OREGON STATE ARCHIVES SEEKS HELP FROM STUDENTS TO RESTORE STATE CONSTITUTION

By Saerom England   Since surviving Capitol fire in 1935, founding document has been largely out of public view   SALEM – Oregon Secretary of State Jeanne P. Atkins and State Archivist Mary Beth Herkert are asking students and their school communities to help restore Oregon’s original constitution.   Since surviving the Capitol building fire…

Oregon receives $1.7 million in specialty crop funds

The Oregon Department of Agriculture and US Department of Agriculture have announced this year’s recipients of Specialty Crop Block Grant Program funds. In Oregon, nearly $1.7 million will fund 15 projects to help boost the competitiveness of the state’s fruits, vegetables, tree nuts, nursery crops, and other specialty crops.   “These funds go a long…