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College football Week 7 overreactions: Big Ten can get two playoff teams. Oregon is the Pac-12 favorite.

There were many surprises in Week 7 of the college football season. But it's important to temper responses. Here are five overreactions from Saturday.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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American Bumblebees Have Disappeared From 8 States and Could Face Extinction (slashdot)

Long-time Slashdot reader phalse phace quotes USA Today: The dwindling populations of the American bumblebee and their complete disappearance from eight states has led to a call for the bee to be placed under the Endangered Species Act before they face extinction. Maine, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Vermont, Idaho, North Dakota, Wyoming, and Oregon each have zero or close to zero American bumblebees left, according to a petition by the Center for Biological Diversity and Bombus Pollinators As...
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The Pacific Northwest’s Only Latinx Theatre Plans Its Comeback

Milagro Theatre’s artistic director: “It brought home the value of what we do — that we are practitioners of live theater. … How do you convey meaning to a stranger? How do you convey emotion to a stranger? That’s what we do in theater.” – Oregon ArtsWatch
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American Bumblebees Have Disappeared From 8 States and Could Face Extinction

Long-time Slashdot reader phalse phace quotes USA Today: The dwindling populations of the American bumblebee and their complete disappearance from eight states has led to a call for the bee to be placed under the Endangered Species Act before they face extinction. Maine, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Vermont, Idaho, North Dakota, Wyoming, and Oregon each have zero or close to zero American bumblebees left, according to a petition by the Center for Biological Diversity and Bombus Pollinators As...
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Mt. Bachelor to Keep New Ski Pass Despite Equity Concerns

A central Oregon ski area operator will keep in place a new ski pass that allows people who pay more to bypass most chairlift lines despite a request from Oregon U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden to scrap the plan due to equity issues.
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No. 9 Oregon Holds off Tenacious California 24-17

Anthony Brown scored on an 11-yard keeper with 4:50 left and ninth-ranked Oregon held off surprisingly tenacious California 24-17.
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Portland removes 'Merge Simpson' traffic sign

This is some absolutely wonderful urban art, of course, the city of Portland enjoys crushing the joy out of things and so it is gone. Oregon Live: Many Portlanders just thought it was neat, but city officials didn't feel the same way about a "Merge Simpson" sign that appeared in Northwest Portland earlier this week. — Read the rest
Tags: Video, News, Oregon, Portland, Simpson, Northwest Portland, Kill the fun thing


Oregon Set to Expand Hotline for Bias Crime Reporting

When Oregon’s Bias Response Hotline went live on Jan. 2, 2020, people were able to answer about half of incoming calls reporting hate crimes or bias incidents.
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Oregon Woman Sentenced for Burglaries During Wildfires

A 35-year-old Oregon woman was sentenced to more than seven years in prison for her role in burglaries that happened while residents were evacuated from wildfires over Labor Day weekend in 2020.
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State Sen. Betsy Johnson to Run for Governor as Independent

Oregon state Sen. Betsy Johnson plans to run for governor in 2022 without the backing of any political party.
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First photo radar cameras since 2018 set for installation on SE Stark

Southeast Stark at 122nd.(Photo: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland) It’s been nearly three years since the last one was installed, so we’re happy to report that the Portland Bureau of Transportation is getting back into the the photo radar camera business. PBOT has two more cameras are coming this fall. The locations are on one of Portland’s most dangerous stretches of Southeast Stark Street — 122nd and 148th. Adding to the excitement is that these will be the first cameras since the program bega...
Tags: Oregon, Sport, Front Page, Cycling, Portland, Multnomah County Circuit Court, Southeast Stark Street, Oregon Legislature, Portland Bureau of Transportation, ODOT, Jonathan Maus, PBOT, Photo Radar Cameras, Jo Ann Hardesty, Automated Enforcement


Steven DuBois, Beloved and Eclectic AP Raconteur, Dead at 53

Steven DuBois, an Associated Press reporter who spent two decades sharing Oregon’s biggest news and quirkiest neuroticisms with readers, died Tuesday after a three-year battle with cancer.
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The best winter boots for men in 2021

