New COVID guidelines for indoor sports

As COVID-19 hospitalizations jump and Oregon reports 580 new cases, governor loosens restrictions on indoor sports (Oregonian, 4/20/2021)

High school basketball and wrestling teams score a preseason win with Oregon Health Authority ruling (Oregonian, 4/20/2021)

New state guidelines to allow indoor full-contact youth, adult sports (KPTV, 4/21/2021)

Cover of document Sector risk level guidance chart.Sector risk level guidance chart (2021) Oregon Health Authority

Retuning Amtrak service

Pandemic-curtailed Amtrak service to be partially restored next month in Pacific NW (OPB, 4/19/21)

Thumbnail of a page from the document Amtrak Cascades ridership in the Eugene – Portland Corridor : trains operated under contract for the Oregon Department of TransportationAmtrak Cascades ridership in the Eugene – Portland Corridor : trains operated under contract for the Oregon Department of Transportation (serial) Oregon Department of Transportation

Thumbnail of a page from the document Amtrak Cascades on-time performance in the Eugene – Portland Corridor : trains operated under contract for the Oregon Department of TransportationAmtrak Cascades on-time performance in the Eugene – Portland Corridor : trains operated under contract for the Oregon Department of Transportation (serial) Oregon Department of Transportation

Tufted puffins on the Oregon coast

Tufted Puffins Return to Oregon Coast – Cannon Beach, Bandon, Coos Bay (Beach Connection, 4/18/21)

Thumbnail of a page from the document Seabirds of the Pacific NorthwestSeabirds of the Pacific Northwest [PDF] (2008) U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Thumbnail of page from the document New Carissa panelsNew Carissa panels [PDF] (2019) U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Thumbnail of a page from the document Murres, auklets and puffinsMurres, auklets and puffins [PDF] (2019) Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife

Poaching and health threats to wildlife

Poachers bag several animals, risk health of Oregon herds (KTVZ, 4/16/21)

Thumbnail of document Reward: turn in poachers : Oregon TIP ProgramReward: turn in poachers : Oregon TIP Program [PDF] (2014) Oregon Department of State Police, Fish and Wildlife Division

Thumbnail of the document Help keep Oregon's deer, elk and moose CWD-freeHelp keep Oregon’s deer, elk and moose CWD-free [PDF] (2008) Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife