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|Wood products workers voice concerns about state's Cleaner Air Oregon plan - The Register-GuardGoogle News / 1 h. 13 min. ago more|
The Register-GuardWood products workers voice concerns about state's Cleaner Air Oregon planThe Register-Guard“It's not set in stone, and we're still figuring out how we're going to implement these rules,” he said. It remains unclear which businesses would be affected, statewide or in Lane County, with the rules not yet finalized. The 200 companies with air ...
|3-star WR Jesiah Irish Recaps Oregon State Visit - 247SportsGoogle News / 4 h. 21 min. ago more|
247Sports3-star WR Jesiah Irish Recaps Oregon State Visit247SportsMount Si receiver Jesiah Irish hit the road this weekend for an official visit to Oregon State. The trip couldn't have gone any better for Irish. "My official was amazing," said Irish. "I give it a 10/10. I loved everything about it." Irish said the ...
|Wisconsin OLB coach Tim Tibesar joins Oregon State as defensive coordinator, per report - Landof10.comGoogle News / 4 h. 32 min. ago more|
Landof10.comWisconsin OLB coach Tim Tibesar joins Oregon State as defensive coordinator, per reportLandof10.comPaul Chryst, according to a report, is losing one of his assistant coaches to Oregon State. Steven Branscombe/Getty Images. Kevin Cunningham. Posted 9 mins ago. Wisconsin appears to be the latest program losing an assistant coach to take a job at ...Tim Tibesar, UW outside linebackers coach, reportedly set to run Oregon State defenseMilwaukee Journal SentinelBadgers football: Wisconsin outside linebackers coach Tim Tibesar to become Oregon State defensive coordinator, per ...Madison.comall 4 news articles »
|Sources: Oregon Defensive Coordinator Jim Leavitt to Stay With Ducks on New Deal - Sports IllustratedGoogle News / 5 h. 11 min. ago more|
Sports IllustratedSources: Oregon Defensive Coordinator Jim Leavitt to Stay With Ducks on New DealSports IllustratedOregon had a rough Saturday, losing to Boise State in the Las Vegas Bowl, but the Ducks got some great news Sunday. Multiple sources tell SI that defensive coordinator Jim Leavitt, who was a hot commodity this month, has agreed to a new deal to remain ...Lucrative new contract keeps Jim Leavitt, Ducks defensive coordinator, at OregonOregonLive.comOregon's paying a bunch of money to keep defensive coordinator Jim Leavitt. That's great news for new coach Mario ...SB NationOregon's Willie Taggart era: a lone season of what-ifsWTOPThe Register-Guard -Idaho Statesman -Addicted to Quackall 51 news articles »
|Ionescu's triple-double leads No. 9 Oregon past MississippiABCNews.com / 8 h. 2 min. ago more|
Sabrina Ionescu tied an NCAA record with her seventh career triple-double, and No. 9 Oregon beat Mississippi 90-46
|Oregon's Sabrina Ionescu breaks Pac-12 record and ties NCAA mark in runaway win - OregonLive.comGoogle News / 8 h. 44 min. ago more|
OregonLive.comOregon's Sabrina Ionescu breaks Pac-12 record and ties NCAA mark in runaway winOregonLive.comOne year ago, Sabrina Ionescu broke her thumb the day before Oregon's women's basketball team was set to play at Mississippi, and was a nonfactor in the resulting loss because of it. In a rematch with the Rebels on Sunday at Matthew Knight Arena ...Ionescu ties NCAA record in Oregon rout of Ole MissThe Register-GuardIonescu ties NCAA tripple-double record as Oregon beats Ole Miss 90-46Oregon Daily EmeraldIonescu's triple-double leads No. 9 Oregon past MississippiHouston ChronicleHottyToddy.com -Autzen Zooall 20 news articles »
|KFC brings 'tiny' restaurant to Oregon for one day | Fox News - Fox NewsGoogle News / 12 h. 30 min. ago more|
Fox NewsKFC brings 'tiny' restaurant to Oregon for one day | Fox NewsFox NewsKFC opened the world's tiniest restaurant for one day to give fans free miniature Fill Up Boxes. (iStock). KFC is known to push the envelope when it comes to their brand (chicken-scented bath bombs, anyone?). Their latest marketing tactic was no ...and more »
