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Wildland fire instructor says hiring in the industry is on fire

By Ethan Rogers / February 13, 2022

The only fires most people think about during the winter months usually involve cuddling, a good book, maybe a mug of hot cocoa. But for Jeff Ennenga, lead faculty of the Wildland Fire Science programs at Clackamas Community College, fire is a year round thought. The Clackamas Print sat down with Ennenga to talk about…

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Two employees and three students tested positive within a week

By Laura Canida / November 26, 2020

Story by Laura Canida A Clackamas Community College employee tested positive for COVID-19, the college announced on Nov. 22. This is the ninth confirmed case on a CCC campus. The latest employee who tested positive works in Barlow Hall and was last on campus Nov. 10. The employee reports no close contact with others and…

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Wheeler County reports first COVID-19 case

By Henry Waxenfelter / October 28, 2020

The first positive test of COVID-19 in Wheeler County, Oregon came on Sunday, Oct. 11, according to the Oregon Health Authority. From the CDC, Wheeler County, with a population of only 1,366, was one of only four counties in the continental US that had remained untouched by the virus. Spanning 1,700 miles, social distancing is…

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Drive-In education: Wi-Fi access at CCC

By Laura Canida / May 5, 2020

Story by Laura Canida For students this term, nothing has been business as usual.  The entirety of spring term has been online, with the exception of a handful of health sciences classes. This is in response to state-mandated efforts to reduce the spread of COVID-19. To help students access classes online, especially for those that…

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What’s going on with Oregon’s vaping illnesses?

By Clackamas Print / November 6, 2019

Story by Victoria Drews On Oct. 4, Governor Kate Brown announced her plan for a 180-day ban on the sale of flavored cannabis and nicotine vaping products in the state of Oregon. October 15, Gov. Brown’s ban was enacted — and less than 48 hours later, the Oregon Court of Appeals sort of overturned it.…

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