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Timberland When winter hits, be prepared with the best boots for inclement weather. Whether you're interested in stylish or utilitarian boots, here are 15 great choices. All these boots are insulated and waterproof or water-resistant. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Winter is on the way and when the temperature drops, you better have something on your feet that will keep your toes from freezi...
Tags: Reviews, Oregon, Trends, Features, Canada, Chelsea, Maine, Buying Guide, Italy, Peru, Merrell, Gore Tex, Danner, Primaloft, Mens Shoes, Nisolo


Antlers Review: This Atmospheric Monster Movie Is An Undercooked Disappointment

Using the history of Indigenous people as a launchpad for horror is baked into the genre. The Micmac Burial ground from "Pet Sematary" and The Overlook Hotel in "The Shining" both deal with the idea of the fabled "Indian burial ground" – ground so sacred that to disturb it in any way would summon up horrors beyond our wildest beliefs. It makes a certain kind of cosmic sense: settlers came to this land, slaughtered the indigenous people who lived here, and restricted those left to reservations. A...
Tags: Reviews, Movies, Oregon, Stephen King, America, Aiden, Guillermo Del Toro, Lucas, Graham Greene, Frank, Mother Earth, Don, Cooper, Russell, Julia, Jesse Plemons


Nicholas Kristof resigns from the New York Times, considering run for Oregon governor

Two-time Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and author Nicholas Kristof has resigned from the New York Times after 37 years. Kristof, 62, is considering running for governor of Oregon. Yesterday, he filed his official "Statement of Organization for Candidate Committee" with the Oregon Secretary of State so you know he ain't joking around. — Read the rest
Tags: Post, Politics, News, Oregon, Journalism, New York Times, State, Nicholas Kristof, Kristof, Statement of Organization for Candidate Committee


"But you all know how much I love Oregon, and how much I’ve been seared by the suffering of old friends there. So I’ve reluctantly concluded that I should try not only to expose problems but also see if I can fix them directly."

Writes Nicholas Kristof, quoted in (NYT).  Kristof "grew up on a sheep and cherry farm in Yamhill, Ore." That sounds wonderful. [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
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AP Top 25 Podcast: Ryan Day on Ohio State; Previewing Week 7

Ohio State has righted itself after an early loss to Oregon by winning four straight games in mostly blowout fashion.
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Metro Councilor Bob Stacey’s retirement marks end of an era, and a connection to the past

Left: During the early days of land use nonprofit 1000 Friends of Oregon. Right: On Chehalem Ridge.(Images: Metro) This article was written by Metro Public Affairs Specialist Nick Christensen and first appeared on OregonMetro.gov. When the Metro Council adjourns today, it won’t just be the end of a meeting. It will mark the end of an era. With the crash of the virtual gavel, Councilor Bob Stacey will finish his last meeting on the elected body, ending one of the final links between today’...
Tags: Oregon, Senate, Barack Obama, Sport, Front Page, Frankfurt, United States, Cycling, Portland, Bob, Bill, Richmond, Metro, Henry, Stacey, Eugene


33 startup companies that are currently hiring remote workers

In amidst of The Great Resignation, 33 companies are rising as the top startups to work for remotely Jessie Casson/Getty Images More people are looking for jobs with flexibility to work from home amid the 'Great Resignation.' LinkedIn recently released its 2021 Top Startups list featuring businesses that are hiring remotely. From Daily Harvet to Cameo, here are 33 companies hiring with remote work availability. Looking for a new gig? You're not alone. 55% of us are planning to ...
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Q3 2021 U.S. Foreclosure Activity Begins To See Significant Increases As Foreclosure Moratorium Is Lifted

Average Time to Foreclose Nationwide Increases 11 Percent From a Year Ago; U.S. Foreclosure Starts Increase 67 Percent From a Year Ago Irvine, CA – Oct. 14, 2021 (PRNewswire) ATTOM, licensor of the nation’s most comprehensive foreclosure data and parent company to RealtyTrac (www.realtytrac.com), the largest online marketplace for foreclosure and distressed properties, releasedits Q3 2021 U.S. Foreclosure Market Report, which shows there were a total of 45,517 U.S. properties with foreclosure...
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Lemurs, tigers and bears devour Halloween treats in Oregon and Texas