|Water from Oregon river off-limits after fuel spill - The Spokesman-ReviewGoogle News / 12 h. 41 min. ago more|
The Spokesman-ReviewWater from Oregon river off-limits after fuel spillThe Spokesman-ReviewA western Oregon city remained without a key water source Sunday after a vehicle crash led to fuel spilling into the North Santiam River, state officials said. Officials say 11,600 gallons of fuel spilled with an unknown amount entering the river, and ...Agencies work to clean up North Santiam River after spillOregonLive.comall 28 news articles »
|Explore Oregon: A prehistoric path along the Oregon Coast - NRToday.comGoogle News / 14 h. 33 min. ago more|
NRToday.comExplore Oregon: A prehistoric path along the Oregon CoastNRToday.comTrachodon roams through the Oregon rainforest at the Prehistoric Gardens in Port Orford. The Trachodon was the main food source for the Tyrannosaurs Rex. SANNE GODFREY/The News-Review. 171217-nrr-out-explore. Sunset at Port Orford. SANNE GODFREY/News ...
|International business man sells Oregon pickups in Guatemala - NRToday.comGoogle News / 17 h. 41 min. ago more|
NRToday.comInternational business man sells Oregon pickups in GuatemalaNRToday.comFrancisco Lopez, who buys Toyota pickup trucks in Oregon, always stops by Love's Travel Stop in Green before driving the line of connected vehicles south through the mountains and deserts of Oregon, California, Arizona and Mexico to sell them in his ...
|Portland 'cop watcher' pleads guilty to firearms chargeOregon News / 18 h. 17 min. ago more|
A so-called "cop watcher" who angered Portland police and prosecutors by showing up at their homes has pleaded guilty in federal court to using a firearms despite a felony record. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports 36-year-old Christopher Ryan Ponte pleaded guilty Friday, admitting that on Jan. 28 he joined co-workers at a campsite in Estacada and held and fired three guns that belonged to others.
|Hill hits 6 3s, scores 23; Seattle beats Portland 89-76Big News Network.com / 20 h. 6 min. ago more|
Jordan Hill hit six 3-pointers and finished with 23 points, both career highs, to help Seattle beat Portland 89-76 on Saturday night for its seventh consecutive home win. Matej Kav
|Saturday Night Five: Royce Freeman shows up, Oregon doesn’t; the Ducks’ alternate search; and those must-keep ASU coordinatorsBig News Network.com / 20 h. 17 min. ago more|
Turns out, the Ducks weren't in the LVB. Boise State was on one side of the matchup; nobody was on the other; and the Pac-12 lineup gets underway after Christmas, it turns out
|Oregon taxi company offers cabs to help homeless stay warmOregon News / 23 h. 1 min. ago more|
A Salem taxi company is offering homeless residents a seat inside its cabs on chilly nights when the city's warming centers are not open. Willamette Valley Yellow Cab usually offers free rides to shelters on cold nights, but this winter, they are going a step further because of a controversy over when the city's warming shelters will open, the Statesman Journal reported Friday.
|Friday night fire destroys Salem garageBig News Network.com / 1 d. 2 h. 14 min. ago more|
Firefighters responded at about 10:45 p.m. Friday to a detached garage on Orton Road in Salem, according to Kirk Bertelsen, a fire inspector with the Utah County Fire Marshall....
|Trail Blazers beat Hornets 93-91 for 3rd straight road winBig News Network.com / 1 d. 2 h. 14 min. ago more|
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Hornets associate head coach Stephen Silas expressed concern about stopping the Trail Blazers' talented backcourt. Turns out, his concerns were warranted.
|Class pet debate is back in RedmondOregon News / 1 d. 3 h. 18 min. ago more|
Redmond School District may loosen its policy on animals in schools after tightening its practice in October, according to a discussion at its most recent school board meeting. For years, Redmond School District policy has been that animals are not allowed in classrooms long term, such as in the case of class pets.
