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Gresham hiker killed by suspected cougar attack near Mt. Hood


JENNIFER: ANOTHER DAY OF NO CLASSES FOR STUDENTS IN BATTLE GROUND — ITS GOING ON 2 WEEKS OF NO SCHOOL. THEIR TEACHERS ON THE PICKET LINES OVER PAY JEFF: BUT AS LISA BALICK REPORTS, THE DISTRICT IS TRYING A DIFFERENT WAY TO REACH AN AGREEMENT. [CHANTS] LISA: NINE DAYS NOW OF NO SCHOOL FOR THE THOUSANDS OF BATTLE GROUND STUDENTS. TEACHERS STRIKING OVER PAY. THE DISTRICT SAYS IT’S OFFERING ALMOST A 20% RAISE THIS YEAR, BUT TEACHERS SAY IT SHOULD BE HIGHER WITH NEW STATE MONEY. WE’RE NOT BACKING DOWN. WE KNOW WE HAVE FAMILY SUPPORT. LISA: HUNDREDS OF TEACHERS AND PARENTS URGED THE SCHOOL BOARD LAST NIGHT TO INCREASE THE SALARY OFFER. THE SCHOOL BOARD DID PASS A RESOLUTION BUT NOT ONE TEACHERS WANTED. IF TEACHERS ARE NOT BACK IN THE CLASSROOM BY NEXT MONDAY, THEY WILL NOT GET A PAYCHECK UNTIL THEY GO BACK TO WORK. THEY WOULD GET HEALTH BENEFITS. BOTH TEACHERS AND DISTRICT LEADERS ARE IN OLYMPIA WORKING WITH A MEDIATOR TODAY. THE DISTRICT ALSO ASKED A STATE COMMISSION TO LOOK AT THE FACTS AND ISSUE AN OPINION, BUT THAT COULD TAKE WEEKS. WE ARE NOTCH ARE ALL THE MONEY IS GOING TOWARD THE PROPOSAL BE DISTRICT HAS PUT FORTH. WE WANT ALL OF THAT MONEY FROM THE STATE. LISA: THE DISTRICT SAYS ITS LATEST OFFER INCREASES SALARIES CLOSE TO 20% THIS YEAR. YEAR-THEY CLAIM ANY HIGHER COULD LEAVE THE DISTRICT IN FINANCIAL TROUBLE, WITH A HISTORY OF NOT PASSING SCHOOL LEVIES AND BONDS. THE DISTRICT COULD TAKE THE TEACHERS TO COURT SINCE A STRIKE IS ILLEGAL, BUT SOURCES TELL ME THAT ACTION IS CONSIDERED TOO EXTREME RIGHT NOW. TEACHERS TELL ME THEY WILL STAND THEIR GROUND EVEN IF PAYCHECKS DISAPPEAR. I KNOW THAT TEACHERS ARE ON BOARD WITH SEEING THIS OUT. WE HAVE HAD REGULAR MEETINGS ABOUT THE EVENTUALITY OF THIS. I THINK WE ARE KIND OF

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2 thoughts on “Gresham hiker killed by suspected cougar attack near Mt. Hood

  1. OK, two of a string of Seventeen more videos on the one same issue topic.
    And the only reason is is because your peoples "CELLPHONE BRAINDEAD" mind is distraught.
    and cannot recall what you did 15 minutes ago.
    so you have to create the same issue as if it never existed.
    Instead of wasting time all day you can simply just update that which exists sort of like old-school journaling.
    But, not a single one of you fools know what a journalist is or was.
    Because you're nothing more than a word Smith Pig.
    Commonly known as Cesspool media.
    Welcome to your new selves!
    Have a nice day.

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