The Oregon legislative session has just passed it's 2 month mark. The state faces a nearly $1.6 billion shortfall. For an update on effort to bridge the gap, we check in with KLCC's Salem Correspondent Chris Lehman.
Oregon Governor Kate Brown has officially declared today “Cesar Chavez Day”. Immigrant rights and farm worker groups are holding marches through the weekend to honor the famed Latino activist, and to protest President Trump’s immigration policies. KLCC’s Brian Bull reports.
Public libraries are under threat as rural Oregon counties continue to cope with the loss of timber revenue. On Saturday, 10 Douglas County branch libraries will close their doors. Some hope to reopen as “reading rooms”. Community members are seeking long term funding to bring back their libraries.