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Insider Index: This week in Salem, by the numbers

Here are 10 numbers that illustrate some of this week's big, and small, Oregon political stories.

Here are 10 numbers that illustrate some of this week's big, and small, Oregon political stories.

• $36 million: Approximate amount of damages reported by various entities, including the U.S. Forest Service, ODOT and the Union Pacific Railroad and others, according to OPB, due to the Eagle Creek Fire in the Columbia River Gorge last year. A Hood River County Circuit Court Judge will decide on how much restitution the teen who started the fire should have to pay.

• 125: Years Marylhurst University has been in operation. The university in the Portland suburbs announced Thursday that it will close by the end of the year due to dwindling enrollment and revenues, according to Willamette Week.

• 9: Number of poet laureates the state has had since 1921.

• 40: Percentage of the state's beer that is brewed by its five largest breweries, according to the Oregon Office of Economic Analysis.

• 75: Percentage of the state's beer that is brewed by its 20 largest breweries.

• 10: Years a state police disciplinary panel is recommending that former Portland Police Chief Larry O'Dea's police certification be suspended for dishonesty, according to The Oregonian. O'Dea retired after it came out that he'd accidentally shot a friend while on vacation in Harney County in 2016, then lied about it to investigators.

• 46.36: Percent of the vote Knute Buehler won in the Republican primary for governor Tuesday night, according to early numbers from the Secretary of State's Office.

• 81.91: Percent of the vote incumbent Gov. Kate Brown won in the Democratic primary for governor.

• 22: Percent of Oregonians who belong to a minority race or ethnic group, according to OPB.

• 2: Factor by which that figure is expected to double in the next 40 years.