Regional

13 July 2015

Governor Kate Brown expected to sign package of bills today

Posted in Regional, Local

Salem, Ore. --- It will be a busy day in Salem today, July 13th, for Oregon Governor Kate Brown.The Governor is expected to sign a package of bills.Senate Bill 4-54 will expand access to sick time f ...

10 July 2015

Parents outraged over letter sent by Salem school

Posted in Regional

Salem, Ore. --- A bizarre story out of Salem, where a letter, sent out by the Salem-Keizer School District, tells parents that if they're late picking up their children, the Department of Human Serv ...

10 July 2015

Douglas HS teen found dead after Sandy River search

Posted in Regional

Sandy, Ore. --- (KGW) Rescuers found the body a teenage boy who jumped into the Sandy River and did not resurface Thursday afternoon. Joshua Michael Hartley, 17, of Winston, was found in about 20 fe ...

09 July 2015

Oregon Senators introducing a marijuana banking act

Posted in Regional, Politics

Oregon Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden are introducing a marijuana banking act. The marijuana business access to banking act of 2015 would ensure that legal marijuana businesses can access banki ...

09 July 2015

Portland company commended for 32-hour work week

Posted in Regional

Portland, Ore. -- (KGW) A Portland company got national attention Thursday morning, when it was featured in NBC's TODAY show for its policy on a 32-hour work week. Treehouse put an end to the tradit ...

09 July 2015

Washington lawmakers closing down medical marijuana dispensaries

Posted in Regional

Wash. --- In Washington, state voters approved medical marijuana years ago and cleared use of the plant for recreation purposes more recently. But lawmakers in the state have been tinkering with law ...

08 July 2015

PDX ranked No. 1 US airport by Travel + Leisure

Posted in Regional

Portland, Ore. --- (KGW) Portland International Airport was ranked the No. 1 domestic airport in a survey of readers of Travel + Leisure magazine for the third year in row. PDX edged airports in Tam ...

08 July 2015

Oregon's soaring home prices among highest in the nation

Posted in Regional, U.S. & World News

Ore. --- (KGW) Home prices are shooting up across the nation to the tune of about 6.3 percent this past May over last year, according to new data from CoreLogic. In Oregon, however, the increase bet ...

07 July 2015

Officials investigating drowning in Siskiyou County

Posted in Regional

Siskiyou County, Calif. -- The Siskiyou County Sheriff's Office is investigating a death after swimming in Siskiyou Lake.  40-year-old Alexander Rakitin of Redwood City, California was in medical ...

07 July 2015

Ice cave collapse leaves one dead

Posted in Regional

Wash. -- (KING) One person died and four others were hurt Monday in a partial collapse of the Big 4 Ice Caves in Washington's Snoqualmie National Forest. Harborview Medical Center spokeswoman Susan ...