Monthly Archives: February 2019

Oregon’s ‘kicker’ tax rebate could grow to $748.5 million: Morning Briefing for Thursday, Feb. 28

Subscribe to get the Morning Briefing newsletter delivered to your email inbox weekdays at 7 a.m. Today’s stories ECONOMIC FORECAST: Oregon’s “kicker” tax rebate could grow to $748.5 million. Read more. SNOW RESCUE: The Coast Guard rescues a man, 73, … Continue reading

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More extreme coastal weather events likely to increase bluff erosion, landslide activity

For many slope failures traversing Highway 101, these cliffs form the base of active slides that already move a little every year, said the study’s corresponding author, Ben Leshchinsky, a forest engineering and civil engineering researcher at OSU. The findings … Continue reading

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Amtrak train stranded in Oregon: Live updates

The Amtrak train that was stranded in Oregon from Sunday to Tuesday is part of the Coastal Starlight route that runs from Seattle all the way to Los Angeles. The route, which takes passengers through Portland, Sacramento and Oakland, stretches … Continue reading

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WATCHMAN RESCUED BY COAST GUARD

February 28, 2019 10:15 a.m.  A watchman for a logging company was rescued after being stranded in the snow for several days near Drain. Sergeant Brad O’Dell of the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office said 73-year old Lloyd Cline was working … Continue reading

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Coast Guard rescues man, 73, trapped for 3 days at snowbound Oregon logging site

Correction appended An elderly man keeping guard over logging equipment was stranded for three days atop a forested hill under heavy snow in southern Oregon until he was rescued by a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter Wednesday. Lloyd Cline, 73, had … Continue reading

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Beverage Companies Change Tact as Consumers Demand Cannabis Based Drinks

NEW YORK, Feb. 28, 2019 Wall Street firms have now drawn their attention towards cannabis as the industry continues to blare throughout the markets. RBC Capital Markets analyst Nik Modi said that U.S. cannabis sales are rapidly growing, as he … Continue reading

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Lawmakers, advocates sharply divided on new rent control law in Oregon

Feb. 28 (UPI) — Oregon became the first state to impose statewide rent control on landlords Thursday, as Gov. Kate Brown signed a proposal passed by lawmakers earlier this week. The House of Representatives passed Senate Bill 608 by a … Continue reading

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Your Thursday, Feb. 28 Daily Primer: Right-Wing Brawlers Indicted For Assault — Slap a Bus Driver, Go to Jail

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The Post-Dive Bar Is Here to Take Over Your Favorite Dive

Now that’s what I call a dive bar! In their 2018 essay “Welcome to the Big Flat Now,” authors Thom Bettridge, Joerg Koch, and Lucas Mascatello argue that global culture has been completely restructured by technology to the extent that … Continue reading

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Vegan Chain Veggie Grill Should Arrive in Cambridge This Summer

Vegan fast casual chain Veggie Grill should finally open its first east coast location in Cambridge this summer, over a year after the California chain announced its expansion to Massachusetts. Boston Restaurant Talk notes that signage for the chain, which … Continue reading

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