Northwest Officials, Companies Scramble To Help Thousands Of Federal Workers Impacted By Shutdown
More public and private agencies are stepping up to ease the financial strain on federal workers affected by the partial government shutdown. Many of those workers will miss their second paycheck Friday.
For the second time this legislative session, Oregon Senate Republicans prepared Thursday to stage a walkout, denying Democrats the ability to pass legislation. It’s the latest step in a standoff over sweeping climate change legislation. Continue Reading Oregon Senate Republicans Stage Walkout For 2nd Time This Year To Stop Vote On Climate Bill
The Environmental Protection Agency has begun removing potentially contaminated barrels from Wallowa Lake. Despite initial fears, the barrels seem to have been full of lake water, though the EPA is waiting for test results to confirm that the water and barrels are indeed clean. Continue Reading EPA Begins Removing Herbicide Barrels From Eastern Oregon’s Wallowa Lake
The Supreme Court is throwing out an Oregon court ruling against bakers who refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple.