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Oregon Coast Tourism partners receive over $200K for accessibility initiatives

Tillamook Headlight Herald 28 Jan 2023
The funds awarded are the result of a coordinated approach among partners to apply for Travel Oregon’s 2022 Capacity and Small Project Grants ... The Oregon Coast Visitors Association (OCVA) is the official Regional Destination Management Organization for the entire Oregon Coast as designated by the Oregon Tourism Commission (dba Travel Oregon).

Rewinding Oregon State women’s basketball’s 63-60 loss at No. 3 Stanford Cardinal

The Oregonian 28 Jan 2023
Oregon State hung tough all night in a game that came down to the final possession, but in the end the Beavers couldn’t summon the game-tying three-pointer they needed and lost 63-60 to No ... 23 Oregon in Corvallis ... This is the only regular season game between OSU and Stanford, as the Bay Area schools do not travel to Oregon this season.

PFEILER, Edward Joseph “Bud”

Santa Barbara News-Press 28 Jan 2023
Edward Joseph “Bud” Pfeiler went peacefully to heaven on January 19, 2023, in his home in Santa Barbara, CA at the age of 102, surrounded by the love of his family ... They enjoyed traveling in their motorhome, trout fishing in the Sierras, salmon fishing on the Rogue River in Oregon, and many of their anniversaries were spent in Las Vegas.

OSU gymnastics: Dagen not worried about slow start

Corvallis Gazette-Times 27 Jan 2023
Last weekend at Oregon State’s home opener, Dagen was back in the all-around and scored 39.300, including a 9.900 on the beam and a 9.850 on the bars ... Oregon State dominated the Beaver Quad Meet at Gill Coliseum with a team score of 197.200 ... Traveling is tiring, we were away both weekends, so I knew it would come together,” Dagen said.

Travel Oregon awards $17K to Ontario Area Chamber of Commerce

The Argus Observer 27 Jan 2023
ONTARIO — As tourism picks up post-pandemic, Travel Oregon is awarding $1.4 million in grants to entities across the state in an effort to increase tourism in a variety of different ways, with the Ontario Area Chamber of Commerce being one of the recipients ... Travel Oregon on Jan.

High school boys basketball: Philomath taking care of business

Corvallis Gazette-Times 27 Jan 2023
5 North Marion 80-37 Tuesday in an Oregon West Conference home win. Next week, Philomath (13-1, 2-0) travels to No ... The Oregon West Conference always produces some of the best athletes and best teams ... Philomath senior Cole Beardsley (30) was a first-team all-Oregon West Conference player last season.

Travel Oregon Bolsters Tourism Efforts in Local Communities Across the State Through $1.4 Million in ...

Cascade Business News 26 Jan 2023
The Oregon Tourism Commission, dba Travel Oregon, has awarded more than $1.4 million through its Capacity and Small Project Grant Program to help destination marketing/management organizations and federally-recognized tribes with capacity building and targeted projects to enhance and expand economic impact through travel and tourism.

Visit Bend Announces Distribution of Travel Oregon Capacity & Small Project Grants Funds to Neighboring ...

Cascade Business News 26 Jan 2023
Visit Bend announces it will be the pass through entity for monies from Travel Oregon’s Capacity & Small Project Grants program, allowing neighboring destinations to gather much-needed data regarding resident sentiment as it pertains to tourism ... Travel Oregon created the ...

U.S. Senate finance chair: Congress should hike tax on oil firms’ stock buybacks

FX Empire 26 Jan 2023
“There were a lot of people who had to cut back on things like food, medicine, and travel with family when oil companies jacked up prices at the pump while pulling in record profits,” the Oregon Democrat said in a statement, adding he had proposed legislation to raise the tax on ...

Worcester Poet Laureate Oliver de la Paz wants to bring 'national spotlight' to city

Worcester Telegram 26 Jan 2023
He was born in the Philippines and was 6 months old when he came with his family to the U.S., where after some traveling around they settled in the small city of Ontario, Oregon (population 11,300) ... Growing up in Oregon, "I was blessed with a family that believed in reading.

Local universities work, slowly, to return the stolen remains of Native Americans

Inlander 26 Jan 2023
You can trace the story of some of the remains held by Eastern back to 1952, when a University of Washington field party led by anthropologist Warren Caldwell traveled to a site in Klickitat County — where the Columbia River cuts through the grassy plains on the Washington-Oregon border.

WA WFO PENDLETON Warnings, Watches, and Advisories

San Francisco Chronicle 25 Jan 2023
* WHERE...In Oregon, Northern Blue Mountains of Oregon ... * IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult with blowing snow ... Hazardous conditions will likely impact travel along ... Slow down and use caution while traveling.

Neighbor of new owner who bought iconic home from 1985 film 'The Goonies' for $1.65M ...

The Daily Mail 25 Jan 2023
Behman Zakeri, who bought the Astoria, Oregon house from the film for $1.65million in December, has previously said he will welcome fans of the film who travel to the Oregon coast to see the 126-year-old home ... A neighbor of the iconic house in Astoria, Oregon posted a sign telling fans to stay away.

Your Government: Senate Republican Leadership team release Caucus priorities

The News Guard 25 Jan 2023
The Oregon Senate Republican leadership team has released its Equitable Oregon Agenda. “It is important for [our Caucus] that all citizens of Oregon are heard and listened to,” Senate Republican Leader Tim Knopp (R-Bend) ...State employees cannot be reimbursed for travel to/from Oregon when living outside of Oregon - LC 3697.

Chamber of commerce receives accessibility grant

The Daily Astorian 25 Jan 2023
The�Astoria-Warrenton Area Chamber of Commerce has been awarded a�$35,000 grant from Travel Oregon to improve accessibility for visitors with disabilities.� ... the World, a global company focused on�accessibility while traveling.

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