Insider Index: This week by the numbers
Here are 10 numbers that illustrate some of this week's big, and small, Oregon news stories.
5: Immigrants arrested in a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement raid near Hermiston this week, part of what the agency calls a targeted enforcement action, according to The Oregonian.
283: Senate Bill that directs the Oregon Health Authority to study the scientific literature on the effects of microwave radiation on schools, according to Willamette Week.
4: Scorpions found in a park near Keizer this week, according to The Salem Reporter. Two moms brought them to a local fire station, where they were named after the firefighters on duty: Timmy, Lynn, Jeremiah and Ted.
26: Age of Chendra, an Asian elephant at the Oregon Zoo. She is pregnant and the baby is expected to arrive next year, according to The Oregonian.
$1 billion: Amount a new business tax is expected to raise for public education in Oregon every year. A key backer of an effort to refer the legislation to the ballot, Oregon Manufacturers and Commerce, decided against pushing the measure this week.
42: Percent of 1,950 respondents to a survey of Oregon home care workers represented by SEIU Local 503 who say they have been paid late, according to The Salem Reporter. Home care workers protested late payments at the Department of Human Services building on Thursday.
$19 million: Project awards the state's transportation commission announced this week for transportation improvements across the state, according to the Oregon Department of Transportation.
5.3: Magnitude earthquake off the Oregon Coast on Wednesday morning, approximately 175 miles west of Reedsport, according to The Oregonian.
1: Man arrested after allegedly opening fire on a corndog manufacturing plant in Corvallis Thursday, according to the AP. Nobody was injured.
$200 million: Amount the state budgeted for employee pay increases for the next two years, according to The Oregonian.