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BC-Oregon News Coverage Advisory

March 21, 2019

Our news coverage plans for Oregon today. If you have questions or suggestions about the report, please call the Portland bureau at 503-228-2169. The West Regional Desk can be reached at (602) 417-2400.

A reminder, this information is not for publication or broadcast and these coverage plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop, or late-breaking and more newsworthy events may take precedence. Advisories, digests and digest advisories will keep you up to date.

Oregon at 5:45 p.m.

LEGISLATIVE PAY

SALEM, Ore. — Oregon lawmakers are considering raising their annual pay by nearly $20,000, a move the sponsors say will attract more diverse candidates to the statehouse. SENT: 360 words.

BLUE MOUNTAINS-MANAGEMENT PLANS WITHDRAWN

LEWISTON, Idaho — The U.S. Forest Service has rejected the recently completed management plans for three national forests in the Pacific Northwest, restarting the 15-year process to revise the plans. SENT: 300 words.

OREGON WILDFIRE

SALEM, Ore. —Firefighters were mopping up Wednesday after battling one of the first wildfires this year in Oregon. SENT: 150 words.

SPORTS

BKN--MAVERICKS-BLAZERS

PORTLAND, Ore. The Portland Trail Blazers continue to jockey for home-court advantage in the playoffs on Wednesday night when they face the Dallas Mavericks, winners of just two of their last 10 games. By Anne M. Peterson. UPCOMING: 600 words and photos. Game starts at 7 p.m. PT.

ALSO:

_SCHOOL ACCOUNTABILITY REPORT: Report: Oregon still not tracking at-risk student success.

_TEEN DRIVES OFF CLIFF: Police: Teen survives intentional drive off cliff.

_PIANO TEACHER SEX ABUSE: Piano teacher accused of sex abuse indicted on 24 charges.

_CYLVIA HAYES-OREGONIAN: Ex-first lady settles with Oregonian over legal fees.

_HOSPITAL STROKE LAWSUIT: Lawsuit: Hospital failed to perform MRI before stroke.

_EUGENE-PARK: Cost of downtown Eugene riverfront park is $14 million.

_TAX DODGER: Prosecutor: Tax dodger now dodging prison sentence.

The AP - Portland, Ore.