|College Football Bowl Games: Boise State Holds Off Oregon - New York TimesGoogle News / 1 d. 3 h. 42 min. ago more|
New York TimesCollege Football Bowl Games: Boise State Holds Off OregonNew York TimesLeading by 24-0 in the final minute of the first half of the Las Vegas Bowl on Saturday, Boise State, with a rout in the making, committed two turnovers that were returned for touchdowns, allowing Oregon back into the game. But the Broncos regrouped ...Despite bright spots in defense, Oregon unable to stop Cedrick WilsonOregon Daily EmeraldBoise State's Cedrick Wilson bedevils Oregon defenseThe Register-GuardOregon vs. Boise State Las Vegas Bowl 2017 live updates: Scores, stats and moreSB NationUSA TODAY -Idaho Statesman -OregonLive.comall 417 news articles »
|No. 17 Oregon State beats UC Santa Barbara 74-49ABCNews.com / 1 d. 5 h. 43 min. ago more|
Aleah Goodman had 17 points for No. 17 Oregon State in a 74-59 victory over UC Santa Barbara in the Dam City Classic at Portland's Moda Center
|Trail Blazers hold off HornetsBig News Network.com / 1 d. 5 h. 55 min. ago more|
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- CJ McCollum scored 25 points and the Portland Trail Blazers held on for their third straight victory with a 93-91 win over the Charlotte Hornets on Saturday night at the Spectrum Ce
|No. 25 Boise State beats Oregon 38-28 in Las Vegas BowlABCNews.com / 1 d. 6 h. 10 min. ago more|
Cedrick Wilson caught 10 passes for 221 yards and a touchdown, Kekaula Kaniho returned an interception 53 yards for a score and No. 25 Boise State beat Oregon 38-28 in the Las Vegas Bowl
|Bowl roundup: No. 25 Boise State tops Oregon in Las Vegas BowlBig News Network.com / 1 d. 6 h. 14 min. ago more|
LAS VEGAS - Brett Rypien passed for 362 yards and two touchdowns and Cedrick Wilson caught 10 passes for 221 yards and a touchdown as 25th-ranked Boise State spoiled the Oregon coaching debut of Mario
|Vote 'no' on Measure 101's inequitable tax: Editorial endorsementOregon News / 1 d. 7 h. 52 min. ago more|
The sheer complexity of Medicaid funding makes Measure 101, a referendum on new tax provisions , a difficult issue to put before voters. The question of how to fairly pay for such an essential program is exactly what the Oregon Legislature and governor should have figured out.
|Boise State rides arm of Rypien to Las Vegas Bowl winBig News Network.com / 1 d. 8 h. 6 min. ago more|
LAS VEGAS - Brett Rypien passed for 362 yards and two touchdowns and wide receiver Cedrick Wilson caught 10 passes for 221 yards and a touchdown as 25th-ranked Boise State spoiled the Oregon head coac
|Unknown Amount Of Gas Spilled Into N. Santiam River After Tanker CrashOPB / 1 d. 11 h. 59 min. ago more|
A tanker carrying about 11,500 gallons of gas crashed after losing traction on black ice on Highway 22 near Idanha, Oregon.
|Brown deserves credit: Letter to the editorOregon News / 1 d. 12 h. 40 min. ago more|
While I don't think Governor Brown needs to win the Oregon Person of the Year contest being held by the Oregonian, I do think she deserves a little more credit for consideration. In the poll, under her name and photo was this description: "Kate Brown, a year into her first term as elected governor, has turned over many state agency leaders as she faces a challenge in the coming election year," .
|In this photo provided by the Santa Barbara County Fire Department, an engine company from Portland Ore., provides structure protection for a home near San Ysidro Road in Montecito, Calif., Saturday, ...ABCNews.com / 1 d. 13 h. 2 min. ago more|
In this photo provided by the Santa Barbara County Fire Department, an engine company from Portland Ore., provides structure protection for a home near San Ysidro Road in Montecito, Calif., Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017. Santa Barbara County has issued new
|5 Things Vera Katz Did To Bolster Art In PortlandOPB / 1 d. 14 h. 33 min. ago more|
We talk with one artist and one arts administrator about what they remember of living, working, and making in Vera Katz’s Portland.
