Insider Index: This week in Salem, by the numbers
Here are 10 numbers that illustrate some of this week's big, and small, Oregon news stories.
10: Months that former state legislator Rich Vial served as deputy secretary of state before announcing his resignation Thursday.
1: Terms Vial served in the Oregon House.
$172,000: Vial's annual salary for his now former gig, according to The Oregonian.
200: Homes in the Oregon town of Tierra del Mar, where residents are upset about plans by Facebook to install a landing point for an undersea cable on a beachfront lot, according to The Associated Press.
4: Feet higher that a "king tide" can be than an average high tide, according to The Oregonian. King tides, which happen when the sun and moon are closest to the earth, are expected to hit the Oregon Coast this weekend.
150: People of Iranian descent reportedly detained at the U.S.-Canada border this weekend, amid tensions between the U.S. and Iran over the assassination of high-ranking Iranian general Qasem Soleimani, according to KUOW.
10,000: Approximate number of Portland-area residents of Iranian descent, according to OPB.
25: Number of times BottleDrop's refillable bottles can be washed and reused, according to Brewbound.
7: Years the discrimination case against Sweet Cakes by Melissa, a Gresham bakery that refused to make a wedding cake for a lesbian couple, has been litigated, according to Willamette Week. The case was sent back to the Oregon Court of Appeals for oral arguments, which took place Thursday, in the wake of a U.S. Supreme Court decision in a similar case in Colorado.
3: Medical marijuana dispensaries left in Oregon, more than five years after voters approved the drug for recreational adult use, according to The Portland Business Journal.