Away we go! Short session is hopefully “short”
Press release from Senator Dick Anderson
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With the February 21 deadline fast approaching for updating kids vaccinations, the Oregon Immunization Program (OIP) reminds parents and caregivers that children may miss out on school or childcare if their records on file show missing immunizations.
According to a press release from Oregon Senate Republican Caucus spokesperson Ashley Kuenzi, "The Oregon Supreme Court has officially sided with Democrats on Measure 113, effectively ending the service of 10 Republican senators – one-third of the Oregon Senate." "We obviously disagree with the Supreme Court’s ruling. But more importantly, we are deeply disturbed by the chilling impact this decision will have to crush dissent,” said Senate Republican Leader Tim Knopp (R-Bend).
At least nine Oregon State Parks have closed or partially closed due to ice, snow and downed trees along the North Coast and valley. Visitors are encouraged to check park pages on the state park website before visiting as well as local forecasts and TripCheck for road conditions.
Enjoy guided nature hikes, seasonal crafts and educational activities at the Silver Falls State Park Winter Festival 10a.m. to 4p.m. Saturday and Sunday December 9 and 10. Visitors will have a chance to learn about the park in winter including the changing landscapes and habitats for resident and migratory birds and animals. Activities include guided walks and talks; building bird nest boxes; making bird feeders and paper bird crafts; creating wreaths and decorating gingerbread and sugar cookies.
The Oregon Department of Health and Human Services (ODHS) is offering another way to get help with state medical, food, cash, and child care benefits and avoid potentially high call wait times at the ONE Customer Service Center.
Two popular coastal campgrounds will temporarily close through spring/summer 2024 due to construction.
The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD) will livestream a virtual meeting Nov. 8 at 6 p.m. to present draft drone take-off and landing...
SALEM, Ore - On Wednesday, June 21 the Oregon Senate passed House Bill 2426 with overwhelming bipartisan support. The new law gives Oregon drivers...