|This week in odd news: Fatberg on display and a 'java jam'ABCNews.com / 1 d. 15 h. 44 min. ago more|
This week in odd news: A C-A-T named D-O-G is star canine trainer; Belly bump: Dad-to-be stages pregnancy photo shoot, shows belly; In a reverse-reality Christmas tale, a red-suited man on a sled pushes a deer to safety on an ice-covered pond in Oregon
|Oregon Beer News, 12/15/2017Oregon News / 1 d. 17 h. 19 min. ago more|
Happy Friday! I hope your weekend is shaping up with holiday baking, Christmas shopping, and beer as we get close to Christmas. Here's the news in Oregon beer to help you work out that beer part - up to date for this Friday, December 15, and the weekend.
|Missing Ashland woman found deadOregon News / 1 d. 21 h. 58 min. ago more|
The search for a missing Ashland woman continues, as crews from Jackson County Sheriff's Office Search and Rescue scour rural parts of Ashland. "We haven't even considered stopping anything, so we're just going to continue to search," said Sergeant Shawn Richards, Jackson County Sheriff's Office Search and Rescue.
|Oregon Community Foundation awards grants to Douglas County organizationsOregon News / 2 d. 2 h. 39 min. ago more|
Three Douglas County entities have been approved for more than $72,000 in grant awards this fall by the philanthropic Oregon Community Foundation. With a goal of improving Oregonians' lives through philanthropy, the foundation awards grants for community improvement projects around the state.
|Not all Oregonians treated fairly with new taxesOregon News / 2 d. 5 h. 12 min. ago more|
As we are midway through December and Christmas is upon us, I wanted to write a few things preparing you for what's coming in 2018. First, I have to give a huge shout out to Danielle Bethell and the Keizer Chamber of Commerce for another outstanding Holiday Lights Parade! Our city is served well by our Chamber and the great business owners that work tirelessly to make Keizer a great place to live.
|Prediction: Devon Williams, 5-star WR, to commit to Oregon DucksOregon News / 2 d. 5 h. 12 min. ago more|
Two weeks ago, the Oregon Ducks football program had a problem at wide receiver, as they had five commitments and several interested prospects remaining. Fast forward to this week, and Oregon's wide receiver recruiting problem has turned a complete 180 - the Ducks have lost all five of their committed pass-catchers and U.S. Army All-American Chase Cota committed to UCLA over Oregon.
|Woman veteran set to take the helm at Oregon Department of Veterans AffairsOregon News / 2 d. 5 h. 12 min. ago more|
According to the ODVA, Blasi worked as assistant director of Statewide Veteran Services. Before then, she was a state auditor for 15 years where she made recommendations and managed audits to programs and services for Oregonians.
|Lillard, McCollum lead Blazers past MagicBig News Network.com / 2 d. 5 h. 50 min. ago more|
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Damian Lillard scored 21 points and CJ McCollum added 20 as the Portland Trail Blazers defeated the Orlando Magic 95-88 Friday. The Blazers won their second straight game while handi
|Portland Train Attack Suspect Trial Date Set For June 2019OPB / 2 d. 7 h. 38 min. ago more|
Multnomah County Judge Cheryl Albrecht set a June 2019 trial date for Jeremy Christian, the man accused of stabbing three people on a Portland light-rail train earlier this year.
|Wednesday's earthquake a valuable demonstration of Oregon's early warning systemOregon News / 2 d. 7 h. 49 min. ago more|
Soon after he got home Wednesday evening, Leland O'Driscoll, a manager with the Pacific Northwest Seismic Network, pulled out his laptop and began monitoring the seismographs sprinkled around Oregon. Just after 5:24 p.m., an alarm blared and a digitized voice spilled out of his computer in urgent tones.
|FamilyCare Threatens To Close Doors, Cut Hundreds Of JobsOPB / 2 d. 8 h. 13 min. ago more|
FamilyCare, one of Oregon's largest coordinated care organizations, has told its 300 employees that most will be out of a job by January.
