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Large crowd protests COVID vaccine mandate at Oregon Capitol

Large crowd protests COVID vaccine mandate at Oregon Capitol

Woodburn Independent - News
At least 500 people gathered in Salem on Saturday, Sept. 18, for a rally decrying requirements to get the COVID-19 vaccine.
Charting a career course

Charting a career course

Woodburn Independent - News
Many Woodburn High School students are taking advantage of opportunities afforded by Willamette Career Academy
Oregon Rep. Schrader blocks Dems' plan to lower drug prices

Oregon Rep. Schrader blocks Dems' plan to lower drug prices

Woodburn Independent - News
U.S. Congressman Kurt Schrader could pose a key stumbling block as Democrats attempt to pass their $3.5 trillion Build Back better package.
Specter of COVID-19 deaths moves to southern, northeastern…

Specter of COVID-19 deaths moves to southern, northeastern…

Woodburn Independent - News
Cases and deaths had been clustered in the most populous counties before; now hot spots include Wallowa.
Oktoberfest under way

Oktoberfest under way

Woodburn Independent - News
Annual Mount Angel Oktoberfest kicked off its 56th edition on Thursday & continues through Sunday
New U.S. attorney for Oregon will be nominated

New U.S. attorney for Oregon will be nominated

Woodburn Independent - News
U.S. senators, others nominate people to fill position left vacant by Billy Williams' resignation.
Lawmakers shuffle redistricting plans as special session…

Lawmakers shuffle redistricting plans as special session…

Woodburn Independent - News
Legislative plan must get a final vote by the end of September or courts could step in and draw state, federal districts
Few surprises as Oregon starts 2022 election season quietly

Few surprises as Oregon starts 2022 election season quietly

Woodburn Independent - News
Candidates ready to run for variety of offices as secretary of state opens public office filing window
Take part in Clackamas County haunted house

Take part in Clackamas County haunted house

Woodburn Independent - News
Volunteers needed at Clackamas County Scare Fair for acting, design, makeup and more
Teachers, students welcome new year

Teachers, students welcome new year

Woodburn Independent - News
Scenes from North Marion School District as students return to classes following the extended layoff due to the COVID-19 pandemic
Public weighs in on redistricting, but will it matter?

Public weighs in on redistricting, but will it matter?

Woodburn Independent - News
Legislative committees get an earful from skeptical citizens about the proposed maps.
Oktoberfest is on tap

Oktoberfest is on tap

Woodburn Independent - News
Planners in Mount Angel are determined to make a go of the Oktoberfest this year after last year's celebration was limited to a virtual one.
Governor: Curtailing school activities could speed drop in…

Governor: Curtailing school activities could speed drop in…

Woodburn Independent - News
'We're in a dire state, but I am seeing some signs that this is going to level out in the next week.'
Are you ready for more politics? It's electioneering season

Are you ready for more politics? It's electioneering season

Woodburn Independent - News
Candidates begin to line up for many statewide offices as summer semi-officially draws to a close.
Where are Oregon's money makers?

Where are Oregon's money makers?

Woodburn Independent - News
Highest wage earners in Oregon live in the metro area; the lowest wage earners in eastern Oregon
New year on the horizon

New year on the horizon

Woodburn Independent - News
North Marion School District holds gathering to officially kick off the 2021-22 school year.
Competing plans unveiled for legislative, congressional maps

Competing plans unveiled for legislative, congressional maps

Woodburn Independent - News
Lawmakers see drafts and plan public hearings Sept. 8-13 before special session later this year.
Indigenous practice could be key to taming wildfires

Indigenous practice could be key to taming wildfires

Woodburn Independent - News
Controlled burns have proven effective in combating wildfires, both before the Oregon Trail and in modern times.
NMSD releases plan for reopening school buildings

NMSD releases plan for reopening school buildings

Woodburn Independent - News
North Marion School District announces strict protocols to enhance safety as students return to in-person learning Sept. 8.
Rapid-fire responses

Rapid-fire responses

Woodburn Independent - News
Student firefighters were the very first to respond to last month's food bank fire
Oregon sets grim one-day record for COVID cases

Oregon sets grim one-day record for COVID cases

Woodburn Independent - News
With 20 new deaths, the coronavirus now has claimed the lives of 3,115 people in Oregon.
Pacific University to fire suspended professor Richard…

Pacific University to fire suspended professor Richard…

Woodburn Independent - News
On administrative leave for nearly a year, Paxton has received a 'notice of dismissal.'
The 'comeback' fair!

