PORTLAND, Ore. — Tens of thousands of people were without power across Oregon as a record-breaking low-pressure storm rolled in from the Oregon Coast causing strong winds and several Severe Thunderstorm warnings. A look at the power outage maps for both Portland General Electric and Pacific Power, the two main...
PORTLAND, Ore. — Thousands of customers were left without power Sunday as a storm swept through the region, bringing heavy rain and high winds. Both Portland General Electric and Pacific Power were reporting outages by the afternoon. At its peak around 2 p.m., a PGE outage map indicated that more...
As high winds and heavy rain pick up, thousands of customers have been left without power Sunday while a storm sweeps through the region in the Portland, Oregon area. According to Portland General Electric and Pacific power, outages were reported by the afternoon leaving more than 13,000 customers impacted by 139 outages. The area impacted in Oregon spans from Portland metro area to Salem and west toward Sheridan, according to KATU.
PORTLAND, Ore. — Lawyers representing New Seasons Market have filed a $2.7 million lawsuit against an Oregon beef producer accusing the company of negligence for delivering beef tainted with E. coli in 2019, court records show. Several people were sickened by the bacteria, prompting a wide recall, The Oregonian/OregonLive reported.
Thousands of people in Oregon and southwest Washington lost power during Sunday’s storms. It’s serving as an important reminder to be ready for outages.
An independent grocer in Oregon is suing a local beef producer for negligence after several people in the Portland area fell ill in 2019 when they ate ground beef contaminated with the potential harmful pathogen, E. coli O157:H7. According to an Associated Press report, Portland-based New Seasons Market filed a...
Lawyers representing New Seasons Market have filed a $2.7 million lawsuit against a Redmond-based beef producer accusing the company of negligence for delivering beef tainted with E. coli in 2019, court records show. Several people were sickened by the bacteria, prompting a wide recall. The suit, filed this week in...
Exports of agriculture from Oregon farms increased 25 percent during the past six years, according to an Oregon State University economic analysis report. The new report showed the number of small farms in Oregon increased significantly since 2015, partly because of more hemp growers entering the market since Oregon legalized recreational marijuana that year. It’s now a $1.4 billion industry employing nearly 10,000 people.
An Oregon State University’s veterinary college study has found that planting hedgerows in pasture-raised chicken farms may reduce heat stress to help certain chicken breeds grow faster and increase their immune response to better enable them to fight off pathogens. This, in turn, could improve profit margins for commercial poultry...
OSU’s Marine Mammal Institute to develop wildlife distribution models to inform wind energy development
Oregon State University’s Marine Mammal Institute has been awarded a $2 million grant to collect data about distribution and density of marine mammals and seabirds that will be used to inform decisions about offshore wind energy development. The grant is one of four announced this month by the U.S. Department...
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The 2020 crop year is one to be celebrated by the 37,200 farms and ranches that make up Oregon’s diverse agricultural community, according to the Oregon Department of Agriculture. Oregon is home to more than 225 commodities, everything from cattle to cherries to hazelnuts and hay. The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic...
Court documents show lawyers representing New Seasons Market have filed a $2.7 million lawsuit against an Oregon beef producer accusing the company of negligence for delivering beef tainted with E. coli in 2019.
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