|Magic leading scorer Gordon cleared to returnBig News Network.com / 2 d. 10 h. 6 min. ago more|
Leading scorer Aaron Gordon cleared the NBA's concussion protocol and will return to the lineup when the Orlando Magic host the Portland Trail Blazers on Friday night. Gordon suffered a concussion ag
|NORCOR Juvenile Center Says Reports Of 'Psychological Harm' Are ExaggeratedOPB / 2 d. 11 h. 4 min. ago more|
The Northern Oregon Regional Correctional Facilities issued a letter Friday saying reports that the juvenile detention center is “psychologically harmful" are exaggerated.
|'Me Pueden Quitar A Mi Mamá'OPB / 2 d. 11 h. 14 min. ago more|
La inmigración ilegal es un tema político de la administrativa Trump que ha tenido un efecto bastante fuerte en los estudiantes latinos del proyecto “Clase del 2025”.
|Portland Settles Utility Lawsuit Alleging Improper Spending For $10 MillionOPB / 2 d. 11 h. 35 min. ago more|
The city of Portland has reached a $10 million settlement in a long-running lawsuit alleging misspending of ratepayer dollars by the city’s water and sewer bureaus.
|Remembering Vera Katz | Best Music Of 2017 | Minor White | Explode Into ColorsOPB / 2 d. 11 h. 47 min. ago more|
This week on "State of Wonder," we discuss the legacy of former mayor and arts booster Vera Katz, the best music of 2017, and get a glimpse into Portland's past through the photos of Minor White.
|Savor The Season With New Pacific Northwest CookbooksOPB / 2 d. 12 h. 30 min. ago more|
Cook up delicious holiday dishes from these recent cookbooks with Northwest roots (and find inspiration for last-minute gifts).
|Judge Rules NORCOR Lawsuit Can Move ForwardOPB / 2 d. 12 h. 40 min. ago more|
A Wasco County judge ruled Friday that a lawsuit against the Northern Oregon Regional Corrections Facilty can move forward.
|No Longer A Mill Town, Camas Holds On To Its Blue-Collar PastOPB / 2 d. 13 h. 42 min. ago more|
An industry that once defined the town of Camas, Washington, is coming to an end. Last month, Georgia-Pacific announced it will close most of its production at the 134-year-old paper mill.
|Out-of-state group seeks to oust Peter Courtney, president of Oregon SenateOregon News / 2 d. 14 h. 29 min. ago more|
A deep-pocketed California group that dislikes the Electoral College system has spent nearly $100,000 this year going after its nemesis: Oregon Senate President Peter Courtney. Since 2007, Courtney has single-handedly has killed every attempt to add Oregon to the list of states that have agreed to circumvent the Electoral College system by pledging their delegates to the winner of the national popular vote.
|News Roundtable | Walden On Net Neutrality | Blumenauer On The Farm BillOPB / 2 d. 15 h. 30 min. ago more|
Our news roundtable takes up some of the big stories in the weeks news. We also hear from Congressman Greg Walden on "net neutrality"and Congressman Earl Blumenauer on the farm bill.
|Morningside's Bubba Jenkins (10) carries the ball towards Sterling's Sam Cusack (10) during an NCAA college football game in Sioux City, Iowa on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. Southern Oregon quarterback ...ABCNews.com / 2 d. 15 h. 32 min. ago more|
Morningside's Bubba Jenkins (10) carries the ball towards Sterling's Sam Cusack (10) during an NCAA college football game in Sioux City, Iowa on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. Southern Oregon quarterback Tanner Trosin and Morningside running back Bubba Jen
|Southern Oregon QB Trosin leads AP NAIA All-America teamABCNews.com / 2 d. 15 h. 33 min. ago more|
Southern Oregon quarterback Tanner Trosin and Morningside running back Bubba Jenkins lead the NAIA Associated Press All-America team
|Fired but fit for duty: Lax police oversight in OregonOregon News / 2 d. 16 h. 28 min. ago more|
Shaymond Michelson knew a night of drinking had gone badly when he woke up in a jail cell with a face so swollen he had a hard time talking. A police officer wrote in a report he hadn't followed orders.
