May 29, 2024 - News

Rose City Rundown

Animated illustration of a rose with arms and legs walking in front of a fir tree scene.

Illustration: Lindsey Bailey/Axios

🐋 A dead humpback whale washed ashore south of Manzanita on Monday, and officials are working to determine the cause of death and will decide what to do with the body later this week. (The Oregonian)

🦪 At least 20 people who ate harvested mussels over the weekend, between the Washington border and Oregon's Seal Rock State Park, have become sick with paralytic shellfish poisoning, which causes numbness, nausea and vomiting. (Eater Portland)

🗳️ May's primary election could set a new record for the state's lowest voter turnout since 1960. As of yesterday, less than 34% of registered voters had returned their ballots. (OPB)

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