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BC-OR--Oregon News Coverage Advisory, OR

May 11, 2019

Our news coverage plans for Oregon. 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A reminder, this information is not for publication or broadcast and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 1 p.m.

HOMEADE KAYAK

EUEGENE, Ore. — Paddling amid the gentle swells lapping between the Ketchikan Peninsula and various islands on Alaska’s southern coast, native Aleuts hunted from long, bone- and driftwood-constructed kayaks. The boats cut through the water like a sleek barracuda, sliding on the stretched seal skin covering of its structure. They called the craft a baidarka. It was so important, the Aleut considered the canoe to be a living thing. Peter Marquardt of Eugene has been dreaming of sailing the Alaskan coast — in his own baidarka — since high school more than 30 years ago. An AP Member Exchange by Matthew Denis, The Register-Guard. SENT: 1390 words.

SPORTS

WARRIORS ADVANCE

HOUSTON — The Golden State Warriors still have plenty of work to do if they hope to win their third straight championship. But after fending off the Houston Rockets on Friday night without leading playoff scorer Kevin Durant to advance to the Western Conference finals, they did take a moment to celebrate the accomplishment. By Kristie Rieken. SENT: 700 words. With AP Photos.

IN BRIEF

_BACK WAGES-INVESTIGATION: A Beaverton sheet metal company must pay $98,000 in back wages to 51 employees.

_LOG JAM-IDAHO RIVER: A log jam on the South Fork of the Payette River has led the Boise National Forest to issue a stark warning to river users.

_FBI REWARD-MISSING GIRL: The FBI is offering a $10,000 reward for help in the search for a missing 5-year-old girl.

_HAWAII SUNSCREEN: U.S. Sen. Mazie Hirono and U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard want a study conducted on the impact sunscreen chemicals have on humans and coral reefs.

_HIGH-SPEED CHASE: Deschutes County Sheriff Shane Nelson initiated a high-speed chase north of Bend that resulted in an injured Bend Police officer.