The 'comeback' fair!

Woodburn Independent - News
The Oregon State Fair opened Friday, Aug. 27, and runs through Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 6.
Man dies in three-vehicle I-5 crash

Man dies in three-vehicle I-5 crash

Woodburn Independent - News
Oregon State Police reported that an Aurora man died in fatal Interstate 5 crash Thursday morning.
Fall sports are back

Fall sports are back

Woodburn Independent - News
After playing a condensed season this past spring due to COVID-19, local teams are back and raring to go.
Oregon State Fair returns

Oregon State Fair returns

Woodburn Independent - News
After 2020 hiatus; the fair is teaming up with Salem Health and Oregon Health Authority to offer COVID vaccinations
Oregon taxpayers will get record $1.9 billion back next year

Oregon taxpayers will get record $1.9 billion back next year

Woodburn Independent - News
State economists offer estimates as they present quarterly revenue forecasts to lawmakers.
Marion County steps up COVID-19 outreach

Marion County steps up COVID-19 outreach

Woodburn Independent - News
Woodburn Ambulance receives a piece of Marion County's allotment for front-line COVID-19 efforts
COVID-19 crushing hospitals with reprieve still weeks away

COVID-19 crushing hospitals with reprieve still weeks away

Woodburn Independent - News
Numbers are a backdrop to a crisis, especially in southwestern Oregon, where unvaccinated residents swamp hospitals
Do-it-yourself political redistricting lights up Oregon

Do-it-yourself political redistricting lights up Oregon

Woodburn Independent - News
Shall we play a game? State lets amateurs draw their own dream maps based on U.S. Census numbers.

Redistricting 'road show' hearings will be held…

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Redistricting 'road show' hearings will be held…
Each hearing will discuss congressional districts and House and Senate legislative districts

Police seek auto-part theft suspects

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Police seek auto-part theft suspects
Woodburn Police alert residents that catalytic converter thefts have been on the rise locally and statewide

Oregonians' Flight for Freedom

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Oregonians' Flight for Freedom
Author remembers vividly the roughly 1,000 Oregonians who went to New York to offer solace barely a month after the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks

Keeping AWARE moving forward

Woodburn Independent - News
Keeping AWARE moving forward
Woodburn food bank forges on with helping hand from city after fire renders building unsafe

Governor orders teachers, school staff to get COVID…

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Governor orders teachers, school staff to get COVID…
Decision reverses a recent state policy allowing for vaccinations or regular testing to slow delta variant spread.

Mt. Angel blacksmith shop gets grant to begin…

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Mt. Angel blacksmith shop gets grant to begin…
Family members who own historic building where Louis Weissenfels worked until 1979 plan to form nonprofit to gather donations.

New athletic director at NMHS

Woodburn Independent - News
New athletic director at NMHS
Mark Sundquist begins his new role as North Marion Athletic Director, replacing Glenn Elliott, who retired earlier this year.

Clackamas Fire engineer: Statewide resources are…

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Clackamas Fire engineer: Statewide resources are…
Despite containing the Bootleg Fire, Oregon firefighters face a challenging end to wildfire season

2020 Census: Oregon and Portland metro area more…

Woodburn Independent - News
2020 Census: Oregon and Portland metro area more…
Three counties outpace state as a whole, also claim slighter larger share of state's population.

