Angela Kellner http://ijpr.org en Oregon Humanities Launches Pen-Pal Letter Exchange http://ijpr.org/post/oregon-humanities-launches-pen-pal-letter-exchange <img class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper left" data-caption="" data-attribution="Credit sheknows.com" typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://klcc.org/sites/klcc/files/styles/card_280/public/201404/letters.jpg" alt="" /><p><a href="http://oregonhumanities.org/">Oregon Humanities</a> is launching a letter exchange to help connect people from different parts of the state. Fri, 04 Apr 2014 13:39:20 +0000 Angela Kellner 10103 at http://ijpr.org Oregon Humanities Launches Pen-Pal Letter Exchange Oregon's Coastal Ports Get Money For Much-Needed Dredging http://ijpr.org/post/oregons-coastal-ports-get-money-much-needed-dredging <img class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper left" data-caption="Port Orford is one of several Oregon ports that will get some much needed dredging and maintenance this year." data-attribution="Credit DredgingToday.com" typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/klcc/files/styles/card_280/public/201403/Port-Orford-Dredging-Scheduled-for-2014.jpg" alt="" /><p>Oregon's coastal ports are used for commercial and recreational purposes and are an integral part of the state's economy. Wed, 05 Mar 2014 05:57:06 +0000 Angela Kellner 8608 at http://ijpr.org Oregon's Coastal Ports Get Money For Much-Needed Dredging Oregon Secretary of State Website Still Not Fully Functioning Two Weeks After Being Hacked http://ijpr.org/post/oregon-secretary-state-website-still-not-fully-functioning-two-weeks-after-being-hacked <img class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper inset" data-caption="" data-attribution="" typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/klcc/files/styles/card_280/public/201402/hack.jpg" alt="" /><p>After being hacked more than two weeks ago, the website for the <a href="http://sos.oregon.gov/Pages/default.aspx">Oregon Secretary of State's Office</a> is still not fully functional. According to the state, the computer hacking was allegedly perpetrated by foreign entities. Law enforcement is investigating. Fri, 21 Feb 2014 15:44:20 +0000 Angela Kellner & Chris Lehman 8037 at http://ijpr.org Oregon Secretary of State Website Still Not Fully Functioning Two Weeks After Being Hacked Legal Challenges Can't Stop Oregon Coyote Hunting Contest http://ijpr.org/post/legal-challenges-cant-stop-oregon-coyote-hunting-contest <img class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper inset" data-caption="Dead coyotes are stacked into a horse trailer following a hunt." data-attribution="Credit JMK Coyote Hunting Contest Facebook page" typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/klcc/files/styles/card_280/public/201401/coyote_trailer.jpg" alt="" /><p>Several last-minute legal challenges could not stop a coyote hunting contest from taking place this weekend in Eastern Oregon.<a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/klcc/audio/2014/01/011714AK_CoyoteContest.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>Participants of the <a href="https://ww Sat, 18 Jan 2014 16:02:55 +0000 Angela Kellner 6389 at http://ijpr.org Legal Challenges Can't Stop Oregon Coyote Hunting Contest U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio Opposes Fast Tracking Trade Policy http://ijpr.org/post/us-rep-peter-defazio-opposes-fast-tracking-trade-policy <img class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper inset" data-caption="U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR)." data-attribution="" typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/klcc/files/styles/card_280/public/201310/DeFazio_official_photo.jpg" alt="" /><p>Oregon Representative Peter DeFazio says he strongly opposes a bill that would give President Obama the authority to fast track U.S. Fri, 10 Jan 2014 23:34:45 +0000 Angela Kellner 6025 at http://ijpr.org U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio Opposes Fast Tracking Trade Policy Oregon Schools Receive $8.9-million For Vocational and Technical Programs http://ijpr.org/post/oregon-schools-receive-89-million-vocational-and-technical-programs <img class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper inset" data-caption="" data-attribution="Credit Eugene 4J Schools" typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/klcc/files/styles/card_280/public/201312/schoolbus.jpg" alt="" /><p>Nearly $9-million in grant money will be distributed to 140 Oregon schools for career and technical training.<a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/klcc/audio/2014/01/010714AK_TechnicalGrants.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>The 2011 Oregon Legislature voted to invest $2-million to bring back vocational programs to middle and high schools. Tue, 07 Jan 2014 23:28:39 +0000 Angela Kellner 5853 at http://ijpr.org Oregon Schools Receive $8.9-million For Vocational and Technical Programs New Oregon Law Makes It A Crime To Smoke In Vehicle With Minors http://ijpr.org/post/new-oregon-law-makes-it-crime-smoke-vehicle-minors <img class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper inset" data-caption="" data-attribution="" typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/klcc/files/styles/card_280/public/201401/child-smoking-car.jpg" alt="" /><p>A new Oregon law went into effect January 1st making it a crime to smoke cigarettes in a vehicle with minors. It is a secondary offense to smoke in the car with minors. This means law enforcement has to stop a driver for a separate violation first. Then police can write a ticket with a fine of $250 for smoking in the vehicle with children. Fri, 03 Jan 2014 23:34:52 +0000 Angela Kellner 5686 at http://ijpr.org New Oregon Law Makes It A Crime To Smoke In Vehicle With Minors Oregon Releases Study on Financial Exploitation of Adults With Disabilities and the Elderly http://ijpr.org/post/oregon-releases-study-financial-exploitation-adults-disabilities-and-elderly Oregon has released the first-ever study on the financial exploitation of adults with disabilities and the elderly.<p>&#160;<a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/klcc/audio/2013/11/11052013AK_AdultAbuse.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>It may be a crime that happens over a long period or a one time event. And it may take years for the victim to discover it, if they ever do. The study found the majority of financial abuse is perpetrated by family, friends and non-relative caregivers. Wed, 06 Nov 2013 01:13:41 +0000 Angela Kellner 2597 at http://ijpr.org Oregon Releases Study on Financial Exploitation of Adults With Disabilities and the Elderly On The Ballot: $62.5-million Springfield School Bond Measure http://ijpr.org/post/ballot-625-million-springfield-school-bond-measure <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/klcc/audio/2013/10/10292013_SpringfieldBond.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>In next week’s election, Springfield voters will decide the fate of a bond measure for the school district. More than half of the $62.5- million would go to replace Hamlin Middle School. The rest of the funds would be used to make upgrades at other schools.<p>Hamlin Middle School was constructed in 1957 during the post-war baby boom. As with any older building, there are a lot of maintenance issues. Tue, 29 Oct 2013 23:13:31 +0000 Angela Kellner 2187 at http://ijpr.org On The Ballot: $62.5-million Springfield School Bond Measure Challenging Oregonians to Drive Less http://ijpr.org/post/challenging-oregonians-drive-less <img class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper inset" data-caption="" typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://klcc.org/sites/klcc/files/styles/card_280/public/201310/biking_photo.jpg" alt="" /><p>The nice fall weather might inspire more people to take part in the first-ever "Oregon Drive Less Challenge."<a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/klcc/audio/2013/10/102113AK_DriveLess2.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>The 12-day challenge kicks off October 21st. The goal is to reduce vehicle miles traveled by a half-million. Mon, 21 Oct 2013 22:16:23 +0000 Angela Kellner 1692 at http://ijpr.org Challenging Oregonians to Drive Less