Animals in Texas and Oregon were given pumpkins as treats to gobble up and play with as Halloween approaches.       [Author: Storyful]
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Nicholas Kristof leaves The New York Times as he explores run for governor of Oregon

Nicholas Kristof, the Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, announced Thursday that he is departing The New York Times as he explores a run for governor of Oregon.
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Biden Administration Plans For Massive Expansion of Wind Farms Off US Coasts

An anonymous reader quotes a report from CNN: The Biden administration is planning to aggressively expand offshore wind energy capacity in the United States, potentially holding as many as seven new offshore lease sales by 2025. The move was announced Wednesday by US Interior Secretary Deb Haaland and first reported by The New York Times. Haaland said the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management is exploring leasing sales along the Atlantic and Pacific coasts, in the Gulf of Maine, New York Bight, cent...
Tags: Oregon, US, Tech, Cnn, Atlantic, United States, Biden, Interior Department, Pacific, Gulf of Mexico, Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Deb Haaland, New York Times Haaland, Gulf of Maine New York Bight, Carolinas California


September Marks New Peak of Oregon COVID-19 Deaths

Officials say at least 610 Oregonians died from COVID-19 complications in September, marking the highest fatality count of any month of the pandemic.
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Overwhelmed by Illegal Pot, Oregon County Declares Emergency

A county in southern Oregon says it is so overwhelmed by an increase in the number and size of illegal marijuana farms that it declared a state of emergency, appealing to the governor and the Legislature’s leaders for help.
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Portland leaders unanimous in support of plan for new transportation fees

Passed! Now it’s time to get to work. The free ride for car, truck and delivery drivers in Portland isn’t over, but the end has never been easier to see. At City Council Wednesday, Mayor Ted Wheeler and the four other commissioners voted unanimously to adopt a resolution that will allow the City of Portland to develop a suite of new transportation-related fees. These “pricing strategies” include six near-term recommendations developed by the Pricing Options for Equitable Mobility (POEM) Task Fo...
Tags: Oregon, City, Sport, Front Page, Cycling, Portland, City Council, Task Force, ODOT, Ted Wheeler, Jonathan Maus, PBOT, Vivian Satterfield, Chris Warner, Shoshana Cohen, André Lightsey Walker


A Capitol riot defendant accused of smoking weed in a senator's office admitted to 2 additional felonies while representing himself

Brandon Fellows in the US Capitol on January 6. The US Department of Justice. A Capitol riot defendant chose to represent himself in a bond hearing, despite the judge's warnings. Brandon Fellows on Tuesday admitted to multiple criminal offenses while under cross examination. A federal judge in return, denied Fellow's request to reconsider his detention status. A Capitol riot defendant who decided to represent himself in his most recent bond hearing not only failed to win his relea...
Tags: Politics, New York, Oregon, US, Trends, Cbs, Capitol, US Department of Justice, Albany New York, McFadden, WUSA, US Capitol, Jeff Merkley, Insurrection, Fellows, Trevor McFadden


Every Day Carry Loadout: GLOCK 43x

Every Day Carry Loadout: GLOCK 43x U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- Every Day Carry (EDC) of a concealed handgun is one of the most hotly debated topics in the firearms community, as it crosses all the battle lines.  Brand X vs brand Y?  My amazing choice for caliber vs your terrible choice?  Optics or iron sights?  Open carry vs CCW?  We can argue on any of those and do it well. The simple truth is, the decision should be argued from a results-based viewpoint, that examines performance to determine ...
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Oregon is changing its substitute teacher license rules to combat an 'extraordinary shortage'

Hoping to help curb what officials are calling an "extraordinary shortage" of substitute teachers across the state, the Oregon Teacher Standards and Practices Commission announced a new rule temporarily dropping the bachelor's degree requirement to become licensed in some cases.
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State Lawmaker Resigns From Oregon Legislature Over Move

Keizer Republican state lawmaker Bill Post has announced his resignation from the Oregon Legislature after saying he misunderstood the residency requirements for being in office.
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