Oregon lawmaker's love-letter ban ignites real…

Woodburn Independent - News
Oregon lawmaker's love-letter ban ignites real…
Rep. Meek hopes to give BIPOC communities more opportunities for homeownership

Oregon hospitals, nurses warn of new 'crisis,' urge…

Woodburn Independent - News
Oregon hospitals, nurses warn of new 'crisis,' urge…
Understaffed and facing a surge that's overwhelming emergency rooms, hospitals say Kate Brown should change rules.

Bauman's Cider takes top honors

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Bauman's Cider takes top honors
Gervais small producer wins 17 awards at the Great Lakes International Cider & Perry Competition

Champoeg hosts living history event

Woodburn Independent - News
Champoeg hosts living history event
Learn about what life was like in the French Prairie region more than a century and a half ago

Gov. Brown extends foreclosure moratorium one more…

Woodburn Independent - News
Gov. Brown extends foreclosure moratorium one more…
Second extension to Dec. 31 is allowed under a 2021 state law; current federal halt ends Sept. 30.

Fire erupts at AWARE Food Bank

Woodburn Independent - News
Fire erupts at AWARE Food Bank
Woodburn Police arrest suspect in fire at local food bank; Woodburn Fire extinguishes the blaze.

New tree ordinance passes

Woodburn Independent - News
New tree ordinance passes
Woodburn City Council made it official: The city's tree ordinance now has stiffer penalties for scofflaws

Dual enrollment program gets boost

Woodburn Independent - News
Dual enrollment program gets boost
Chemeketa Community College will boost programs for students who face transitioning barriers

County prefers local discretion on masks

Woodburn Independent - News
County prefers local discretion on masks
Mask scoffers speak out at commission meeting; BOC passes resolution opposing mandate for school children

2020 Census: Oregon and Portland metro area more…

Woodburn Independent - News
2020 Census: Oregon and Portland metro area more…
Three counties outpace state as a whole, also claim slighter larger share of state's population.

Fatal crash leads to arrest

Woodburn Independent - News
Fatal crash leads to arrest
Man indicted on charges related to crash that killed Gervais man in Northern Marion County.

Library to require masks

Woodburn Independent - News
Library to require masks
Woodburn Public Library, which has served as a cooling station through heat waves this summer, implements a mask mandate

Governor's new mask mandate a push to 'protect…

Woodburn Independent - News
Governor's new mask mandate a push to 'protect…
Kate Brown says statewide order takes effect Friday, Aug. 13, as part of attempt to slow spread of delta variant.

COVID-19 spike could leave state 500 hospital beds…

Woodburn Independent - News
COVID-19 spike could leave state 500 hospital beds…
OHSU forecast sees increase of virus cases rivaling 'darkest days' of Oregon's winter surge.

Gov. Brown declares heat State of Emergency in…

Woodburn Independent - News
Gov. Brown declares heat State of Emergency in…
UPDATE: Multnomah County and Portland issue similar declarations before 'dangerously hot' temperatures predicted this week.

On your mark: Legislature begins 46-day race to…

Woodburn Independent - News
On your mark: Legislature begins 46-day race to…
'Nobody knows what their district's going to look like right now' as lawmakers plan road trip for hearings.

Oregon Gov. Brown: State workers must be vaccinated

Woodburn Independent - News
Oregon Gov. Brown: State workers must be vaccinated
The vaccination mandate for state workers will take effect in October or upon full federal approval of vaccines.

Accident closes Highway 214

Woodburn Independent - News
Accident closes Highway 214
Road between Woodburn and Mount Angel is closed after vehicle hits power pole.

Places to cool off

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Places to cool off
With the summer's second serious heat wave at hand, cooling stations will be available for people to seek respite

'Dangerous' heat predicted to return to Oregon

Woodburn Independent - News
'Dangerous' heat predicted to return to Oregon
The National Weather Service warns triple digit temperatures will return to Oregon this week.

ODOT receives funding for wildfire cleanup

Woodburn Independent - News
ODOT receives funding for wildfire cleanup
Marion County areas to receive over $11 million of the $34 million FEMA cash OK'd for debris removal.

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