|NYCFC trades forward Khiry Shelton to Sporting KCBig News Network.com / 3 d. 7 h. 52 min. ago more|
Sporting Kansas City acquired former No. 2 MLS draft pick Khiry Shelton from New York City FC in a trade for right-back Saad Abdul-Salaam on Thursday.Shelton, 24, has scored six goals with 1
|Oregon State Senator Wants Tougher Response From ODE On HarassmentOPB / 3 d. 7 h. 55 min. ago more|
Response to sexual harassment by a director at Oregon Department of Education has drawn criticism from a nationally-recognized state senator.
|Washington Hopes Oregon Will Join I-5 Bridge Replacement ConversationOPB / 3 d. 8 h. ago more|
Washington state lawmakers are moving ahead with an effort to revive a plan to replace the aging Interstate 5 Bridge. They remain hopeful their counterparts in Oregon will join them.
|FILE - In this Sept. 19, 2017, file photo, a person sleeps next to a wheelchair on a park bench in downtown Portland, Ore., not far from the city's trendy Pearl District. An annual report found that ...ABCNews.com / 3 d. 10 h. 10 min. ago more|
FILE - In this Sept. 19, 2017, file photo, a person sleeps next to a wheelchair on a park bench in downtown Portland, Ore., not far from the city's trendy Pearl District. An annual report found that 80 homeless people died on the streets of Portland
|Study: Oregon's state parks injected $1B into economyABCNews.com / 3 d. 12 h. 58 min. ago more|
A study by the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department finds that visitors to the state's parks contributed more than $1 billion to the economy and supported 16,000 full- and part-time jobs in 2016
|The Major Fluoride Risk Study You Never Heard Of BlueOregon / 51 d. 15 h. 23 min. ago more|
A few weeks ago, Willamette Week’s lead story, “What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You,” featured Project Censored, highlighting important stories the media didn’t cover. The headline lends itself perfectly to another story ignored by U.S. newspapers: higher fluoride levels in pregnant women have been linked to lower IQ’s in their children. The levels were well within the range of American women drinking fluoridated water. This was the finding of a major international study published last month, funded by the U.S. National Institutes of Health and led by the University of Toronto school of public health. The study, one of the most robust ever conducted on fluoride’s risks, followed mother-child pairs in Mexico City for over 12 years. For every 0.5 part per million increase in prenatal exposure, children lost 2.5 – 3 IQ points. While noting the study didn’t prove fluoridation lowered children’s IQ’s and more research was needed, the authors cited its strong methodology, including taking into account a dozen possible confounding factors, which didn’t affect the results. As detailed in my Lund Report article, the latest study continues the trend of nearly 200 others in just the past ten years on fluoride’s neurotoxicity. Almost all found fluoride harmed the brain, many at levels at or slightly higher than water fluoridation. There’s no doubt ingested fluoride is neurotoxic. The only questions are the dose, when and how often the exposure occurs, and which individuals – born and unborn - are more susceptible to its toxicity. Once fluoride is added to drinking water, there’s no control over any of these. Last year, the Fluoride Action Network, American Academy of Environmental Medicine, International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology, Food and Water Watch, Organic Consumers Association and several others petitioned the EPA to ban fluoridation chemicals based on their neurotoxicity. Despite the significant, one-sided scientific evidence, the EPA denied the petition, saying it wasn’t conclusive. In response, the organizations filed a lawsuit in federal court, where a decision on the EPA’s motion to dismiss the case is due in a few months. The American Dental Association, the leading pro-fluoridation group, claimed that the study doesn’t apply to fluoridated water in the U.S. Lead author Dr. Howard Hu saw it differently, asserting “This is a very rigorous epidemiology study. You just can’t deny it. It’s directly related to whether fluoride is a risk for the neurodevelopment of children. So, to say it has no relevance to the folks in the U.S. seems disingenuous.” Many others unaffiliated with the study agreed with Hu, including Dr. Linda Birnbaum, director of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, who said “we should pay attention to this” Dr. Leonardo Trasande, a pediatrician at NYU, stated it “raises serious concerns about fluoride supplementation in water." CNN, Newsweek, Medical News