2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

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Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press
SALEM, Ore. (AP) – Three hunting groups are supporting the state
of Oregon in a lawsuit trying to overturn state authority to shoot
wolves that attack livestock. The groups have asked the Oregon
Court of Appeals to allow them to file friend of the court briefs
backing the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife. Conservation
groups are trying to overturn a department order to kill two wolves
from the Imnaha pack that have been blamed for livestock attacks in
northeastern Oregon.

ALBANY, Ore. (AP) – Some supersize brood trout are about to be
released in Willamette Valley lakes and ponds. The Albany
Democrat-Herald reports that nearly 3,000 will be released from the
Roaring River hatchery near Scio, the state’s primary trout
propagation facility. The fish weigh 3 to 18 pounds. They’re to be
released in nine and possibly more locations.

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. (AP) – On Thursday, it will be a decade since
Ken Kesey died, and in Springfield, his mother says she regrets not
embracing his success. Geneva Jolley tells Eugene Register-Guard
columnist Bob Welch that, in her words, she “never gave him credit
for all he accomplished, and he knew I didn’t.” Kesey, the author
of “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” and “Sometimes a Great
Notion,” died at age 66 after complications from surgery to remove
a tumor from his liver.

RENO, Nev. (AP) – Alan Stavitsky has been named dean of the
Donald W. Reynolds School of Journalism at the University of
Nevada, Reno. Stavitsky is currently senior associate dean and
founding director of the George S. Turnbull Portland Center, part
of the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication.

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