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Governor Kate Brown Outlines Next Steps in COVID-19 Fight

Governor's Office, Nov. 25, 2020

Today, Governor Brown announced new county guidelines to determine COVID restrictions. Each county will be categorized from "Lower Risk" to "Extreme Risk." As of today, 21 counties are in the "Extreme Risk" category. more

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Listen Now: Statewide Call on COVID Freeze & OSHA Rules

LOC, Nov. 24, 2020

A special statewide conference call was held Friday, November 20 that focused on helping cities meet their obligations under the state’s temporary COVID workplace policies.  more

Business expansion starts with a phone call

City Officials, City Manager

La Grande Observer, Dec. 03, 2020

...business to bring to town. Tarter’s group proposed a meat shop, and the idea was liked well enough that City Manager Robb Corbett asked Tarter and the rest of the group to continue working on it. Eventually,... more

Eugene Municipal Court announces changes as COVID-19 framework begins

City Government

Eugene Register Guard, Dec. 03, 2020

Adam Duvernay Register-Guard The Eugene Municipal Court is enacting operational changes to meet strict, state-mandated controls meant to slow the spread of COVID-19 in "extreme risk" counties, as part... more

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