The Oregon Department of Administrative Services said Monday that Sharon Sweet got $310,000. Flaherty fired Sweet in October 2011, saying the investigator's work was not "consistently above expectations" and she violated personnel rules by not disclosing her involvement in a romantic relationship with another investigator. The Bend Bulletin reports that since 2005 the department has paid about $1.7 million in claims on employment-related lawsuits filed against all Oregon district attorneys.
Research from Oregon State University offers new insights into the role that zinc plays in bolstering the immune system -- and suggests that our need for the mineral could increase as we age. Some of us take zinc at the first sign of a cold, and Ho said that the mineral does play a vital role in the immune system.
Haroon Aswat admitted he traveled to Bly, Oregon, in 1999 at the direction of Mustafa Kamel Mustafa, a double-amputee and radical cleric based in London. Aswat, 40, was charged in 2005 in the plot to establish the camp for military training at a site known as Dog Cry Ranch. Mustafa was sentenced this year to life in prison following a trial in the same Manhattan courthouse.
Reading this makes me wonder why I love this place so much? Depending on what study you are looking at, we are numero uno in that category & still rising. also known for the beautiful landscapes, and the most coffee shops per capita than anywhere else in the world, and like stated above, the most strip clubs per capita than anywhere. not so proud of the latter, but hey you win some you lose some. lol.
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The Deschutes County sheriff's office says the skeletal remains of an adult found in a field southeast of Redmond may be someone from a missing person case. The remains were found Friday by a Redmond resident walking on Deschutes County-owned property across the highway from Redmond Municipal Airport. The sheriff's office hopes an autopsy by the state medical examiner's office will be able to determine the identity and cause of death.
This car crashed and caught fire Saturday night, according to the Washington County Sheriff's Office. A third person was able to make it out of the car alone. According to Ray, a deputy who witnessed the crash saved the driver and a passenger in the car. All three people in the car when it crashed went to the hospital.
Rashaad Reyonlds (61 tackles, six interceptions, two forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries, four pass breakups, one sack in 2013); Sean Martin (49 tackles, two interceptions, two pass breakups, one sack); Steven Christian (12 tackles). Zimmerman led the team in tackles last season, while Murphy ranked third.
Wyden spoke with NBC's Chuck Todd on Sunday's "Meet the Press" about President Barack Obama's proposed reforms to make government surveillance of American citizens less invasive. "In other words, this issue had been put in the public square not by the Congress but by, in effect, the intelligence leadership. They stated something in a public hearing that was flagrantly inaccurate, [and] they wouldn't correct it after the fact."
Prandini clocked a time of 22.98 seconds, the best college time this season. With Brittany Mann coming on in the shot -- 53 feet, 7 inches in San Diego -- and Rachel Sherrell's javelin throw of 166-4, a personal record by 20 feet, the Ducks are beginning to look even more formidable on the national level. The Kenyans dominate while the U.S. team does well; LetsRun.com's coverage of the women's race at the World Half Marathon Championships.
Oregon Country Fair organizers will look to breathe new life into the organization's iconic dragon structure after a fire damaged it two weeks ago. The fire occurred the night of March 13 or morning of March 14, but it was out by the time fair organizers discovered the damage. "From the ashes rise the phoenix, or the dragon as the case may be," Ruff said.
Oregon State University Geography PhD Student, Jennifer Veilleux, records her fieldwork, research, and thoughts about transboundary water resources development in the Nile River and Mekong River basins. Natural ecosystems like forests and wetlands provide essential services to water utilities, businesses, and communities--from water flow regulation and flood control to water purification and. water temperature regulation.