Category Archives: KTVZ

Clarno names Vial as deputy secretary of state

Oregon Secretary of State Bev Clarno announced Wednesday the appointment of former state representative Rich Vial as deputy secretary of state. Source: Clarno names Vial as deputy secretary of state

Avoid getting sick from Easter chicks, ducklings, experts say

Easter planning is in full force as many families prepare to celebrate the holiday this weekend. Source: Avoid getting sick from Easter chicks, ducklings, experts say – KTVZ

Oregon spotted frogs find habitat beneath power lines

A threatened Northwest frog that lost habitat to development, agriculture and invasive species has found refuge in what may seem like an unlikely place: beneath the high-voltage power lines of the Bonneville Power Administration. Source: Oregon spotted frogs find habitat beneath power lines – KTVZ

ODFW urges hunters: Apply early for controlled hunts

Don’t wait until the last minute to apply for controlled hunts this year, the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife advised Tuesday. There is always a rush the last few days before the May 15 deadline — last year, 83,630 of 471,262 total applications were submitted on the last day. ODFW said it expects even […]
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Gov. Brown appoints C. Oregonians to boards, commissions

Gov. Kate Brown on Monday submitted a list of state board and commission appointments to the Oregon Senate for confirmation, including three Central Oregonians named to major agency boards. Source: Gov. Brown appoints C. Oregonians to boards, commissions – KTVZ

State sends team to help respond to Pendleton-area flooding

The Oregon Office of State Fire Marshal has mobilized an incident management team to support ongoing coordinated efforts in response to flooding in the Pendleton area. Tom Williams of Portland Fire & Rescue is the incident commander. Source: State sends team to help respond to Pendleton-area flooding – KTVZ

Oregon Senate OKs bill to limit plastic straws

Plastic straws could be off the menu under a measure making its way through the Oregon Legislature. Source: Oregon Senate OKs bill to limit plastic straws

Oregon DHS details steps to protect out-of-state foster youth

Working on plans to bring them back to the state. The Oregon Department of Human Services announced several steps Thursday to ensure the safety of more than 80 children and youth in out-of-state facilities and begin the process of bringing them back to Oregon. Source: Oregon DHS details steps to protect out-of-state foster youth – KTVZ

Oregon honors 911 dispatchers

When it comes to recognition of key community members, few are more deserving than 9-1-1 operators in Oregon. Each second week of April, this year April 14-20, many national and local public safety organizations reach out to recognize public safety telecommunicators and their important role in the protection of life and property. Source: Oregon honors […]
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Agency plans to return foster children to Oregon

More than 80 have been placed in other states. The Oregon Department of Human Services announced Wednesday the development of a plan to return to Oregon dozens of foster youth who are being served in other states. Source: Agency plans to return foster children to Oregon