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West Linn Paper Company To Close After 128 Years

Pamplin Media Group | Oct. 18, 2017 8:54 a.m.

West Linn Paper Company, the city's sole industrial business and a staple of the community for 128 years, is shutting its doors.

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Movie Madness To Close? Not If The Hollywood Theatre Can Save It

OPB | Oct. 11, 2017 6:45 a.m. | Portland

The nonprofit cinema is launching a campaign to buy one of Portland’s last remaining video stores — and one of the country's largest film collections.

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Restoration Completed Of Cabin Where Washington History Was Made

Northwest News Network | Oct. 9, 2017 7:45 a.m.

History buffs, politicians and park rangers gathered Friday to celebrate the restoration of an often overlooked historic site in the Washington State Park system.

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Oregon Gov. Kate Brown Names Oct. 9 Indigenous Peoples Day

The Klamath Falls Herald and News | Oct. 6, 2017 1:15 p.m.

Gov. Kate Brown has declared Oct. 9 Indigenous People’s Day in response to efforts by the Klamath Tribes Youth Council to seek an alternative to Columbus Day.

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Clark County Removes Confederate Monument From Historic Registry

OPB | Oct. 3, 2017 9:32 p.m. | Vancouver, Washington

After hours of public testimony, the Clark County Historic Preservation Commission voted unanimously Tuesday to remove a Confederate monument from the historic registry.

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Ad Targets Sen. Peter Courtney Over Opposition To National Popular Vote Bills

Statesman Journal | Sept. 28, 2017 5:20 p.m.

A California-based nonprofit launched an ad campaign Thursday against Senate President Peter Courtney in response to his repeatedly blocking legislation that would align Oregon as a presidential election popular vote state.

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Oregon Wildfire Fighting Costs Hit $340 Million

Pamplin Media Group | Sept. 22, 2017 8:21 a.m.

Fighting Oregon wildland fires this year has cost state, federal, local, tribal and private entities more than $340 million and consumed 678,000 acres, as of Monday, Sept. 18, according to state authorities.

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Author Of Oregon's State Song Gets A New Headstone In Warrenton

Daily Astorian | Sept. 18, 2017 7:47 a.m. | Warrenton, Oregon

John A. Buchanan, author of the state song “Oregon, My Oregon,” is buried in Ocean View Cemetery. Until recently, his resting place was marked by a fairly nondescript headstone.

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Judge: Sessions Can't Deny Grant Money For Sanctuary Cities

AP | Sept. 15, 2017 2:07 p.m.

Attorney General Jeff Sessions can't follow through — at least for now — with his threat to withhold public safety grant money to Chicago and other so-called sanctuary cities for refusing to impose new tough immigration policies, a judge ruled Friday in a legal defeat for the Trump administration.

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Nation's Largest Wildfire Burning More Than 180,000 Acres In Southwest Oregon

OPB | Sept. 8, 2017 1:20 p.m. | Portland

Before the Eagle Creek Fire in the Columbia River Gorge became the nation’s top priority wildfire, it was the Chetco Bar Fire near Brookings.

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