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife has begun killing California sea lions at Willamette Falls. The state obtained a permit from the federal government to kill up to 93 sea lions a year at that location. Studies show that the sea lions, who feed on steelhead voraciously, are in danger of…

FHWA outlines requirements for ODOT tolling approval

FHWA outlines requirements for ODOT tolling approval

News Release from Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) SALEM, Oregon — The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has responded to Oregon’s tolling application by outlining the federal requirements to implement tolls on interstate highways. Oregon is seeking approval to implement tolls on sections of Interstate 5 and Interstate 205 in order to manage traffic congestion and to…