Tag Archives: Daylight Saving Time

Opinion: Oregon wants to increase sleep deprivation and winter misery

Finding it difficult to wake up after we “spring” forward to daylight saving time? Oregon has plans to end this biannual ritual. But if we lock the clock to daylight saving time as Oregon hopes to, our problems will be far worse than just recovering from the jarring consequences of losing one hour of sleep. […]
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Daylight Saving Time starts Sunday. Is this the last time Oregon ‘springs forward’?

Almost a year ago, Oregon legislators passed a bill that would keep most of the state on Daylight Saving Time all year round. As Daylight Saving Time approaches, we’ve been asked this question a lot: Is this the last time Oregonians will “spring forward” as Daylight Saving Time begins? The short answer is no. Source: […]
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When It Comes To Time, Idaho Lawmaker Proposes Heading In A Different Direction Than Western Neighbors

“What time is it here?” is a question few people feel the need to ask when crossing state lines in the Pacific Northwest. But a committee vote Wednesday in the Idaho Legislature raises the possibility that border cities in the inland Northwest may observe time differently than their close neighbors as soon as next year. Source: […]
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Here’s why the west coast could shift time zones in 2020

As the west coast goes, so goes the country, some say. Will the U.S. lock the clock forever? Because both the east and west coast use daylight saving time, those who work for companies with offices on both coasts can rely on a constant three-hour difference between the two coasts. Yet as the entire west […]
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Daylight saving time change depends on California

Q: Have Washington and California passed a law to remain on daylight saving time beginning in 2020? I read Oregon will do the same when these states pass the law. A: Oregon lawmakers did pass a bill that would keep the state on daylight saving time year round, which would mean no more rolling the […]
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Gomberg: How Did it Get to Be November?? | Opinion

Fall Back – or Not?? Feeling sleepier than normal? The sun will be coming up earlier, and the home commute will be darker as Daylight Savings Time ended yesterday. But didn’t the Oregon Legislature vote to keep daylight savings time year-round and eliminate the changes? Yes we did! Washington did too! But before we can […]
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Daylight time all year? Not this year

If you’re still adjusting to the time change that kicked in Sunday, you’re not alone. Americans have griped about it for years — while consoling themselves with the “extra hour of sleep” that comes with the fall-back return to Standard Time. It does see like a disruption that doesn’t need to happen, and state legislatures […]
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Editorial: Reconsider move to permanent daylight time

Oregon lawmakers decided during the 2019 legislative session that Pacific Standard Time had to go. They approved a bill that could drop standard time in favor of daylight saving time for all of Oregon but the portion of Malheur County that is on Mountain time. It was an ill-thought-out idea, and lawmakers should repeal the […]
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Editorial: Time-change tyranny returns this weekend

Saturday night or Sunday morning will bring a recurrence of the dreary ritual in which we drag our weary, sleep-deprived selves through our households and duly change every clock, not to mention every device that features some sort of clock. The only good thing is that since we’re switching this weekend from daylight saving time […]
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Clocks change again Sunday. But hey, didn’t our lawmakers vote for year-round daylight time?

It’s time to fall back again this weekend. You’ll get to change your clocks from daylight time to standard time for maybe the last time. More likely though, it won’t be the last time as West Coast states and provinces strive to sync their adoption of permanent daylight saving time. Source: Clocks change again Sunday. […]
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