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Jan 11 2021 thru Jan 17 2021

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Salem • Education • Government Jan. 14
Newly-elected House District 32 Oregon House Rep. Suzanne Weber appointed to House Committee on Education
Weber also discussed the needs for reliable, high-speed internet to reach rural homes, businesses, communities.
Salem • Politics • Government Jan. 13
Kotek boots Nearman from posts, fines him in Oregon House
Oregon House Speaker Tina Kotek (D-Portland) is calling for the immediate resignation of Rep. Mike Nearman (R-Independence) after Capitol security cameras showed a video of the House representative opening a back door to the Capitol, allowing rioters to enter the building on December 21.
National • Elections • Politics Jan. 13
President Donald Trump impeached a historic second time
Ten Republicans joined their Democratic Party colleagues in charging President Donald Trump with “Incitement of Insurrection,” condemning his role in the Jan. 6 events at the U.S. Capitol as a high crime against the U.S. Government. Trump faces a Senate trial next, likely sometime around or after Inauguration Day.
FreeSalem • Politics • Government Jan. 11
Oregon legislature prepares for 2021 legislative session
Safety, swearing in, and more as legislators prepare for Jan 19. legislative session in Salem.
Column • History • Gales Creek Jan. 11
Column | The Diaries of Esther Lilly Hundley: January 14 - 20, 1932
These are the diaries of Esther Lilly Hundley, who lived in Gales Creek after the Lilly family moved to Gales Creek in the 1880’s. They are published as they were written, with original spelling. This week: 14 inches of snow falls in one day, Charley sleds to Gales Creek, and a rainstorm melts most of the snow.

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