Mar 21, 2024 - News

Rose City Rundown

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Illustration: Brendan Lynch/Axios

💾 The Biden administration awarded Intel $8.5 billion in federal grants to help build new facilities across the country and expand its foothold in Oregon's semiconductor industry. (Axios)

🤯 A family in St. Johns has yet to figure out why they received a $17,000 water bill from the city even after multiple plumber visits failed to find a leak. (The Oregonian)

🐟 Over 160,000 rainbow trout from hatcheries in Elk River, Rock Creek and Klamath Falls were killed after wildlife officials detected a fast-spreading parasite they'd never seen before in the water. (OPB)

⚽ The Portland Timbers signed Jonathan Rodriguez as a center striker through 2026. With a reported transfer fee of about $4.3 million, he'll also be the highest-paid player on the team. (Stumptown Footy)

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