Today, Medical Express and even the Reader’s Digest covered the story, as did many media outlets In Canada. In light of these developments, I asked the four largest general audience newspapers in Portland, the Oregonian, Portland Tribune, Willamette Week and Portland Mercury, to do the same. I thought this would be newsworthy, especially considering Portland’s 2012-13 rip-roaring fluoridation battle that generated hundreds of articles and major TV and radio coverage. Local editors felt differently. All four declined or didn’t return messages. Perhaps unpleasant memories were part of the reason. All had concluded the practice was safe and wrote pro-fluoridation editorials, but Portlanders emphatically rejected it 61% - 39%. A Harvard review had just been published finding children, mostly in China, exposed to higher fluoride levels had lower IQ’s in 26 out of 27 studies. World-renowned scientist Philippe Grandjean, one of the co-authors, said that while the study wasn’t conclusive and more research was needed, “Fluoride seems to fit in with lead, mercury, and other poisons that cause chemical brain drain.” But Willamette Week and the Mercury concluded it had no relevance to fluoridation. The Oregonian was especially dismissive, unleashing seven editorials, plus an editorial cartoon depicting fluoridation opponents as a toothless rabble in front of city hall. It branded claims that fluoridation could harm kids’ brains, lower IQ’s and cause other health problems as “crackpottery.” (I didn’t even know such a word existed.) Today, it’s interesting what the Oregonian does think is newsworthy. Recent health articles covered early detection of ovarian cancer, standing desks that helped students lose weight and how staying away from cell phones helps decision-making. These stories all had merit – they’re relevant and interesting. So was another recommending that parents take their babies to a dentist. This begs two questions: Isn’t preventing the potential loss of a child’s intelligence as newsworthy as preventing a cavity? Even more important, pregnant women drinking fluoridated water are, in effect, part of a continuing experiment testing the risk of brain damage in their children – without their consent. How is this ethical? It’s a big experiment. Although most countries reject fluoridation, nearly 75% of the U.S. population has it, including 38 towns in Oregon, Albany, Beaverton, Corvallis and Salem among them. How many studies showing serious harm will it take before the sacred cow of fluoridation is put out to pasture for good? I don’t know, but one thing’s for sure – you have to know about them first. NOTE: For further information on fluoride and neurotoxicity, compare the websites of the two leading organizations on opposite sides of the issue. The American Dental Association’s “premier resource on community water fluoridation” is Fluoridation Facts. Its section on neurotoxicity is less than one page, mainly dealing with one study from 1995. The few citations are all more than 20 years old. Fluoride Action Network has dozens of articles, videos and an interview with the very scientist who did the study cited by ADA. Its research section for professionals, one of the largest depositories in the world, has abstracts of 368 studies on neurotoxicity alone. You can decide for yourself which organization has more knowledge and credibility on the subject.
|$6,000 Oregon Tax Credit for installing solar is ending at the end of 2017 BlueOregon / 78 d. 14 h. 28 min. ago more|
I recently learned that the $6,000 Oregon Tax Credit for installing solar is ending at the end of 2017. Because switching from fossil fuels to solar energy will help slow climate change + knowing this information will save people money + this feels like the right thing to do = I am encouraging you to take action NOW! If you're ready to go solar or know someone who is - now's the time to act. Contact a solar installation company in your area and get started with the process - here's how it works: The state tax credit expires at the end of this year. To qualify for the tax credit, you must sign up and make a payment in 2017 and the system must be completed before April 1st 2018. The federal tax credit is claimed on the tax year in which the system in installed. If your project is finished in 2017, then you get the tax credit on your 2017 tax return. If it's finished in 2018, then the credit is claimed on your 2018 tax return, which is filed in the spring of 2019. Here's a Benefit Estimator from Energy Trust Thanks for making the world a better place. Feel free to share this on social media or with any environmental organizations that might find this something they can get behind.