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Oregon School Board President P.J. Kapfhammer said he will not support placing an operations levy on the November ballot if the Oregon City Federation of Teachers seek a raise in teacher salaries.

The board is expected to enter negotiations this month to renew the teachers’ three year contract, which expires July 31.

The union, which represents 250 teachers in the district, is going to request a raise, according to Kapfhammer, which he said he will aggressively oppose.

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Years of growth and major projects have passed since the Northwestern Water & Sewer District prepared a master plan, says Jerry Greiner, president of the district, and now it’s time to prepare another.

A report of the new plan, which identifies long-term needs for water and sewer services throughout Wood County, is scheduled for completion by mid-summer.

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In his 30 years, Ron Davis became ‘captain of the ship’

When it comes to experience and dedication to theater in Oregon, there aren’t many people who come close to Ron Davis. Davis has served as president of both the Genoa Community Theater and The Oregon Community Theater and has taken part in 37 shows during his 30 years of experience, making him one of the local theater scene’s most respected members.

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Since a levy was passed in November to fund additional emergency medical service for Harris Township and the Village of Elmore, four people have been added to the EMS division of the Harris-Elmore Fire Department.

And the department will be hiring another three or four by the end of the month, said James Wilburn, fire chief.

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The cost to pick up trash curbside is under review in Oak Harbor.

Republic’s three-year trash collection contract is coming up for renewal at the end of the year. But village officials must determine by September whether they will renew or opt for the one or two-year extensions. Otherwise, the contract must go to bid again.

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$15 Hourly wage

The "Fight for $15" campaign proposes a $15/hour wage for fast food workers. Do you agree?
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