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Hoeven applauds DOE approval of LNG export application

March 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., on Monday applauded the Department of Energy’s approval of an application to export liquefied natural gas from the proposed Jordan Cove Energy Project terminal in Oregon.
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Victim in chase crash in ND identified as Oregon man

June 24, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

TRENTON Authorities have identified a man who died in a weekend crash in northwestern North Dakota while allegedly fleeing from law officers. Continue Reading

Bankrupt Oregon ethanol plant now exports ND crude

May 14, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

PORTLAND, Ore. An ethanol plant on the Columbia River that was built with the help of $36 million in Oregon state loans and tax credits is now being used to store and ship crude oil from North Dakota. Continue Reading

Man arrested on train after 7 pounds of pot found

April 3, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS An Oregon man riding on an Amtrak train to Minnesota has been arrested in North Dakota after authorities found more than 7 pounds of marijuana in his luggage. Continue Reading

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Judge: Man Who Stripped Nude at Airport Not Guilty

July 19, 2012 in WDAZ

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) An Oregon man who stripped nude at Portland’s airport security to protest what he saw as invasive measures was found not guilty of indecent exposure.
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Oregon man recovering from rare case of plague

July 18, 2012 in West Central Tribune

PORTLAND, Ore. One look at Paul Gaylord’s hands shows why the plague is referred to as “Black Death.” Continue Reading

Native Americans banned in schools

May 17, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Eight Oregon high schools will have to retire their Native American mascots after the Board of Education voted Thursday to prohibit them, giving the state some of the nation’s toughest restrictions on Native American mascots, nicknames and logos. Continue Reading

Romney takes Nebraska, Oregon primaries

May 15, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Mitt Romney is adding two more victories to his win column. Nebraska and Oregon Republicans, as expected, have made clear their preference for the GOP nomination by choosing Romney in Tuesday’s presidential primaries. Continue Reading

In Oregon, a familiar debate over Indian nicknames

March 14, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The emotional issue before a state education board last week was the use of an American Indian name and logo for a school’s athletic teams. Some, including American Indians, fervently support the tradition. Others, including American Indians, just as passionately oppose it. No, not here. This was in Oregon, where Scapoose High School athletes are known as the Indians and their logo is a fiercely determined American Indian in full headdress. That image may be banned, along with more than a dozen others in Oregon, within a few weeks. Continue Reading

Oregon physician behind Death With Dignity law uses it to end own life

March 12, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Peter Goodwin fought for years to give terminally ill patients the right to die on their own terms. When he couldn’t fight anymore, that’s exactly what he did. Continue Reading