Posts Tagged ‘Oregon’

Oregon Politician Said Educated Women Aren’t ‘Susceptible’ To Abuse

Republican candidate for Oregon governor Bud Pierce has apologized for stating that educated women with good jobs are not “susceptible” to abuse. “A woman that has great education and training and a great job is not susceptible to this kind of abuse by men, women or anyone,” Pierce said at a Friday debate with Oregon […]

Oregon Set To Become First Coal-Free State

Oregon lawmakers have approved legislation to eliminate coal from the state’s electrical supply by 2035, the first U.S. state to do so. The bill, called the Clean Electricity and Coal Transition plan, commits the state to doubling its use of renewable energy, including solar and wind, to 50 percent by 2040. The measure makes Oregon the first […]

Police Make First Arrest In Connection To Oregon Militia Standoff

BURNS, Ore. (AP) — Oregon State Police arrested a man Friday they said was driving a government vehicle stolen from a wildlife refuge being occupied by an armed group protesting federal land policies. Kenneth Medenbach, 62, of Crescent was arrested at a grocery store in Burns for investigation of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, […]

Transborder Lives: Indigenous Oaxacans in Mexico, California, and Oregon

Transborder Lives: Indigenous Oaxacans in Mexico, California, and Oregon Lynn Stephen’s innovative ethnography follows indigenous Mexicans from two towns in the state of Oaxaca–the Mixtec community of San Agustin Atenango and the Zapotec community of Teotitlan del Valle–who periodically leave their homes in Mexico for extended periods of work in California and Oregon. Demonstrating that […]

Oregon Senate Passes Paid Sick Leave Law

The Oregon Senate on Wednesday approved a measure that would require all businesses with at least 10 employees in the state to provide paid sick leave to their workers. The bill, which passed by a vote of 17-13, will now go to the Oregon House, and if approved, to Gov. Kate Brown (D). A spokesman […]

Wind On The Waves: Stories From The Oregon Coast

Wind On The Waves: Stories From The Oregon Coast Wind on the Wavesis a collection of fifty-two stories that embody the beauty, mystery, and allure of Oregon’s magnificent coast. Written by award-winning author and poet Kim Stafford, these wonderful vignettes celebrate the people, towns, wildlife, culture, and natural beauty of one of America’s most rugged, […]

Wind On The Waves: Stories From The Oregon Coast

Wind On The Waves: Stories From The Oregon Coast Wind on the Wavesis a collection of fifty-two stories that embody the beauty, mystery, and allure of Oregon’s magnificent coast. Written by award-winning author and poet Kim Stafford, these wonderful vignettes celebrate the people, towns, wildlife, culture, and natural beauty of one of America’s most rugged, […]

How Brittany Maynard Found Peace of Mind in Oregon | Where Are They Now? | OWN

When Brittany Maynard learned that she had about six months to live, her husband, Dan Diaz, says she began to ask about her end-of-life options. Watch as Dan reveals why he and Brittany decided to leave their home in California and move to Oregon. Find OWN on TV at http://www.oprah.com/FindOWN SUBSCRIBE: http://bit.ly/1vqD1PN Their stories made […]

Oregon Basketball Coach Sued By Alleged Rape Victim For Ignoring Player’s Sexual Assault Record

A University of Oregon student who says she was raped by three basketball players contends in a lawsuit filed Thursday that the school knew it admitted a transfer student with a previous record of sexual assault and that it prioritized basketball over her rape allegation. The lawsuit, which names the university and basketball head coach […]

Pack Like Bear Grylls – Episode 4 Coastal Oregon

Walmart takes you behind the scenes of Running Wild with Bear Grylls. See what Bear and Tom Arnold packed for their Oregon journey. Stock up for your own adventures at Walmart. For more info about the show and all your outdoor needs, visit http://walmart.com/RunningWild. Subscribe for more great videos: http://youtube.com/walmart. Uploads by Walmart Save on […]

Monica Wehby, Oregon GOP Senate Candidate, Raises Funds Off Veterans Affairs Woes

WASHINGTON — Oregon GOP Senate candidate Monica Wehby used the troubles at the Department of Veterans Affairs Wednesday as the basis for a fundraising email attacking her opponent, Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.). Wehby’s email to supporters came on the day that the VA inspector general released a scathing report concluding that veterans waited an average […]

Lonely Planet Washington, Oregon & the Pacific Northwest

Lonely Planet Washington, Oregon & the Pacific Northwest Lonely Planet: The world’s leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet Washington, Oregon & the Pacific Northwest is your passport to all the most relevant and up-to-date advice on what to see, what to skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Explore the funky shops of Pike Place […]

Earth Goddess Jewels Oregon Sunstone 3rd Eye Crown

Earth Goddess Jewels Oregon Sunstone 3rd Eye Crown The 3rd Eye crown adorns our Ajna chakra, our 3rd eye, similar to a bindi in the Indian tradition. This is the point of the 3 I’s – intuition, imagination, and inspiration. These are very easy and fun to wear. I do my yoga in them This […]